Probation Officer (Behchoko)
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 indigenous values and encourages communities to assume increasing responsibilities.
he 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 indigenous values and encourages communities to assume increasing responsibilities.
The Probation Officer supervises offenders who are subject to community based court sanctions/interventions, promotes the principles of restorative justice, public safety and reintegration of offenders. The Probation Officer will work in support of community government and justice partners. As part of the division team, this position will ensure the ongoing provision of services in keeping with the Corrections Mission, Vision and Value statement.
• This position reports to the Regional Probation Manager or the Senior Probation Officer as directed by the Regional Probation Manager.
• Acts as agent for Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) for community supervision and assessments.
• Caseload and location will vary dependent upon the community to which the worker is assigned - up to 55 offenders per caseload.
• A significant portion of the offender supervision will occur at the community level and may include, school and facility visits.
• Supervision of male and female adult and young offenders who are under the authority of Territorial and Federal conditional releases or judicial sanctions.
Typically attained by:
A Degree in a Social Science related field.
Tlicho HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
NISHI KHON BUILDING, 2nd FLOOR
BEHCHOKO NT X0E 0Y0
Tel (867) 392-3053
Fax (867) 873-0445
Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.
Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.
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.
Driver's License Requirement
A mandatory requirement for this position is a valid Class 5 Driver's License
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.
Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
Job Opening Information
Job Opening ID # 19646
Closing Date: January 19, 2021 - 23:59, Mountain Time
The salary range for this position is from $47.68 per hour to $56.96 per hour plus an annual Northern Allowance of $5,387 per annum.