PB3 Probation Officer 3

  • Regular/full-time
  • Manitoba Justice Community Corrections, Community Safety Nelson House, MB
  • Advertisement Number: 37081
  • Salary(s): PB3 $56,002.00 – $77,695.00 per year Plus Remoteness Allowance, if applicable.
  • Closing Date: March 5, 2021

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

This is a preference competition. All applicants are encouraged to apply, however first consideration for this competition will be given to Indigenous people. Applicants are requested to self-declare at the time of application.

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

Preference will also be given to those living in Nelson House, Manitoba.

This competition may be used to appoint successful candidate (s) to current and future full-time, part-time, term, acting or regular appointments, subject to staffing approval.
As the largest division of the Department of Justice, Community Safety contributes to the protection of society by administering sentences imposed by the courts, the humane care, control and reintegration of inmates and youth offenders into society, working with community agencies, government departments and other levels of government to support crime prevention, intervention and programs to reduce recidivism. In order to manage inmates and youth offenders with the appropriate degree of control, supervision and support, we must provide appropriate programs, services and encouragement to help them deal with the issues that bring them into conflict with the law.

The Manitoba Government has a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes extended health care, health spending account, dental care, vision care, long term disability insurance, group life insurance, maternity / paternity and parental leave, family related leave and a defined pension plan . Training and career development opportunities are also available for employees.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Satisfactory Security Check
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check
  • Satisfactory Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check
  • Ability to travel
  • A valid Class 5 Manitoba driver’s license
  • Ability to work flexible hours

Qualifications:

Essentials:

  • Post-secondary education in social sciences with directly related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered
  • Experience with case management, for either youth or adults
  • Knowledge of Indigenous culture, history and justice issues
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Effective verbal communication skills
  • Effective written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a culturally sensitive manner
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Computer experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) or equivalent application

Desired:

  • Experience in community networking
  • Assessment skills and effective intervention planning in a social services setting
  • Ability to speak an Indigenous language

Duties:

A career in justice can be interesting, challenging and rewarding – one where you can make a difference and provide a valuable service to Manitoba’s public. Manitoba Justice Probation Officers provide an alternative to court action, alternatives to incarceration, assistance in reintegrating inmates and youth offenders into the community and develop opportunities for community involvement in community corrections and crime prevention.Probation Officers participate as team members in the planning, implementation and evaluation of all the services delivered by the unit, such as managing court orders. This position also supervises inmates and youth offenders who are in the community by preparing court reports; providing and monitoring the community justice program that is an alternative to the formal court process.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 37081
Service Centre 1
Human Resource Services
1130-405 Broadway
Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3L6
Phone: 204-945-3204
Fax: 204-948-7373
Email: govjobs@gov.mb.ca

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.