Probation and Parole Administrative Support Clerk

Ministry of the Solicitor General is hiring a Probation and Parole Administrative Support Clerk! For more information about this LEAP posting please see the details below!

Employer Name: Ministry of the Solicitor General
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Postal Code: M7A 2G6
Application Deadline: September 28, 2023
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: $24.52 - $28.51 Per Hour*

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

This position qualifies for the Northern Attraction Incentive Program (NAIP). NAIP is a pilot recruitment program which offers financial incentives to new hires in specific positions in designated institutions and probation and parole offices in Northern Ontario, including external candidates to the Ontario Public Service and existing employees who agree to work for a term of three years.

All applicants will be provided with more information on the program, once the job advertisement closes. If you would like more information prior to applying, you may contact [CO postings:] [all other postings:

The Kenora Jail is seeking a highly motivated individual with excellent information management and administrative skills to join our team as a Program Administration Support Clerk.

The successful candidate will provide a wide range of administrative support with focus on tracking and maintaining information in spreadsheets to a multi-disciplinary management team.

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario’s Human Rights Code. Refer to the “How to apply” section if you require a disability-related accommodation.





In this role, you will:


  • Oversee the flow of information, track documents and maintain accurate records;
  • Gather and verify information, and liaise with appropriate contacts to obtain clarification or share information;
  • Establish and maintain a filing system;
  • Prepare a variety of correspondence including reports, charts, graphs and standing orders;
  • Proof read documents for accuracy, grammar and formatting.
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Ability to communicate effectively using and diplomacy
  • Maintaining client confidentiality
  • Providing reception duties and maintaining professional standards for customer service
  • Preparing, distributing, and requesting a variety of documents such as court reports, pre-parole reports, community information, and court documentation
  • Composing and typing routine correspondence ensuring accuracy and proper distribution
  • Receiving and directing telephone calls and communicating with clients with diverse needs
  • Receiving and distributing mail
  • Maintaining files and abiding by retention schedules
  • Using Ministry software to enter legal documents with accuracy
  • Ability to understand and apply administrative procedures, regulations and sections of related legislation
  • Proven analytical and reasoning skills to determine what information can be provided to inquiries
  • Organizational skills to determine and realign priorities and to resolve competing priorities and conflicting meetings
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

How to apply:

  1. You must apply online.
  2. Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools on how to write a concise cover letter and resume, review the Writing a Cover Letter and Resume: Tips, Tools and Resources.
  3. Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us.
  4. Read the job description to make sure you understand this job.
  5. OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
  6. If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please Contact Us to provide your contact information. Recruitment services team will contact you within 48 hours.

Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.

All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee’s exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.

Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, May 9, 2023 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

Job advertisements for positions that have been designated bilingual will be provided in both English and French on the website. Positions that are not designated bilingual are not translated and are displayed in English only on both the English and French versions of the website.

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The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation is available under the Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

Note: The only website where you can apply on-line for positions with the Ontario Public Service is


  • 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), Corporate Talent Programs Branch, Talent and Leadership Division 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.
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