Industry officers

There are many opportunities for offenders to work for income while serving their prison sentence. Our respected Industry Officers help prisoners learn new skills and good working habits, which will enhance their job prospects upon release. 

An Industry Officer is tasked with training and supervising prisoners in our commercial and service industries. Our commercial industries manufacture a wide variety of products, including rural gates & panels, timber furniture, custom merchandise and car number plates; while our service industries offer work in maintenance, horticulture, hospitality, laundry and more.

The overall objective of the work program is to provide training and employment opportunities to prisoners, and to meet our commercial and service industry production goals.

The Industry Officer reports to the Industry Supervisor and through to the Industry or Vocational Services Manager for production processes and requirements.

Who we need

The role requires people who demonstrate:

❂ Leadership 

❂ Maturity 

❂ Sound judgement and confidence in decision making

❂ Capacity to coach, mentor and motivate prisoners

❂ Highly developed communication, negotiation and problem solving skills.


Current Industry Officer/Prison Officer vacancies (External link)