Deadline Date: 2022/01/18
The Correctional Service of Canada, also known as Correctional Service Canada or Corrections Canada, is the Canadian federal government agency responsible for the incarceration and rehabilitation of convicted criminal offenders sentenced to two years or more. The agency has its headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario.
- Posting Date:
- Start Date:
- $66,974 to $84,045
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- Law Enforcement
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.
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 Indigenous Peoples 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
No essential 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
- Misc.: Closing Date/Apply by: 2022/01/18
- How To Apply: Apply online at:
Employer Contact Information
- Contact Name:
- National Recruitment
- Position Title:
- Company Name:
- Correctional Service of Canada
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