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Correctional Officer Applicant Inventory

Correctional Officer Applicant Inventory

Expiry Date: 
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 9am
Job Type: 
Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General
Public Works & Services
BC Public Service
Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General
Multiple Locations
Correctional Officer Applicant Inventory

Be a Role Model, Be a Peace Officer - Join BC Corrections

Salary $44,389.12 - $61,096.97 annually, plus a Temporary Market Adjustment ($42,059.60 annually for new recruits during the 33 days training program)

Multiple full-time positions available at Correctional Centres located in the Lower Mainland, Kamloops, Oliver, Prince George, Victoria and Nanaimo.

This posting is to establish a pre-qualified pool of applicants (applicant inventory). Applicant inventories are used to streamline the recruitment experience. They are designed so applicants can be considered for multiple Correctional Officer opportunities within BC Corrections.

Adult Custody Division, BC Corrections
BC Corrections plays a leading role in British Columbia’s criminal justice system by protecting the community through offender management and control. Corrections Branch manages community work service and supports offenders to make positive changes in their behaviour and attitudes.

Role of a Correctional officer
As a Correctional Officer, you will rotate through various posts and departments. With leadership from department supervisors, you will be responsible for maintaining security, safety, good order, discipline and care of adult inmates by providing orientation, direction, guidance and programming. The focus is on engaging inmates in a pro-social environment that provides maximum opportunity for change in a setting that is productive and supportive and where they are treated in a respectful, fair and equitable manner.
For more information about BC Corrections, our Correctional Centres and the application process, please go to our BC Corrections Career Opportunity Page, and/or attend one of our upcoming information sessions.

Qualifications & Experience: 
Qualifications for this role include:
• 19 years of age or older
• Valid BC Driver's license (minimum class 5), or equivalent from another province
• Legally entitled to work in Canada (you must be legally permitted to work in Canada at the time you apply for a position either through citizenship or permanent residency)
• Valid Occupational 1st Aid (OFA 1). (You must have your certification prior to participating in the COPAT/REACT tests. Standard First Aid will NOT be accepted.
• Valid CPR C certificate, including AED is also required for positions at Alouette Correctional Centre for Women)
• Grade 12 or equivalent
• Grade 12 English with a final grade of 70% or equivalent

How to apply: 
To learn more, including how to apply online by June 23, 2019, please go to: