Do you have a desire to work for Correctional Services? If so, then consider this rewarding opportunity with the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services where you will support the correctional system in Ontario and contribute to keeping Ontario's communities safe.NOTE: There are 70 Unilingual positions and 10 Bilingual positions.What can I expect to do in this role?In this role you will:• Perform a full range of duties including the care, custody, control and supervision of offenders• Interact with offenders to maintain security and safety in the facility;• Provide community escort duties to ensure the safety of offenders, staff, visitors and the public• Maintain communications with a range of contacts, including offenders, co-workers, supervisors, clinical and medical staffHow do I qualify?MandatoryYou must meet the following pre-requirements to apply:• Be a minimum of 18 years age• Have Grade 12 completion or equivalent (e.g general equivalency diploma)• Able to provide proof of eligibility to work in Canada• Possess oral French skills at the Advanced level (for bilingual positions)• 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 be able to work rotating shifts, including days, afternoon and nights, and on weekends and statutory holidaysFor further information in the Recruitment Process of Correctional Officers, please visit:•http://www.mcscs.jus.gov.on.ca/english/corr_serv/careers_in_corr/become_corr_off/careers_corr_become_off.html• Email: CSRU@ontario.ca • Phone: 1-855-927-CSRU (2778)EligibilityTo be considered for the Correctional Officer position, you must successfully complete the following during the recruitment process:• Ministry administered aptitude, cognitive and psychological tests • Fitness Test for Ontario Correctional Officer Applicants (FITCO) • Correctional Officer Enhanced Security Clearance process • Correctional Officer pre-employment medical exam • Correctional Officer Training and Assessment (COTA) program• Oral French Language test at the Advanced level (for bilingual correctional officer positions only)Communication (Oral and Written) skillsYou have: • Ability to communicate effectively via oral and written communication • Ability to communicate in writing (e.g. complete detailed, accurate and clear written reports), and documentation • Ability to communicate verbally in a clear and respectful manner to provide information, instructions and directionObservation, Analytical and Problem Solving skillsYou have:• Ability to assess problems and determine solutions• Ability to make recommendations and take appropriate actionsTeam Work/Interpersonal and Persuasion skills• You have ability to work cooperatively towards a common goal• You have ability to motivate, positively influence and assist people• You can foster open communication and treat others in a consistent, fair, firm and non-judgemental mannerCrisis Intervention and Conflict Resolution skillsYou have:• Ability to recognize and understand situations that may produce conflict and use strategies to resolve and or de-escalate • Ability to recognize and assess a crisis or potential crisis situation, and implement appropriate solutions in an attempt to resolve the crisisGeneral Knowledge and Computer skillsYou have:• General knowledge of court procedures (e.g. to testify/present evidence at court hearings)• Knowledge of different cultures and ability to understand and respect differences when interacting with others• Ability to use computer software (e.g. database, excel, MS office) to input/retrieve data
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