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February

Community Service Supervisor (356351)

TASMANIAN GOVERNMENT JOBS - Hobart, TAS

Government, Defence & Emergency
Source: uWorkin

JOB DESCRIPTION

We encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.

The Department of Justice supports reasonable adjustment requests in any stage of the assessment process to remove barriers and facilitate full participation in all aspects of employment for applicants with disability. If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated in order to participate in an interview or recruitment activity, please inform the contact person listed for this vacancy.

We are a diverse and inclusive workplace and understand the importance of flexible working arrangements. Talk to us about how this could work for you.

Period of Appointment

Casual for a period of 3 years.

Hours per fortnight

Casual hours as and when required. 

Duties

  • Provide clear practical demonstrations in the type of work required for an offender to complete the requirements of their orders.
  • Initiate, liaise and maintain contact with stakeholders including pensioners, community groups, organisations and government agencies such as Councils receiving assistance from the Community Service Scheme, advise the appropriate Probation Officer of any change in their circumstances or needs and where appropriate conduct re-assessments of stakeholder project sites.
  • Transport people undertaking Community Service and equipment to work sites as required and to ensure that equipment supplied is used safely, in accordance with Workplace Health and Safety Standards.
  • Complete, in a timely and efficient manner, all reports and documents in relation to management of people undertaking Community Service Orders and the fulfilment of their orders.
  • Monitor the Workplace Health and Safety of people undertaking Community Service including:
    • Ensure the offenders are complying with Personal Protective Equipment requirements in accordance with Workplace Health and Safety standards;
    • Demonstrate the safe use of equipment such as lawn mowers, line trimmers and other general gardening equipment;
    • Apply basic first aid in emergency situations as appropriate and maintain the required First Aid qualification;
  • Monitor the work performance of offenders on project sites, respond to problematic behaviour if required and report any issues regarding near miss incidents or accidents.
  • Regularly inspect equipment used and report any required maintenance to the appropriate Probation Officer and identify and obtain parts and resources, perform basic maintenance on the equipment and ensure it is in safe and reliable working order.
  • Work autonomously with a diverse range of offenders, monitor attendance and demonstrate pro-social attitudes and behaviours.

Essential Requirements

  • Current Drivers Licence

Pre-employment Checks

The Head of State Service has determined that the person nominated for this vacancy is to satisfy a pre-employment check before taking up the appointment, promotion or transfer.

The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Pre-employment checks
• Arson and fire setting
• Violent crimes and crimes against the person
• Sex-related offences
• Drug and alcohol related offences
• Crimes involving dishonesty
• Crimes involving deception
• Making false declarations
• Malicious damage and destruction to property
• Serious traffic offences
• Crimes against public order or relating to the Administration of Law and Justice
• Crimes against Executive or the Legislative Power
• Crimes involving Conspiracy

2. Disciplinary action in previous employment.

3. Identification check.

Desirable Requirements

  • Current First Aid Certificate

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

 Statement of Duties (356351) Community Service Supervisor (February 2021).docx

 Statement of Duties (356351) Community Service Supervisor (February 2021).pdf

 Information for Applicants (DOJ) Short Form Application.docx

 Information for Applicants (DOJ) Short Form Application.pdf

 FAQs Short Form Application.docx

 FAQs Short Form Application.pdf

How to apply

To apply, please provide a Short Form Application which is a 1-2 page covering letter outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties, and a copy of your current Resumé/CV.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.

Please apply online by clicking the blue 'Apply Now' button.

Refer to the 'Information for Applicants (DOJ)' document for further information. Please note, attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact the Department of Justice Recruitment Team on (03) 6165 4904.

For more information

Malcom Harriss
Team Leader
malcom.harriss@justice.tas.gov.au
Phone: (03) 6165 6686