Prison Officer Prison Officers, Corrections Victoria


  • Generous salary – earn up to $85,116 per year plus super and benefits
  • Rostering encourages healthy work-life balance
  • Work close to home with facilities located across metro and regional Victoria
  • Multiple full-time and casual positions available
  • Paid on-the-job training to give you the skills you need
  • Start your secure new career in the Victorian public sector

About the role

Becoming a prison officer offers you a secure career with a competitive salary and a focus on a healthy work-life balance. 

Prison officers are essential to the operation of the prison and play a key part in the success of our prisoner rehabilitation programs. 

Your work will be dynamic and every day will be different. You will: 

  • Be a positive influence on prisoners
  • Support prisoner rehabilitation through case management
  • Protect the safety and security of staff and prisoners

About you

If you’re a good communicator and enjoy achieving positive outcomes, then you have the qualities needed to become a prison officer.

You don’t need set experience or qualifications to start with us. 

Whatever background you’re from – retail, hospitality, construction, healthcare, social work, or community services (to name a few) – your skills are highly valued in the public service sector. 

What’s in it for you

  • Earn up to $85,116 with a base salary of $59,233 plus penalty rates and overtime
  • Annual salary increases, 5 weeks annual leave, 3 weeks personal leave and provisions for study leave
  • 41 days full-time paid training
  • Complete a Certificate III in Correctional Practice (Adult Custodial)
  • Join a supportive team and culture focused on career progression and development.

Information session

Want to find out more? Join an online information session and learn about daily work activities and how penalty rates and overtime can significantly increase your take-home pay.

It’s also a great chance to ask your questions about applying and how the recruitment process works.

Let us know if you have any questions on 1300 037 541 or email [email protected]

Applications open



Prison Officers, Corrections Victoria

Job Salary

Full time