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Amendment (June 21): Posting closing date extended to July 28, 2021.

Probation Officer 14
Classified as Probation Interviewer 15

An eligibility list may be established to fill future permanent and temporary part time vacancies.

Be part of a team whose goal is to maintain and enhance public safety

Community Corrections Division of the Corrections Branch delivers programs and services to adult offenders or alleged offenders awaiting trial or sentencing, who are serving community based sentences of the court or conditional release from custody. The intent of these programs and services is to enhance public safety by assessing and managing the risk of the offender and providing intervention to change behaviour.

If you are a dedicated individual seeking a challenging and fulfilling role this maybe an exciting opportunity for you. As a Probation Officer, you report to the Local Manager and assist adults in conflict with the law by providing case management and case supervision of low risk sentenced offenders. You also supervise clients released on bail and assist the Adult Probation Officer in the supervision of medium and high-risk offenders. This is an excellent opportunity for a dedicated Probation Officer who is looking to be a part of a diverse team.

If you have an understanding of the adult justice system and strong communication and interviewing skills, we encourage you to apply.

Overnight travel to remote locations and working outside typical work hours may be required and a valid BC driver’s license is required.

Prince Rupert is a quaint marine city where deer and grizzly bears can be easily spotted and whale-watching and nature excursions are popular activities. Other attractions include the old-growth rainforest and ancient rock carvings.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email: IndigenousApplicants@gov.bc.ca or by phone: 778-698-1336.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact Mimmo.Ciccone@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.                                

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

• Completion of two years of credit towards a degree or education equivalency (60 credits of post- secondary education towards a diploma or degree will be accepted as equivalent to a two year diploma).
• Successful completion of the Adult Probation Officer pre-requisite course (CORR1000).
• Valid Class 5 B.C. driver’s license. A valid Class 7 may be considered.
• Possess computer and keyboard skills (minimum 30 wpm).

IMPORTANT: Applicants must review the attached Probation Officer 14 Applicant Information package prior to applying. The package provides a complete list of duties and qualifications including education and experience equivalencies. Please provide all corresponding information outlined in the applicant information package in your resume. You may scan and email the required pre-requisites and educational requirements to Mimmo.Ciccone@gov.bc.ca by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in you not moving forward in the selection process.

Note: Candidates who are currently employed as a Probation Officer 14 or Adult Probation Officer (auxiliary or regular) with the BC Corrections Branch are deemed to meet the education, experience, pre-requisite course, typing skills and language proficiency index qualifications and are not required to provide proof with their application.

Successful candidates must submit to and successfully pass a criminal record check and fingerprints by RCMP or municipal police, a Criminal Record Review Act check and JUSTIN and CORNET provincial database checks. New criminal record checks will be conducted periodically and at least every five years.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Online Questionnaire: YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

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