Program Supervisor

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Closing date: Jan 25, 2019

Location: Yellowknife

Department: JUS NSCC

Job Code: 16465

Salary: $83,363 - $99,509

Job: Full-Time

Term: Regular

Job Description: View full job description

About the Job

Department Information

The mandate of the Department of Justice is to administer justice, including policing, community justice, victims services and corrections in the Northwest Territories. This mandate will be carried out in a manner which respects community and aboriginal values and encourages communities to assume increasing responsibilities.

Job Information

The Program Supervisor reports to the Assistant Warden and is located in Yellowknife. This position will supervise three (3) Program Delivery Officers. This position will also manage the Chaplaincy contract.

The Program Supervisor is responsible for specialized rehabilitative programs and educational programs to persons in custody in the facility and community. The Program Supervisor develops yearly program plans, persons in custody programs for Adult and Youth units, maintains a system of quality assurance in the delivery and content of specialized programs and ensures that daily evaluations and program preparation is completed. The Program Supervisor maintains ongoing communication with the Case Management Supervisor to ensure appropriate programs are being delivered to meet persons in custody needs.

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

A Diploma in a related field combined with 4 years of progressively more responsible experience with demonstrated skill in current case management / program facilitation practices in the Corrections / Social Services field. Two years of supervisory experience.

For more information please view the job description.


More Information

Transfer Assignments

Transfer Assignments may be considered.

Driver's License Requirement

A mandatory requirement for this position is a valid Class 4 Driver's License


Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Salary Information

The salary for this position starts at $ 42.75 per hour (approximately $83,362.50. per annum) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $ 3,450.00.


Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.


Criminal Records Check

Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check if they are contacted for an interview.  Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

Affirmative Action

Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.


Diversity and Inclusion

The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace.  If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.


Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 16465     

Closing Date: 25 January 2019 - 23:59, Mountain Standard Time


GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Management and Recruitment Services
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
Yellowknife Centre 5th Floor  
P.O. Box 1320, Yellowknife NT X1A 2L9
Fax: (867) 873-0445