This employment opportunity is restricted to Government of Nunavut employees residing in Iqaluit only.
The Department of Justice – Community Corrections plays a leading role in the criminal justice system by protecting the community through client management. Community Corrections manages all aspects of community and supports clients in making positive changes in their behavior and attitudes. Reporting directly to the Manager of Community Corrections in Iqaluit the Regional Supervisor Community Corrections Supervisor is a member of the leadership team and is responsible for ensuring adequate supervision, staffing, programming, training and staff development to maintain standards in their regions, while monitoring and managing staff and related expenditures to achieve budget expectations.
This position takes the lead in day to day operations and the processing of all operational budget expenditures; filing and maintaining the documentation required by the Financial Administration Manual; ensuring that all financial matters are documented properly by staff; reviewing the budget on a quarterly basis with the Manager of Community Corrections. You will also manage staff recruitment, training and development and assign work as required while promoting a positive labour relations climate within your Region. Mentoring and leading subordinate staff, the Supervisor also works with other community professionals in the justice systems such as R.C.M.P, Community Justice Committees and Specialists to enhance services.
The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a recognized Diploma in Social Science or a related field, along with four (4) years of related experience in the field of Community Corrections or a field that deals with community members in need of assistance. A minimum of one (1) year experience in a supervisory or team lead position is required.This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktut, English and French. Applicants may submit their resume in any of the official languages of Nunavut. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official languages would be considered an asset. Knowledge of Inuit communities, culture, land, Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit, Inuktut and experience working in a northern cross-cultural environment are also considered assets.
Skills to be obtained during the Probationary Period: Nunavut Healing and Learning Together (NUHALT), First Aid and CPR Certification, Mental Health First Aid (MHFA), Knowledge of the Offender Management System (COMS), Risk and Needs Assessment Programs (Client Risk Needs Assessment Program (CRNA); Youth Risk Needs Assessment Program (YRNA); Case Management Plan (CMP); and Community Admission Plan (CAP).
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.
If you are interested in applying for this job, please email your cover letter and resume to IqaluitApplications@gov.nu.ca. Please include the REFERENCE # in the subject line of your email.
- The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a representative workforce; therefore, priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit who self-identify as being enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement in accordance with the Priority Hiring Policy.
- Government of Nunavut employees serving a probationary period must obtain and provide written authorization from the deputy head of their employing department. The authorization from the deputy head must accompany your application for your application to be considered.
- Possession of a criminal record may not disqualify candidates from being considered. An assessment of the criminal record will be measured against the scope and duties of the position. This is only a requirement for positions that require a satisfactory criminal record or vulnerable sector check.
- Applicants may submit their resume in any of the Official Languages of Nunavut.
- Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
- The onus is on candidates in receipt of foreign post-secondary education credentials to have their foreign credentials assessed through a recognized Canadian education institution. Failure to do so may result in the rejection of their application.