NOTE: All applications must be completed hard copy not online. Please see full instructions below.
A career in policing involves working to ensure public safety through crime prevention and law enforcement. Police work requires a constable be able to build relationships in the community, showing sensitivity to and concern for the needs of people from all races, cultures and backgrounds.
The Police Services Act outlines the key areas of responsibility for a police constable:
- preserving the peace
- preventing crimes and providing assistance to others in the prevention of crime
- assisting victims of crime
- apprehending and charging offenders
- executing warrants
In addition, a police constable is responsible for:
- referring individuals to community services and agencies;
- educating the public.
Police work is physically and mentally demanding. A police constable must work shifts, including evenings and nights, weekends and holidays, at all times of the year in all kinds of weather.
Police ConstableWe are recruiting. Due date for completed applications is July 31, 2019.
In partnership with our community, our members are dedicated to serve and protect. Belleville Police Service offers the opportunity for a long and rewarding career in law enforcement. Join us in making Belleville the safest community in Ontario.
Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated continuous learning, a commitment to volunteer work, and with ties to the community by virtue of having lived, attended school, worked or have family/friends living in Belleville and the local surrounding area.
Applicants must have an Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) Certificate of Results for Constables which is acquired through testing administered by Applicant Testing Services Inc. (ATS).
Applicants for the Belleville Police Service position of Police Constable must meet or surpass the following minimum requirements and standards:
- Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada and legally entitled to work in Canada.
- Be at least 18 years of age.
- Possess a Grade 12 graduation diploma or equivalent or post-secondary education at an accredited college or university as an adult student as a minimum.
- Post-secondary education is considered an asset.
- Possess a valid Class G driver’s license and suitable driving record.
- Possess a valid standard or emergency First Aid and CPR Level C certificates.
- Possess a complete and valid Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police. (OACP) Certificate of Results. PLEASE NOTE: The PREP must be valid at least until August 15 or written confirmation of registration for an upcoming PREP date that will occur prior to August 15.)
- Be in good health(physically and mentally fit) and meet the physical, mental and medical requirements of the Belleville Police Service.
- Have no criminal record for which a pardon has not been received.
- Be of good moral character and habits.
Recruitment steps for the Police Constable include an application review, written assessment (pre-background and local focus questionnaires), behavioural based essential competency interview, local focus panel interview, psychological testing, comprehensive background investigation(education, employment, personal history, credit and reference checks, as well as home visits), and third-party medical examination.
Please visit the Careers >Police Constable section of our website at www.police.belleville.on.ca for the required application materials.
To make an application you must submit:
- Completed application
- Completed Consent and Release of Liability Form
- Copy of the OACP Certificate of Results for Constable
- Copy of valid driver's license
- Copy of birth certificate
Additional supporting documentation you may submit includes:
- Cover letter and resume
- Transcript(s) of educational achievements
- Copy of valid First Aid and CPR certificates
- Letters of reference related to employment or community service
- Certificates of Achievement
Please note that the Belleville Police Service is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise the HR Unit if you require accommodation for testing, interview, or employment purposes.
Mail or deliver your completed documentation to:
Belleville Police Service
93 Dundas St East, Belleville
Ontario, K8N 1C2
Job Type: Full-time