New Job Sheriff'S Officer In Manitoba

Sheriff's Officer

Sheriff's Officer

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Salary : $23.49–$30.43 an hour
Location : Manitoba

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Sheriff's Officer

SO1-2 Sheriff's Officer 1-2


with a possibility of Term Full-time frequency

Manitoba Justice

Sheriff Services, Courts Division

Dauphin MB

Advertisement Number: 41268

Salary(s): SO1-2 $23.49 - $30.43 per hour

Closing Date: June 9, 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).

This is a preference competition. All applicants are encouraged to apply, however first consideration for this competition will be given to women. Applicants are requested to self-declare at the time of application.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.


Sheriff Services

If you are interested in a challenging enforcement profession, where sound communication and interpersonal skills are a necessity, then a career in Sheriff Services might be for you. A Sheriff’s Officer or Sheriff is not an office job. You may be called upon to work in courtrooms,
vehicles, aircraft or various Manitoba Justice offices throughout the province. The public will see you as a uniformed representative of Manitoba Justice. The Manitoba Sheriff Services provides courtroom security in all court facilities throughout the province, including circuit
court locations. Offices are maintained at primary court jurisdictions in Winnipeg, Thompson, Brandon, The Pas, Dauphin and Portage la Prairie.

These positions are for Dauphin, Manitoba only.

Applicants are encouraged to apply via email if available. When submitting your application via email, fax or mail, please ensure the competition number is included in the subject line. To be considered for this competition, you must submit an Application Screening Form along with your resume, to the Public Service Commission by email ([email protected]) quoting 41268 and position title in the subject line. Complete the Application Screening Form at the link above. Resumes may be used in addition to the Applicant Form for screening purposes. If you are having difficulty opening the link, you may have to use a different browser. You may also contact Human Resource Services (contact information under “Apply to”) to request a copy of the Application Screening Form. The selection board will rely only on information provided in this Application Screening Form to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment. Note that candidates will only be invited to the interview stage if they have satisfactorily met the screening stage (via Application Screening Form).

If you are successful in the application screening stage, candidates will be contacted to inform they must start their applications for Child/Adult Abuse Registry Check, Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search and must provide receipts prior to the

For selected candidates, a mandatory training program of approximately 3 weeks (full days Monday to Friday) is required, training dates will be announced. During the mandatory training program, recruits are eligible to receive a stipend up to $1,050 for the duration of the three-week program. Following successful completion of the training program, candidates will be hired as part-time term Sheriff’s Officers. Regular full-time positions are then subsequently filled with part-time employees.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • A satisfactory enhanced security check Level IV.
  • A Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Security Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check are mandatory and must be obtained prior to the interview stage.
  • A satisfactory medical fitness report will be required prior to the commencement of Sheriff’s Officer Training
  • Full Class 4 Driver’s License (4F)
  • Satisfactory Driver’s Abstract
  • First Aid and CPR (level C) certificates
  • The ability to travel within Manitoba (including small planes)
  • Ability to work extended and flexible hours including short notice call ins is required


  • Effective interpersonal skills including a positive attitude as well as ability to maintain a respectful environment
  • Strong commitment to teamwork
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Experience handling stress and the unexpected effectively and responsibly
  • Strong problem solving, decision making and sound judgement skills
  • Written communication skills
  • Excellent Organizational Skills
  • Ability to interact with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision

Responsible for escorting, guarding, transporting and maintaining control of persons in custody. Maintains order, security and decorum in all courts as required. Assists in the enforcement of Writs and court orders, including seizures and evictions, delivers various court documents and apprehends persons under bench warrants. More details of the duties for the Sheriff’s Officer position will be provided
during the testing sessions.

A satisfactory Driver's Abstract, a photocopy of a Criminal Record Check, Adult Abuse Registry Check and Child Abuse Registry Check are mandatory and must be provided (or proof of request provided i.e receipt) at the time of your interview. Applicants who have a criminal record will not be precluded from the remainder of the competition process, however, may be required to provide a hard copy (Transcript of Convictions) of their criminal record to Human Resource Services should the results indicate that there may or may not be a criminal record.

A medical fitness report will be required prior to the commencement of Sheriff's Officer Training. A Full Class 4 Driver's License (4F), First Aid and CPR (level C) certificates are to be provided prior to the completion of training and before an offer of employment can be

Apply to:

Advertisement # 41268
Manitoba Justice HR
Human Resource Services
1130-405 Broadway
Winnipeg MB , R3C 3L6
Phone: 204-945-3204
Fax: 204-948-7373

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.