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Apply now for the position of 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 ctrainor@westgreyps.ca ; Alternately, applicants can hand-deliver their application to the West Grey Police Detachment located at 153 George Street West, Durham, Ontario

Applications will be accepted no later than October 5th, 2018

For more information please contact:

Auxiliary Liaison Officer
Cst. Cory Trainor
Email: ctrainor@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.

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PART-TIME EXPERIENCED CONSTABLE

The West Grey Police Services Board invites applications for the position of PART-TIME Police Constable (x1)

The West Grey Police Service is accepting applications for the position of part time Police Constable. Applicants must have obtained a Basic Constable Training diploma from the Ontario Police College (OPC) and have served a minimum of five (5) consecutive years of full time employment with a Police Service before being hired. The West Grey Police Service is comprised of 18 full-time Police Officers and 3 Part-time Police Officers who provide policing services to the Municipality of West Grey.

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 Part Time 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 and full application package

Application Package (click to download)

Please submit your resume electronically to:

rmartin@westgreyps.ca 

or

Mail to:

West Grey Police Service
Attention: Chief Martin – Part-Time 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.