Correctional Peace Officer
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September 29, 2013
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Justice and Solicitor General
Do you want to work in an environment where you can truly make a difference? We offer a secure career in government with opportunities for advancement. The Peace River Correctional Centre is offering permanent full-time Correctional Peace Officer opportunities.
The town of Peace River offers great atmosphere to raise a family and enjoy outdoor activities such as camping, hunting and fishing. If you are looking for a good work-life balance, come to Peace River and join our team!
As a Correctional Peace Officer, you will perform a variety of security functions to ensure the safe care, custody and control of inmates as well as the safety of staff and the public. In this busy correctional environment, you will monitor inmate movement and manage inmate behaviour, conduct counts of inmates, complete searches of inmates and the centre and complete all administrative duties including logbook entries and reports. You will use your well-developed interpersonal skills and professionalism to establish and maintain positive relations with inmates, staff and the public. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate their leadership, conflict management, problem-solving and communication skills.
This competition may be used to fill future vacancies.
High School diploma (or equivalent) plus a minimum of two years related education or experience. Equivalencies considered.
$1,875.83 - $2,559.60 biweekly
In your resume, please include specific dates (including months and years) associated with all education and work experience. Also, please indicate whether your work experience is casual, part-time or full-time.
For example: January 2006 - June 2009: Loss Prevention Officer (PT three 8 hrs shifts/week)
In addition to providing your resume, copies of the following documents must also be submitted. Interviews will not be considered until this information is received by Human Resources:
1) Valid Standard First Aid and CPR Level - C Certification;
2) Current Driver's Abstract; and
3) Current Criminal Records Check.
For out-of-province applicants, the documents requested above can be obtained from the province you reside in. Documents will be accepted within six months from the date the information was issued.
If your resume is given consideration for the Correctional Peace Officer position, you will be contacted via e-mail to complete the medical and physical assessment stage of the recruitment process.
How to Apply
Online applications are preferred. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Kayla Wells, Alberta Justice & Solicitor General, 9th Floor, Brownlee Building, 10365 - 97 Street, AB, T5J 3W7. Fax: (780) 644-1395. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application.
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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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