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Department of Corrective Services

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The Department of Corrective Services (DCS) aims to be a world class corrective services organization which provides support to the justice system and the community of Western Australia by ensuring the security and safety of the community, staff and those in the Department’s care

The Department has a workforce of more than 4,500 employees, working across the State in a variety of settings and roles. We manage 16 prisons, five work camps, and a number of community corrections and youth justice services offices. Providing a 24 hour, seven day a week, 365 days a year critical service in the world’s largest geographical correctional jurisdiction, covering some 2.5 million square kilometers.

Why work for us?

The Department of Corrective Services offers an interesting, at times challenging and ever-changing environment, in a workplace that’s fuelled by variety.

Our people are as diverse as the work they do. We are, united by a common goal, which is to protect and to serve the community by contributing to the rehabilitation of some of Western Australia’s most vulnerable and troubled people.

Top Employability Skills:

  • Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Planning & Organisational

Study Areas:

  • Health
  • Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Psychology

Opportunities for Students:

  • Full time employment

Applications open to all Australian Citizen and Permanent Resident students -ONLY

Contact Details for Student/Graduate Enquiries:
Email: [email protected]