|Correctional Officer/Juvenile Counsellor Training Program|
Correctional Officer/Juvenile Counsellor Training Program
Company : Manitoba Government
Salary : $29.14–$36.29 an hour
Location : Manitoba
Correctional Officer/Juvenile Counsellor Training Program
OC/JC Correctional Officer/Juvenile Counsellor Training Program
Custody Corrections, Correctional Services Division
Winnipeg MB, Various rural locations MB
Advertisement Number: 40628
Salary(s): OC/JC $29.14 - $36.29 per hour
Closing Date: March 12, 2023
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 and Indigenous people.
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.
Are you someone who has a common sense approach, can make appropriate decisions using sound judgement and is able to communicate effectively one-on -one and in a group setting? Manitoba Correctional Services is seeking individuals who are energetic, dedicated, optimistic, committed to teamwork and constant learning, have a positive work ethic and a genuine concern to help a diverse group of people in conflict with the law.
Job requirements can be both physically and emotionally challenging and include a variety of shifts with hours of work that may include short notice call-ins. You must be able to adapt and handle stress. Verbal and written communication, interpersonal and conflict management skills are necessary. Case management and group programs will involve direct contact with male, female or youth inmates/residents and their rehabilitation process. A Criminal Record Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child and Adult Abuse Registry Checks, and Enhanced Security Screening are mandatory. Standard First Aid and CPR Level C and AED certificate, and a medical fitness report are required prior to starting training. A Manitoba Class 5 Driver’s Licence (5F) is also a requirement.
For selected candidates, a mandatory 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. We are currently recruiting to fill our October 2023 training class.
Locations to include:
Headingley Correctional Centre, Winnipeg Remand Centre, Brandon Correctional Centre, Milner Ridge Correctional Centre, Women's Correctional 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: February 23, 2023 at 2:00pm, Central Training, Correctional Services Division, 514-401 York Avenue, Winnipeg (includes the following centres: Winnipeg Remand Centre, Manitoba Youth Centre, Women's Correctional Centre, and Headingley Correctional Centre). Please contact [email protected] or 431-275-6505 to register (space is limited).
Workplace Education Manitoba (WEM) Virtual Information Session – February 22, 2023, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm - To register for this virtual session, please call Winnipeg @ 204-272-5032 or Brandon @ 204-573-5146 or email Steinbach: [email protected]
Brandon Correctional Centre: February 27th, 2023, at 1:30pm. (Virtually) Contact [email protected] or 431-275-6505 to register.
Milner Ridge Correctional Centre: March 2nd, 2023, at 10:00am (virtually). Contact [email protected] or 431-275-6505 to register.
The Pas Correctional Centre: February 23, 2023, at 10:00am (virtually) contact [email protected] or 431-275-6505 to register.
Correctional Centre tours will be taking place May 8-19, 2023. Following the screening process, candidates will be advised how to contact centre(s) of their choice to arrange for a tour.
Interviews will be taking place May 23 - June 13, 2023. Interviews will be available ro candidates based on application screening results.. The Enhanced Security Screening, satisfactory Criminal Record Check (with Vulnerable Sector Search), Adult Abuse Registry Check, Child Abuse Registry Check, as well as confirmation of full class 5 (5F) Manitoba Driver's Licence are mandatory and all documents 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 October 2023 training class to be held in Winnipeg, MB.
Conditions of Employment:
- Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
- Satisfactory Enhanced Internal Screening, Criminal Record Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check
- Satisfactory Medical Fitness Report
- Full class 5 (5F) Manitoba Driver's Licence
- Minimum of Standard First Aid CPR-C & AED Certificate (two day course)
- The ability to work extended and flexible hours including shift work and short notice call-ins is required
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Experience working in a team environment
- Ability to manage stress
- Effective problem solving, decision making and sound judgement skills
- Ability to adapt to change
- Experience working with Indigenous people and understanding of Indigenous culture/spirituality
- Excellent verbal communication skills
- Excellent written communication skills
- Post secondary education with directly related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
- Commitment to continuous learning
- 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:
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 for represented positions 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.