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Ontario Ministry of Safety & Correctional Services Reviews

Updated April 5, 2018
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Ontario Ministry of Safety & Correctional Services Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services Yasir Naqvi
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  1. Helpful (2)

    "nice"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Leadership office culture work-life balance

    Cons

    consider discussing compensation benefits time-off policies


  2. "paleontology work"

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    Former Employee - Paleontology in Longville Park (Jamaica)
    Former Employee - Paleontology in Longville Park (Jamaica)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Ontario Ministry of Safety & Correctional Services part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    To become a scientist you of to push hard for it.

    Cons

    Maths and English go for it to be a scientist

  3. "Law Clerk"

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    Current Employee - Law Clerk in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Law Clerk in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Ontario Ministry of Safety & Correctional Services full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Engaging. Interesting. Decent pay. Benefits once employed regular full-time.

    Cons

    Nothing that doesn't come with any other job.


  4. "Correctional Officer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ontario Ministry of Safety & Correctional Services full-time

    Pros

    Great experience in law enforcment

    Cons

    Hard to deal with some people.


  5. "Great Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -friendly and challenging work environment

    Cons

    -can be extremely taxing


  6. "officer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Ministry of Safety & Correctional Services part-time

    Pros

    Good environment and good colleague.

    Cons

    Lack of career growth and advancement.


  7. "Registered Nurse"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Ontario Ministry of Safety & Correctional Services full-time

    Pros

    autonomous, paid ok, , cushy government job

    Cons

    little room for advancement for nurses

    Advice to Management

    better scheduling and more reviews of work being done

  8. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Network Administrator in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Network Administrator in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ontario Ministry of Safety & Correctional Services full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Decent salary
    Nice people
    Colleagues help each-other ( at least in my team )

    Cons

    High Pressure environment
    Tight deadlines
    Company culture almost absent

    Advice to Management

    Help employees grow professionally


  9. Helpful (3)

    "Toronto South Detention Centre, the Mistake by the Lake"

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    Current Employee - Correctional Officer in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Correctional Officer in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -money (virtually unlimited overtime)
    -pension and benefits

    Cons

    -way too dangerous for staff
    -incompetent managers
    -incompetent senior administration
    -inmate lovers
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    Advice to Management

    learn to run a jail. bunch of goofs get promoted and have no clue what they are doing


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Best pay and benefits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    If you get the right manager you can have a really good work/life balance.

    Cons

    they hire people based on the score they get during an interview not if they are the right fit for the organization.


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