Probation Officer (Behchoko)

Job Summary

Location: Tłı̨chǫ Region
Department: Justice
Job ID: 20454
Salary: $92,976 - $111,072
Employment Type: Full-Time, Temporary
Closing Date: Jun 15, 2021

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 indigenous values and encourages communities to assume increasing responsibilities.

Job Information

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. 

GNWT Inquiries

Inquiries Only:

Tlicho HR Client Service Centre
Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories
NISHI KHON BUILDING, 2nd FLOOR
BOX 419
BEHCHOKO  NT  X0E 0Y0
Tel (867) 392-3053
Fax (867) 873-0445
jobstlicho@gov.nt.ca

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.

More Information

Term Position

This job opening is for a 2 Year Term.

Affirmative Action

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

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

Equivalencies

Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Job Opening Information

Job Opening ID # 20454

Closing Date: June 15, 2021 - 23:59, Mountain Time

 

Salary Information

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.