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Correctional Officer recruitment

A career change that changes lives

The Tasmania Prison Service is looking for highly motivated people who want to create safer communities.

Correctional Officer roles are available around the state for those seeking a challenging and rewarding career working with offenders to turn their lives around.

No previous experience is necessary, and successful applicants will be given all the training needed to become effective and professional Correctional Officers.

We’re looking for applicants with strong communication skills, along with the ability to negotiate and resolve conflicts, and work effectively with people from all walks of life. Applicants will also need to uphold the Values of the Department of Justice, including acting with integrity, respect and accountability, and contributing to making our workplaces inclusive and collaborative.

Information evening

To learn more about this challenging career, you are invited to attend an information evening:

7–9pm, Tuesday, 17th August 2021

Hockey Tasmania, 19 Bell Street, New Town

To attend via Zoom, contact closer to the date for the link.


To apply for, or get more information about these roles, visit Tasmania Prison Services careers or contact Alika Ertl on 1800 233 911 or (03) 6165 7276.