Now these types of roles don’t come along that often. And if you’re thinking about doing the certificate IV in Justice Studies, then these are the types of roles that would perfectly suit!
Working as a Sheriff’s Officer involves undertaking law enforcement duties such as serving summonses and enforcing writs, warrants and orders issued out of the various courts. It also has security responsibilities for court precincts.
Reporting to the Officer in Charge, sworn uniformed Sheriff’s Officers will be responsible for undertaking law enforcement duties such as serving summonses and enforcing writs, warrants and orders issued out of the various courts.
Working within a strong team environment, Sheriff’s Officers’ responsibilities will also include (but will not be limited to):
- Supporting the efficient operation of the Court by maintaining the security of Court complexes and the safety of people attending these complexes
- Undertaking Court-related duties, including the support of jurors
- Undertake law enforcement duties in compliance with relevant legislation, policies and procedures including enforcing writs, warrants and orders issued out of the various courts
- Provide high quality client services and use computer systems to accurately enter data.
All new Sheriff’s Officers will be assigned to their initial centre for the minimum timeframe of their probationary year before being considered for any internal transfers unless business needs dictate otherwise.
What we’re looking for
We are looking for a mobile and flexible workforce to meet our changing operational needs. Sheriff’s Officers may be required to move between centres to meet work demands and must be willing to work flexible hours between 6:30am and 6:00pm.
To be successful in this position, you must display confidence, resilience, and meet high ethical standards. Having to undertake a wide variety of tasks the ideal candidate will possess excellent time management, communication, organisation, and personal skills. You will be able to think quickly on your feet and have exceptional decision-making skills.
To become a Sheriff’s Officer, you must have all of the following:
- a current NSW Driver Licence
- a satisfactory National Criminal History Check
- a current First Aid certificate
- be physically and medically fit
- acknowledge that you must successfully complete recertification training every 2 years (or as amended from time to time).