|Program Integrity Officer|
Program Integrity Officer
Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $34.03–$42.64 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan
The Ministry of Immigration and Career Training is an exciting workplace that recognizes and empowers its people, promotes continuous learning and improvement, and provides value for our clients. We offer dynamic and challenging work for talented individuals in an environment that supports innovation, creativity and diversity.
The mission of the Ministry of Immigration and Career Training is to develop, attract and retain a skilled workforce that supports investment and economic growth in Saskatchewan and helps citizens realize their full potential. It takes great people, working together as a team in order to make this happen. Our core values include providing exceptional customer service, treating others with respect, acting with integrity and upholding our commitment to excellence and innovation as one team. Our team demonstrates these values in our daily behaviours.
The Immigration Services Branch, in the Ministry of Immigration and Career Training, is seeking to fill two Program Integrity Officer (PIO) positions for a one year term to work within the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). The Program Integrity Officer plays an important role in ensuring the integrity of the SINP is maintained and in helping to meet Saskatchewan's current and future labour market needs.
Reporting to the Manager, Program Integrity Unit, your responsibilities will include:
- investigating cases by developing and implementing tactics and measures to detect, deter and/or prevent immigration frauds;
- examination of immigration documents, gather relevant information/evidence, interview stakeholders and analyzing findings in order to make appropriate decisions or recommendations;
- conducting site-visits to employers using the SINP, to ensure the program requirements continue to be met;
- performing the secondary review of applications, in cases where an applicant appeals the decision of the SINP or a complaint is made against an individual using the SINP;
- performing additional duties within the unit as needed; and
- representing the Ministry of Immigration and Career Training in communication and/or collaboration with other provincial and federal government ministries and agencies.
Success in this role demands:
- knowledge of provincial and federal legislation related to immigration;
- knowledge of and the ability to apply investigative processes, theories principles and practices;
- knowledge of conflict resolution theories and principles; and
- The ability to systematically search and assess data/information to develop informational materials/reports and make decisions about violations pursuant to applicable legislation, policies and procedures.
Typically, the knowledge and skills required for this position would be obtained through work experience in investigations and extensive case assessment supported by post-secondary education and training in Business Administration, Police Studies, Human Resources, Finance, Social Work or a related field.
Candidates are asked to clearly describe in their cover letter how they have gained the required knowledge and abilities to qualify for this position. Selections for interviews will be made on the basis of this information.
What We Offer:
As part of the Saskatchewan public service, working for the Ministry of Immigration and Career training provides you:
- The opportunity to work with purpose to create the opportunity for people to build their careers in the province and support provincial employers to have workers with the right skills at the right time to make Saskatchewan the best place in Canada – to live, to work, to start a business, to get an education, to raise a family and to build a life;
- Professional development and advancement opportunities;
- A comprehensive salary and benefits package including pension;
- Support for work-life balance; and
- Earned days off (EDO) and other types of leave.