Office Administrator (Casual)
Department for Correctional Services
Job reference: 485940
Location: 5290 – MOUNT GAMBIER
Job status: Casual
Eligibility: Open to Everyone

About the Department for Correctional Services

The Department employs approximately 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. We work towards this through the contribution of staff who are employed in a wide variety of fields, from correctional officers and teachers, to social workers, psychologists 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 will encounter interesting professional challenges and you will work alongside dedicated and passionate people who help to turn around the lives of offenders and rebuild lives affected by crime.


The Office Administrator is responsible for the provision of key administrative support duties within the Community Correctional Centre, which facilitates the effective delivery of services to offenders assigned to the Department and its stakeholders.


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.

ASO2 ($56,145 – $60,396pa)



Ms Denae Malinowski

08 8735 1900



Application Instructions
All applications must be submitted online via I Work for SA.
Please submit a cover letter of no more than 2 pages outlining your skills, knowledge and experience by addressing the personal criteria of the Job and Person Specification.
Refer to the Advice to Applicants for information on how to apply.
Applicants are required to complete the Employment Declaration if not currently employed by the Department for Correctional Services.


Additional Information

This is a casual pool for up to 12 months with no guaranteed hours of employment and a 25 percent 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.

Applications close: 01/06/2022 11:00 PM

– Advice to Applicants.pdf
– Job and Person Specification.pdf
– Employment Declaration DCS.pdf

Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.