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BC Public Service

INS CR 18R - Correctional Instructor, Horticulture

Posted 2 days ago

Job Details



dollar sign71,771 to 81,685 per year

Job Description

Posting Title
INS CR 18R - Correctional Instructor, Horticulture

Position Classification
Instructor (Corrections) R18


Work Options

Nanaimo, BC V9T 6L8 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$71,771.67 - $81,685.86 annually which includes a 4 Grid Temporary Market Adjustment*

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Public Safety & Sol General

Ministry Branch / Division
BC Corrections/ Adult Custody

Job Summary

Make a difference in this rewarding career opportunity

BC Corrections helps keep British Columbians safe by managing adults who are in custody or under community supervision. As corrections professionals, we provide safe and secure custody of adults in our care and deliver programs that promote public safety and reduce reoffending.

The Correctional Instructor, Horticulture, trains and supervises residents and staff in the technical aspects of horticulture and the safe use of all equipment, manages the landscaping needs at NCC by assessing, directing and managing a work crew while ensuring safety and security measures are maintained. The Correctional Instructor, Horticulture, will be required to develop meaningful community relationships inclusive of providing certification opportunities and skills-based training assisting residents in attaining gainful employment. This position may be required to work closely and partner with other Instructors at NCC in development of short and longer term projects.

Job Requirements:
  • Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • English 12 with a final grade of 70% or equivalent.
  • Experience in the use and repair of tools and equipment relevant to the program being instructed.
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver's License.
  • Valid Occupational First Aid (OFA 1) as endorsed by WorkSafe BC.

Preference may be given to applicants with:
  • Two (2) years experience as a Correctional Officer or equivalent.
  • Experience in instructing adult learners and organizing the work of others.
  • Experience in an industrial or vocational setting.
  • Experience with computer and communication technology.
  • WHMIS certified.
  • ValidClass 4 BC Driver's License.

Please see the attached job profile for a full list of provisos and working conditions.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
This position has full time on-site requirements.
This position is based out of the location listed above.
An eligibility list may be established to fill both current and/or future permanent vacancies.
Please refer to MyHR for more information on Temporary Market Adjustments .
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.

Working for the BC Public Service:
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.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact or 778-405-3452.

The BC Public Service is an award-winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer .

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

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

Resume: YES- A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES- You will need to complete a comprehensive questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. 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 how you obtained your relevant experience. The questionnaire will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

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

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 Profile located at the bottom of the posting.

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

Job Category
Correctional Services

About BC Public Service



Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-22

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