Trade Overseer - Engineering 5D - Macquarie Correctional Centre

Division:  Corrective Services NSW

Wellington, NSW, AU, 2820

Req ID:  65967

Trade Overseer – Engineering 5D
Macquarie Correctional Centre



Location – Macquarie Correctional Centre

Employment type – Ongoing, Full Time

Salary - $ 88,173 pa + Incidental Allowance + Leave Loading + Superannuation


Your role


Corrective Services Industries is currently seeking a trade qualified candidate for the Engineering role at Macquarie Correctional Centre. As the ideal candidate for this role, you must have experience in engineering background.

What you’ll do

As the Overseer, you will have excellent communication skills, a positive attitude, strong work ethics and integrity in line with CSI core values to train and supervise inmates as well as Quality control / inspection responsibilities to ensure compliance. You are also required to have sound computer knowledge, show strong resilience, and have robust time management skills.


What we’re looking for


As a standout candidate you will have:

  • Proven trade experience
  • Experience with Metal fabrication or other relevant experience is highly desired.
  • Demonstrated staff management skills.
  • Willingness to work across varying trades and ability to multitask to achieve operational goals.
  • The successful candidate will be paid to undertake Primary Training for Certificate III in Correctional Practice
  • Must be willing to undertake relevant training as required (paid by CSI)


Essential Requirements

  • Minimum current Certificate III or greater in Boiler Maker, First Class Welder, Sheet Metal Worker, Metal Fabrication, and similar related trades.
  • Current Certificate III in Correctional Practice or capacity to complete within specified timeframes.
  • Current NSW Driver 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.


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What We Offer


We offer a variety of benefits, including:


  • A challenging and rewarding career.
  • Flexible, autonomous work environment
  • Competitive pay and conditions
  • Training and development opportunities to build and maintain capabilities.
  • Health & Wellbeing and Employee Assistance Programs.


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Working for the Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) provides lots of opportunities to make a real difference. We collaborate with other agencies and community partners, to improve lives and realise the potential of children, adults, families and communities. We're focused on breaking, rather than managing, disadvantage. It’s work that really matters.


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Are you ready to join us?


Click apply, attach a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining how you meet the requirements of the role as well as an up-to-date resume (maximum 5 pages).


Applications close 11:59pm, Friday 12th July 2024.  


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Other Information


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