New Job Probation Officer - Easterville And Grand Rapids Regions In Manitoba

Probation Officer - Easterville and Grand Rapids Regions
Probation Officer - Easterville and Grand Rapids Regions

Probation Officer - Easterville and Grand Rapids Regions

Company : Manitoba Government
Salary : $59,160–$82,102 a year
Location : Manitoba

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Probation Officer - Easterville and Grand Rapids Regions

PB3 Probation Officer


Manitoba Justice

Probation Services and Restorative Justice, Correctional Services

Easterville MB, Grand Rapids MB

Advertisement Number: 41400

Salary(s): PB3 $59,160.00 - $82,102.00 per year

Closing Date: July 28, 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 Indigenous people. Applicants are requested to self-declare at the time of application.

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

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

Preference will also be given to applicants living in Grand Rapids / Easterville region and surrounding areas.

This competition may be used to appoint successful candidate(s) to current and future full-time, part-time, term, acting or regular appointments, subject to staffing approval.

Eligible for Northern Premium and Remoteness Allowance if applicable.

As the largest division of the Department of Justice, Correctional Services contributes to the protection of society by administering sentences imposed by the courts, the humane care, control and reintegration of inmates and youth offenders into the society. The Division works with community agencies, government departments and other levels of government to support crime prevention, intervention and programs to reduce recidivism. In order to manage inmates and youth offenders with the appropriate degree of control, supervision and support, we must provide appropriate programs, services and encouragement to help them deal with the issues that bring them into conflict with the law. The Manitoba Government has a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes extended health care, health spending account, dental care, vision care, long term disability insurance, group life insurance, maternity/paternity and parental leave, family related leave and a defined pension plan. Training and career development opportunities are also available for employees.

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 and Adult Abuse Registry Check
  • Ability to travel
  • A valid Class 5 Manitoba driver's licence and access to a vehicle for work purposes
  • Ability to work flexible hours


  • Post-secondary education in social sciences with directly related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered
  • Experience with case management, for either youth or adults
  • Knowledge of Indigenous culture, history and justice issues
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Effective verbal communication skills
  • Effective written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a culturally sensitive manner
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Experience in community networking
  • Assessment skills and effective intervention planning in a social services setting
  • Ability to speak an Indigenous language, preferably Cree

A career in Justice can be interesting, challenging and rewarding - one where you can make a difference and provide a valuable service to Manitoba's public. Manitoba Justice Probation Officers provide an alternative to court action, alternatives to incarceration, assistance in reintegrating inmates and youth offenders into the community and develop opportunities for community involvement in community corrections and crime prevention. Probation Officers participate as team members in the planning, implementation and evaluation of all the services delivered by the unit, such as managing court orders. This position also supervises inmates and youth offenders who are in the community by preparing court reports; providing and monitoring the community justice program that is an alternative to the formal court process. Supervision in the community involves probation, conditional sentences, community service orders, fine option, and behaviour intervention programs.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 41400
Service Centre 1
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.