Department for Correctional Services

About the Department for Correctional Services

The Department employs more than 1,900 staff and has responsibility for nine prisons and sixteen Community Correctional offices across the state. Our vision is for a safer community by protecting the public and reducing re-offending. This is made possible by the contribution of our staff who are employed in a wide variety of fields, from correctional officers, correctional industry officers, to social workers, psychologists, educators and supervisors of court orders. Their commitment ensures we deliver quality services to prisoners, offenders and victims of crime. We strongly promote diversity and equity in our workforce, which directly contributes to greater effectiveness and better outcomes. In a supportive and collaborative environment, you’ll work alongside dedicated and passionate people and help to turn around the lives of offenders. Encountering interesting professional challenges, you’ll assist offenders in making big changes and rebuild lives affected by crime.


The Administration Services Officer is responsible for administrative duties in a range of functions which results in a comprehensive and cost-effective service to staff and prisoners.

Special Conditions

  • Section 47 of the Public Sector Act 2009 applies in conjunction with other provisions of the act and other applicable industrial entitlements.
  • The incumbent is required to satisfactorily complete a National Criminal History Check
  • A current South Australian Driver’s Licence is essential
  • A flexible approach to working hours is required
  • Some interstate and intrastate travel will be required which may necessitate overnight absences.


  • Nil


  • ASO2 ($56,145 – $60,396 pa)


Ms Louise Hamilton
A/Team Leader Human Resources, Northern Country Business Centre
8648 9610

Additional Information

  • This is a casual vacancy for up to 12 months
  • A 25% casual loading applies in lieu of annual and sick leave.
  • It is a requirement for any non-ongoing DCS employees to be fully vaccinated with a Therapeutic Goods Administration approved COVID-19 vaccination.

Application Instructions

All applications must be submitted online via I Work for SA.

For more information on how to apply, please visit the I Work for SA website and job reference 494549

Applications close: 5 August 2022 11:00 PM

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