Youth Probation Officer

BC Public Service -> Specialized Intervention & Youth Justice
Posted 14 days ago
Castlegar
$32.46 - $41.55 hourly
Part Time

Job Description

We currently have a permanent part-time opportunity available. (52.5 hours bi-weekly 0.75 FTE)

An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies.

This position requires travel throughout Kootenay Service Delivery Area.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here.

Consider a rewarding career opportunity as a Youth Probation Officer!

Youth Probation Officers with the Ministry of Children and Family Development, work on multi-disciplinary teams, delivering community youth justice services to every community throughout British Columbia. With a strong sense of collaboration, advocacy/accountability and leadership, and the commitment to affect real change, you provide services with graduated levels of intervention, supervision, and control of young persons. These services are provided collaboratively and in conjunction with the principles of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Additionally, as a Youth Probation Officer you will assist the court by conducting investigations and assuming case management responsibilities. Working collaboratively with a variety of professionals, including justice system staff, you strive to meet the needs of youth and reduce the risk of re-offending behaviour by promoting programs aimed at the prevention of youth crime. You will act as an advocate for young offenders, assisting them to accept responsibility for their actions, and arranging resources and programs. If you are a dedicated social services professional interested in a vital role that helps youth in our communities, we look forward to your application.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia (gov.bc.ca).

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Josie.Kanigan@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements: In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, OR Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services field or equivalent.

NOTE: If this education was obtained outside of Canada, you need to confirm it has been assessed for equivalency through the International Credential Evaluation Services (ICES). You must provide a comprehensive report and the MCFD supplemental report by the closing date of this posting to be considered.

*Human Services field includes: Psychology, Sociology, Criminology, Anthropology, Social Work, Early Childhood Education, Indigenous Studies, Education, Theology or Nursing.

Preference may be given to applicants with the following:

Two years or more experience working as an Adult Probation Officer or a Fully Delegated Youth Probation Officer. Recent experience in justice, educational or social service setting that involves supervision, counselling or conflict resolution. Applicants who self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit with the required combination of education and experience.

Please note:

Applicants may be considered who have not yet graduated but have completed all required courses and are able to provide a letter from their educational institution confirming completion of degree requirements. Must possess and maintain a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License with no restriction or equivalent (i.e. from another Canadian Province). A Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) will be required.

Please refer to the Job Profile located in the additional information section at the bottom of the posting for:

Salary placement based on education and experience. Definition of job specific experience. Willingness/proviso statements.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Cover letter required: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume required: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

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