Justice Officer - Stores and Canteen (VPSG2)

Job posted: 06/05/2022
Applications close: 29/05/2022 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $54,755 - $70,315

Occupation: Prison and Corrective Services

Reference: VG/4192MAY22

Reference: VG/4192MAY22

Occupation: Prison and Corrective Services

Salary Range: $54,755 - $70,315

Work location: Melbourne | Western Metropolitan

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

We’re proud of the important work we do across Victoria. Want to be part of it?

About us

The Metropolitan Remand Centre is a 954-bed maximum-security facility for unsentenced male offenders located within the West Metropolitan Region, Department of Justice.

At the Metropolitan Remand Centre (MRC), each Justice Officer role specialises in one of five streams – Records/Property, Human Resources, Stores/Canteen, Infrastructure/Technology/Finance and Administration. Over time, and with appropriate support and training, Justice Officers may be rotated between these streams to provide career enhancement opportunities to those staff, and operational flexibility to the prison.

About the role

Some of the key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Receive goods from external suppliers.
  • Pick and deliver goods to prison areas as required.
  • Inventory management for MRC stores warehouse.
  • Process prisoner shop orders
  • Manage prisoner shop inventory and usage levels
  • Supervision of prisoner billets in the prisoner shop

This position may require direct prisoner contact and may involve weekend and public holiday work, remunerated in accordance with the applicable provision of the VPS Determination.

About you

As our ideal candidate you will possess:

  • Well-developed computer literacy
  • Good knowledge of relevant legislation, policies, procedures, guidelines and regulations
  • Understanding of store and warehousing operations including associated stock management, delivery / service requirements and OH&S practices
  • Ability to consider the merits of new ideas and approaches and be willing to develop and apply new skills
  • Ability to seek resolution of problems through policy or process guidelines and seeks guidance by providing information and ideas relevant towards resolution of problem
  • Ability to understand customer requirements and how work addresses customer needs and identify opportunities to improve services

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

For more information on the accountabilities and key selection criteria for the role, please refer to the attached position description.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad


For all VPS employees, due to the new JSE policy, please apply through the JSE only to be considered for this position.

For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.


The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic).

Therefore, there is a requirement that all DJCS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes.

Prior to commencement of employment with the department you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence includes:

  1. COVID-19 digital certificate (available via your myGov account)
  2. Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account) or
  3. A letter from the GP who vaccinated you.
Justice Officer - Stores and Canteen (VPSG2)

Job type:

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Rob Cullen on 9217 7613 | Rob.Cullen@justice.vic.gov.au

Justice Officer - Stores and Canteen (VPSG2)