Working in Corrections

Welcome! You have just taken the first step towards an interesting and rewarding career with the Department of Justice (DoJ).

Corrective Services work is more than a job – it is a vocation. The Department is committed to protecting the community, the people in our care and each other. In carrying out our mission we serve the public. Everyone in the Department is a leader, and everyone leads at all levels in community corrections, custodial settings and the public sector.

Department of Justice’s aim is to be recognised and valued as a leader in developing and delivering justice services.  


A fair, just and safe community for all Western Australians


  • High performing and professional
  • Ethical and accountable
  • Trained, safe and supported


  • Respecting rights and diversity
  • Fostering service excellence
  • Being fair and reasonable

The Department provides diverse career opportunities for enthusiastic and committed people from various backgrounds. We value our employees highly and we're always looking to add skilful and dedicated people to our team. So if you're thinking about joining our dedicated team, explore our exciting range of career opportunities below:

Page reviewed 18 October 2021