Careers in Corrections

The Department of Justice offers challenging positions for persons interested in working as probation officers, adult correctional workers or youth workers. For information regarding qualifications, training and recruitment contact the Nova Scotia Public Service Commission.

Read our brochure to learn more about correctional services careers (PDF).

Correctional Officer

  1. Correctional Officer Training Standards
  2. Competencies

Recruitment and Selection Process

  1. Career Beacon
  2. Screening
  3. Written Test
  4. COPAT
  5. Job Interview & Employment References
  6. Pre-employment Questionnaire