Adult Probation Officer (Growth)
Social Program Officer R24
An eligibility list may be established.
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 behavior.
If you are a dedicated individual seeking a challenging and fulfilling role this maybe an exciting opportunity for you. As an Adult Probation Officer, you are responsible for a broad range of duties that include working with diverse community partners delivering numerous services within the community, ensuring that a multi-disciplinary approach is applied in complex cases and balanced with the maintenance of community safety. Working both independently and as a part of a collaborative team, you assess, manage and supervise adult clients subject to community supervision, assist the Court in determining appropriate dispositions, respond to client needs through the application of risk assessment and case management (including core programming) and act as a community resource. You must be willing to participate in the supervision of clients convicted of sexual offenses and domestic assault.
This is an excellent opportunity for a dedicated Adult Probation Officer who is looking to be a part of a diverse team.
Overnight travel to remote locations and working outside typical work hours may be required and a valid BC driver’s license is required..
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.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Heather.Canuel@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.
Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific 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:
- Bachelor’s Degree (4 years; 120 credits) from a recognized Canadian Institution
- 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
- Computer and keyboard skills (minimum 30 wpm)
Applicants must review the attached Adult Probation Officer Applicant Information package prior to applying. This package provides detailed instructions on applying, 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 must scan and email the required pre-requisites and educational requirements to Heather.Canuel@gov.bc.ca by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in you not moving forward in the selection process.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Application Package/Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
Successful candidates must submit to and successfully pass a criminal record check and fingerprint screening 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.
NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
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.
YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.