New job Case Review Officer / Coordinator, Board Member Services / Hearing Officer in Quebec

Case Review Officer / Coordinator, Board Member Services / Hearing Officer

Company : Parole Board of Canada
Salary : $61,152 - $65,887 a year
Location : Quebec

Full Description

Parole Board of Canada - Conditional Release Programs
Montréal Island (Québec)
AS-02, AS-03
Positions to be filled: one (1) full time, indeterminate position (Hearing Officer) and (2) full time, determinate positions (Case Review Officer).
$61,152 to $65,887 (AS-02) / $65,547 to $70,622 (AS-03)

For further information on the organization, please visit Parole Board of Canada

Closing date: 20 April 2021 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.

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Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

Are you looking for a career where you can make a difference in people’s lives?
Do you want to contribute in creating tangible results? Does the following sound like you?
  • I thrive in a dynamic environment
  • I have strong analytical skills
  • I pay attention to detail. Producing high quality work is very important to me
  • I actively listen to and respect the opinions of others
If this is you, we encourage you consider a career at the Parole Board of Canada!

Work environment

The Parole Board of Canada (PBC) contributes to public safety with its core responsibility for the controlled, timed and gradual release of offenders back into society. The skills and talents of our staff are central to this work.

Our staff prides themselves in their work and accomplishments making the PBC an employer of choice as we strive to support the Government of Canada's goal of ensuring the public safety and security.

Intent of the process

The immediate need is to staff one (1) full time, indeterminate position (Hearing Officer) and (2) full time, determinate positions (Case Review Officer).
The staffing of the Coordinator, Board Member Services position is anticipatory.

As a result of this selection process, a pool of candidates may be created to staff similar positions of various tenures such as indeterminate, deployment, specified period appointment, acting, assignment or secondment and with various language profiles, within the Parole Board of Canada’s Montreal Region.

Positions to be filled: 3

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

EDUCATION (applies to all positions)

A secondary school diploma or employer-approved alternatives.
The employer-approved alternatives to a secondary school diploma are:

A satisfactory score on the Public Service Commission test approved as an alternative to a secondary school diploma; or
An acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience:

An acceptable combination of education, training relevant to the position and (or) 1 to 3 years of experience in a field relevant to the work performed.

Degree equivalency

(applies to all positions)

Significant* experience providing advice or recommendations to supervisors / managers.

  • Significant experience is defined as the depth and breadth of experience normally acquired with the performance of a variety of duties for a minimum of one (1) year.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Various language requirements
AS-02 (Case Review Officer)
Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB
French Essential

AS-03 (Hearing Officer) / AS-02 (Coordinator, Board Member Services)
Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB

Information on language requirements

(applies to all positions)

Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
Ability to communicate effectively in writing
Ability to communicate effectively verbally

AS-03 (Hearing Officer) / AS-02 (Case Review Officer)

Ability to interpret and refer to an Act, a regulation and a policy*.

  • References :
  • Part II of the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (S.C. 1992, c. 20 – sections 99 to 102, 122, 123, 127, 133)
  • Corrections and Conditional Release Regulations (SOR/92-620 sections 147 to 155, 157 and 166 to 168)
  • Decision-Making Policy Manual for Board Members of the Parole Board of Canada (Chapters 4 (section 4.1 et 4.2 only), 5 (section 5.1), 7 (section 7.1)

AS-03 only

Ability to write summaries

AS-02 (Coordinator, Board Member Services)

Ability to identify and resolve problems

(applies to all positions)

Good interpersonal skills

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)



Post-secondary diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution in paralegal studies or other related field.

Degree equivalency


Experience working in the legal, penal, criminal or correctional field.

Experience working in a tribunal environment (administrative or other).


AS-03 (Hearing Officer) / AS-02 (Case Review Officer)

Because the incumbent of this position is exposed on a daily basis to disturbing, often offensive, information (particularly descriptions of sex offences or violent offences), the person appointed to the position must be able and willing to carry out his/her tasks objectively while exposed to this information.

AS-03 only

Ability and willingness to travel with a car and be away from home for more than one night;
Ability and willingness to work in a penitentiary, be in direct contact with offenders and abide by the regulations;
Ability and willingness to work an irregular schedule or work overtime without prior notice (hours of rest and / or meals times may vary).

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance - APPLIES TO ALL POSITIONS

AS-03 only

Valid driver’s licence;
Willingness and ability to travel by car.

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

  • THE ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY IN WRITING will be partially assessed by using your online application.
Therefore, communication needs to be grammatically correct, with appropriate vocabulary and minimal errors in punctuation and spelling. As a result, please use complete sentences.

You will be required to provide examples where you clearly explain how you meet the merit criteria. Please provide concrete examples and details.

1. It is recommended that you describe the situation or task, the action you took, what you accomplished and/or what you learned.
2. Lack of examples and details may result in your application being rejected, as the Selection Board will have insufficient information to determine if the requirement is met. Candidates will not be solicited to provide missing information.
3. If you use the same example more than once, please restate the example or
cut and paste the example from the previous response. Do not simply refer to
the previous response.

For this selection process, we will communicate with the candidates by email. Candidates must include in their application a valid email address and make sure that this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email). If you do not wish to receive your results by email, it is your responsibility to inform us.

You will need to provide proof of your education credentials later in the process. Candidates with foreign credentials must provide proof of Canadian equivalency.
Consult the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials for further information at

A variety of assessment tools may be used. You will be advised of these tools at each assessment phase of this process.

Reference checks may be sought.

An interview may be administered.

A test may be administered.

A situational exercise may be administered.

Please identify clearly for which position(s) you are submitting an application.

Indeterminate employees at the same group and level or equivalent will be considered for deployment. If no deployment is made, applicants from other groups and levels will be considered in the advertised appointment process.

Persons are entitled to participate in the selection process in the official language(s) of their choice.

A random and/or top down selection of candidates and the use of the assets may be used in the determination of those to be given further consideration in the assessment process.


Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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