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BC Corrections

BC Corrections, Adult Custody Division

 

As corrections professionals, we provide safe and secure custody of adult inmates and deliver programs that promote public safety and reduce re-offending.

Corrections officers are needed in

Correctional Officer Applicant Inventory - Nanaimo, Kamloops, Victoria, Port Coquitlam, Surrey, Chilliwack, Prince George
Closes September 24, 2017

Please visit BC Public Service Job Postings for other opportunities.

A Critical Role

The correctional officer is vital to fulfilling the mission of the British Columbia Corrections Branch, Adult Custody Division. With nine provincial correctional centres across British Columbia, our correctional officers can work in a variety of settings. Whatever you're looking for, you might just find it with BC Corrections.

As the primary contact for inmates, the correctional officer works directly with offenders. This gives the correctional officer in-depth knowledge of an inmate's personality and behaviourvital to maintaining the security of the institution. At the same time, this knowledge supports and assists in planning inmate's successful reintegration into society.

Privilege & responsibility of a peace officer

Provincial correctional officers are peace officers. They possess a belief in the values of the BC Public Service, the flexibility and desire to work within a team, the ability to thrive in a demanding work environment, and, most importantly, the motivation to work with offenders.

Is this role for you?

Find out if becoming a correctional officer is the right career path for you. Contact a recruiter by email to learn more about upcoming information sessions or book an information session now!

A closer look

  • Competitive salary
  • Envied benefit and pension package
  • Student loan forgiveness program and scholarships available
  • Training Partner with the Justice Institute of British Columbia
  • Opportunity to make a difference in your community maintaining public safety 

Workforce profile

Discover more about our workforce with this detailed profile (PDF, 127KB). View our information poster (PDF, 528KB) to learn more about the role of a corrections officer for the BC Public Service.

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