Corrections careers

Northern Territory Correctional Services is made up of correctional officers, community corrections officers, as well as professional and administrative officers, who work together to keep the community safe and reduce re-offending. 

The department is looking for people with excellent communication skills, life experience, professional maturity and a genuine desire to make a positive difference.

About careers in corrections

Find out more about the eligibility requirements, training and selection process for the below roles: 

All vacancies for the NT Correctional Services are advertised on the NT Government's Employment Opportunities Online website​.

Correctional Officers

Becoming a Correctional Officer is a rewarding and challenging career.

Now recruiting Trainee Correctional Officers.

Applications open Monday 23 October 2017 and close at 11.45pm Sunday 12 November 2017

 

Apply now for Trainee Correctional Officers.

Downloads:

  • Correctional Officer Recruitment Information Pack (4.1 mb)

Key Recruitment Dates

DARWIN

Process

Date

Time

Location


What to bring / wear

Information
Session

1 November

Or

7 November 2017

6 pm

Staff Development and Training Centre
Darwin Correctional Centre
Willard Road, HOLTZE

2 hrs

Photo ID, appropriate clothing, closed toe shoes

Fitness testing

25 November 2017

To be advised

To be advised

2 hrs

Photo ID, runners, suitable clothing, water, towel

Online Testing

Between

29 November &

 8 December

Anytime

Personal Computer or Laptop

4 hrs

NA

Assessment
Centre

9 January 2018

To  be advised

Staff Development and Training Centre
Darwin Correctional Centre
Willard Road, HOLTZE

Half Day

Photo ID, Business Attire

Interviews

Week/s commencing

15 January 2018

To be advised

Staff Development and Training Centre
Darwin Correctional Centre
Willard Road, HOLTZE 

60 mins

(approx.)

Business Attire

ALICE SPRINGS

Process

Date

Time

Location


What to bring / wear

Information
Session

Thursday 2nd November 2017

OR

5 pm

Community Corrections Alice Springs
First Floor Centrepoint Building Gregory Terrace, Alice Springs

2 hrs

Photo ID 


Saturday 4th November 2017

9 am

Staff Learning & Development Centre
Alice Springs Correctional Centre
South Stuart Highway

2 hrs

Photo ID, appropriate clothing, closed toe shoes

Fitness testing

Saturday 25 November 2017

To be advised

To be advised

2 hrs

Photo ID, runners, suitable clothing, water, towel

Online Testing

Between

 29 November &

 8 December 

Anytime

Personal Laptop or Computer

3 hrs

NA

Assessment

Centre

Thursday 11 January 2018

To be advised

Staff Learning & Development Centre
Alice Springs Correctional Centre
South Stuart Highway

All Day

Photo ID, Business Attire

Interviews

Week commencing 15 January 2018

To be advised

Staff Learning & Development Centre
Alice Springs Correctional Centre
South Stuart Highway

60 mins

Business Attire


Last updated: 28 November 2017