ACT Corrective Services offers employment opportunities in Administration, Finance, Training, Offender Case Management and Programs, Community Corrections and Custodial Operations. Please refer periodically to the ACT Government's employment website and this website for information relating to recruitment to these positions.
For general information about becoming a Correctional Officer, please refer to the attached documents (at bottom of page):
- Correctional Officer FAQs
- Correctional Officer Information Flyer
Correctional Officer Recruitment
Bulk Round 1-2016
ACT Corrective Services is currently recruiting Trainee Correctional Officers. There are permanent and casual opportunities available.
To be successful, you will have demonstrated life experience, personal integrity, self-confidence and exceptional communication skills.
To be successful, you will also have an interest in community safety, the ability to operate effectively in a team and the capacity to deal with people from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds.
ACT Corrective Services is an equal opportunity employer. We would like to hear from people with diverse experience. This year we strongly encourage women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.
Everything you need to apply for one of the positions can be found on the Jobs ACT website, jobs.act.gov.au. As incomplete applications may be rejected, please read the ‘How to apply’ section carefully.
Applications close at 5pm on Thursday 11 February 2016 (requests for extensions will not be granted).
If you would like to learn more about becoming a Correctional Officer, join us at one of our public information sessions. There will be an opportunity to speak to current staff (custodial and non-custodial) about their day to day duties. There will also be discreet opportunities to learn more about careers in corrections for women, young people and people from diverse backgrounds.
Tuesday 2 February 2016, 6pm – 7.30pm, Canberra Labor Club, Belconnen.
Thursday 4 February 2016, 6pm – 7.30pm, Hellenic Club, Woden.
Both sessions will start precisely on the hour. RSVP to BSWDT@act.gov.au or 02 6205 1754.
Please direct job-specific questions to Officer Natalie Jones on 02 6207 5673.
These positions are located in Canberra, ACT.