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Current Vacancies

The South Australian public sector supports flexible ways of working including part-time working arrangements wherever reasonably possible. The sector is diverse and desires to increase in diversity and to create opportunities for more South Australians. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for our roles.

Trainee Correctional Officers  - All South Australian Prisons 
(Metropolitan and Regional) 
(More than one position)

Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.

Download Information and Application here

There is no closing date for Trainee Correctional Officer applications.  We continually recruit throughout the year.

For information on applying for positions within the Department for Correctional Services, please read:

  • the Vacancy Essential Details for each vacancy
  • the Advice to Applicants document for each vacancy

All applicants not currently working in the Department for Correctional Services are required to complete an Employment Declaration for submission with written application.


Ongoing Positions

To be eligible to apply for the ongoing positions listed on this page you must be an Australian Citizen or have Permanent Residency Status.

Temporary/Contract Positions
To be eligible to apply for temporary / Contract positions you need to be either an Australian Citizen or have Permanent Residency Status or have a valid Australian Work Visa for the period of employment.

For further enquiries
If you are unsure about whether your visa allows you to work in Australia or would like further information on working in Australia then please refer to the following website: