Department of Justice and Community Safety

Prison Officer – Hopkins Correctional Centre and HM Prison Langi Kal Kal

Job Description

Use your skills and life experience to make a positive difference in your local community.

Become a prison officer at Hopkins Correctional Centre and Langi Kal Kal Prison.

Prison officers equip prisoners with the skills they need to build a better future. If you’re a good communicator and enjoy achieving positive outcomes, then you have the qualities needed to become a prison officer.

Have you ever travelled, been a parent, delivered great customer service or even volunteered your time? Do you like the idea of a rotating roster where you get the benefits of penalty rates paid for night-shift and working on weekends?

Whatever work background you’re from – retail, hospitality, administration, construction, education, healthcare, manufacturing or community services (to name a few) – your experience has already set you up to succeed in this role.


  • Be a positive influence on prisoners
  • Protect the safety and security of staff and prisoners
  • Conduct searches and security-related activities
  • Help build an enjoyable working environment

What’s in it for you

  • Earn $57,638 – $74,016 + super as a full-time prison officer working on a rotating roster
  • Enjoy job security and the satisfaction of making a real difference
  • 41 days paid full-time training (paid at $55,836 per annum pro-rata)
  • Complete a Certificate III in Correctional Practice (Adult Custodial)
  • Generous penalty rates on night shifts, weekends and public holidays

Find out more about what you’ll do on the job,

Let us know if you have any questions by emailing [email protected]

Applications close at midnight, on Sunday 1 May 2022.


Job Summary

Ararat Location
Full Time Job Type


Department of Justice and Community Safety