Senior Trade (Supervisor) Overseer – Engineering – Kirkconnell Correctional Centre, Corrective Services Industries (CSNSW)
- Career Opportunity – with potential for further career advancement
- Ongoing Full-Time
- Senior Overseer, Base Salary ($91,964), plus superannuation, incidental allowance, and annual leave loading
About the company
The Department of Communities and Justice delivers legal, court and supervision services to the people of NSW by managing courts and justice services, implementing programs to reduce crime and re offending, managing custodial and community-based correctional services, protecting rights and community standards and advising on law reform and legal matters.
Corrective Services NSW (CSNSW) employs trade Overseers, Senior Overseers and Managers in Corrective Services Industries (CSI) providing inmates in correctional centres with vocational training in service and commercial industries to improve their employment opportunities when they are released from custody. Employment is a proven factor in reducing the risk of re-offending.
Kirkconnell Correctional Centrex is a minimum-security facility for male offenders located between Lithgow and Bathurst. It is 180 kilometres west of Sydney.
About the role
We are looking for an experienced Senior Trade Overseer specialising in Engineering operations to join the team at Kirkconnell Correctional Centre. You must be able to work in a flexible manner and be a strong team player. In this role, you will specifically be required to supervise both staff and inmates in manufacturing a variety of steel products using the latest machinery including a plasma cutter and brake press
You will be responsible for providing leadership and mentoring to Overseers and, develop inmate employability skills. It is important to build strong relationships with stakeholders as you will plan, schedule and oversee the activities of the team to ensure productivity, efficiency and other commercial objectives are achieved.
Should you be successful in this role and do not hold a current certificate III in Correctional Practice, you will be required to complete the Certificate III in Correctional Practice or specified mandatory training in accordance with specified CSNSW timeframes and requirements.
For additional information on the role and responsibilities please click here to download the role description.
As the ideal candidate for the available Senior Trade Overseer role you will have experience in metal fabrication/ welding and comprehend workshop drawings. Basic understanding of quoting, quality management systems and inventory maintenance.
You will also have proven knowledge and experience in managing Engineering operations, management experience including providing ongoing development and support to a team. You will have, strong communication and customer service skills as well as the ability to work in a high-pressure environment and deliver business objectives within set time frames.
The standout candidate will also have the ability to maintain a safe work environment, experience in budgeting, KPI’s and manage resources efficiently,
- Minimum Certificate III or equivalent in any of the following trades:
– Mechanical based trade
– Industrial Spray Painting or other related trades maybe considered
- Current Certificate III in Correctional Practice or capacity to complete Certificate III in Correctional Practice in accordance with specified CSNSW timeframe
- Current driver licence and preparedness to drive a vehicle in the course of performing the role
How to apply
Simply click ‘apply’ to complete the application form
When applying you will need to attach the following:
- Resume (maximum 5 pages)
- Cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining how you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role as specified in the role description
- Copies of Trade Qualifications MUST be attached
- Attach your response to the following pre-screening questions (Max 400 words for each question):
- How would you instruct a low skilled workforce?
- What processes do you follow to ensure you identify risk and hazards that may be present during production and include how you would report on these?
For specific information about the role please contact: Brett.Schliebs@justice.nsw.gov.au
For information on how to apply or any technical issues, please email Mariyah.Hanif@justice.nsw.gov.au
Closing date: Friday 24th September 2021, 11:59 pm
A talent pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a period of up to 18 months. If a vacancy arises in your preferred location during this time, you may be contacted and asked to attend the location to meet the manager. From there a final decision will be made regarding whether to activate the talent pool. Offers are based on location preference, capabilities, knowledge and experience.
Inclusion and Diversity lies at the heart of how we recruit
We continue to hire great people with a wide variety of skills, experience and backgrounds. This includes people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people identifying as LGBTIQ+ and other diversity groups.
If you require an adjustment within the recruitment process, please contact Mariyah Hanif via email Mariyah.Hanif@justice.nsw.gov.au and advise us of your preferred method of communication.
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To ensure recruitment at the Department of Communities and Justice continues without interruption during the COVID-19 pandemic, some interviews and assessments may be performed using alternative methods. This may include video interviewing, telephone interviewing and online assessments. If you are successful following review of your application, you may need to perform assessments and/or interviews via online platforms using a PC, laptop or smart phone. By doing so, we will be adhering to the strict social distancing advice currently in place.