EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: POLICE CONSTABLES (RECRUIT)
We are currently accepting applications for police constables (recruit), however we are currently not hiring.
Message from The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP)
“The Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) is granting all applicants who participated in the OACP Certificate process from January 1st, 2020 to December 31st, 2020 an extension of six (6) months past the initial expiry date as listed on the OACP certificate. We granting this extension due to the challenges posed by the current COVID-19 pandemic. The OACP recognizes this has potentially impacted the process for many of our Police and Special Constable applicants due to recruitment and hiring delays. The OACP will continue to support our applicants and police services during this difficult time”.
The process to obtain a Certificate of Results has changed as of January 1, 2020. One of the following options is required to pass this stage of the journey:
1) OACP Certificate of Results – If you do not have a Certificate of Results and the two scenarios below do not apply to you, then proceed to the OACP website to obtain your Certificate of Results.
2) ATS-OACP Certificate of Results – An ATS issued Certificate of Results that has been valid in the previous 365 days at the time of application will be considered a valid certificate and you can proceed to the application stage.
3) Partial OACP Certificate – If you have successfully completed a part of the ATS-OACP certificate and have documentation that they are currently valid at the time of application then you can proceed to application. However, if you are missing one or the other component from the ATS-OACP certificate you MUST follow the direction outlined in the OACP Equivalency Guide. That will include providing validation that you meet the Provincial Vision and Hearing Standards before our background stage.
Please contact us at email@example.com, if you need clarification.
As a Police Constable, each day you will be responsible to:
- Improve and maintain the safety, security and quality of life for municipal residents; through the application of community policing methods;
- Contribute to the development and achievement of Service goals;
- Enforce federal, provincial and municipal statutes in response to citizens’ complaints;
- Respond to service calls;
- Prepare and process charges under federal, provincial and municipal statutes;
- Participate in activities and projects;
- Undertake special assignments;
- Give evidence in court.
You must meet the minimum requirements set by the Police Service Act, to be considered for this position:
A Canadian Citizen or permanent resident of Canada;
- 18 years of age or older;
- Be physically and mentally able to perform the duties of the position, having regard to your own safety and the safety of members of the public;
- Have successfully completed at least four years of secondary school education or its equivalent. (Note: official transcripts and diplomas will be required).
- Where education has been completed outside Ontario, official proof of equivalency must be obtained by contacting the Ontario Ministry of Education and Training;
- Be of good moral character and habits, meaning that you are an individual other people would look upon as being trustworthy and having integrity;
- Possess a valid driver’s license with no more than six accumulated demerit-points, permitting you to drive an automobile in Ontario with full driving privileges;
- Have current certification in CPR and first aid by the time the offer of employment is given;
- Be able to pass a security clearance as well as background investigation, credit and reference checks;
- If you have any criminal convictions under a federal statute, you must obtain a pardon. If you have ‘Findings of Guilt’ which have resulted in absolute or conditional discharges, the records must be ‘sealed’ by the RCMP.
Licence and Certification requirements:
- A valid copy of your OACP Certificate. See the options at the beginning of this page for current OACP certificate requirements.
- A valid driver’s licence with a good driving record, permitting you to drive an automobile in Ontario with full driving privileges;
- Valid Standard First Aid Certificate from an accredited agency; and
- Valid CPR Certificate, level “C” from an accredited agency.
Mandatory Documents, while applying:
It is very important that your application contain the following documents:
- A one-page cover letter.
- An updated résumé.
- A photocopy of your valid OACP Certificate of Results.
- CompleteAuthorization form (click) for Release of Information (Completed in hand writing).
- Photocopy of Standard First Aid Certificate and CPR Level “C” Certificate. (Your certificate must remain valid throughout the Constable Selection Process).
SSPS offers competitive wages, excellent pensions and benefits plans, and diverse career opportunities
To apply, please email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note: at this time, we will not be accepting applications dropped off in person
Candidates must ensure that mandatory documents listed above are included in your email.
The South Simcoe Police is an equal opportunity employer and strives to ensure that it represents the diverse community it serves. The South Simcoe Police is committed to equitable treatment of all individuals in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code. Accommodation will be provided in accordance to the Ontario Human Rights Code and the position requirements. Contact us for accommodation requests, and we will work with you to meet your needs.
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