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Ministry of the Solicitor General
Kenora Jail
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
C51206 - Clerk 4 Supply (COR)
$22.22 - $24.61 Per Hour* (Please note updated salary range below)
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Consider this unique opportunity with the Kenora Jail where you will be responsible for the day-to-day storekeeping operations of the correctional facility.

***PLEASE NOTE: In compliance with the recently amended OPSEU collective agreement provision, the correct salary range for this position has increased to $22.23 to $24.61 per hour***

The Ministry of the Solicitor General offers a comprehensive and competitive compensation package including:
• A defined benefit pension plan
• Maternity and parental leave top-up benefits
• A comprehensive health and dental plan
• Life and disability insurance
• A progressive work environment that promotes work/life balance
• Flexible learning and developmental opportunities including online, training and mentorship programs
• Opportunities for career advancement and specialization

The Ontario Public Service has been chosen as one of:
• Canada's Top 100 Employers
• Greater Toronto's Top 90 Employers
• Canada's Best Diversity Employers
• Canada's Greenest Employer
• Top Employer for Canadians Under 40

• The Kenora Jail is located at:1430 River Drive, Kenora(Please click on address link for a map of where the jail is located)
• This position requires working with and providing instruction to inmate helpers (and is eligible for the Custodial Responsibility Allowance)

What can I expect to do in this role?

• Oversee and participate in storekeeping operations including: purchasing, receipt verification, storage, control, security, packaging and shipping of parts, stock items, materials, products and equipment; assembling, repackaging goods and mixing products for distribution/use.
• Ensure the manual/electronic storekeeping database is updated on inventory acquisition and distribution
• Identify and recommend operational and procedural changes to improve storekeeping operations, (i.e. location of stock, stock room security)
• Provide supervision to selected inmate helpers including providing instructions on work methods and preparing reports on conduct and performance
• Ensure safety and security of staff, inmate helpers, and stores area

How do I qualify?

Stock Keeping Knowledge and Experience

• You have experience with stock keeping practices and processes in order to supervise the receipt, storage, recording, control, security and distribution of stock, parts, products and equipment
• You have knowledge of record-keeping procedures to process stock transactions, maintain inventory control, access, monitor and review transaction status, and reconcile/balance purchase statements
• You have experience with stock and equipment purchasing practices and processes
• You have experience using tracking and inventory control database systems to ensure accurate and up-to-date stock transaction records and monitor the movement of materials, supplies, and equipment
• You are able to understand and apply relevant legislation, regulation and policies (e.g., Occupational Health and Safety Act, WHMIS) to ensure proper handling, mixing, and storage of goods, and to maintain safety and security of stock areas

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

• You can explain instructions and procedures to staff and inmate helpers
• You can discuss and resolve problems with suppliers and staff
• You have written communication skills to prepare reports

Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills

• You can identify and prevent safety risks concerning stock layout (ex: unbalanced stacking on overhead racking)
• You are able to resolve billing issues and discrepancies
• You can manage workload to meet fluctuating priorities
• You are able to handle complaints and ensuring proper documentation is maintained to support claims and return goods
• You can recognize security and work place hazards to ensure prompt corrective action


This is a continuous posting. Screening and selection processes will begin after July 8, 2019. However, this posting may be extended and available until the position has been filled. Please only submit your application ONCE under this Job ID.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, 1430 River Dr, Kenora, North Region, Vulnerable Sector Check, Credit History Check, Local Police Databases Search, PIP/NICHE/RMS
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Purchasing and Supply
Posted on:
Monday, June 24, 2019
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    You will be responsible for obtaining the criminal record check at your own expense and provide it, along with your written consent, to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you. (Note: If a Vulnerable Sector Screening Check is required, it must also be obtained in person at your local police service).

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, July 9, 2019 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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