Overview

Manitoba Government Sheriff’s Officer Full Time in Thompson, MB

Manitoba Government

Branch Thompson MB CA

Position:
Sheriff’s Officer
Location:
Thompson, MB

Testing in Thompson will take place at 7:00 pm at the Thompson Court Office located at 59 Elizabeth Drive….

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.

A satisfactory security check, Criminal Record Check, Adult Abuse Registry Check, and Child Abuse Registry Check are conditions of employment. Ability to travel within Manitoba (including in small planes) is required. The ability to work extended and flexible hours including short notice call ins is required.

Applicants are encouraged to provide an email address if available.

As part of the screening/selection process, all candidates must attend one testing session scheduled for June 29, 2015 in Thompson OR in Winnipeg to assess suitability, judgement, decision making and problem solving. You are required to attend one of the locations for the testing listed below. Note that all testing locations are for employment as a part-time term Sheriff’s Officer position located at the Thompson Sheriff Services Unit. Please ensure you indicate which testing location you plan on attending in the subject line or in the body of your email or covering letter.

Testing in Thompson will take place at 7:00 pm at the Thompson Court Office located at 59 Elizabeth Drive.

Testing in Winnipeg will take place at 6:00 pm at the Woodsworth Building located at 405 Broadway Avenue in the cafeteria on the main floor.

Based on satisfactory test results, candidates applying to the competition will be invited for an interview the week of July 6, 2015.

For selected candidates, a mandatory unpaid training program of approximately 3 weeks (full days Monday to Friday) is required which will take place in Thompson starting the week of August 17, 2015. Following successful completion of the training program, candidates will be hired as part-time term Sheriff’s Officers. Regular full-time positions are then subsequently filled with part-time term employees.

Conditions of employment:
A Criminal Record Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check are mandatory and must be obtained prior to the commencement of Sheriff’s Officer Training. Applicants who have a criminal record will not be precluded from the remainder of the competition process, however, may be required to provide a hard copy (Transcript of Convictions) of their criminal record to Human Resource Services. All successful applicants will be subject to a background security clearance check prior to employment. A satisfactory medical fitness report must also be completed prior to the commencement of training the week of August 17, 2015. Also, a Full Class 4 Driver’s License (4F), satisfactory Driver’s Abstract, First Aid and CPR (level C) certificates will be required prior to being offered employment.

Qualifications:
Essential:
Effective interpersonal skills.

Strong commitment to teamwork.

Excellent verbal communication skills.

Excellent written communication skills including report writing abilities.

Strong organizational skills.

Proven problem solving, decision making and sound judgement skills.

Ability to work under minimal supervision including handling stress and the unexpected effectively and responsibly.

Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals involved in the Justice system.

Desired:
Related education, training or experience in law enforcement or a similar field.

General knowledge of the Court system, related processes and procedures.

Testing:
Please be present at least 15 minutes prior to the start time for registration. You will be required to provide a photocopy of both parts and both sides (if you have a 1 piece licence) of a Full Class 5 driver’s licence (5F). Applicants who do not have a Full Class 5 driver’s license (5F) or fail to provide a photocopy of their driver’s license will not be eligible to participate in the testing process. Class 5 Intermediate (5I) or Learner’s licences (5L) will not be accepted . It is preferable if you can provide a photo copy of a valid Class 4 driver’s licence.

Interview:
A satisfactory Driver’s Abstract, a photocopy of a Criminal Record Check, Adult Abuse Registry Check and Child Abuse Registry Check are mandatory and must be provided (or proof of request provided i.e. receipt) at the time of your interview. Applicants who have a criminal record will not be precluded from the remainder of the competition process, however, may be required to provide a hard copy (Transcript of Convictions) of their criminal record to Human Resource Services should the results indicate that there may or may not be a criminal record. All successful applicants will be subject to a background security clearance check prior to employment.

Sheriff’s Officer Training:
A medical fitness report will be required prior to the commencement of Sheriff’s Officer Training. A Full Class 4 Driver’s License (4F), First Aid and CPR (level C) certificates are to be provided prior to the completion of training and before an offer of employment can be made.

Duties:
Responsible for escorting, guarding, transporting and maintaining control of persons in custody. Maintains order, security and decorum in all courts as required. Assists in the enforcement of Writs and court orders, including seizures and evictions, delivers various court documents and apprehends persons under bench warrants. More details of the duties for the Sheriff’s Officer position will be provided during the testing sessions.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Thompson, MB, CA
Posted on: 2015-05-22
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