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June 25, 2013
Administrative Support 4
Justice and Solicitor General
Canada's largest Remand Centre is looking for administrative professionals. Casual opportunities are available in the Sentence Administration Unit at the Edmonton Remand Centre. If you excel in a high volume, fast-paced environment and are able to work shift work, then this opportunity is for you!
In this role, you will be responsible for the creation of inmate hard-copy files and for the ongoing maintenance of inmate records. You will also be responsible for the interpretation of legal documents and the accurate data entry into the Offender Records and Correctional Administration (ORCA). Using effective communication skills, you will obtain personal information directly from inmates and respond to inquiries related to department policy and Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) legislation and regulations. Relying on your coordination abilities, you will liaise with court clerks, crown prosecutors, police officers, and other enforcement agencies to clarify court documents and coordinate inmate court appearances. A keen eye for detail coupled with accurate typing skills is essential to this position.
NOTE: Successful candidates must be available for a variety of shifts on an on-call basis. The Sentence Administration Unit is in 24/7 operation. Shifts could be on days, afternoons or nights. Hours of work are not guaranteed.
High school diploma with two-years of related administrative experience. Experience within the criminal justice field is an asset. Proficiency with Word, Excel, Outlook and database systems is required. Experience with Government systems (JOIN, ORCA or CPIC) is an asset. Equivalencies considered.
$21.82 - $26.66 per hour
The Edmonton Remand Centre is located at 18415 - 127 Street NW, Edmonton, AB. There is no public transportation to the Centre, so reliable private transportation is required; free parking is available. The Edmonton Remand Centre is a non-smoking environment. You will be eligible for a Correctional Institutional Salary Allowance for each day worked. This job opening may be used to fill current and future vacancies across the Government of Alberta. Final candidates will be required to undergo a security screening.
How to Apply
Online applications are preferred. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition.
If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Donna Lee, Human Resources, Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, 9th fl John E Brownlee Building, 10635 - 97 Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 3W7. Fax: (780) 644-1395. It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) -
It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check
for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.
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