Full time
QLD, Rockhampton & Capricorn Coast
Posted 10 months ago

Here’s a role fit for those undertaking our Certificate IV in Justice Studies. Roles in Corrections are plentiful, and these departments offer great security and diversity. You’ll need a thick skin though; dealing with prisoners can be challenging.


These particular roles in Queensland are offering a $7000 relocation package!  Check them out!


What type of work will I do in the CCO role?

Custodial Correctional Officers (CCO) play a vital role in the operations of Correctional Centres across Queensland. The role of a CCO is dynamic and varied. You can be managing prisoner movements one day to assisting them through their rehabilitation pathway the next. There are also opportunities to work in different specialist areas within our centres.

Below are some of the role’s responsibilities. If you were successful, these are some of the activities that would do:

  • Induction of prisoners into the centre
  • Staffing prisoner accommodation units
  • Supporting and overseeing prisoner attendance at vocational training, education & employment
  • Supporting engagement in cultural programs
  • Creating file notes and reports for case management.
  • Operating control rooms
  • Undertaking perimeter surveillance and searches
  • External escorts

What if the role is not in my hometown?

QCS will provide relocation assistance up to $7,000 for eligible recruits who wish to relocate and work at the following centres:

  • Capricornia Correctional Centre (Rockhampton)
  • Townsville Correctional Centre (Townville)
  • Lotus Glen Correctional Centre (Mareeba)

Speak to the recruitment team to find out if you’re eligible for the relocation assistance package. Their details are below.


More information

Visit: Careers | Queensland Corrective Services (corrections.qld.gov.au)

Phone: 07 3565 7252

Email: QCSRecruitment@corrections.qld.gov.au


Job ad ref: QLD/331181/23

Closing date: Friday, 28 July 2023

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Police & Correction, Surveillance

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