Correctional Officer/Juvenile Counsellor Training Opportunity
Manitoba Government
Winnipeg, MB
The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary civil service that is inclusive and reflective of the population it serves. We encourage applicants to voluntarily self-declare in the cover letter, resumé or application if they are from any of the following employment equity groups: women, Indigenous people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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.

Women's Correctional Centre - These positions are designated for women.

Locations to include:
The Pas Correctional Centre, Headingley Correctional Centre, Women's Correctional Centre, Winnipeg Remand Centre, Brandon Correctional Centre, Dauphin Correctional Centre, Agassiz Youth Centre, Milner Ridge Correctional Centre.

Testing:
As part of the screening/selection process to assess suitability, judgment, decision making and problem solving, all eligible candidates must choose to attend a series of tests scheduled for either May 30 or 31, 2019 in Winnipeg. Testing sessions can be up to six hours in duration and are also available in Brandon, MB, Dauphin, MB as well as The Pas, MB.

A photocopy of your full class 5 (5F) Driver's Licence is a requirement for testing.

Interviews:
Interviews are to be provided to candidates based on test results, at which time a review of resumès/applications occur. The Criminal Record Check, Adult Abuse Registry Check, Child Abuse Registry Check and confirmation of full class 5 (5F) Manitoba Driver's Licence are mandatory and must be submitted prior to interviews.

Training:
For selected candidates, a mandatory unpaid training program of approximately nine 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 subsequtently filled with part-time employees.

Minimum of Emergency First Aid/CPR (Level C) certificate and a medical fitness report are required prior to starting training.

We are currently recruiting to fill our fall 2019 training class to be held in Winnipeg, MB.

Conditions of Employment:
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Satisfactory Security Check, Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check
Minimum of Emergency First Aid/CPR (Level C) Certificate, a full class 5 (5F) Manitoba Driver's Licence, as well as a satisfactory medical fitness report must be completed prior to the commencement of training
The ability to work extended and flexible hours including shift work and short notice call ins is required

Qualifications:Essential:
Effective interpersonal skills
Excellent verbal communication skills
Excellent written communication skills
Experience working in a team environment
Ability to manage stress
Effective problem solving, decision making and sound judgment skills

Desired:
Post secondary education with directly related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Committment to continuous learning
Ability to adapt to change
Experience working with Indigenous people and understanding of Indigenous culture/spirituality
Ability to interact with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds

Duties:
Please visit the following link below for additional details regarding duties and the recruitment process:

https://www.gov.mb.ca/justice/commsafe/commsafediv/correctionsrecruitment/

Applicants may choose to attend information sessions being held on the following date, location and times:

May 16, 2019
Norquay Building - Room 514
401 York Avenue, Winnipeg, MB
10:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.

Apply to:
Advertisement # 34964
Manitoba Justice HR - Corrections
Human Resource Services
1130-405 Broadway
Winnipeg MB , R3C 3L6
Phone: 204-945-3204
Fax: 204-948-7373
Email: correctionsrecruitment@gov.mb.ca
Applicants are encouraged to provide and email address if available.

Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. 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.

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.