Yes? Then apply to join our ‘Frontline’ whanau working at our Auckland Region Women’s Corrections Facility today!
A career as a Corrections Officer is much more challenging, much more interesting and much more rewarding than you can imagine!
At the Department of Corrections we are passionate about reducing re-offending and keeping communities safe. Our Corrections Officers, both men and women, come from varied backgrounds and a diverse range of cultures. They bring a wide range of employment skills and life experiences with them.
As a Corrections Officer you will join a highly supportive team that manages offenders in prison and in the community. You will use your communication skills to influence offenders, assisting them to make the right choices, take the right actions at the right times and continually support their individual pathways towards living offence-free lives. Your contribution will count and you will have a positive effect on the lives of others and public safety.
To be eligible to apply you need:
Our standards are high. You will undergo a comprehensive selection process that will assess you against our core requirements.
Upon an offer of employment you will be required to complete an initial residential 11- week training course. Long-term there are many opportunities for promotion and professional development e.g. a qualification in Offender Management.
The starting salary is $53,457 increasing to $56,031 after your initial training.
For more information on becoming a Corrections Officer: https://careers.corrections.govt.nz/
** Notice about COVID-19 **
We are part of the group of essential organisations that provide the necessities of life for everyone in New Zealand. During times of increased COVID-19 alert, our recruitment and onboarding processes will continue however will be changed to include increased health measures. We will work with candidates throughout the process to ensure safety and help stop the spread.