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Frequently asked questions

Correctional Services

Becoming a Correctional Services Officer

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions about Ontario Correctional Officer Recruitment

  1. How do I apply to become a correctional officer?
  1. I am a Canadian Citizen, but I live outside Canada. Can I still apply?
  1. What is a fixed-term employee?
  1. What can I do now to better my chances of becoming a correctional officer?
  1. What does it mean if a position is listed as a “designated FLS position”?
  1. Is the application process different for someone who was a correctional officer in an Ontario provincial adult correctional institution previously and wants to return?
  1. If I am currently employed as a correctional officer in another province or country, can I transfer to a position in Ontario?