Social Program Officer

Correctional Service Canada - Port-Cartier, QC (il y a 30+ jours)

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Correctional Service Canada
Port-Cartier (Québec)
$57,587 to $74,746

For further information on the organization, please visit Correctional Service Canada

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Closing date: 2 March 2020 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: PORT CARTIER: Persons residing or employed in Port-Cartier, Quebec and within a 600 km radius of Port-Cartier, Quebec.

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Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

  • NOTE: It is the responsibility of the candidate to clearly outline how they meet each of the screening criteria (i.e. Education and Experience Qualifications, both Essential and Assets) by RESPONDING TO THE SCREENING QUESTIONS IN THE ONLINE APPLICATION. Please note that it is not sufficient to only state that the requirement is met or to provide a listing of current responsibilities, rather the candidate must provide concrete examples that illustrate how they meet the requirement. Lack of EXAMPLES and DETAILS may result in your application being rejected.
Work environment

Correctional Service of Canada is seeking interest from persons looking for an exciting and rewarding career as a Social Program Officer in a maximum security institution.

Social Program Officers plan, coordinate and facilitate activities relevant to social, cultural, recreational, arts and crafts and personal programs for offenders held in a federal correctional facility for one or more offender populations.

Evaluate participants and existing programs. Perform institutional security duties by conducting daily security checks and maintaining the security of assigned areas.

For further information on the department, work environment and careers at CSC, please visit our website at

Intent of the process

The immediate intention of this process is to staff permanent positions with a bilingual imperative level BBB/BBB language profile. A pool of candidates will be created following this process and will be used to fill similar positions of indeterminated or determined duration with a bilingual imperative level BBB/BBB or French essential linguistic profile.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

A secondary school diploma, or a satisfactory score on the Public Service Commission test approved as an alternative to a secondary school diploma, or a successful completion of a provincially/territorially approved secondary school equivalency test.

Degree equivalency

Experience in organizing and/or monitoring social programs, including social, recreational or leisure activities.

Experience in intervening with and/or supporting individuals who are working on changing their behaviour.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

Diploma (College or University) from a recognized post-secondary institution in Sports, Recreation, Leisure Activities, Social Sciences or any other area relevant to the duties.

Degree equivalency

Experience in recruiting volunteers and facilitating volunteer run activities.

Experience in the delivery of programs that prepare offenders for reintegration into the community.

Experience working in a correctional environment.

Experience working with Indigenous organizations or communities.

Experience working with Ethno-cultural (not including Indigenous) organizations or communities.

Experience working with individuals with mental health needs.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Various language requirements
French Essential
Bilingual Imperative level BBB/BBB

Information on language requirements

Knowledge of the Correctional Service of Canada’s Mission, priorities, and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act/Regulations.

Knowledge of reintegration programs and related policies.

Ability to plan, facilitate, and evaluate the impact of social programs including social, recreational or leisure activities.

Ability to establish partnerships with community organizations.

Ability to provide leadership to volunteers and offender groups.

Ability to motivate, positively influence, and assist offenders.

Ability to communicate effectively orally.

Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

Sensitivity to Diversity
Values & Ethics

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Candidate must obtain and maintain a valid Standard First Aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) 'Level C' with automated external defibrillator (AED) certificate from a qualified provider.

Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women

Information on employment equity

Operational Requirements:
Employees must work shifts, variable hours, weekends, and statutory holidays.

Employees may be required to work overtime.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance - Possession of a valid unrestricted driver's licence that conforms to provincial or territorial requirement may be applicable to some positions.

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

Reference checks may be sought.

An interview may be administered.

A test may be administered.

You must provide proof of your education credentials.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language(s) of their choice.

Candidates must clearly demonstrate how they meet the essential education and experience qualifications listed by answering the screening questions.
For each of the screening questions, provide clear and concrete examples and details of where, when and how you obtained the experience. For example, for each experience requirement, you must list where you gained the experience, your title at the time, a description of the tasks you performed relevant to the experience qualification, and your

As a possible secondary source to validate your experience, provide an up-to-date
résumé that clearly outlines your education and experience.

Failure to provide the above information may result in your application being rejected
from the process.

Communications concerning this process will be sent via email or the Public Service
Resourcing System. It is your responsibility to ensure accurate contact information is
provided and updated as required.


Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.