Correctional Officer
Correctional Officer

Job Details

Correctional Service of Canada Published: July 1, 2014


Correctional Officer CX-1: Aboriginal Persons Inventory – Continuous Intake

Organization Name: Correctional Service of Canada
Locations: Cowansville, Drummondville

Closing Date: none
Reference Number: PEN13J-011138-000022
Selection Process Number: 2013-PEN-EA-NAT-68695
Vacancies: Number to be determined
Employment Tenure: Indeterminate


Process Intent: A pool of partially qualified Aboriginal candidates will be established for selection to attend the Correctional Training Program (CTP) to qualify for appointment to permanent CX-1 positions across Canada, with various language requirements and/or profiles.

Who Can Apply: You must meet both of the following criteria:

Open to: Members of the following Employment Equity group: Aboriginal persons;

Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.

An Aboriginal person is a North American Indian or a member of a First Nation, Métis or Inuit. North American Indians or members of a First Nation include treaty, status or registered Indians, as well as non-status and non-registered Indians. Please note that you will be required to complete the Affirmation of Aboriginal Affiliation Form (AAAF)


Essential Qualifications:

Education: A secondary school diploma, or a satisfactory score on the Public Service Commission (PSC) test approved as an alternative to a secondary school diploma; or successful completion of a provincially/territorially approved secondary school equivalency test.

Experience: Experience in direct interaction with individuals in an education, work, and/or volunteer environment.

Asset Qualifications:

Graduation from a recognized university or community college with a degree or a diploma in a field relevant to the work to be performed;
Graduation from a recognized university or community college with a degree or a diploma;
Certification in a field related to conflict resolution, such as mediation, negotiation or alternative dispute resolution.

Asset Experience:

Experience working in a correctional, policing, security, military, or emergency response environment;
Experience working with people in conflict with the law;
Experience in working with diversity issues;
Experience working with Aboriginal peoples, communities or organizations.
Experience in delivering education programs;
Experience in coaching, mentoring, or supervising;
Experience in working in the social services field, such as addictions, mediation, family violence, mental health, crisis centres or shelters.

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The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

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