42256, several

Security Supervisor
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 20 June 2019

Classification: Health Service Officer Level 7
Salary: $61,688 - $65,144 (in line with the Support Services Enterprise Agreement 2018-2021)
Position No: 42256, several
Directorate: Canberra Health Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 24 May 2019
Contact Officer: Chris Mooney on chris.mooney@act.gov.au or (02) 5124 9701

About us
Canberra Health Services (CHS) is focused on the delivery of high quality, effective, person centred care. It provides acute, sub-acute, primary and community‐based health services, to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) - a catchment of approximately 400, 000 people. It also services the surrounding Southern New South Wales region which includes the Bega Valley, Bombala, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn, Mulwaree, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan Shire and the Yass Valley.
CHS administers a range publicly funded health facilities, programs and services including but not limited to:
  • Canberra Hospital: a modern 600-bed tertiary hospital providing trauma services and most major medical and surgical sub-specialty services.
  • University of Canberra Hospital Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, Recovery and Research: a dedicated and purpose-built rehabilitation facility, with 140 inpatient beds, 75-day places and additional outpatient services.
  • Three Walk-in Centres: which provide free treatment for minor illness and injury.
  • Six community health centres: providing a range of general and specialist health services to people of all ages.
  • A range of community based health services including Early Childhood Services, Youth and Women’s Health, Dental Health, Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Services.
Canberra Health Services is a partner in teaching with the Australian National University, the University of Canberra and the Australian Catholic University.
Overview of the Work Area and Position
The Infrastructure and Health Support Services Group (IHSSG) is responsible for facilities and asset management, delivery of capital and minor projects, and infrastructure services, support and operations.
Operational Support Services is a branch of IHSSG which is responsible for:
  • Client Services: the CHS Contact Centre, on-campus and off-campus residential accommodation services, volunteer management, as well as Canberra Hospital’s reception, foyer and mail services.
  • Protective Services: fire safety, emergency response and security operations.
  • Transport Services: parking operations and enforcement, and fleet management.
Protective Services mission is to provide to all personnel, the necessary climate and mechanisms that will enable staff, patients and visitors at Canberra Health Services’ facilities to go about their daily activities without fear or intimidation by preventing crime and disruption and protecting persons and property.
As a Security Supervisor you will ensure a safe and secure environment is maintained for staff and consumers at Canberra Hospital, the Dhulwa Mental Health Unit and non-acute sites by providing incident response, proactive security functions and enforcement of Canberra Health Services policy and directives.
Eligibility/Other Requirements:
  • Possess a Certificate II in Security Operations and ACT Security Licence.
  • Possess an unencumbered Driver Licence
  • Be prepared to wear a uniform and work a shift roster, weekends, public holidays or night shifts at any Canberra Health Services worksite on an ‘as needs’ basis.
  • Be able to complete a continuous 500m run comprising a series of five 100m laps, with stair ascent and descent of 10 steps at the end of each lap, and a 20m dummy drag, in under 5 minutes on an annual basis.
  • Possess a Certificate III in Security Operations; and
  • Possess a sound understanding of providing security services in a healthcare setting.
Prior to commencement successful candidates will be required to:
  • Undergo a pre-employment National Police Check.
  • Be registered under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011.
  • Comply with CHS Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination policy, (OMU).
These are temporary positions available for 12 months.

How to Apply: Applicants must apply online via the Health website here.


These are temporary positions available for 12 months.

Career interest categories:

Emergency Management
Healthcare, Medical and Allied Services