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BC Public Service

SPO 24R - Probation Officer (Growth)

Posted 2 days ago

Job Description

Posting Title
SPO 24R - Probation Officer (Growth)

Position Classification
Social Program Officer R24

Union
GEU

Work Options
Hybrid

Location
Quesnel, BC V2J 6W6 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
Level 1 (Growth): $71, 771.66 annually; Level 2 (Growth): $73, 886.72 annually; Full Working Level: $78, 328.69 - $89, 268.45 annually which includes a 1 Grid Temporary Market Adjustment*

Close Date
7/24/2024

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Public Safety & Sol General

Ministry Branch / Division
Corrections Branch / Community Corrections

Job Summary

Apply your expertise and passion for innovation to this rewarding career opportunity!

As a part of BC Corrections , the Community Corrections Division is responsible for the supervision and support of approximately 18,000 people subject to community supervision orders. We are an organization of change leaders, where all staff support our clients to make pro-social choices and achieve better outcomes for themselves and those around them. Our staff believe everyone has the capacity to make positive changes in their lives.

Community Corrections staff report a high degree of job satisfaction and value community safety, teamwork and working in collaboration with their peers, supervisors and community and justice partners.

Probation officer positions are in all community corrections locations. For more information about opportunities in a specific location, please contact the local manager. Please see the job description below for a comprehensive list of accountabilities, requirements, and competencies for the probation officer position.

This is an excellent opportunity for a dedicated Adult Probation Officer who is looking to be a part of a diverse team.

Job Requirements:

• A bachelor's degree (120 credits) from a Canadian designated educational institution;OR,
• Completion of a two-year diploma and 3 years of full-time related experience (or equivalent) working with people with complex social, health, or legal needs;OR,
• Sixty (60) credits of post-secondary education towards a diploma and 3 years of full-time related experience (or equivalent) working with people with complex social, health, or legal needs.
• Successful completion of the Adult Probation Officer pre-requisite course (CORR1000). Exemptions can be found in the Job Profile.
• A valid Class 5 B.C. driver's license without restrictions or an equivalent Canadian driver's license is required. A valid BC Class 7 may be considered.
• If post-secondary education was obtained outside of Canada, you need to confirm it has been assessed for equivalency through the International Credential Evaluation Services . You must provide a for a Comprehensive Report by the closing date of this posting to be considered.
• If post-secondary education was instructed in a language other than English, applicants are required to provide proof of English language proficiency. More details on this can be found in the Job Profile.

Proviso / Willingness Statement:

• Willing to work with adult clients who may have multiple legal, health, social, and/or mental health challenges and/or clients who have committed or alleged to have committed criminal acts including intimate partner violence or sexually motivated offences.
• Successful applicants will be required to submit to a driver's abstract review for the last five-year period.
• Successful applicants will be required to participate in and successfully complete the position's training requirements.
• Part-time employees may require adjustments to hours of work while on basic training.
• Overnight travel to remote locations and working outside typical work hours may be required.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Crystal.Brereton@gov.bc.ca .

About this Position:
This is to establish an eligibility list for future temporary and permanent vacancies in the Quesnel Office, with a potential start date of January 2025.
This position may be eligible to work remotely up to 1 day per week subject to an approved telework agreement.
Relocation assistance may be reimbursed as applicable.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.
Please refer to MyHR for more information on Temporary Market Adjustments .

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 IndigenousApplicants@gov.bc.ca 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: YESA resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES(mandatory) - 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), and description of your relevant experience. The questionnaire will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

IMPORTANT Additional Requirement:
In addition to applying online,you must email verification of the position requirements below to Crystal.Brereton@gov.bc.ca by the closing date.Failure to do so may result in you not moving forward in the selection process.Candidates currently employed as a probation officer with Community Corrections are not required to submit this documentation.
1. A copy of post secondary degree or diploma.
• An official transcript may also be required
• A Comprehensive Report from the International Credential Evaluation Services if required.
• Verification of English language proficiency test if required.
2. A scanned copy of your valid B.C./Canadian driver's license indicating class.
3. Confirmation of completion of the JIBC pre-requisite course CORR 1000 unless an exemption applies.
4. Scanned screenshot from a typing test confirming your ability to type 30 WPM.
5. If required, your post secondary education Comprehensive Report verification and/ or provide proof of language proficiency as described in the Job Profile.

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 BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca , 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.
Additionally, successful candidates must submit to and successfully pass fingerprint screening by RCMP or municipal police and JUSTIN and CORNET provincial database checks.
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

About BC Public Service

Industry

Government

Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-16

Current Openings

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