Correctional Peace Officer
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July 4, 2014
Correctional Peace Officer 1-2
Justice and Solicitor General
Do you believe in creating an environment of respect and integrity, being accountable for your actions and contributing to the excellence of the public service?
The Edmonton Young Offender Centre is searching for motivated individuals who are hard-working, self-motivated and have a proven background in corrections for wage (casual/on-call) Correctional Peace Officers.
As a Correctional Peace Officer, you will ensure security and good order of the facility. You will perform a variety of security functions to ensure the safe care, custody and control of young offenders, as well as the safety of staff and the public. This involves monitoring and controlling offender movement, conducting patrols of the physical plant, supervising young offenders and maintaining accurate logbooks and young offender records.
Exceptional interpersonal skills are essential in establishing and maintaining positive relationships with youths, staff, and the public. You will also influence and encourage positive behavior in this environment through your well-developed communication and leadership skills. Knowledge of behavioral management strategies and the ability to maintain a high level of professionalism will contribute to your success in this role.
High School diploma plus two years of related experience or a directly related post secondary diploma or degree. Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with young offenders. Equivalencies considered.
$24.20 - $33.02 per hour
Interested candidates must be available for a variety of shifts (days, afternoons and midnights) including weekends and holidays. As a wage opportunity (casual/on-call) we are not able to guarantee the number of hours you will work. Interview and relocation expenses are not available.
You must be physically and medically fit and have successfully completed the P.A.R.E or the branch sanctioned C.O.P.A.T (Correctional Officer Physical Aptitude Test). The branch sanctioned C.O.P.A.T is scheduled for June 30, 2014 at 6:00pm. Please contact Annie.Marcus@gov.ab.ca to book your spot.
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 & Valid Dirver's license; 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.
Final applicants will also be required to complete a child welfare check as part of the selection 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 Annie Marcus, Alberta Justice and 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.
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.
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