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 (PDF) to learn more about correctional services careers.

Correctional Officer

  1. Correctional Officer Training Standards
  2. Competencies

Recruitment and Selection Process

  1. Jobs at Nova Scotia (External)
  2. SuccessFactors (Internal)
  3. Screening
  4. Certification of Medical Fitness for Correctional Officer/Youth Worker
  5. Job Interview & Employment References
  6. Pre-employment Questionnaire