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BC Public Service

SPO 24R - Adult Probation Officer (Growth)

Full Time
3 days ago
Posting Title
SPO 24R - Adult Probation Officer (Growth)

Position Classification
Social Program Officer R24


Work Options

Williams Lake, BC V2G 5M1 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
Level 1 (growth) starts at $65,844.70 annually; Level 2 (growth) starts at $67,728.87 annually; Level 3 (growth) starts at $69,681.13 annually; Level 4 (growth) starts at $71,734.62 annually; Full working level: $73,855.42 - $84,134.34 annually plus 1 Grid Temporary Market Adjustment for FWL

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Public Safety & Sol General

Ministry Branch / Division
Community Corrections

Job Summary

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.

Job Requirements:
  • 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)

IMPORTANT: 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 by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in you not moving forward in the selection process.
  • Transcript from your university degree and a copy of degree***
  • A scanned copy of your valid B.C. driver's license indicating class
  • Confirmation of completion of the JIBC pre-requisite course CORR 1000
  • Scanned screenshot from a typing test confirming your ability to type 30 WPM

***If you have a degree from outside of Canada or if your degree was taken in a language other than English, please refer to the additional requirements in the job profile.

Note: Applicants currently working as an Adult Probation Officer in B.C. do not have to submit the pre-requisites.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:

This posting is to establish an eligibility list to fill both current and/or future permanent and/or temporary vacancies.

There is currently a temporary opportunity available until April 30, 2024, this temporary opportunity may become permanent.

This position has full time on-site requirements.

Overnight travel to remote locations and working outside typical work hours may be required and a valid BC driver's license is required.

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 BC Public Service offers a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits, including one of the best pension plans available, and a variety of opportunities for career learning and development. To learn more, watch Working For The BC Public Service . In addition, the BC Public Service is an award winning employer in British Columbia, including such accolades as being one of BC's Top Employers for 2022, one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2022 and one of Canada's Top Family-Friendly Employers in 2022.

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.

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: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.

Questionnaire: YES - You will need to complete a basic questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

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:

Successful candidates must submit to and successfully pass a criminal record check and fingerprint screening by RCMP or municipal police, a Enhanced Security Screening, JUSTIN and CORNET provincial database checks and a driving record. New criminal record checks will be conducted periodically and at least every five years.

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, Social Services
Maintenance and Technicians