Qualifications for Corrections Workers
As a Corrections Worker, you have excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills, strong work ethic and can work well in a team environment.
The education for this position is a university degree in the Social Sciences, or closely related discipline, a diploma or certificate in Correctional Studies, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. This education can be attained at the University of Regina and Regional Colleges. Successful completion of an Induction Training Program is needed to maintain employment. Proof of CPR and First Aid training is required within three months of employment. A valid driver's license is required to transport offenders in emergent situations.
Level and Hourly Salary:
A variety of positions are available within Correction and Policing including the following:
The Saskatchewan Public Service Commission fills permanent positions through competition. Available positions are published in Saskatchewan newspapers, government bulletins and the Public Service Commission's Web site.
Executive Government departments are responsible for hiring employees on a non-permanent or term basis in accordance with the Public Service Commission/Saskatchewan Government Employees' Union collective bargaining agreement. You can forward your resume to Human Resources and it will be considered as positions become available.
The Ministry of Justice
You can apply with the Public Service Commission.