Category: Health / Social Services
Ministry of Children and Family Development Prince George Youth Supervisor (Correctional Officer) $24.30 - $33.45 hourly plus 1 Grid Temporary Market Adjustment (Growth) Up to 6 As-and-When needed auxiliary positions available.
Your confidence and experience assisting youth is your greatest skill, and our greatest asset Working directly with youth in custody who are involved in the Youth Justice system and reporting directly to the Senior Youth Supervisor, you will carry out duties in a professional manner in keeping with your experience, training and education and according to the Standards of Conduct for Public Service Employees. Drawing from your skills and know-how, you will strive to effect positive change for residents housed in a youth custody centre, develop a collegial environment with co-workers, and ensure clear and constructive communications are maintained with supervisors. On behalf of the Ministry of Children and Family Development, using your strength of character regarding the nature of this position, you will maintain trust and honesty with residents and colleagues. In this safety-sensitive position, it will be your responsibility to maintain rules and standards of good order and discipline within established policies and procedures. You will uphold the custody, safety and supervision of residents while preserving effective control through appropriate human relations skills and, where necessary, authority. Utilizing your expertise in relationship-building, you will organize, instruct and supervise residents participating in all centre activities. Perhaps most critical, you will at all times instill a positive influence on residents through appropriate role-modeling, behaviour support and leadership while performing other related duties as required.
As a Youth Supervisor, you hold a Peace Officer designation and are held to a high standard of conduct by the Employer, Public and Courts both on and off duty. As the custody centre is a 24 hour operation, successful applicants will be required to work evenings/weekends and a variety of shifts on an "As and When" required basis. Seasonal peaks in availability of work are to be expected. We offer extensive training, growth and development opportunities and a competitive salary, and we committed to continuing to be an employer of choice and providing a professional environment where ideas work.
Qualifications for this role include: • High School Diploma and at least two years of experience working with adolescents or with a vulnerable adult population. • Must possess and continue to maintain a valid BC Class 5 driver’s licence. For more information and to apply online by February 13, 2020, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/67058 Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.