Overview

Government of Alberta Probation Officer Full Time in Calgary, AB

Government of Alberta

Branch Calgary AB CA

Position:
Probation Officer
Location:
Calgary, AB

We are currently looking to fill a temporary vacancy within Community Corrections Offices in Calgary. Using your advanced interpersonal and communication skills…

Do you thrive in a challenging and dynamic work environment? Are you interested in playing an active role in offender rehabilitation and community safety? If so, you would excel in this Probation Officer position. We are currently looking to fill a temporary vacancy within Community Corrections Offices in Calgary. This position will be split, working 50% from the Calgary North Office, and 50% as may be operationally required within other Calgary Community Corrections offices.

Under the direction of a Senior Probation Officer/Manager, you will be responsible for delivering a broad range of community corrections programs and services to adult offenders. You will ensure compliance with community based supervision orders issued by the courts. Applying Risk Needs Responsivity (RNR) principles, you will work with clients and develop creative case plan goals which aim to reduce recidivism.

Using your advanced interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) you will conduct investigations, prepare reports, and attend court as required. You will build and maintain positive relationships with community stakeholders and promote the image of community corrections. This position will require superior time management skills to effectively complete case management activities.

Qualifications

Directly related university degree or diploma or in-service Criminal Justice Certificate is required. Preference will be given to those with multiple years of recent correctional casework experience as well as to those with a background in Community Corrections and/or case management. Equivalencies may be considered.

It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) – http://eae.alberta.ca/labour-and-immigration/overview-of-immigration/international-qualifications-assessment-service.aspx. It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.

Salary

$2,238.40 – $3,150.83 bi-weekly

Notes

Proof of a valid Alberta Driver’s License is required and final candidates will be required to undergo a security screening. Pending approval, this job opening may be used to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies within the Government of Alberta.

How to Apply

Please submit your application on-line by clicking on the button “APPLY NOW” below. Applicants can track competition status on-line. Only one file can be uploaded. Please ensure your cover letter; resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition. YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS AND JOB ID 1041411 MUST BE INCLUDED IN YOUR APPLICATION. If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, to: Jennifer Montes, Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, 2640 AMEC Place, 801 – 6 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB, T2P 3W2. Fax: 403-355-4747.

It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) – http://work.alberta.ca/immigration/international-qualifications-assessment-service.html
It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.

Closing Statement

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. Open competitions are available to the general public and current Alberta public service employees. You must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or eligible to work in Canada. If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Jennifer Montes at phone: 403-355-4740.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-03-31
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