Assistant Deputy Warden
Management Band 3
One position available.
An eligibility list may be established.
Be part of the Leadership team at the Adult Custody divisional headquarters.? The Division’s goal is to maintain and enhance public safety with a vision to – Inspire Excellence, Change Lives
The Corrections Branch plays a leading role in the criminal justice system by protecting the community through offender management and control. Adult Custody is one of three divisions of the Corrections Branch and is responsible for the care of approximately 2,800 male and female inmates. Adult Custody provides custodial supervision for adults sentenced to incarceration and those remanded to custody. It provides core programs and additional services which balance risks and needs; ensures linkage with Community Corrections based on common core programming and integrated case management; communicates with stakeholders and participates as a pro-active partner in the criminal justice system.
The Leadership team at the Adult Custody divisional headquarters develop and effectively manage operational, program, offender management, human resources, fiscal and capital strategic plans that direct the operation of all adult custody correctional centres and the division as a whole.? These strategies are developed and implemented to ensure that Ministry service plan objectives are met.
This position participates in the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of strategic initiatives and major provincial projects.? Depending on the portfolio assignment, the position reports either to the Provincial Director, Deputy Provincial Director or Deputy Warden.?? This position leads and directs complex and multi-dimensional projects and provincial initiatives in one or more of the following major portfolio areas: Operations, Programs, Offender Management, and Capital projects.
The ADW provides expert advice, guidance, and recommendations to the senior managers on strategic issues and challenges and recommends revised approaches. The ADW participates in the direction, development, evaluation, and integration of a variety of programs and services designed to promote and support Adult Custody initiatives and major provincial projects.
The position has a peace officer designation and as such is held to a higher standard of conduct, both on and off duty, by the employer, the public and the courts.
The ADW Staffing portfolio will focus on:
We offer extensive training, growth and development opportunities; a competitive salary and benefits package; a pension plan that ranks among the best; and offer a balance between work and life commitments. We are committed to continuing to be an employer of choice and providing a professional environment where ideas work.
For more information about BC Corrections and our Correctional Centres please go to our BC Corrections Career Opportunity Page.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.? For specific position related enquiries, please contact Myrna.Luknowsky@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.? For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Experience in adult correctional environment or several years of related experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
- Related university degree or diploma preferred
- Supervisory experience preferred
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile.
A Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) and Enhanced Security Screening will be required.
Cover Letter: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed. Please select “Skip Step” on the cover letter screen to continue with your application.
Resume: YES – Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
Questionnaire – YES? As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements.? Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.