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Tasmanian Government

Operations Manager (356165)

Department of Justice
Community Corrections

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Position details

Award/Classification:Tasmanian State Service Award - General Stream Band 7
Salary:$104,409.00 to $109,936.00 per annum
Employment Type: Permanent, full-time
Region: South

Hours per fortnight

73.50 hours per fortnight.  We recognise the value in flexible working arrangements.  Talk to us about how this could work for you.


  • Manage and coordinate regional teams to ensure effective and efficient management of offenders.
  • Provide oversight and coordination of service delivery.
  • Conduct ongoing monitoring and reporting of service delivery and performance.
  • Develop and support Team Leaders and provide coaching to resolve any performance related issues for staff.
  • Provide leadership to enable effective, consistent service delivery and achievement of organisational goals across the state.
  • Perform the duties of the central contact for interstate transfer and travel requests for offenders to and from Tasmania.
  • Actively participate in the Community Corrections senior management team.

Essential Requirements

The Head of State Service has determined that the person nominated for this vacancy is to satisfy a pre-employment check before taking up the appointment, promotion or transfer.

The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Pre-employment checks
  • Arson and fire setting
  • Violent crimes and crimes against the person
  • Sex-related offences
  • Drug and alcohol related offences
  • Crimes involving dishonesty
  • Crimes involving deception
  • Making false declarations
  • Malicious damage and destruction to property
  • Serious traffic offences
  • Crimes against public order or relating to the Administration of Law and Justice
  • Crimes against Executive or the Legislative Power
  • Crimes involving Conspiracy

  2.  Disciplinary action in previous employment.

  3.  Identification check.


Desirable Requirements

  • A current drivers licence


Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

Download File Statement of Duties (356165) Operations Manager 2017.docx

Download File Statement of Duties (356165) Operations Manager 2017.pdf

Download File Information for Applicants (Aug13).doc

Download File Information for Applicants (Aug13).pdf

How to apply

Online applications are preferred, please click the blue Apply Now button. If you apply online please do not send a hard copy application as well.


Post your application with the following application form to:

Human Resources
Department of Justice
GPO Box 825

Download File Application for Employment (Form 201).DOCX

Download File Application for Employment (Form 201).pdf

For more information

Neale Buchanan
Director Community Corrections

(03) 6165 6714


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  1. Review the Statement of Duties and consider if you meet the requirements.
  2. Speak to the Contact Officer if you have any questions.
  3. Submit your application including any additional documents e.g. your current resume, response to the Selection Criteria, and/or a one page summary as requested in the job vacancy.