Corrections Officer

Employment Source Markham - Markham, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Summary

Correctional Officer Responsibilities:

  • Full range of Correctional Officer duties, including the care, custody, control and supervision of offenders/inmates
  • Interact with offenders/inmates to maintain security and safety in the facility
  • Provide community escort duties to ensure the safety of offenders, staff, visitors and the public
  • Communicate with a range of contacts, including offenders, co-workers, supervisors, clinical and medical staff in a jail/detention centre setting

Mandatory Requirements

  • Be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in Canada
  • Be currently certified and/or able to be certified by first day of employment in Emergency First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Heartsaver (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Must have original proof of Grade 12 completion or an equivalency (e.g. general equivalency diploma/certificate)
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts, including days, afternoons and nights, and on weekends and statutory holidays
  • Possess oral French skills at the Advanced-Minus level (for bilingual positions)


  • Ministry administered aptitude, cognitive and psychological tests
  • Successfully complete FITCO testing prior to a conditional offer of employment
  • Correctional Officer pre-employment medical exam
  • Correctional Officer Training and Assessment (COTA) program
  • Oral French Language test at the Advanced-Minus level (for bilingual correctional officer positions only)
  • Correctional Officer Enhanced Security Clearance process, which includes
  • CPIC Check
  • Vulnerable Services Sector Check
  • Out-of-Country Check (if applicable)
  • RCMP Records Check
  • NICHE/RMS File Check
  • PIP (Police Information Portal) Check
  • Internet Search
  • Credit Equifax Check
  • Immigration Status Check
  • Ministry of Transportation (MTO) Check - last ten years

For consideration:

  • Submit your resume with your phone number, valid email and address
  • NO out of province/country applications!
  • Indicate your availability/if you are working currently or not
  • Info Session will be held in Markham, Ontario in March

**Please note that this job ad is posted by Employment Source Markham (905-470-9675 x3407). Candidates will be reviewed on behalf of our employer(s). Employment Source locations provide no cost employment and recruitment services in York Region and throughout the GTA.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Associate

Job Location:

  • Markham, ON