Department of Justice

Getting Involved

Corrections

Careers in Corrections

The Department of Justice offers challenging and rewarding positions for persons interested in working with offenders as correctional officers, case managers, probation officers, and counsellors. Corrections professionals play an important role in public safety and are responsible for the supervision and reintegration of offenders.

For information regarding qualifications, training and recruitment contact Karl Stellbrink at 867-456-6814.

For information on what jobs are available visit http://employment.gov.yk.ca/

What We Believe – Our Values

Department of Justice staff have identified the following values as qualities that are important to all in carrying out our mandate and working towards our vision.

  • Integrity.  We carry out our work to the highest ethical and professional standards, to instill confidence in those we serve and be responsive to their needs.
  • Accountability. We are accountable to those we serve and to each other.  We take responsibility for what we do and say; we provide timely responses and follow-through; we recognize the need to minimize our impact on the environment; and we are prudent in our fiscal management.
  • Respect.  We appreciate the inherent worth and dignity of others, and we treat our colleagues and those we serve with respect.  We honour our cultural diversity and we seek to learn and understand different perspectives.
  • Service excellence.  We are committed to providing excellent service. We help people overcome barriers and move forward in their lives.  We support innovation and corporate development initiatives that help us improve our service.  We support each other in recognizing and appreciating a job well done.
  • Employee wellness, safety and development.  We support wellness and safety in the workplace, including mental and emotional health. We support each other in encouraging learning opportunities and professional growth and development.