Correctional Officer (44233)

BC Corrections - Okanagan, BC (30+ days ago)

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Correctional Officer (44233)

Okanagan Correctional Centre

Salary: $ 41,803.67 - $57,781.28 annually

plus a Temporary Market Adjustment ($39,575.90 annually for new recruits during the 33 day training program)

Multiple full-time positions available

If you are interested in hearing more about applying for a career as a Correctional Officer, please contact Thasha.Maynard @ to set up an Information Session at the Okanagan Correctional Centre.

Be a Role Model, Be a Peace Officer…Join BC Corrections.

Adult Custody Division, BC Corrections

Do you want to make a positive impact in your community? Consider the career possibilities as a Correctional Officer. We are actively hiring in your community and are looking for individuals with great communication skills and life experience. We welcome applicants with related work experience in law enforcement, security or experience in construction, customer service, hospitality and other industries where the core skillsets we are looking for are compatible.

Role of a Correctional officer As a Correctional Officer, you will rotate through various posts and departments. With leadership from department supervisors, you will be responsible for maintaining security, safety, good order, discipline and care of adult inmates by providing orientation, direction, guidance and programming. The focus is on engaging inmates in a pro-social environment that provides maximum opportunity for change in a setting that is productive and supportive and where they are treated in a respectful, fair and equitable manner.

NOTE: The Correctional Officer position has a peace officer designation, so is held to a high standard of conduct, both on and off duty, by the employer, the public and the courts.

Why Work for Us!

  • We offer a variety of work schedules, providing staffing coverage on a 365/24/7 basis. Correctional officers work various shift patterns, including day, night, weekend and statutory holiday shifts. All positions are rotational.
  • We encourage maintaining a healthy work-life balance and we provide shifts, on average, of 70 hours per pay period.
  • We offer extensive training, growth and development opportunities.
  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes: Basic and Extended Health and Dental, Group Life Insurance, a uniform allowance, fitness training and facilities, an Employee and Family Assistance Program, subsidies for continuing education, and a Pension Plan that ranks among the best!
  • We are committed to continuing to be an employer of choice, providing a professional environment Where Ideas Work . For more information, please visit What The BC Public Service Offers You. (

Selection Criteria

  • 19 years of age or older
  • Valid BC Driver’s license (minimum class 5), or equivalent
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada (you must be legally permitted to work in Canada at the time you apply for a position either through citizenship or permanent residency)
  • Valid Occupational 1st Aid (OFA 1) (Only OFA 1 taken via approved first aid providers endorsed by WorkSafe BC will be accepted. See WorkSafe BC First Aid Certificates.
  • Valid CPR C certificate, including AED (*Only required for positions at Alouette Correctional Centre for Women)
  • Grade 12 or equivalent

Joining us as a Correctional Officer is not just a job, it’s a career with tremendous growth potential.

Apply today and change not just your life but the lives of others.

BC Corrections…Inspiring Excellence, Changing Lives.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $41,803.67 to $57,781.28 /year

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required license or certification:

  • Class 5 Drivers License