SPO 24R (Growth) - Youth Probation Officer
Social Program Officer R24
Prince Rupert, BC V8J 4M8 CA (Primary)
$61,681.11 - $78,814.47 (Growth) annually, plus $40.42 bi-weekly Isolation Allowance
Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development
Ministry Branch / Division
Service Delivery, SDA 41 - Northwest
Job Summary Youth Probation OfficerSocial Program Officer 24 (Growth)
Amendment (November 21, 2022): The salary has been amended to reflect the 19th BCGEU Main Agreement.
An eligibility list may be established.
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 .IMPORTANT NOTICE TO APPLICANTS
This location is currently eligible for a retention incentive which is available to all regular permanent Social Program Officers residing in Hard to Recruit (HTR) designated communities across the province. In addition to the re-imbursement of relocation costs (where applicable), the incentive program provides the following:
- Up to a maximum of $6,000 annual lump sum payment to regular permanent full-time Social Program Officers in the SPO R18 to SPO R30 classifications* OR
- Up to a maximum of $3,000 annual lump sum payment to regular permanent full-time Social Program Officers placed in the SPO Growth Series (SPO Growth to SPO R24 classifications)**
*Full payment of the incentive is based on regular eligible classifications (SPO R18 to SPO R30) working in an approved location for the full fiscal year (April 1 to March 31). A pro-rated incentive payment may be provided to candidates who work a partial year and/or part-time hours.
**Full payment of the incentive is based on regular eligible classifications (SPO Growth Series) working in an approved location for the full fiscal year (April 1 to March 31). A pro-rated incentive payment may be provided to candidates who work a partial year and/or part-time hours.Consider a rewarding career opportunity as a Youth Probation Officer!
Youth Probation Officers with the Ministry of Children and Family Development, work on multi-disciplinary teams, delivering community youth justice services to every community throughout British Columbia. With a strong sense of collaboration, advocacy/accountability and leadership, and the commitment to affect real change, you provide services with graduated levels of intervention, supervision, and control of young persons. These services are provided collaboratively and in conjunction with the principles of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
Additionally, as a Youth Probation Officer you will assist the court by conducting investigations and assuming case management responsibilities. Working collaboratively with a variety of professionals, including justice system staff, you strive to meet the needs of youth and reduce the risk of re-offending behaviour by promoting programs aimed at the prevention of youth crime. You will act as an advocate for young offenders, assisting them to accept responsibility for their actions, and arranging resources and programs. If you are a dedicated social services professional interested in a vital role that helps youth in our communities, we look forward to your application.If you have a passion for supporting children, youth and families and this position interests you, we encourage your application!
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 .
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 (gov.bc.ca)
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Clayton.Gull@gov.bc.ca DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.
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Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.JOB REQUIREMENTS:To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
*Human Services field includes:
- Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, OR Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services field or equivalent.
- NOTE:If your degree was obtained outside of Canada, you need to confirm it has been assessed for equivalency through the International Credential Evaluation Services ( ICES ). You must provide a basic report by the closing date of this posting to be considered.
Psychology, Sociology, Criminology, Anthropology, Social Work, Early Childhood Education, Indigenous Studies, Education, Theology or Nursing.Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
- Six (6) months or more job specific experience (Experience gained working as either as an Adult Probation Officer or a Fully Delegated Youth Probation Officer in a Canadian Jurisdiction).
- Recent experience in justice, educational or social service setting that involves supervision, counselling or conflict resolution.
- Applicants who self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit with the required combination of education and experience.
Please refer to the Job Profile located in the additional information section at the bottom of the posting for:
- Applicants may be considered who have not yet graduated but have completed all required courses and are able to provide a letter from their educational institution confirming completion of degree requirements.
- Must possess and maintain a valid Class 5 BC Driver's License with no restriction or equivalent (i.e. from another Canadian Province).
- A Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) will be required.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:Cover Letter: NO
- Salary placement based on education and experience.
- Definition of job specific experience.
- Willingness/proviso statements.
- Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies.
- 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 be required to answer a standard questionnaire.
Community and Social Services