Join Our Team

Do you want to make a difference in your community? Do you want to really make a difference in our community and make West Grey the safest place to live? A career with a Police Service can be one of the most rewarding and challenging career choices.   If you have a history of community involvement, a strong commitment to public service then you may be a candidate for serving the Municipality of West Grey. The West Grey Police Service offers successful candidates the opportunity of a long and rewarding career in both Civilian and Sworn positions. The West Grey Police Service is comprised of 18 full-time Police Officers and 3 Part-time Police Officers who provide policing services to over 875 Square Kilometers of land that makes the Municipality of West Grey.

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The West Grey Police Service is always recruiting and continues to accept applications on an on-going basis in order to create a competitive pool of applicants who will be selected from when a position becomes available.

See below for details on:

-Recruit Constable

-Experienced Constable

-Auxiliary Officer

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RECRUIT CONSTABLE – No Closing Date – Recruitment On-going

The West Grey Police Services Board invites applications for the position of RECRUIT Police Constable. West Grey Police Service is ALWAYS accepting applications to create a pool of competitive candidates to select from when a position becomes available.

General Duties

  • Improve and maintain the safety, security, and quality of life for residents of the Municipality through the application of proactive community- based and problem-solving policing methods
  • Preserve the peace, Prevent crimes and other offences, and provide assistance and encouragement to other persons in their prevention
  • Assist victims of crime
  • Apprehend criminals and other offenders and others who may lawfully be taken into custody
  • Lay charges and participate in prosecutions
  • Execute warrants that are to be executed by police officers and perform related duties
  • Perform the lawful duties that the Chief of Police assigns

 

To be considered for a Recruit Police Constable position candidates must meet all of the requirements listed below.

    1. Must be legally eligible to work in Canada.
    2. Must be 21 years of age or older.
    3. Must have successfully completed secondary school or the approved equivalent to the Ontario education system. (Where education has been completed outside of the province of Ontario, official proof of equivalency must be provided. This proof can be obtained by contacting the Ontario Ministry of Education).
    4. Must possess a current Standard First Aid certificate and a current CPR certificate – Basic Rescuer level.
    5. Have a valid Class G Driver’s License, with no more than six accumulated demerit points, permitting you to drive an automobile in Ontario with full driving privileges
    6. Have no criminal conviction(s) for which a pardon has not been granted and be of good moral character and habits meaning that they are an individual other people would look upon as being trustworthy and having integrity.
    7. Vision within acceptable standards: Uncorrected Visual Acuity should be at least 20/40 (6/12) binocularly (both eyes open). Corrected Visual Acuity should be at least 20/20 (6/6) binocularly.
    8. Hearing within acceptable standards: Normal hearing at frequencies of 500 to 4000 Hz measured by audiometer.
    9. Physically and mentally able to perform the duties of the position (Must pass a medical exam).
    10. Must possess an Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) Certificate of Results(For more information visit www.applicanttesting.com)
    11. Pass a security clearance as well as a background investigation, which may include education, employment, physiological testing, medical clearance, personal history, report writing, credit, and reference checks, as well as a home visit

Ontario Recruit Constable Selection Process

 

To apply: Complete in FULL the below application package

No Closing Date – Recruitment On-going

CLICK HERE for Application_for_Position_of_Constable_/ Cadet

Please submit your resume electronically to:

rmartin@westgreyps.ca 

or

Mail to:

West Grey Police Service
Attention: Chief Martin – Recruit Constable Candidate
153 George Street West, P.O Box 676
Durham, Ontario
N0G 1R0

The West Grey Police Service is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. We thank all applicants for the interest and only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Information is collected solely for the purpose of job selection.

Please note that a candidate for appointment as a police officer shall provide any relevant information or material that is lawfully requested in connection with their application solely for the purpose of job selection under Section 43(2) of the Police Services Act of Ontario.

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EXPERIENCED CONSTABLE 

The West Grey Police Services Board invites applications for the position of EXPERIENCED Police Constable. West Grey Police Service is ALWAYS accepting applications to create a pool of competitive candidates to select from when a position becomes available.

The West Grey Police Service is accepting applications for the position of Experienced Police Constable. Applicants must have obtained a Basic Constable Training diploma from the Ontario Police College (OPC) and have successfully completed their probationary period.

General Duties

  • Improve and maintain the safety, security, and quality of life for residents of the Municipality through the application of proactive community- based and problem-solving policing methods
  • Preserve the peace, Prevent crimes and other offences, and provide assistance and encouragement to other persons in their prevention
  • Assist victims of crime
  • Apprehend criminals and other offenders and others who may lawfully be taken into custody
  • Lay charges and participate in prosecutions
  • Execute warrants that are to be executed by police officers and perform related duties
  • Perform the lawful duties that the Chief of Police assigns

To be considered for a Experienced Police Constable position candidates must:

  • Have obtained a Basic Constable Training Diploma from the Ontario Police College
  • Have a valid Class G Driver’s License, with no more than six accumulated demerit points, permitting you to drive an automobile in Ontario with full driving privileges
  • Have a valid Standard First Aid certificate and valid CPR certificate (Basic Rescuer Level C) by the time you receive an offer of employment
  • Be physically and mentally able to perform the job, having regard for their own safety and the safety of members of the public, and maintain a good level  of physical fitness
  • Be of good moral character and habits, meaning that they are an individual other people would look upon as being trustworthy and having integrity
  • Have no criminal record for which a pardon has not been received (applicants must obtain a pardon if they have any criminal convictions under a federal statute)
  • Any candidate with current or previous Police Service Act charges or convictions must disclose this at the initial resume stage
  • Pass a security clearance as well as a background investigation, which may include education, employment, physiological testing, medical clearance, personal history, report writing, credit, and reference checks, as well as a home visit

To apply:  Complete in FULL the below application package

No Closing Date – Recruitment On-going

CLICK HERE for Experienced_Officers_Application_Package

Please submit your resume electronically to:

rmartin@westgreyps.ca 

or

Mail to:

West Grey Police Service
Attention: Chief Martin – Experienced Constable Candidate
153 George Street West, P.O Box 676
Durham, Ontario
N0G 1R0

The West Grey Police Service is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. We thank all applicants for the interest and only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Information is collected solely for the purpose of job selection.

Please note that a candidate for appointment as a police officer shall provide any relevant information or material that is lawfully requested in connection with their application solely for the purpose of job selection under Section 43(2) of the Police Services Act of Ontario.

 

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Auxiliary Officer

The West Grey Police Service has 7 Auxiliary Police Officers. Auxiliary Police Officers are a group of dedicated community volunteers. They wear uniforms and are issued handcuffs and a baton. Auxiliary officers are under the direct command of the Chief of Police and an Auxiliary Liaison Officer.

Auxiliary Police Officers are required to complete a total of at 12 hours per month and are also required to undergo and successfully complete regular training which includes:

  • CPR and First Aid
  • Use of Force and Defensive Tactics
  • Firearms

Auxiliary members support uniform patrol in the delivery of community-based crime prevention initiatives and ground searches for lost or missing people. Members also volunteer at community events such as parades, fairs and assisting in car and foot patrols. The primary duty of an Auxiliary Police Officer is to be involved in community events.

Some areas where Auxiliary Police Officers are often used include:

  • Assist with parades
  • Traffic Control
  • Assist at Community Events such as Fishing Derbies
  • Canvas and Search for Missing Persons
  • Participate in information kiosks and booths at Fall Fairs, Christmas in the Country and other community events
  • Assist with the Food and Toy Drives
  • Assist with Special Olympics events

To apply for the position of Auxiliary Officer, please email your resume and cover letter to jwhite@westgreyps.ca ; Alternately, applicants can hand-deliver their application to the West Grey Police Detachment located at 153 George Street West, Durham, Ontario

The West Grey Police Service is always accepting applications in order to build a competitive pool of candidates for the position.

For more information please contact:

Auxiliary Liaison Officer
Sgt. Jeremy White
Email: jwhite@westgreyps.ca
Phone: 519-369-3046

The West Grey Police Service is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. We thank all applicants for the interest and only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Information is collected solely for the purpose of job selection.