Correctional Peace Officer

Public Safety and Emergency Services

Correctional Peace Officer

Competition Number
Public Safety and Emergency Services
Description of Position / skills Required

Correctional Peace Officer, Government of Alberta, Public Safety and Emergency Services

Do you believe in creating an environment of respect and integrity, being accountable for your actions and contributing to the excellence of the public service? Then look no further! The Correctional Services Division is looking for positive role models that are mature, confident, self-motivated and reliable with cultural and community awareness to join their teams!

As a Correctional Peace Officer, you will be a valued member of a team that is essential to maintaining the safety and security of a centre. You will perform a variety of security functions to ensure the care and custody of offenders while also ensuring the safety of centre staff and the public. In this environment, you will monitor offender movement, conduct patrols and counts, manage behaviour, complete searches and complete administrative duties associated with the Correctional Peace Officer role, including report writing and data entry. As you will be working directly with offenders, providing support and guidance, acting as a positive role model, and developing an in-depth knowledge of behaviors and personalities is fundamental in order to succeed in this role.

We are currently hiring wage and full-time in: Peace River, Edmonton, Fort Saskatchewan, Calgary, Red Deer, Medicine Hat and Lethbridge. The hourly wage starts at $27.13 - $32.05.

Candidates are required to apply online and to learn more about the position at .

Competition - Job Requisition No. 33574 - Closes on March 22, 2023


Certifications / Qualifications / Education


  • High School diploma plus a minimum of two years of experience
  • Equivalencies will be considered on the basis of 1 year of experience for 1 year of education or 1 year of education for 1 year of experience
  • Valid Standard First Aid and CPR Level-C Certification with AED
  • Current Fingerprint Based Criminal Records Check (issued within the last six months)
  • Young Offenders Centres will require a current Fingerprint Based Criminal Records Check and a Vulnerable Sector Check (issued within the last six months)
  • For interest in Young Offender’s Branch you must have experience working with youth to be considered.  
  • Experience managing conflict
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Valid Class 5 Canadian Driver’s License (non-graduated)
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada
Job Location
Edmonton, Calgary, Red Deer, Peace River, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, AB
Nature of Work
Full Time, Part Time
$27.13 - $32.05 per hour
How to Apply

Candidates are required to apply online and to learn more about the position at