Police Auxiliary Officer (Custody Support) - Geraldton, Bunbury or Albany

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The Western Australia Police Force are actively encouraging applicants to apply for the role of Police Auxiliary Officer (Custody Support) located in Geraldton, Bunbury or Albany. Custody Support Officers play a vital role assisting police with the safe admission, custody and release of detainees at station-based lockups. This is a physical role in a unique and challenging environment where no two days are the same.  You can be part of a supportive team culture while helping to protect the community.

Applicants wishing to apply must:

  • Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian permanent resident.
  • Possess a Manual or Automatic Motor Driver’s Licence with no more than 8 demerit points.
  • Applicants are required to pass a Physical Performance Evaluation as part of the recruitment process. To familiarise yourself with the standard required, view the Selection Process.

If you are successful, you will be appointed to a position in the location to which you have applied (Geraldton, Bunbury or Albany), and can look forward to a salary of $74,736 - $80, 567 p.a. (Band 2 – CIV004). Successful applicants are required to complete 7 weeks of training at the Western Australia Police Academy, located in Joondalup, followed by a further 1 week on the job training at the Perth Watch House with a training salary of $55, 884 p.a.



Am I eligible to apply?

To apply, you must meet the following prerequisites:

You must be an
Australian or New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Australian Resident
You must hold a
current Manual 'C' or Automatic 'C-A' class Motor Driver's Licence or equivalent*

* Provisional licences are acceptable, with no more than two demerit points in the first year and five demerit points in the second year, at the application.


Western Australia Police Force as an employer has no tolerance for illicit or illegal drug use, which includes the misuse of prescription and over the counter drugs by an employee, either in their work or private life. All applicants will be subject to random drug and alcohol testing during the recruitment process and throughout employment if appointed.

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