Sergeant Major Professional Standards

Deadline: Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. EST.

The Anishinabek Police Service requires one (1) Sergeant Major – Professional Standards Officer at any Anishinabek Police Service Detachment. This Non-Union position will report to the Police Chief.

Summary of Function: The primary function of the Professional Standards Officer is to oversee and provide direct investigative support to individual Police Detachments or other Investigators engaged in professional standards investigations. The professional standards officer ensures that public and internal investigations are consistent with Anishinabek Police Service (APS) Code of Conduct and Professionalism and that accountability is provided to not only the Police Chief but all staff members of APS while maintaining the intent of the APS Mission Statement.

Desired Qualifications (Specific Competencies to Follow)

Cultural Specific Knowledge of Service Area Population
Knowledge of effective use and maintenance of community policing theory, philosophy appropriate for local Indigenous customs and culture for the APS communities with respectfulness and sensitivity to the history and needs of Anishinabek persons

Entry Qualifications including Technical Knowledge and Skills
Proficiency in MS Office applications; CPIC software, Internet, Lotus Notes Designer, NICHE
Acting Sergeant, Sergeant, or successful in the OPC Sergeant credit process
Must have 10 years of service by the closing date
Ontario Police College course
PSB Investigator Course
Police Service Act Course
Hearing Officer Course
Use of Force certification
Ability to problem solve, exercise good judgment and cope in difficult situations
Excellent analytical and organizational skills
Valid Class G Driver’s License
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Must be trustworthy and able to successfully pass an intensive background investigation
Personnel file in good standing

Minimum Grade 12 or equivalent
Basic Constable Training Program

Knowledge of First Nation, Provincial/Federal laws & statutes;
Knowledge of APS structure and activities;
Discipline experience

Vision and Mission
Demonstrates knowledge of organizational purpose – why the police service exists;
Demonstrates ability to identify how the position of the Professional Standards Officer relates to the police service vision, mission and organizational goals

Cultural Sensitivity
Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of the police service’s vision and mission;
Provide effective, efficient and culturally sensitive police services;
Participation in personal and professional development learning opportunities for effective stress management and personal wellness

Personal Growth
Actively participates in in-service and cultural and language learning opportunities; proactively pursues opportunities for self-development.

Added Skills
Interpersonal, independence and team skills; organized; able to prioritize, multi-task; meet deadline

Interested applicants may submit a hiring package which includes the following:
 Covering letter detailing interest in noted position;
 A resume detailing your career, education and relevant experience;
 APS Application form & Consent form (found on our website)

Closing date for applications is Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. EST. Please quote HQ-04-24 on your application and the subject line of your message. All completed packages MUST be sent to [email protected]

Anishinabek Police Service is committed to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act. If you require accommodation for any stage of the hiring process, please contact [email protected] for more information.

Applicants should be aware that a full personnel file review will be conducted to ensure that there are no disciplinary issues that would impact the integrity of their application.

** We thank everyone for their interest in the position, however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.

Report to: Police Chief