Trade Overseer Engineering - Foil Trays 5D - Wellington Correctional Centre

Division:  Communities and Justice

Wellington, NSW, AU, 2820

Req ID:  61398

Trade Overseer – Engineering (Foil Trays) 5D
Wellington Correctional Centre



Location –Wellington Correctional Centre

Employment Type – Ongoing, Full Time

Salary – $88,178.00 pa + Incidental Allowance + Superannuation + Leave Loading


Your Role

Corrective Services Industries is currently seeking a qualified candidate for the Engineering role at Wellington Correctional Centre, you must have experience in following trades – Tool Maker, Fitter and Turner, Fitter Machinist, Offset Printer, Automotive Mechanic with machining experience or other related trades, an applicant with a forklift license and experience would be highly regarded for this role.

As the standout candidate for this role, you will have robust communication skills, a positive attitude, strong work ethics and integrity in line with CSI core values to train and supervise inmates along with quality control / inspection responsibilities and ensuring compliance. You are also required to have sound computer knowledge and be resilient with strong time management skills. As part of this role, the Engineering space manufactures foil trays for all CSI food service units.


What we’re looking for

As a standout candidate you will have:

  • Proven trade experience with a forklift license is highly desirable, however not essential
  • 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


Essential Requirements

  • Minimum current Certificate III in any of the following: Tool Making, Fitter and Turner, Fitter Machinist, Offset Printer, Automotive Mechanic with machine experience.
  • A forklift licence is highly desirable, however not essential
  • 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


Download the role description.


We do work that really matters


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.


Apply now and join Australia’s top public sector employer where we will support you and provide an exciting and flexible working environment!


Are you ready to join us?


Click apply, attach a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) outlining how you meet the requirements of the role, an up-to-date résumé (maximum 5 pages) and you must attach your trade certificates/qualifications which meet the requirements of the role.


Applications close 11:59pm, Wednesday 17th July 2024


Got a question?


For more information about the role or what it’s like to work for DCJ, please contact the hiring manager


If you’ve got a question about applying or would benefit from an adjustment in the recruitment process please contact the Talent Acquisition Consultant Matthew Oakley via


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


To find out what DCJ are doing to build an inclusive and diverse workforce, visit our careers site.


Other Information


A Talent Pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a period of up to 18 months.



Thank you for your interest in this role. We look forward to receiving your application.


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