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BC Public Service

BAND 3 - Assistant Deputy Warden

Chilliwack, BC
Full Time
3 days ago
77,700 to 110,000 per year
Posting Title

BAND 3 - Assistant Deputy Warden

Position Classification

Band 3




Chilliwack, BC V4Z 1A7 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Maple Ridge, BC V4R 2S1 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nanaimo, BC V9T 6L8 CA
Oliver, BC V0H 1T2 CA
Port Coquitlam, BC V3C 4W6 CA
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Surrey, BC V4P 1M5 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA

Salary Range

$77,700.20 - $110,000.05 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Public Safety & Sol General

Ministry Branch / Division

BC Corrections/Adult Custody Division

Job Summary

Assistant Deputy Warden
Management Band 3

Currently there is one position available.
This position is excluded from union membership.
An eligibility list for future temporary and/or permanent positions may be established.

The position may be located within a geographical location close to a BC Correctional Centre and may rotate into a correctional center:
  • Alouette Correctional Centre for Women
  • Ford Mountain Correctional Centre
  • Fraser Regional Correctional Centre
  • Kamloops Regional Correctional Centre
  • Nanaimo Correctional Centre
  • North Fraser Pretrial Centre
  • Okanagan Correctional Centre
  • Prince George Regional Correctional Centre
  • Surrey Pretrial Services Centre
  • Vancouver Island Regional Correctional Centre

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

Be part of the Leadership team at the Adult Custody divisional headquarters. The Division's goal is to maintain and enhance public safety with a vision to - Inspire Excellence, Change Lives

BC Corrections plays a leading role in the criminal justice system by protecting the community through offender management and control. BC Corrections manages community work service and supports offenders to make positive changes in their behaviour and attitudes. Adult Custody is one of four divisions of BC Corrections and is responsible for the care of approximately 2,800 male and female inmates. Adult Custody provides custodial supervision for adults sentenced to incarceration and those remanded to custody. It provides core programs and additional services which balance risks and needs; ensures linkage with Community Corrections based on common core programming and integrated case management; communicates with stakeholders and participates as a pro-active partner in the criminal justice system.

The Leadership team at the Adult Custody divisional headquarters develop and effectively manage operational, program, offender management, human resources, fiscal and capital strategic plans that direct the operations of all adult custody correctional centres and the division as a whole. These strategies are developed and implemented to ensure that Ministry service plan objectives are met.

The Assistant Deputy Warden (ADW) provides expert advice, guidance, and recommendations to the senior managers on strategic issues and challenges, and recommends revised approaches. The ADW participates in the direction, development, evaluation, and integration of a variety of programs and services designed to promote and support Adult Custody initiatives and major provincial projects.

The position has a peace officer designation and as such is held to a higher standard of conduct, both on and off duty, by the employer, the public, and the courts.

Thereis currently one position available in the following area:

• Quality Management

Positions in this evolving area within BC Corrections will be responsible for implementing a quality management process to support correctional center staff, individuals in custody, and to strengthen policy consistency and compliance province wide. This portfolio may entail additional responsibilities regarding use of force reviews, a variety of internal reviews and other supportive functions the centres may require.

The position may be located within a geographical location close to a BC Correctional Centre. Travel is a requirement of the position.

For more information about BC Corrections and our Correctional Centres please go to our BC Corrections Career Opportunity Page.

We offer extensive training, growth and development opportunities; a competitive salary and benefits package; a pension plan that ranks among the best; and offer a balance between work and life commitments. We are committed to continuing to be an employer of choice and providing a professional environment where ideas work.

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 information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia ( .

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job description. For specific position related enquiries, please contact . 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. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:

In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

• Experience in adult correctional environment or several years of related experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Related university degree or diploma preferred
• Supervisory experience preferred
• Experience with computer systems and software - Outlook email, internet, Word, Excel, Adobe

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Descriptionlocated in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

A Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) and Enhanced Security Screening will be required.


Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: 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. A resume is required as part of your application, however, itmay notbe used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

Job Category

Correctional Services, Leadership and Management
Maintenance and Technicians