Community Safety & Crime Prevention Officer (CCTV)

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City of Greater Geraldton
Geraldton, Australia

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Community Safety & Crime Prevention Officer (CCTV)

Job ID: 11214
Job Views: 75
Location: Geraldton
Post Code: 6530
Category: Local Government, Security & Safety
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 10/05/2024


This position is responsible for coordinating the strategic management of the City’s CCTV system, and will proactively engage with stakeholders, business, community and compliance authorities to ensure that the CCTV system is providing appropriate outcomes to improve safety whilst also reducing crime and asset damage.

The successful incumbent will ensure the ongoing functionality and capability of the CCTV system, by ensuring ongoing maintenance as well as providing recommendations on potential upgrades and system expansions, utilising the system as part of an overall crime prevention and safety system using CPTED principles.

Key accountabilities:

  • Provide advice and guidance to stakeholders on CPTED principles utilising CCTV as part of an overall design philosophy.
  • Proactively engage with the community regarding the CCTV provision within the community, its placement and use.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with the City’s CCTV Management Plan and strategic direction, including the effective delivery of action items, undertaking service delivery reviews and providing recommendations for service delivery improvement.
  • Proactively monitor and manage the City’s CCTV system, including but not limited to effective security management, monitoring and recording as required.
  • Provide management, recommendations and oversight of specific CCTV projects, driving continual improvement to enhance the City’s capabilities and functions whilst delivering outcomes within identified project scope and budget.

For further information view the position description: Community Safety & Crime Prevention Officer (CCTV) (Ref: 1382)

To gain a better understanding of the role, please call Clint Marshall, Coordinator Ranger Services on 08 9956 6769.

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Job Requirements:

Position requirements:

The successful candidate will ideally possess a degree qualification within a related discipline with relevant experience, or a lesser qualification with significant experience. However, applicants who possess strong knowledge, skills and experience relevant to the position but do not have formal qualifications are also encouraged to apply.

Essential skills for this position include extensive experience working within the CPTED principles, project management experience, knowledge of enterprise surveillance systems as well as highly developed communication, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

Completion of a pre-employment medical including alcohol and other substances testing is required of all positions at the City.

Remuneration and benefits:

A salary starting from $99,903 per annum or $50.5581 per hour will be offered dependent on knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications.

Some of the additional benefits of working for the City include:

  • Up to 20% Superannuation (with superannuation co-contribution scheme)
  • 27 Annual Leave days per annum
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Career opportunities
  • Study Assistance
  • Centrally located
  • Free parking

How to Apply:

Interested in applying?

To be considered for this vacancy, you must include the following documents in your application:

  1. A completed Application Form (to enable the E-Form, save the document to your computer desktop)
  2. A current resume
  3. A document addressing the following 3 selection criteria (maximum two A4 pages) providing examples to support your claims (please refer to the Candidate Information Pack for further details):
    1. Extensive experience in public safety/crime prevention and working within the CPTED principles;
    2. Ability to think strategically, developing and refining systems and processes to remain well informed of changing legislation and industry best practice; and,
    3. Demonstrated experience undertaking stakeholder engagement programs to deliver best practice outcomes for the community.

Applications should be emailed to the Chief Executive Officer at or sent to: City of Greater Geraldton, PO Box 101, Geraldton WA 6531 by 4pm, Monday 27 May 2024.

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