FAQ

What is the salary?

$79,284.

What experience and qualifications do I need to become a detector dog handler?

Detector dog handlers need two years’ experience as a Corrections Officer in preparation for this role. Applications will only be considered from applicants who have had this experience.

What are the hours and will I need to do shift work?

Dog handlers aren’t required to undertake shift work, however the role isn’t strictly 8am-5pm so a degree of flexibility is required within the 40 hour week.

Would I need to wear a uniform?

Yes, it is supplied by Corrections.