Even in times of recession, exciting and challenging job opportunities still await motivated individuals at the Department of Corrections. Otago Corrections Facility (OCF) is looking for new corrections officers to join the frontline of community safety.
“This is a great opportunity for responsible members of the community to become part of a great organisation. Being a corrections officer gives flexible work hours in a close knit community environment,” says Otago Corrections Facility Manager Jack Harrison.
“To be a corrections officer you need to have good people skills and a ‘can do’ attitude. This is an interesting and varied role, no two days are the same working inside.
“Corrections officers are responsible for ensuring prisoners are safely, securely and humanely contained during their sentence and they actively work with prisoners to make positive changes to their behaviour.
“This is also a position that offers a clear career path for motivated professionals. We have a number of prison managers around the country who have worked their way up from the floor. There are also specialist roles in areas such as Dog Handling, Crime Prevention and Sentence Planning.”
Corrections officers receive full training and support with a six week initial training course and on the job training to ensure they are confident in their position.
“For anyone interested in a fulfilling career with the Department of Corrections please consult the recruitment section of our website www.corrections.govt.nz.”
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