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Careers

Today in New Zealand, around 8,500 people will have lunch in a prison cell. This week, Corrections will manage around another 30,000 individuals serving a sentence in the community.

Corrections officers, probation officers, case managers, psychologists, instructors, nurses and programme facilitators are just a few of the many frontline staff who work with offenders in prison and the community, on a daily basis, to improve public safety and support offenders to turn their lives around.

Staff based at National Office and in the regions work behind the scenes to support our 24-hour frontline operations. There are programme designers and policy advisers, as well as people working in administration, legal, property, communications, human resources, finance and information technology.

The careers section of this website contains information about the benefits of working at Corrections as well as role profiles, job descriptions and frequently asked questions about some of our many frontline roles. It also includes a full job listing for all of the current frontline and National Office vacancies.

You can complete and submit applications as well as sign up for job alerts for specific vacancies. By registering and creating a profile, you will be able to keep track of your applications and we can match you to any upcoming vacancies.

View the full list of vacancies and apply for a role now.

 

Work directly with offenders or help from behind the scenes.

Work directly with offenders or help from behind the scenes.