Police Custody Officer

at Shepparton Victoria Police
Published October 27, 2019
Location Shepparton and Goulburn Valley, Australia
Category Human Resources  
Job Type Full-time  


Police Custody Officer – Shepparton Victoria Police location Shepparton and Goulburn Valley. Victoria Police is a large organisation employing Police Officers, Public Servants and Protective Services Officers. Victoria Police provides support to the community 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year. At Victoria Police our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community that we serve. We continually seek to attract and retain a workforce that includes people of every gender, age, culture, religion, disability and sexual orientation. Police Custody Officers (PCOs) are responsible for overseeing the management of persons in the custody of Victoria Police.  The Police Custody Officer role offers a stimulating, challenging and rewarding career. You will be a valued member of the local police team and play a crucial role in the management and welfare of persons in custody. The responsibilities of the PCO role will be perform all duties relating to the management of persons in the custody of victoria police, ensure the health, wellbeing, safety and supervision of persons in custody, staff and visitors, liaise with internal and external stakeholders regarding the management, transport, offsite attendance and/or video links for persons in custody, carry out all prisoner management functions in accordance with established legislation, policies and procedures, including preparing routine correspondence, attendance registers, creation of reports and other administrative tasks as required, supervise persons in custody of the court, skills and attributes of a pco. There is no one skill or attribute Victoria Police are looking for, rather a range of skills that make a suitable applicant strong communication skills - both written and verbal, a healthy level of fitness, honesty and integrity, good character and reputation, leadership skills, resilience, community minded, pcos must be available to be rostered on rotating shifts to perform day, afternoon and night shifts.  Shifts last for 8.06 hours and include a half hour meal break. The start and finish times may vary depending on the location. Day shift commencing between 6am and 10am, afternoon shift commencing between 2pm and 6pm, night shift commencing between 10pm and 12pm.