Recruit Police Constable

Deadline: July 29, 2022 at 4:00 PM

The Wikwemikong Tribal Police Service is accepting applications for a New Recruit Constable.  Applicants will be required to successfully complete any additional training deemed necessary by the Ontario Police College as a condition of employment.  The New Recruit must attend and successfully pass a 13-week Basic Recruit Training course at the Ontario Police College in Aylmer, Ontario, starting September 2022. All new hires are expected to have a valid and completed OACP certificate and medical forms as per attached OACP link

Summary: The New Recruit Police Constable will be responsible to the Chief of Police and will maintain law and order in acommunity-based setting within and around the Wikwemikong Territory.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Preserve the peace, prevent crimes, other offences and providing assistance and encouragement to other persons in their prevention; 
  • Assist victims of crime; 
  • Apprehend criminals, other offenders and others who may lawfully be taken into custody; 
  • Lay charges and participate in prosecutions; 
  • Execute warrants and perform related duties; 
  • Perform the lawful duties that the Chief of Police assigns; 
  • Respond to calls for service; 
  • Successfully complete prescribed training; 
  • Commitment to Community-Based Policing principles and practices; 
  • Display cultural competence when interacting with members of the community; 
    Perform 12-hour shifts (days and nights) including weekends and holidays.
  • Participate in community events and cultural gatherings.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of projects, acting as a resource to team members and other Units.
  • Undertake assignments, including traffic point duty and crowd control, as required.

Basic Requirements:

  • Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada of at least 18 years of age.
  • Must possess an OSSD or equivalent.
  • Diploma in Police Foundations or Degree in Law and Criminal justice an asset.
  • Current Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) certificate or OACP certificate equivalency.
  • Must possess a valid class G Ontario Driver License
  • Possess current First Aid/CPR Certificates.
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Office.
  • Must have awareness of First Nation culture and traditions.
  • Be physically and mentally able to perform the duties of the position.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality a MUST.
  • Be prepared to take an Oath/Affirmation of Office and Secrecy.
  • Be of good moral character and habits
  • Pass a detailed background check that include security clearance checks, credit, and reference checks. 
  • Provide proof of double Covid-19 Vaccination certificate from the Ministry of Health.

Employment packages are available for pick up at the WTPS office or can be emailed to those interested.  Interested applicants are to forward a completed employment package, letter of interest, detailed resume, copies of relevant diploma/certificates, and 3 work related reference letters to:

Mail in / Hand Deliver to:  “Employment Opportunity – New Recruit Constable”

Wikwemikong Tribal Police Service

2074 Wikwemikong Way – PO Box 27

Wikwemikong, Ontario

P0P 2J0

Email applications to:  [email protected]

Deadline to Apply:                             July 29, 2022 at 4:00 PM

Term: Fulltime – Permanent
Report to: Chief of Police, Wikwemikong Tribal Police Service