Deadline Date: 2021/09/14
Correctional Officers maintain the safety and security of federal penitentiaries. They monitor, supervise and interact with offenders. They regularly watch for signs that the safety of others or security of the institution might be at risk. When necessary, they take appropriate security measures.
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- Law Enforcement
As a Correctional Officer, you will conduct routine patrols and inmate counts. You will supervise inmate movement and escort inmates both inside and outside the institution. You will also search cells, offenders, visitors, vehicles, living units, and surrounding areas. If necessary, you will conduct security checks and perform other duties.
Other duties you may perform:
- verify safety equipment
- draft daily logs
- submit reports
- brief visitors, volunteers, and other criminal justice professionals who enter the institution
CSC institutions operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. As a result, you work in shifts, including some weekends and statutory holidays. You may also be required to work overtime on occasion.
We encourage Aboriginals and Visible Minorities to apply for these positions.
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.
No experience is required. The candidate must successfully complete the CSC Correctional Training Program (CTP).* * https://www.csc-scc.gc.ca/careers/003001-0002-en.shtml#10
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Employer Contact Information
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- NHQ- Recruitment and Outreach
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- Correctional Service of Canada
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