Apply By: Thursday, May 13, 2021 11:59 pm EDT

COORDINATOR CHAPLAINCY SERVICES (PROFICIENT IN ENGLISH AND FRENCH)

Organization:
Ministry of the Solicitor General
Division:
Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre
City:
Ottawa
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
C50584 - 16 Chaplain (COR)
Salary:
$65,733.00 - $82,777.00 Per Year*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
163152
Consider a rewarding career in Correctional Services and join us in making a difference in the lives of individuals in custody and in keeping our communities safe.

We are currently seeking a Chaplain to provide spiritual and religious care and support to inmates at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre. This role will involve responsibility for maintaining a comprehensive, multicultural chaplaincy program for inmates, their families, and staff.

The Ontario Public Service is one of the largest employers in the province, with a wide range of exciting career opportunities. We believe in the core values of trust, fairness, diversity, excellence, creativity, collaboration, efficiency and responsiveness. We are committed to being an employer of first choice, creating a positive and inclusive work environment.

We offer:
• A defined benefit pension plan
• Maternity and parental leave top-up benefits which includes adoptive parents
• Comprehensive Health Plan
• Life and Disability insurance
• Flexible work arrangements
• Collegial and professional work culture
• Career growth and development opportunities across multiple business areas
• We provide on-the-job training to support your success in the role.

The OPS has been recognized as a top employer. We are proud to have been acknowledged as one of:
• Canada's Top 100 Employers
• Canada's Best Diversity Employers
• Greater Toronto's Top Employers
• Canada's Greenest Employers
• Canada's Top Employers for Young People

What can I expect to do in this role?

• Provide comprehensive religious services and spiritual care programs to inmates, their families, and staff
• Coordinate and monitor a busy and involved multi-faith program
• Create new programs and coordinate spiritual activities
• Build relationships and partnerships with community groups
• Partner with local faith communities to establish programs to help inmates reintegrate into the community
• Represent chaplaincy on institutional committees
• Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team made up of correctional staff, the healthcare department, and other professional staff
• Other duties as required

How do I qualify?

Mandatory

• You are proficient in French at the advanced level (both verbal and written) and in English

Specialized Knowledge and Experience

• You have experience providing spiritual care programs and services within an institutional setting (such as health care, military, corrections, education, residential care, etc.)
• You have applied knowledge of various faith groups, multi-denominational groups, as well as religious beliefs and practices, which may be acquired through a combination of university, theological school, certification program, and/or professional experience
• You have experience working collaboratively with various faith groups in the community

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

• You can interact effectively with inmates, families, staff, and volunteers
• You are able to provide counselling to inmates through issues and crisis

Organizational and Supervisory Skills

• You are able to plan, organize, implement and evaluate spiritual care programs and religious services
• You have supervisory and coordination experience in order provide guidance, orientation, and training to volunteers, students and other spiritual and religious visitors

Other Skills

• You have analytical skills and good judgement to identify and resolve issues
• You are able to work within the legislative framework, balancing confidentiality and the need to maintain the safety and security of staff and inmates
• You have general understanding of the criminal justice system and correctional institutions in order to develop spiritual programming that meet inmate needs

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 1 Bilingual Permanent, 2244 Innes Rd, Ottawa, East Region, Vulnerable Sector Check, Credit History Check, Local Police Databases Search, PIP/NICHE/RMS
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
3-7
Category:
Corrections and Enforcement
Posted on:
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Note:
  • This ad is also available in French.
  • 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.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent 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.

    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.
  • T-CL-163152/21

How to apply:

  1. You must apply online.
  2. Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools on how to write a concise cover letter and resume, review the Writing a Cover Letter and Resume: Tips, Tools and Resources.
  3. Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us.
  4. Read the job description to make sure you understand this job.
  5. OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
  6. If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please Contact Us to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours.
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.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, May 13, 2021 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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