City of Medicine Hat
  • 13-Feb-2020 to 26-Feb-2020 (MST)
  • Medicine Hat, AB, CAN
  • Permanent, Full Time

Now Hiring, Coordinator - Victim Services

The Medicine Hat Police Service has a dynamic management position responsible for providing strategic direction, leadership, administration, coordination, training and implementation for the Victim Assistance Unit. The Victim Assistance Unit provides 24 hour practical and emotional support to victims of crime, accident or other traumatic incidents. Reporting to the Medicine Hat Police Support Services Inspector this position is responsible for directing and supervising the day-to-day program operations provided by staff and a large complement of volunteers.

Our ideal candidate has excellent communication skills combined with a demonstrated ability to build rapport with a variety of stakeholders. Adaptability and diplomacy are required when dealing with a variety of rapidly changing and demanding situations. Previous experience recruiting, supervising, motivating, training and directing a workforce of in-service trained volunteers is essential. Our candidate must have a thorough understanding of the psychological and social implications and services required by victims and witnesses of crime or trauma. You are a professional, highly organized individual who is self- motivated with a strong work ethic.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in a related discipline such as Criminology, Social Sciences or Management from a recognized post-secondary institution;
  • Three (3) to Five (5) years related experience, including two (2) years administering a social service or volunteer program;
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Alberta drivers' license with a satisfactory driving record;
  • Must pass a full Police Service security clearance as outlined in the Medicine Hat Police Service Policy and Procedures, including a polygraph examination;
  • An equivalent combination of management approved training and experience may be considered.

Our organization offers a highly attractive total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefits, learning & development opportunities as well as a great work environment which provides excellent opportunities for professional growth.

We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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