Ministry of the Solicitor General
Kenora, ON, CA
17h ago
source : Government of Ontario

Kenora Jail seeks a strong leader with expert corrections knowledge to join a dedicated leadership team responsible for the overall operations of the institution.

As the Deputy Superintendent, Security and Compliance, you will be responsible for leading specialized functions within the institution, including managing the institution's correctional, security and programming requirements, and the provision of emergency response or crisis management.

You will also be responsible for direct oversight of a team of correctional managers and staff.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will :

  • Provide direction in the planning and coordination of the specified operations, activities and programs
  • Participate in the integration of programs within the security framework of the institution
  • Oversee and coordinate compliance with the institution's key performance indicators
  • Provide leadership and manage a team of correctional staff, positively influencing and participating in the establishment of a strong adaptive culture where corporate principles and values are effectively communicated, modelled, taught and shared with partners and staff
  • Represent the institution with various stakeholders to conduct negotiations, build coalitions and maintain working relationships
  • Assume responsibility for the administration of the institution during after-hours and weekends, on a rotational on-call basis
  • Leadership in the OPS

    The Ontario Public Service (OPS) Leadership Behaviours defines what it means to be a leader through the following expected behaviours and attributes :

  • We commit to the responsibilities of being a leader by demonstrating authenticity, accountability and courage.
  • We lead for the future by embracing positive disruption, a future mindset and by developing each other, every day.
  • We are people centred by leading with a common purpose, being inclusive and driving people centered outcomes.
  • NOTE : to learn more about the leadership mindsets and behaviours please click the "View More Information" link at the top of the ad.


  • You have strategic, team-focused leadership style and the ability to oversee the delivery of institutional programs and services
  • You can manage staff, provide leadership, coaching and direction, and foster an engaged and inclusive environment
  • You act with integrity, even when it is difficult to do so
  • You demonstrate knowledge and understanding of human resources management, financial resources management, performance management, training and development and complex labour relations issues
  • Technical Expertise

  • You have knowledge of and experience in managing security and programming requirements, and the provision of emergency response and / or crisis management
  • You have the ability to obtain and develop knowledge of the current theories, principles and practices of correctional institutions management, finance and administration, including knowledge of human behaviour, and relevant policies and legislation in order to provide the care, custody, control, safety, programming and accommodation needs of offenders
  • Analytical, Problem Solving and Strategic Planning Skills

  • You are able to identify contentious or sensitive program delivery issues and develop strategic approaches for issues resolution.
  • You can apply a systematic approach in the development of complex work plans to achieve organizational goals
  • You can use evidence-based approach for investigations
  • You can manage challenging workloads, priorities and stressors, while exercising good judgment, responding calmly and rationally to defuse high tension situations
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills

  • You are a skilled communicator with the ability to foster trusted work relationships with stakeholders and staff at all levels
  • You have consultation skills to represent the institution in negotiations, building coalitions and partnerships with key stakeholders
  • You can write and articulate complex, technical and / or specialized information in terms that are easily understood by a variety of audiences
  • Additional Information :

    Note :

  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check.
  • Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results.

    If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

    A record under the Criminal Code and / or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position.

    The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision.

    The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled.

    Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.

  • The information that you provide for the purpose of this competition and the results from this competition may be used to fill other positions These positions may be of various tenures including short-term assignments.
  • Your information and the results from this competition will be retained for the purpose of filling vacancies in accordance with the applicable collective agreement or policy provisions.

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