Central Processing Officer
City of Winnipeg
Winnipeg, MB
Under the direction of the CPU Desk Supervisor (Patrol Sergeant), through the authorities delegated by regulation, in a highly structured legal framework, the Central Processing Officer plays a key role in the arrest processing process through the admission, monitoring, arrest and bail hearings of prisoners in the Central Processing Unit. The main responsibilities of the Central Processing Officer include: the safety and well-being of prisoners through the continual visual monitoring, checking and evaluation of prisoner behavior, disposition and activity; the preparation of required documentation for and conducting accurate and thorough bail hearings; the admission of prisoners in a safe, thorough and comprehensive manner; processing warrant arrests within WPS facilities as well as correctional institutions within the City of Winnipeg and testify in legal proceedings.

As the Central Processing Officer you will:
Perform the care and monitoring of the facility and prisoners through continual visual evaluation and observation of the physical and mental disposition, state and wellbeing of prisoners, remedying harmful or concerning behaviors and/or activities.
Control prisoner movement, including escorts and transports within the police agency as well as to and from district stations and detention facilities, in accordance with WPS policies and procedures.
Conduct the prisoner admission process including initial security searches, controlling prisoner property and updating the electronic prisoner management/tracking system.
Process warrants at headquarters and correctional facilities minding the Charter of Rights and Freedoms implications and other responsibilities under the Criminal Code and other Statutes.
Facilitate and participate in the bail process including the compilation, organization, review and approval of the bail hearing package, as per the Bail Reform Act and duties related to victim rights in accordance with The Victims' Bill of Rights.

Your education and qualifications include:
Grade 12 Diploma, G.E.D. Certificate or equivalent.
IMPORTANT: Applicants who have been educated outside of Canada must have education which is comparable to the minimum qualification in Canada. Applicants submitting foreign credentials require an official academic assessment report issued by a recognized Canadian assessment service** at application.

The ability to establish and maintain a positive, respectful, healthy work environment that supports the physical, psychological and social working relationships with members at all levels in a team environment.
12 months experience working with persons in custody, or other law enforcement/regulatory experience an asset
Must have demonstrated acceptable attendance and job performance relevant to this position.
Established good employment record and work related experience.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with the diverse community.
Demonstrated ability to work with tact and diplomacy with a wide variety of individuals under varying circumstances and a culturally diverse community.

Conditions of employment:
Meet and maintain established Winnipeg Police Service Central Processing Officer recruitment standards:
Successful completion of job-related testing including the Winnipeg Police Service Physical Abilities Test (PAT) and Written Test
Approved Standard First Aid Certificate
Approved Level C Basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certificate
Must meet current Winnipeg Police Service vision and hearing standards.
Successful completion of a pre-employment medical examination by the City of Winnipeg Occupational Health Service
Ability to meet the standards of a Winnipeg Police Service background check
Manitoba Class Full 4 Driver’s License required before offer of employment
Maintain active certification as follows: (initial certification will be conducted in training)
Use of Force (every two years)
Police Vehicle Operations (every two years)
First Aid (every three years)
Mental Health (annually)
Ethics (every two years)

Citizen & Customer Focus
Respecting Diversity
Ethics and Values
Integrity and Trust
Results Oriented