Correctional Officer/Juvenile Counsellor
OC/JC Correctional Officer/Juvenile Counsellor
Custody Corrections, Correctional Services Division
Winnipeg MB, Various rural locations MB
Advertisement Number: 39176
Salary(s): OC/JC $27.58 – $34.35 per hour
Closing Date: June 28, 2022
The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation.
The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).
Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.
An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.
Women’s Correctional Centre – These positions are designated for Women.
Locations to include:
Headingley Correctional Centre, Winnipeg Remand Centre, Brandon Correctional Centre, Milner Ridge Correctional Centre, Women’sCorrectional Centre, The Pas Correctional Centre, Manitoba Youth Centre.
To learn more about a career as a Correctional Officer or Juvenile Counsellor, as well as the recruitment process, register for one of the following information sessions by contacting;
Winnipeg Area: June 16, 2022, 2:00pm – 4:00pm or June 18, 2022, 11:30am – 1:30pm, Central Training, Correctional Services Division,514-401 York Avenue, Winnipeg (includes the following centres: Winnpeg Remand Centre, Manitoba Youth Centre, Women’s Correctional Centre, and Headingley Correctional Centre). Please contact Corrections Recruitment @ 431-275-6505 or CorrectionsRecruitment@gov.mb.ca to register (space is limited).
Brandon Correctional Centre: June 14, 2022 -CorrectionsRecruitment@gov.mb.ca or 431-275-6505.
Milner Ridge Correctional Centre: Virtually June 7th, 2022 at 1:00pm and in person June 9, 2022 at 12:30pm (space is limited) CorrectionsRecruitment@gov.mb.ca or 431-275-6505.
The Pas Correctional Centre: Virtually June 27th 2022 at 7:00pm -CorrectionsRecruitment@gov.mb.ca or 431-275-6505.
As part of the screening/selection process to assess suitability, judgment, decision making and problem solving, all eligible candidates must choose to attend a series of tests. Testing sessions can be up to four hours in duration. Testing sessions are available the following dates:
– Winnipeg, MB: June 30 – July 14, 2022
– Brandon, MB: July 5 and 6th, 2022
– The Pas, MB: June 28, 2022
**Please note that a photocopy of your Driver’s Licence is a requirement for testing.
Interviews are to be provided to candidates based on test results, at which time a review of resumés/applications occur. The Enhanced Security Screening, Criminal Record Check (with Vulnerable Sector Search), Adult Abuse Registry Check, Child Abuse Registry Check and confirmation of full class 5 (5F) Manitoba Driver’s Licence are mandatory and must be submitted prior to interviews.
For selected candidates, a mandatory unpaid training program of approximately eight weeks (full days Monday to Friday) is required. Following successful completion of the training program, you will be hired as a part-time term Correctional Officer or Juvenile Counsellor .Permanent full-time positions are subsequently filled with part-time term employees. Minimum of Standard First Aid CPR-C & AED(intermediate level) certificate and a medical fitness report are required prior to starting training.
We are currently recruiting to fill our November 2022 training class to be held in Winnipeg, MB.
Conditions of Employment:
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Satisfactory Enhanced Security Screening
Satisfactory Criminal Record Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search)
Satisfactory Child Abuse Registry Check
Satisfactory Adult Abuse Registry Check
Satisfactory Medical Fitness Report
A full class 5 (5F) Manitoba Driver’s Licence
Minimum of Standard First Aid CPR-C & AED Certificate
The ability to work extended and flexible hours including shift work and short notice call ins is required
Effective interpersonal skills
Excellent verbal communication skills
Excellent written communication skills
Experience working in a team environment
Ability to manage stress
Effective problem solving, decision making and sound judgement skills
Post secondary education with directly related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Commitment to continuous learning
Ability to adapt to change
Experience working with Indigenous people and understanding of Indigenous culture/spirituality
Ability to interact with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds
Please visit the following link below for additional details regarding duties and the recruitment process:
Advertisement # 39176
Manitoba Justice HR – Corrections
Human Resource Services
Winnipeg MB, R3C 3L6
Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email.
Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.
Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved by internal represented applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.
We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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