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Job Details

Parole Officer

Employer

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Date Posted

May 06, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $55,000.00 to $60,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 35 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date May 27, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • Urban area
  • Half-way house
  • Community agency
  • Correctional facility

Tasks

  • Interview inmates to assess adjustment problems
  • Assess offenders' prospects for successful reintegration into the community
  • Perform administrative tasks
  • Plan rehabilitation programs with offenders, establishing rules of conduct, goals and objectives
  • Refer offenders to community and social services programs
  • Liaise with the inmates' families and contacts in the community
  • Supervise terms of probation orders
  • Evaluate offenders' progress

Security and safety

Criminal record check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics

Experience

Will train

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Parole Officer is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Probation and Parole Officers
SOCIAL

Interest in mentoring in order to plan rehabilitation programs with offenders by establishing rules of conduct, goals and objectives; and in referring offenders to community and social service programs

METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating information to compile case records and in submitting information and recommendations to parole boards; may perform administrative duties

DIRECTIVE

Interest in supervising the terms of probation orders, and in recommending remedial action or initiating court action when probationers or parolees violate the terms of rehabilitation programs; may supervise support staff

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Abilities

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The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

Classification Officers, Correctional Institutions
SOCIAL

Interest in mentoring in order to plan rehabilitation programs with offenders by identifying needs and setting goals and objectives; and in advising and counselling inmates regarding their problems

METHODICAL

Interest in co-ordinating information to prepare classification reports

INNOVATIVE

Interest in recommending types of incarceration and interventions considered most beneficial for the rehabilitation of inmates, and in developing suitable rehabilitation programs

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

Learn More
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