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Sheriff s Officer

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  • Brandon

Sheriff s Officer

Term Part Time with a possibility of Term Full Time work frequency

Manitoba Justice, Sheriff?s Services, Courts Division

Brandon, Manitoba

Advertisement Number: 39856

Salary Range: $23.49 - $30.43 per hour

Closing Date: October 2, 2022


The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).


Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Indigenous people and persons with disabilities.


An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.


Have you considered a career in Sheriff Services? NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

A career in justice can be interesting and rewarding ? one where you can make a difference. Manitoba Justice is a large department, employing over 3,000 people across the province. The department?s strength comes from its employees. We are committed to building a department that values personal integrity, responsibility, initiative and leadership, and encourages participation and innovation. We are always looking for hard- working people interested in contributing their skills, knowledge and abilities to a wide range of justice professions, services and programs.

Sheriff Services

If you are interested in a challenging enforcement profession, where sound communication and interpersonal skills are a necessity, then a career in Sheriff Services might be for you. A Sheriff?s Officer or Sheriff is not an office job. You may be called upon to work in courtrooms, vehicles, aircraft or various Manitoba Justice offices throughout the province. The public will see you as a uniformed representative of Manitoba Justice. The Manitoba Sheriff Services provides courtroom security in all court facilities throughout the province, including circuit court locations. Offices are maintained at primary court jurisdictions in Winnipeg, Thompson, Brandon, The Pas, Dauphin and Portage la Prairie.

As part of the screening/selection process, all candidates must attend the testing session as provided below to assess suitability, judgement, decision making, problem solving, as well as written communication.

Testing for Brandon will take place on October 12, 2022 at 5:00 pm at the Brandon Court House, 1104 Princess Ave, Brandon, MB.

Applicants are encouraged to apply via email if available. When submitting your application via email, fax or mail, please ensure the competition number and the location you are applying for are included in the subject line.

Based on satisfactory test results, receipts from the Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search, Child Abuse Registry Check, Adult Abuse Registry Check and the outcome of the Application Screening Form stage, candidates applying to the competition will be invited for an interview October 25-26, 2022, in Brandon. These documents must be submitted prior to the interview date.

For selected candidates, a mandatory unpaid training program of approximately 3-4 weeks (full days Monday to Friday) is required. Training date to be announced. Following successful completion of the training program, candidates will be hired as part-time term Sheriff?s Officers. Regular full-time positions are then subsequently filled with part-time employees.

To be considered for this competition candidates ARE REQUIRED to complete and submit the Application Screening Form, along with your resume, to the Public Service Commission by email (hrsjus@gov.mb.ca ), quoting 39856 and position title in the subject line. Resumes may be used in addition to the Applicant Form for screening purposes. 

Note that candidates will only be invited to the interview stage if they have satisfactorily met both the testing stage and screening stage (via Application Screening Form). 


CLICK HERE to access the Application Screening Form.




Conditions of Employment:

 Must be legally entitled to work in Canada

 A satisfactory enhanced security check Level IV.

 A Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Security Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check are mandatory and must be obtained prior to the interview stage. Applicants who have a criminal record will not be precluded from the remainder of the competition process, however, may be required to provide a hard copy (Transcript of Convictions) of their criminal record to Human Resource Services.

A satisfactory medical fitness report will be required prior to the commencement of Sheriff?s Officer Training

Full Class 4 Driver?s License (4F)

Satisfactory Driver?s Abstract

First Aid and CPR (level C) certificates

The ability to travel within Manitoba (including small planes)

Ability to work extended and flexible hours including short notice call ins is required




Written communication skills

Ability to work under minimal supervision

Strong commitment to teamwork

Excellent organizational skills

Ability to interact with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds

Strong problem solving, decision making and sound judgement skills

Experience handling stress and the unexpected effectively and responsibly

Effective interpersonal skills including a positive attitude as well as ability to maintain a respectful environment

Excellent verbal communication skills


Related education, training or experience in law enforcement or a similar field

Ability to write clear and accurate reports

Knowledge of the Court system and related processes and procedures



Responsible for escorting, guarding, transporting and maintaining control of persons in custody. Maintains order, security and decorum in all courts as required. Assists in the enforcement of Writs and court orders, including seizures and evictions, delivers various court documents and apprehends persons under bench warrants. More details of the duties for the Sheriff?s Officer position will be provided during the testing sessions.

Testing: Please be present at least 30 minutes prior to the start time for registration. You will be required to provide a photocopy of both parts or both sides (if you have a 1 piece license) of a Full Class 5 driver's license (5F). Applicants who do not have a Full Class 5 driver's license (5F) or fail to provide a photocopy of their driver's license will not be eligible to participate in the testing process. Class 5 Intermediate (5I) or Learner's licenses (5L) will not be accepted. It is preferable if you can provide a photocopy of a valid Class 4 driver's license.

Interview: A satisfactory Driver's Abstract, a photocopy of a Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check and Child Abuse Registry Check are mandatory and must be provided (or proof of request provided i.e. receipt) at the time of your interview. Applicants who have a criminal record will not be precluded from the remainder of the competition process, however, may be required to provide a hard copy (Transcript of Convictions) of their criminal record to Human Resource Services should the results indicate that there may or may not be a criminal record.

Training: A medical fitness report will be required prior to the commencement of Sheriff's Officer Training. A Full Class 4 Driver's License (4F), First Aid and CPR (level C) certificates are to be provided prior to the completion of training and before an offer of employment can be made.




Advertisement No. 39856

Manitoba Justice HR

Human Resource Services

1130-405 Broadway

Winnipeg, MB.  R3C 3L6

Phone:  204-945-3204

Fax: 204-948-7373

Email: hrsjus@gov.mb.ca



Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process.


When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resum? and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.


Please be advised that job competitions for represented positions may be grieved by internal represented applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.


We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.





Manitoba Government

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