Overview

Government of Alberta Youth Worker Full Time in Edmonton, AB

Government of Alberta

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Position:
Youth Worker
Location:
Edmonton, AB

Two year diploma in a related field plus 2 years related experience; Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and provide their own transportation….

The Edmonton Young Offender Centre is searching for a motivated individual and positive role model with cultural and community awareness for a permanent Correctional Service Worker positon.

As a Correctional Service Worker (CSW), you will use your influence with young offenders to motivate and encourage long-term behavior change, prepare offenders for return to society and promote the use of services and programs. You will also be responsible for case management, behavior management, active and passive recreational and life skills programming, and security. This opportunity will appeal to individuals who enjoy a challenging work environment and are looking for a chance to demonstrate their well-developed leadership and interpersonal skills.

Exceptional interpersonal skills are essential in establishing and maintaining positive relationships with youths, staff, and the public. Due to the sensitive nature of the information in this work environment, your ability to maintain confidentiality and use appropriate discretion is essential. You will also influence and encourage positive behavior in this environment through your well-developed leadership and communication skills.

Qualifications

Correctional Service Worker 1: University graduation in a related field is required; or equivalent as described below:

* Two year diploma in a related field plus 2 years related experience; OR
* Completion of the in-service Criminal Justice Certificate plus 3 years related experience (applicable only to employees who have completed the certificate prior to it being discontinued on December 31, 2017).

Correctional Service Worker 2: University graduation in a related field plus at least 2 years related experience is
required; or equivalent as described below:

* Two year diploma in a related field plus 4 years related experience; OR
* Completion of the in-service Criminal Justice Certificate plus 5 years related experience (applicable only to employees who have completed the certificate prior to it being discontinued on December 31, 2017).

Please provide graduation date for degree or diploma. Related experience working with young offenders and/or casework management is preferred, as well as experience in a Corrections setting. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and provide their own transportation.

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.

Salary

$2,238.40 – $3,150.83 BI-WEEKLY

Notes

In your resume, please include dates (including months and years) associated with all education and work experience. Also, please indicate whether your work experience is casual, part-time or full-time.
For example: January 2006 – June 2009: Youth Worker (PT three 8 hrs shifts/week).

To learn more about the requirements of the job, click here: https://www.solgps.alberta.ca/careers/correctional_service_worker/Pages/default.aspx

If your resume is given consideration for the Correctional Service Worker opportunity, you will be contacted via e-mail to complete the medical and physical assessment stage of the recruitment process. Please note medical consent from a physician is required to participate in the COPAT.

You must be physically and medically fit and have successfully completed the branch sanctioned C.O.P.A.T (Correctional Officer Physical Abilities Test). Selected candidates will be contacted by Human Resources to complete the physical test prior to be considered for an interview. For more information of the physical test, please watch the example video by clicking here.

Upon successful completion of the COPAT testing, copies of the following documents will also be required for submission. Interviews will not be considered until this information is received by Human Resources.

1) Valid Standard First Aid and CPR Level-C Certification
2) Current Driver’s Abstract
3) Current Criminal Records Check – Including Vulnerable Sector Search

For out-of-province applicants, the documents requested above can be obtained from the province you reside in. Documents will
be accepted within six months from the date the information was issued.

No public transportation is available to the centre. This job opening may be used to fill current and future vacancies across 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.

YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS AND JOB ID 1047698 MUST BE INCLUDED IN YOUR APPLICATION.

Tetyana Adamyk, Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, Human Resource Services, 9th Floor John E. Brownlee Building, 10365 – 97 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3W7.

Closing Statement

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only the most suitable candidate(s) will be selected from this competition. 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.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2018-03-16
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