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Trade Overseer Textiles - Lithgow Correctional Centre

Corrective Services NSW - Bathurst, NSW

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Trade Overseer Textiles – Lithgow Correctional Centre

  • Attractive salary package - $81,037 pa + $3,179 Incidental Allowance + Superannuation and Leave Loading
  • Enhance your career with the leading government agency
  • Diverse and inclusive organisation

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 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.

About the Role

As a Trade Overseer, you will be overseeing the daily operation of an industrial unit whilst providing professional trade training and guidance to inmates. Reporting to the Senior Overseer, you are required to adhere to work plans and budgets given to achieve optimal commercial outcomes under tight time constraints.

This role also sees you involved in case managing inmates by putting them through work readiness program, in order that they may improve their work skills, enhance post-release employment prospects and contribute productively to Service/Business Unit objectives.

About you

The ideal candidate for this role will need to demonstrate proven experience in clothing, textile production or manufacturing industry along with strong communication skills in order to manage inmates in running daily operation of an unit .You need to have a positive attitude, strong work ethics and integrity in line with CSI core values. To be successful in this role, you are also required to have generic computer skills and good time management skills.

In addition to the above you must meet the essential requirements set out below and be able to demonstrate capabilities to meet the key accountabilities and focus capabilities of the role.

Essential requirements

  • Must hold one of the trade qualifications as set out below:
    • Certificate III in Clothing Production / Certificate IV in Design / Bachelor in Fashion Design
    • Certificate III in Clothing and Textile Production
    • Certificate III in Manufactured Textile products
    • Certificate III in Upholstery
  • 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

For application enquiries or technical issues, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via:

Jennifer.xu@dcj.nsw.gov.au or

Phone: 02 8688 2867

For more specific information about the role please contact:
Neil Backhouseon Neil.Backhouse@dcj.nsw.gov.au or call 02 6350 2267

Talent Pool

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 Jennifer Xu on Jennifer.xu@Justice.nsw.gov.au and advise us of your preferred method of communication.

If you are looking for more information about workplace adjustments at DCJ, please visit our Careers site.