Employment Office - Melbourne, VIC
About The GEO Group Australia
We are the country's leading provider of outsourced correctional services, operating in NSW, QLD and VIC. GEO aims to deliver better corrections and create safer communities. We focus on providing a continuum of care and integration of services to make a real difference in the lives of the people we work with.
About Ravenhall Correctional Centre
Ravenhall Correctional Centre is a medium security men’s prison which opened in late 2017 in Ravenhall, Victoria.
Ravenhall will redefine the role of the modern prison. It’s unique design and service model provides an unprecedented emphasis on offender rehabilitation and reintegration. If you are motivated to work therapeutically to create successful outcomes for prisoners, Ravenhall is the place for you.
About the Opportunities
We now have multiple full-time and casual opportunities for Catering Officers to join our busy kitchen operations team. These roles work on a rotating fortnightly roster Monday through Sunday. You will not be required to work any night shifts.
With the kitchen serving meals to over 1,000 prisoners, staff and contractors at each sitting, Catering Officers provide an important service in the provision and development of a range of high quality food services in a hygienic, cost effective and nutritious manner. Reporting to the Catering Supervisor, this is predominantly a supervisory role that will see you overseeing prisoners in the kitchen - giving clear instructions and direction to assist with the preparation, production and distribution of food.
Some of your other duties may include (but will not be limited to):
- Ensuring an adequate supply of produce is available 7 days per week;
- Ensuring that enough prisoners are rostered on the shift to complete the required daily duties;
- Ensuring that no meal is tampered with and that prisoners meet industry standards for personal hygiene; and
- Supervising the safe use of equipment and ensuring that prisoners wear the correct personal protective equipment.
To view the full Position Description and selection criteria, click 'apply now'.
Joining GEO is an exciting chance to make a real and lasting difference in the lives of prisoners, their families and the community.
Candidates in full-time positions will receive an attractive remuneration package circa $70,932 plus super. Casual employees will receive $39.61 per hour, plus super.
In addition, all employees will receive free onsite parking, subsidised meals and access to the staff gym.
GEO provides ongoing supervision and professional development to ensure that employees continue to develop and grow while working at Ravenhall. We are committed to creating a positive working culture where all employees can work ethically and responsively to meet the needs of staff and prisoners, therefore promoting lasting positive change.
This is a rare opportunity to join an organisation that is dedicated to improving our communities. Don't wait - Apply Now!
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are highly encouraged to apply.
Applications close at 5 pm, Monday 5th November 2018. For enquiries please contact Danielle Kozminski, HR Officer or Ana Cuchilla-Castillo, HR Officer on 03 8363 2658.
Please note: Shortlisted candidates will be contacted approximately 2-3 weeks following the closing date. Unsuccessful candidates will be contacted in due course.