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Friday, November 10, 2017


Date Posted:

November 10-26, 2017

Job Order #



Ministry of Justice
Multiple locations available: Correctional Centres located in the Lower Mainland, Kamloops, Prince George, Victoria and Nanaimo, BC

Job Title:

Correctional Officer

Starting Date:



Salary: $41,803.67 - $57,781.28 annually
($39,575.90 annually for new recruits during the 33 day training program).

Why Work for Us!

  • We offer extensive training, growth and development opportunities.
  • We are committed to continuing to be an employer of choice, providing a professional environment Where Ideas Work. For more information, please visit What The BC Public Service Offers You.
  • 19 years of age or older.
  • Valid BC Driver's license (minimum Class 5), or equivalent.
  • 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).
  • Valid Occupational 1st Aid (OFA 1) (Only OFA 1 taken via approved first aid providers endorsed by WorkSafe BC will be accepted.
  • Valid CPR C certificate, including AED (*Only required for positions at Alouette Correctional Centre for Women).
  • Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • English 12 with a final grade of 70% or equivalent.

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 by November 26, 2017

Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.

Closing Date:

November 26, 2017