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CAREERS IN COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS –
ENTRY AND LEADING LEVELS
Community Corrections Officers (CCOs) monitor and supervise a caseload of offenders in the
community who are serving orders issued by the Courts.
Leading Community Corrections Officers (LCCOs) monitor and supervise complex and high
profile offenders who have been sentenced by the Courts to serve community based orders.
LCCOs can work across a variety of work areas including case management, courts or
community work programs and coach less experienced staff.
• Upcoming full time opportunities at Sale, Bairnsdale, Warragul, Morwell and
• Upcoming part time opportunities at Sale and Bairnsdale
How to Apply:
For further information on these positions and to apply online visit
Applications close Monday 11 January 2016
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
SS 3 – $24.17 hr pro rata (20 hrS per week)
An exciting opportunity is available for a motivated and
community minded person to join the YMCA Bass Coast
Community Development team. The role is part time (tenured
for 11 months) and is based at Phillip Island YMCA with projects
throughout Bass Coast.
The successful applicant will be self-motivated, have excellent
communication skills and a passion for improving community
health. Please contact Rebecca Wilson at 5952 2811 or
email@example.com for more information.
Go online for the full Position Description and
to apply at www.ymca.org.au/careers
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Tourism Marketing Manager
Outstanding career opportunity; Award winning
marketing organisation; Gippsland location
Destination Gippsland is seeking a motivated and skilled
Marketing Manager to join its small team based in South
Gippsland. You will be responsible for a range of exciting
marketing and business development activities that
promote Gippsland to domestic and international
For more information please email Helen Rose at
website www.destinationgippsland.com.au and follow
the links to About, Careers for a position description.
Applications including a resume should be forwarded by
email by the close of business January 4th, 2016.
The Middle Hotel Korumburra is looking to fill a full time
position for either a 1st or 2nd year apprentice in our
award winning bistro.
Please apply to management and email to:
Best Bistro - Regional
Korumburra Hotel - Korumburra
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Gippsland Southern Health Service delivers a range of
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IN an eager search for a
career change, Kongwak’s
Nikki Alford decided to
pursue a career as an ar-
She contacted 45 ar-
borist businesses from
Warragul to Melbourne,
but struggled to find any
business that would take
her on as a trainee.
Nikki decided to take
things into her own
hands, pay her own way
and enrol in an arboricul-
ture course at Melbourne
Now, she studies one
day a week and is learn-
ing the ropes with local
arborist business Trim-
Nikki spoke to the Sen-
tinel-Times about her new
What jobs did you do
before stepping into this
I worked as a machine
operator in the mines in
Western Australia but I
didn’t enjoy the fly in, fly
I worked in hospitality
jobs in Wonthaggi and By-
ron Bay and in the com-
mercial fishing industry
in New South Wales.
Why did you decide to
become an arborist?
I sat down and thought
about it what I’d really like
I liked horticulture and
that sort of thing but de-
cided arboriculture was
going to be a better direc-
tion than horticulture.
My goal is to be a climb-
er and work as a sub-con-
It’s obviously a difficult
job and not something
I’m intending on doing
five days a week for the
rest of my life.
I don’t want to be stuck
indoors all the time, I
want to have a job that’s
physical and I’d rather be
Working in hospital-
ity I was just stuck in a
kitchen all day and that
doesn’t really sit well with
I want to be outside and
enjoying what the whole
area has to offer.
What advice would you
give to someone looking
at a career like arbori-
Be persistent; when
people see that you’re re-
ally keen and not going to
give up on it, then they’ll
give you a go.
I rang over 45 busi-
nesses a number of times,
before I found someone
who would give me an op-
People just need to
know that you’re keen and
that you’re willing to have
How to be an arborist
Kongwak’s Nikki Alford is enjoying her new career as an arborist with local
business Trimmer Tree. rg185115
rate in regional Victoria is
the second lowest in Aus-
tralia, following strong im-
provement during the past
12 months, as reported by
the Australian Bureau of
ABS figures show that
in the last 12 months,
Victoria’s regional unem-
ployment rate has fallen
from 6.6 per cent to 5.6
per cent – well below the
national average of 6.1 per
While there is always
more to be done, par-
ticularly in some regions,
unemployment in many
areas fell, and in Victo-
ria’s largest regional cen-
tre, Geelong, with close
to 10,000 new jobs, the
unemployment rate fell
3.6 per cent during the
The news is further evi-
dence of Victoria’s grow-
ing economic momentum
and coincides with the lat-
est ABS population data
that confirms Victoria is
a leading destination for
overseas and interstate
Victoria’s population is
now almost six million
people – a fraction short
of a quarter of the nation’s
“Today’s figures show
regional Victoria is getting
back to work under the
Andrews Labor Govern-
ment, with more people
employed and more peo-
ple choosing to live here,”
Minister for Employment
Jacinta Allan said.
“Through our $500 mil-
lion Regional Jobs and
Infrastructure Fund and
projects like the $416 mil-
lion Murray Basin Rail
Project, we’re investing to
ensure regional Victoria
continues to grow.”
Jobless rate falling
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