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Friday, January 04, 2019


Date Posted:

January 04-27, 2019

Job Order #



Ministry of Public Safety & Solicitor General
Chilliwack, Kamloops, Maple Ridge, Nanaimo, Oliver, Port Coquitlam, Prince George, Surrey, Victoria, BC

Job Title:

Correctional Officer

Starting Date:



Salary: $42,655.22 - $58,873.38 annually, plus a Temporary Market Adjustment ($40,394.060 annually for new recruits during the 33 day training program)


Qualifications for this role include:

  • 19 years of age or older 
  • Valid BC Driver's license (minimum class 5), or equivalent from another province 
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada (you must be legally permitted to work in Canada at the time you apply for a position either through citizenship or permanent residency)

Be a Role Model, Be a Peace Officer - Join BC Corrections

This posting is to establish a pre-qualified pool of applicants (applicant inventory). Applicant inventories are used to streamline the recruitment experience. They are designed so applicants can be considered for multiple Correctional Officer opportunities within BC Corrections.

Adult Custody Division, BC Corrections

BC Corrections plays a leading role in British Columbia’s criminal justice system by protecting the community through offender management and control. Corrections Branch manages community work service and supports offenders to make positive changes in their behaviour and attitudes.

Role of a Correctional officer

As a Correctional Officer, you will rotate through various posts and departments. With leadership from department supervisors, you will be responsible for maintaining security, safety, good order, discipline and care of adult inmates by providing orientation, direction, guidance and programming. The focus is on engaging inmates in a pro-social environment that provides maximum opportunity for change in a setting that is productive and supportive and where they are treated in a respectful, fair and equitable manner.

For more information about BC Corrections, our correctional centres and the application process, please go to our BC Corrections Career Opportunity Page, and/or attend one of our upcoming information sessions.

How to Apply:
To learn more, including how to apply online, please go to: .

Competition Number: 56540

Closing Date:

January 27, 2019

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