Sheriff's Officer
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.

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

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

This position is for Winnipeg, Manitoba only. As part of the screening/selection process, all candidates must attend the testing session as provided below to assess suitability, judgement, decision making, problem solving, as well as written communication.

Testing will take place on May 28 and May 29, 2019 at 6:00 pm at the Woodsworth Building located at 405 Broadway, Winnipeg, MB in the main floor cafeteria.

Applicants are encouraged to provide an email address if available. Please ensure the competition number is included in the subject line or in the body of your email or covering letter. For applicants that are submitting applications via fax or mail, please ensure the competition number is included in the subject line of your cover letter.

Based on satisfactory test results, candidates applying to the competition will be invited for an interview on the following dates:

Winnipeg – June 10 – June 28, 2019.

For selected candidates, a mandatory unpaid training program of approximately 3-4 weeks (full days Monday to Friday) is required. Training will take place in Winnipeg starting the week of August 6, 2019.

Following successful completion of the training program, candidates will be hired as part-time term Sheriff’s Officers. Regular full-time positions are then subsequently filled with part-time employees.

Conditions of Employment:
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
A Satisfactory enhanced security check
A Criminal Record Check, Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check are mandatory and must be obtained prior to the commencement of Sheriff’s Officer Training. Applicants who have a criminal record will not be precluded from the remainder of the competition process, however, may be required to provide a hard copy (Transcript of Convictions) of their criminal record to Human Resource Services. All successful applicants will be subject to a background security clearance check prior to employment.
A satisfactory medical fitness report must also be completed prior to the commencement of training
Full Class 4 Driver’s License (4F)
Satisfactory Driver’s Abstract
First Aid and CPR (level C) certificates
Ability to travel within Manitoba (including small planes)
Ability to work extended and flexible hours including short notice call ins

Qualifications:Essential:
Effective interpersonal skills
Strong commitment to teamwork
Excellent verbal communication skills
Written communication skills including report writing abilities
Excellent organizational skills
Strong problem solving, decision making and sound judgement skills
Experience working under minimal supervision including handling stress and the unexpected effectively and responsibly
Ability to interact with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds

Desired:
Related education, training or experience in law enforcement or a similar field
General knowledge of the Court system, related processes and procedures

Testing:
Please be present at least 30 minutes prior to the start time for registration. You will be required to provide a photocopy of both parts or both sides (if you have a 1 piece licence) of a Full Class 5 driver’s licence (5F). Applicants who do not have a Full Class 5 driver’s licence (5F) or fail to provide a photocopy of their driver's licence will not be eligible to participate in the testing process. Class 5 Intermediate (5I) or Learner’s licences (5L) will not be accepted. It is preferable if you can provide a photocopy of a valid Class 4 driver’s licence.

Interview:
A satisfactory Driver’s Abstract, a photocopy of a Criminal Record Check, Adult Abuse Registry Check and Child Abuse Registry Check are mandatory and must be provided (or proof of request provided i.e. receipt) at the time of your interview. Applicants who have a criminal record will not be precluded from the remainder of the competition process, however, may be required to provide a hard copy (Transcript of Convictions) of their criminal record to Human Resource Services should the results indicate that there may or may not be a criminal record. All successful applicants will be subject to a background security clearance check prior to employment.

Sheriff’s Officer Training:
A medical fitness report will be required prior to the commencement of Sheriff’s Officer Training in all locations. A Full Class 4 Driver’s License (4F), First Aid and CPR (level C) certificates are to be provided prior to the completion of training and before an offer of employment can be made.

Duties:
Responsible for escorting, guarding, transporting and maintaining control of persons in custody. Maintains order, security and decorum in all courts as required. Assists in the enforcement of Writs and court orders, including seizures and evictions, delivers various court documents and apprehends persons under bench warrants. More details of the duties for the Sheriff’s Officer position will be provided during the testing session.

Apply to:
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Manitoba Justice HR
Human Resource Services
1130-405 Broadway
Winnipeg MB , R3C 3L6
Phone: 204-945-3204
Fax: 204-948-7373
Email: hrsjus@gov.mb.ca
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.