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Manager, Community Corrections

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This position is not included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$ 97,734.00
Northern Allowance: 
$ 15,016.00
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
09 June 2017

This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.

The Manager Community Corrections is reporting to the Director, Corrections  and responsible for the operation and administration of Community Corrections service for Nunavut as well as provides community supervision on behalf of Canada for inmates on Conditional Release in accordance with CSC standards and in accordance with established legislation and policy standards,. As part of the division team, this incumbent will ensure the ongoing provision and evaluation of policy and services, as well as advising the Director of Corrections on developments and issues within the division. The incumbent advocates for public safety, contemporary programming, restorative justice and reintegration of offenders, while providing support and supervision for the division’s constituents.This position has five direct reports.

The Manager of Community Corrections is a part of a managerial team which advises the Directorate of Community Corrections and Corrections Division on progress and issues within the Division, and assists in the development of solutions, standards and policies. This position is also accountable for the division’s budget, delivery of case management services, regional processes and procedures, training and staffing of the Community Corrections division for all Nunavut. This position will play an integral role in the development of programs and policies for Community Corrections, while managing and supporting the division’s administrative employees to provide the divisional services. The primary goal of the Corrections Division and Department of Justice is to provide services encouraging restorative justice and successful reintegration of offenders, while implementing measures to prevent crime and reduce recidivism in Nunavut. The development of a comprehensive Community Corrections programming initiative in Nunavut is seen as an imperative to achieve the primary goals of the Corrections Division. Work is directed by legislation (i.e. Federal-Corrections Conditional Release Act, Corrections Conditional Release Act, Prison and Reformatories Act, Criminal Code of Canada, Youth Criminal Justice Act, Young Offenders Act, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Public Service Act, Access to Information Privacy Protection Act); and specific policies (e.g. The Government of Nunavut and/or Corrections Directives/Manuals, Territorial Safety Acts and Legislation).

The ideal candidate must have a community corrections background, with detailed knowledge of institutional and Community Corrections operations, including duties and responsibilities as an officer of the court, and in the area of case management. The Manager must have management skills and financial practices, including budget and variance reporting experience. The candidate must have the ability to be an effective team leader, with a desire to include Nunavut communities, leaders and cultural concepts in the justice process in progressive ways. One must have the understanding of current literature and research in human behavior, criminology, particularly, that pertains to Nunavut and knowledge on advanced project management, conflict resolution and negotiation skills. The Manager must have the ability to conduct both practical and academic research in the area of community development and community corrections. Furthermore, one must have the ability to effectively navigate MS Operating Systems, MS Office, in addition to Internet and E-mail applications.

The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this job are usually obtained through a Bachelor’s Degree in a Social Sciences or a related field’ with five years of progressive responsible corrections experience, including two years’ experience in community corrections and one year of current Corrections supervisory/ management practices. Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official language is an asset. Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.

Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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