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Professional Roles

Professional Roles

The Department of Communities and Justice offers a variety of career paths for people in professional roles from entry level to executive (Public Service Senior Executive).

Professional roles are spread across all Divisions and locations of the Department of Communities and Justice.

  • Courts, Tribunals and Service Delivery
  • Corrective Services NSW
  • Child Protection and Permanency, District and Youth Justice Services
  • Strategy, Policy and Commissioning
  • Housing, Disability and District Services and Emergency Management
  • Law Reform and Legal Services
  • Corporate Services

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Professional roles are spread across the Department of Communities and Justice

Types of roles

  • Administration
  • Executive Officers
  • Project Officers and Managers
  • Policy Officers
  • Communications, Media and Marketing Professionals
  • Finance Professionals
  • IT and Digital Professionals
  • Human Resources Professionals
  • Ministerial Officers
  • Payroll Officers
  • Legal Professionals
  • Procurement Professionals
  • Business Analysts
  • Case Management
  • Assets and Facilities
  • Infrastructure Professionals
  • Governance and Assurance
  • Public Service Senior Executive Band 1 to 3

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

DCJ provides services to various communities across the state, making it important to have a diverse and inclusive workforce that contributes to better outcomes for our communities.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people make a significant impact to the organisation by improving the way we interact with Indigenous communities and help inform and shape cross-cultural services.

Pre-Employment Checks

Reference checks will be conducted on all candidates who progress to pre-employment screening. Offers of employment will not be made until all pre-employment screening checks are completed. Some roles may also require additional checks/clearances, which may include:

  • National criminal history check or fingerprint check
  • Working With Children Check (WWCC) and other checks relating to working with children
  • Offender association checks
  • Conduct and performance checks (for existing public service employees)
  • Eligibility to work in Australia
  • Qualification checks
  • Other pre-employment checks as required

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A division of Corrective Services NSW, Corrective Services Industries (CSI) operates workshops and factories in NSW prisons which design, manufacture and provide a diverse range of products and services to a number of organisations.

Youth Officer

Juvenile Justice Youth Officers supervise and provides custodial and community-based services for young people on remand or on control orders.

Community Corrections Officer

A division of Corrective Services NSW, Community Corrections is responsible for the management of offenders on community based sentences including intensive correction orders, community corrections orders, with supervision and/or community service work conditions and conditional release orders with supervision conditions.

Department Communities and Justice