Consider a rewarding career in correctional services and join us in making a difference in the lives of individuals in custody and keeping our communities safe. The Maplehurst Correctional Complex is seeking a professional and responsible Driver to transport inmates as well as deliver and pick up mail/supplies for the correctional facility.
The Ontario Public Service (OPS) is one of the largest employers in the province, with a wide range of exciting career opportunities. We believe in the core values of trust, fairness, diversity, excellence, creativity, collaboration, efficiency and responsiveness. We are committed to being an employer of first choice, creating a positive and inclusive work environment.
The OPS has been recognized as a top employer. We are proud to have been acknowledged as one of:
- Canada's Top 100 Employers
- Canada's Best Diversity Employers
- Greater Toronto's Top Employers
- Canada's Greenest Employers
- Canada's Top Employers for Young People
What can I expect to do in this role?
- Drive institutional vehicles such as vans, cars, panel trucks to transport inmates in a safe and secure manner
- Provide pick-up and delivery services for mail, supplies, office equipment/furniture, mechanical parts, and ensuring the safety of sensitive, fragile and perishable materials/goods
- Conduct inspections and routine maintenance on vehicles to maintain safe operation
- Perform minor maintenance including checking oil, tire pressure, brakes and washing/cleaning vehicles
- Maintain records and compile statistics such as vehicle maintenance, usage, gas and oil
- Other duties, as required
How do I qualify?
- You have a valid Ontario class G Driver's License and satisfactory abstract
- You are able to drive long distances as required
Specialized Knowledge and Experience
- You have experience operating vehicles, including driving techniques for various types of vehicles
- You have demonstrated thorough knowledge of Ontario traffic laws
- You are able to operate radio equipment to maintain contact with facility
- You have experience maintaining vehicle in safe operating condition (including conducting standard vehicle safety checks, assessing vehicle condition, identifying need for repair or maintenance, etc.)
Reasoning and Problem-Solving Skills
- You are able to determine route adjustments due to traffic, weather or road conditions
- You have demonstrated ability to understand and follow organizational policies and protocols
- You have organizational skills to carry out duties in an efficient manner
Communication and Interpersonal Skills
- You can convey facts and information regarding pick-ups and deliveries and completing reports/logs
- You have demonstrated professionalism, tact and courtesy
OPS Commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti- racism
We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.
We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.
Visit theOPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.
We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.
1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 661 Martin St, Milton, Central Region, Vulnerable Sector Check, Credit History Check, Driver's License History, Local Police Databases Search, PIP/NICHE/RMS
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Corrections and Enforcement
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.
Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.
A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
Effective October 1, 2021, the OPS COVID-19 Safe Workplace Directive requires all Ontario Public Service employees to provide proof they are fully vaccinated, meaning they are fully vaccinated as defined by the Ministry of Health (refer to: COVID-19 Fully Vaccinated Status in Ontario), including 14 calendar days have passed since receiving their final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Employees who do not provide proof of full vaccination will be deemed ‘not vaccinated' under the Directive and will be required to attend a vaccine education program and undergo regular rapid antigen testing. Employees who are not vaccinated under the policy with a valid medical exemption will not be required to attend a vaccine education program but must undergo regular rapid antigen testing.