Correctional Officer

BC Corrections - Ashcroft, BC (28 days ago)

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BC Correctional OfficerRequisition #: 69644

Ministry/Organization: Adult Custody Division, BC Corrections Branch, BC Ministry of Public Safety & Sol General.

Closing Date: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 p.m. on the closing date of the competition.
NOTE: BC Corrections has Correctional Officer job opportunities posted year-round.

Multiple Locations: Multiple full-time positions available at Correctional Centres located in Chilliwack, Kamloops, Maple Ridge, Port Coquitlam, Prince George, Surrey, Oliver and Victoria.

Job Type: Regular Full Time

Salary Range: $45,276.94 - $62, 318.99, plus a Temporary Market Adjustment ($42,900.72 annually for new recruits during the 33 day training program). In addition, a benefits package worth up to approximately $16,000 annually.

Job Summary - Role of a Correctional officer
Be a Role Model, Be a Peace Officer - Join BC Corrections

Create Change in your community as a Correctional Officer. In this role you will rotate through various posts and departments and 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 incarcerated individuals 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.

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. Interested in what our Correctional Officers have to say about the role? View this video!

For important information about BC Corrections, our correctional centres and the application and recruitment process and requirements, review our BC Corrections Career Opportunity Page and Applicant Guide.

Why Work for us!

We offer a variety of work schedules and encourage work-life balance.
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.

If you would like assistance navigating the Correctional Officer application and recruitment process, we encourage you to set up an in-person or telephone Pre-Application/Interview Consultation directly with a recruiter near you. Please contact a Recruitment Officer as follows:

Prince George - Courtney Deloume@ or phone: 250 960 3072

Kamloops and Oliver - Lyle Blomquist@ or phone: 250 571 2283

Victoria - Chris Cataneo@ or phone: 236 478 1056

Lower Mainland - Rod Johnston or Renee Dundas@ or phone: 604 476 2661


Online Questionnaire -YES
Resume - YES
Documentation of Grade 12 graduation and Grade 12 English - YES
Cover Letter Required - NO

Do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed. Note to applicants applying for positions at Alouette Correctional Centre for Women: The privacy and dignity of female inmates is a fundamental aspect of supervision. As a result, Correctional Officer posts in this centre are staffed by female officers only.

To apply:
Visit BC Public Service job portal