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Ontario Ministry of Safety & Correctional Services Interview Questions in Canada

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    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Ontario Ministry of Safety & Correctional Services.

    Interview

    The selection process involved resume screening followed by a 40 minute face to face interview with three panel members (5 questions), as well as two half-hour tests (computer skill testing and prioritization exercise requiring knowledge of government decision-making process and administrative protocols). Successful candidate was also submitted to a detailed reference check and security screening.

    Interview Questions

    • Describe a time you had to deal with a difficult co-worker. What was the situation? What did you do? What would you do differently?   Answer Question
    • Give examples of ways you've used technology creatively.   Answer Question
    • How do you prioritize your work?   Answer Question

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    Probation and Parole Assistant Area Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Sudbury, ON (Canada)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Ontario Ministry of Safety & Correctional Services (Sudbury, ON (Canada)) in September 2014.

    Interview

    It was a competency based interview with questions to prepare beforehand including a presentation. I was interviewed by three people who took turns asking questions. I don't know what else to say, it was a regular panel interview.

    Interview Questions

    • What would be the disciplinary process based on a scenario they provided.   1 Answer
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    Correctional Officer II Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Monteith, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 2+ months. I interviewed at Ontario Ministry of Safety & Correctional Services (Monteith, ON (Canada)).

    Interview

    Filled out and submitted an application. The application was reviewed. I had to submit health and eye exam results. I had to get certified in First Aid & CPR. I was called into a local testing center where we underwent scenario analysis and wrote an entrance exam. I was contacted by the training center at Bell Cairn near Hamilton and was given a training start date for a 7 week corrections training course.

    Interview Questions

    • Basic addition and subtraction exercises that many people failed. We had to keep track of and maintain a total number of inmates as they were moved from cell to cell. 4 of 12 applicants in my test group were selected for training.   1 Answer
    • Many questions on the exam tested a person's thought process, ability to think through challenging ethical/moral decision making skills. The questions were formatted to distinguish a person's personality types and reaction to violence, opposition and coping ability.   1 Answer

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    Summer Student Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Ontario Ministry of Safety & Correctional Services (Toronto, ON (Canada)) in May 2013.

    Interview

    Very straightforward process. Interview consisted of about 5 or 6 behavioural questions. Panel interview, be prepared for 2 or more people in the room. They have to write down everything you say, make sure you give good examples for each question asked

    Interview Questions

    • Do you prefer working individually or in a team setting? Why?   Answer Question

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