Hiring Probation officer | $104043.00 yearly

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Government of Yukon’s Justice department based in Whitehorse, YT is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Probation officer. Government of Yukon’s Justice department oversees legal matters and administers the legal system. It provides legal advice, prosecutes cases, and upholds the rule of law. Positioned as a critical governmental body, it ensures access to justice, promotes public safety, and maintains the integrity of Yukon’s legal system, contributing to a fair and orderly society. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Government of Yukon
Department: Justice
Division: Yukon Community Corrections
Position: Probation officer
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: $89704.00 – $104043.00 yearly
Employment Type: Permanent/Full time
Classification: SS15
Union: YEU
Location: Whitehorse, YT
Shift: 75 Standard Hours Bi-weekly
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Job ID: 49948


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should have recognized and accredited post-secondary degree in Criminal Justice, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or related discipline
Experience: Candidates should have experience supervising mandated clients; i.e. offenders, motivating resistant clients to modify behaviors

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should be willing to travel within the Yukon 3-5 times a year and within other jurisdictions within Canada 2-3 times a year

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should have experience in offender case management, including meeting clients and collateral interviews, conducting risk assessments, developing case plans, preparing court reports, progress reports, and termination summaries
  • The candidates should have experience working in a cross-cultural, high needs, high-risk environment and have experience working with offender-specific risk assessments in case management and possess knowledge of the criminal justice system and correctional best practices
  • The candidates should have knowledge of risk/needs assessments in case management and knowledge of mental health, substance abuse, and/or cognitive impairments and have knowledge and/or training in individual and group facilitation
  • The candidates should demonstrate the ability to case manage a diverse caseload and conduct research, analyze information, and write reports effectively
  • The candidates should have the ability to facilitate programming and work independently as well as part of a team
  • The candidates should demonstrate the ability to make sound decisions and problem-solve and have the ability to provide case management and supervision in a cross-cultural environment and knowledge of Yukon First Nations
  • The candidates should have the ability to work with individuals who have experienced trauma and must have security clearance, including Vulnerable Sector screening
  • The candidates should possess a valid Yukon Class 5 driver’s licence


  • The candidates should be able to report and assist the court in the sentencing and supervision of persons under court orders
  • The candidates should be able to act as an agent of change in case managing the rehabilitation of offenders, undertaking tasks relevant to correctional best practices
  • The candidates should be able to facilitate evidence-based programming, undertake validated risk assessments, motivate offenders, and make referrals to other agencies and services to address offender’s criminal behavior
  • The candidates should be able to work closely with case managers and clients at the correctional facility and oversee inmate transitions to community supervision

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through the below-mentioned details.

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