To be considered for this opportunity, you hold a university degree in an appropriate discipline, i.e. law, safety/security, public administration, business administration, in addition to several years of relevant experience in the public service or justice system. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. You also have experience in several of the following areas: Sheriff Services operations, asset (fleet) management, performance management, scheduling and allocation of resources, budget management, risk management and communications.
In your work, you are effective at building strong relationships with client groups such as the police, Correctional Services, Crown and Defence Counsel, Judiciary and court staff, and the public, and responding innovatively and creatively to client needs. Furthermore, you can analyze and problem-solve effectively, and partner collaboratively with stakeholders to achieve common goals. You can make effective decisions during urgent situations and possess initiative.
Completion of a Sheriff Services mandatory training, which includes Use of Force, Weapons, understanding legislation, preceded by medical, physical, and psychological testing, as well as significant background checks to ensure suitability are all required.
This position requires a high level of experience and knowledge of Nova Scotia Civil Procedure Rules and related legislation.
The following competencies are important for this position: Analytical Thinking, Action Management, Developing Others, Team Leadership, Effective Interactive Communication, Interpersonal Understanding, Intercultural & Diversity Proficiency.
We will assess the above qualifications and competencies using one or more of the following tools: written examination, standardized tests, oral presentations, interview(s), and reference checks.