act corrective services

  • lead, influence and contribute to a safe community

Interested in leading, influencing and delivering reform initiatives that strengthen and priortise community safety to achieve the next level of success for this vital organisation?

ACT Corrective Services sits within the Justice and Community Safety Directorate (JACS).  Its vision is to be an organisation that contributes to a safe, strong and cohesive community through the delivery of custodial and community corrections services and programs that are recognised for their level of excellence.

As a key member of the JACS Executive, you will work collaboratively with executives across JACS and within ACT Government to achieve strategic outcomes.  You will advise the Minister for Corrections, lead the overall strategic direction and management of corrective services, drive and influence change initiatives and represent the jurisdiction at national corrections forums.

With proven ability to build sustained relationships with stakeholders across government, non-government and community sectors, you possess extensive experience leading in complex, dynamic and operationally demanding custodial or community corrections environments.  The role provides the forum to contribute to the ongoing success of corrective services in the Territory and will play to your strengths in collaborative leadership, diplomacy, resilience and change management.  Sound like you?

The position attracts a remuneration package ranging from $335,516 – $350,179 depending on the current superannuation arrangements of the successful applicant.  This includes a cash component of $293,258.  The successful applicant will be engaged under a performance-based contract for a period of up to five years.  Prospective applicants should be aware that long-term engagements are tabled in the ACT Legislative Assembly.

The ACT Government is committed to creating great workplaces with positive cultures that demonstrate respect, equity and diversity for all employees.

Closing date:  Friday 25 March 2022



ACT, Canberra