About the Position An exciting new career awaitsWe are now seeking applications for our next intake of Correctional Officers at the Ravenhall Correctional Centre based at Ravenhall, VIC. All roles will initially be offered on a casual basis, however once all training and certification is obtained, there are opportunities to quickly move into full - time employment. Correctional Officers perform the important role of managing and supervising offenders, ensuring the safety and security of the Correctional Centre and assisting key stakeholders to reduce recidivism through specially designed programs and services delivered to offenders. A day in the life of a Correctional Officer at Ravenhall will include (but not be limited to) the following Overseeing prisoners at the unit blocks where they are housed including doing daily head counts and room searches Escorting prisoners to various appointments including hospital visits and court appearances Conducting perimeter searches of the prison and controlling access of people in and out of the facility Managing the visitors area of the prison and overseeing prisoner visitation sessions and Managing behaviours of prisoners, answering any reasonable requests and dealing with rule breaches appropriately. No previous experience in a similar role, or any particular qualifications are required to be successful in this position. We know that good Correctional Officers come from a variety of backgrounds and as such, we encourage people from all different races, genders and cultural backgrounds to apply. To read more about what we are looking for in candidates for these positions, please click apply now . Training, salary and benefits GEO Group places an incredibly high importance on the training and development of all staff. In thepast 12 months alone, over $1 million has been spent on training programs for employees at the Ravenhall facility. If you are looking for an opportunity to kick start a new career, whilst being paid well AND up - skilled at the same time - this could be the role you ve been looking for! Prior tocommencement, all Correctional Officers complete a full - time, paid, eight week Pre - Service custodial training course. This training will cover everything from legislation, policy and procedures and how to exercise control and restraint of prisoners. During this time you will also be buddied with an existing Correctional Officer where you can observe shifts. All Correctional Officers are also required to undertake a paid, Certificate III in Correctional Services which needs to be completed within the first 12 months of commencement of the Pre - Service course. Pre - Service call isanticipated to commence early to mid September. A highly attractive hourly rate is also on offer made up of the following For the duration of the eight week pre - service training - $19.63p/h Once you have completed your Pre - Service training - $33.82p/h Apart from amazing training opportunities andhighly competitive hourly rates, you will also have access to a host of other benefits including Uniforms and footwear provided Free secure car parking On - site cafeteria and subsidised meals whilst on shift Ongoing paid training and Free access to the on - site staff gym. Opportunities likethis don t come along often and won t last long. If you are excited about the idea of working in corrections and want to play a part in keeping our communities safer - apply now! Please Note Current applications under consideration do not need to reapply. Previous applications within the last 12 months cannot apply for this position About Ravenhall Correctional Centre and the GEO Group Australia The GEO Group Australia is the country s leading provider of outsourced correctional services, operating in NSW, QLD and VIC. Our goal is to deliver better corrections, and in doing so, create safer communities. Ravenhall Correctional Centre is a medium security men s prison which opened in November 2017 in Ravenhall, Victoria. Ravenhall has redefined the role of the modern prison. It s unique design and service model provides an unprecedented emphasis on offender rehabilitation and reintegration. Other information Company Employment Office Type Contract no - Principals only. Recruiters, please don t contact this job advertiser. no - Please, no phone calls about this job! no - Reposting this message elsewhere is NOT OK. This is a contract job.