The Police Constable reports directly to the Police Chief and is responsible to enforce the various regulatory laws and bylaws of the Municipality. Furthermore, the Police Constable shall enforce, Provincial laws and those found within both the Criminal Code of Canada and other Federal Statutes. This shall apply to all classifications, appointed or sworn municipal constables while employed by the Rural Municipality of Springfield.
Listed below are the primary responsibilities of a Constable as outlined in subsection 25 of the Manitoba Police Services Act.
a) Preserving the public peace;
b) Preventing crime and offences against the laws in force in the Municipality;
c) Assisting victims of crime;
d) Apprehending criminals and others who may lawfully be taken into custody;
e) Executing warrants that are to be executed by peace officers, and performing related duties;
f) Laying charges and participating in prosecutions;
g) Enforcing Municipal by-laws; and
h) Performing other duties assigned by the Police Chief.
Must be proficient in the following competencies at a level deemed appropriate by the Police board:
· Decision making
· Ethical accountability
· Interactive communication
· Organizational awareness
· Fostering relationships
· Public accountability
· Public safety
· Valuing diversity
· Bachelor’s Degree in Public/Police/Business administration, law enforcement, criminal justice, criminology, social sciences, or another related field, or;
· An equivalent combination of education, experience and training that provides the required knowledge and skills and abilities will be considered.
· Graduation from a Canadian Police College or a Recognized Training Facility.
· Possession of a valid and subsisting Class 4 Province of Manitoba driver's license
· Minimum five (5) years policing experience.
· Minimum five (5) years experience with a Municipal, Provincial, and/or Federal law enforcement agency.
· Experience dealing with the media and community relations is preferred.
· Experience in working within governance structures is preferred.
· Demonstrated interest in and commitment to community service.
· Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff, managers, service delivery partners, the public and other stakeholders
· Superior communication skills, both written and oral
· Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of groups including elected officials, senior administrators from all three levels of government, the legal community, police unions and the media.
· Advanced knowledge of crime prevention and law enforcement techniques, trends and solutions.
· Advanced knowledge of all legislation regarding criminal law.
· Advanced knowledge of relevant legislation and policy regarding public safety.
· Advanced knowledge of local, regional, national and international policing issues, philosophies, practices and trends.
· Advanced knowledge of current law enforcement administrative standards.
· Advanced knowledge of civilian governance structures is preferred.
· Must have valid Canadian driver’s licence
· Must have valid first aid certificate and CPR & AED certificate
· Must be a Canadian citizen
Must pass a Government of Canada security clearance investigation
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
- Police : 5 years (Preferred)