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Senior Trade Overseer - Facilities Maintenance - Plumbing or Electrical - St Heliers

Division:  Corrective Services NSW

Muswellbrook, NSW, AU, 2333

Req ID:  45978

Senior Trade Overseer – Facilities Maintenance (Plumber or Electrical) – St Heliers Correctional Centre


About the role

Salary: $91,964 pa + $5,407 pa Incidental Allowance - Superannuation - Annual Leave Loading.


Position Type: Ongoing Permanent – Full Time


Location: St Heliers Correctional Centre


We are looking for a proactive and dedicated Senior Trade Overseer to lead and manage our Facilities Maintenance unit at St Heliers Correctional Centre


As the Senior Trade Overseer, you will be responsible for but not limited to the following:


  • Supervise, coach, train, instruct and work with inmates to develop their work skills
  • Manage activities of the team and ensure commercial objectives are achieved
  • Be a positive role model and demonstrate personal values which support CSI and social values
  • Provide detailed case management reporting through the Work Readiness Program
  • Ensure that resources are managed efficiently and effectively
  • Provide and maintain a safe working environment for staff, inmates and other stakeholders on site.
  • Participate in planning and reviewing quality and continuous improvement processes
  • Ensure compliance is adhered to with relevant CSNSW and CSI policies and procedures


Please click here to review the role description


Assignment to this role is subject to Criminal Records Check, Medical and Capability Assessments.


Essential requirements


Electrician – Must possess trade qualification in Electrical and hold current NSW Fair Trading Electrical Contractor Licence or Qualified Supervisor Certificate. (ACMA Open Cabling Registration or equivalent industry approved qualification desirable)


Plumber – Must possess trade qualifications in Plumbing and hold current NSW Fair Trading Plumbing Contractor Licence or Qualified Supervisor Certificate. Certification in TMV and Backflow desirable but not essential.


  • Current Certificate III in Correctional Practice or capacity to complete within specified timeframes
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence and preparedness to drive to locations as required
  • General understanding of capabilities around the use of computers and electronic platforms to access relevant departmental programmes and applications
  • It is an essential requirement of the role that successful applicants are fully vaccinated and able to provide acceptable proof of vaccination status


About Us


Corrective Services NSW (CSNSW) delivers professional correctional services and programs to reduce the risk of re-offending and enhance public safety. It serves a key function of the NSW Communities and Justice Sector by providing effective, safe and humane management of offenders both in custody and in the community CSNSW also works in partnership with other government and community agencies to ensure that offenders and their families are supported.


Applying for the role


To apply for this role you must submit an application online and attach a resume (maximum 3 pages) and a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining how you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role as specified in the role description.

Copies of you qualifications/licences must be submitted with your application.

Job Notes: Part of the assessment process includes additional online capability testing, skills testing or work samples in accordance with the Government Sector Employment Act 2013


For more specific information about the role please contact:
Business Manager Operations – or 0428380537


For application enquires or support please contact:

Talent Acquisition Officer - or 02 9765 3966.


Closing date:11.59pm Sunday, 21 August 2022


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 LGBTIQA+, culturally and linguistically diverse people, carers and other diversity groups.

If you require an adjustment within the recruitment process, please contact: – PH: 02 9765 3966

and advise of our preferred method of communication.

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