OCJC Correctional Officer/Juvenile Counsellor Training Program
Custody Corrections, Correctional Services Division
Winnipeg MB, Various urban locations MB
Advertisement Number: 40362
Salary(s): OCJC $29.14 – $36.29 per hour
Closing Date: February 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).
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 (F5) is also a requirement.
As part of the screening/selection process, candidates MAY be required to attend a series of tests scheduled for February 13-24, 2023, to assess suitability, judgement, decision making and problem solving. Interviews will then be provided to candidates based on test results at which time a review of résumés/applications occur. 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 August 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: January 23, 2023 at 1:30pm, Central Training, Correctional Services Division, 514-401 York Avenue, Winnipeg (includes the following centres: Winnpeg 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).
Brandon Correctional Centre: February 1 & 2, 2023 at 1:30pm. (Virtually) Contact [email protected] or 431-275-6505 to register.
Milner Ridge Correctional Centre: Janaury 19th, 2023 at 6:00pm – 25 McArthur Avenue, Lac Du Bonnet, MB.
January 17th, 2023 at 6:00pm – 23 Vincent Avenue, Powerview, MB
Contact [email protected] or 431-275-6505 to register.
The Pas Correctional Centre: January 18, 2023 at 10:00am and February 1st, 2023 at 6:00pm contact [email protected] or 431-275-6505 to register.
Corrrectional Centre tours will be taking place March 24 – April 5, 2023. Following the testing process, candidates will be advised how to contact centre(s) of their choice to arrange for a tour.
Interviews will be taking place April 7 – 26, 2023. Interviews are to be provided to candidates based on test results, at which time a review of resumés/applications occur. The Enhanced Security Screening, satisfactory Criminal Record Check (with Vulnerable Sector Search), Adult Abuse Registry Check, Child Abuse Registry Check are , 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 August 2023 training class to be held in Winnipeg, MB.
Conditions of Employment:
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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.
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