Hamilton Police Service (HPS)
HPS provides policing to over 536,000 residents in the City of Hamilton. In 2016, HPS answered over 194,000 911 calls for assistance, and responded to over 301,000 events in the community. We have over 1,200 employees and our mission is to serve and protect in partnership with our communities.
Join us as we work toward making Hamilton the best place to raise a child and age successfully.
HAMILTON POLICE SERVICE (HPS)
STRONGER | TOGETHER | SAFER
IF YOU ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT A CAREER IN POLICING, MOTIVATED BY A JOB WELL DONE, AND AS COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE AND QUALITY CUSTOMER SERVICE AS WE ARE, WE’D LIKE TO HEAR FROM YOU.
Job Title: Police Cadet
Job Location: Hamilton Police Service (3 divisions) – will be rotated through different areas of the Service.
Hours of Work: Average of 40 hours per week (e.g. may work 36 hours one week, 48 hours the next week); must be willing to work up to twelve (12) hour rotating shifts in a 24 hour/day, 365 day/year operation, including days, evenings, nights, weekends, and statutory holidays.
Salary: $19.72 per hour wage, PLUS 14% in lieu of benefits
Contract: Temporary full-time two (2) year contract, with the possibility of a one (1) year extension, up to a maximum of three (3) years in total, starting on June 1, 2020.
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Notice Date: August 19, 2019
Application Deadline: March 1, 2020
Updated: July 2019
Please note: This is a temporary full-time position. Employment with the Hamilton Police Service as part of the Cadet Program does not guarantee employment (in any capacity) after the term expires.
The Hamilton Police Service Cadet Program provides a bridge for youth, ages 18-25, between the completion of their education and their readiness for a career in policing by developing the competencies, skills, and abilities of future Police Constable Candidate.
As an organization we are committed to reflecting the demographic we serve. We encourage applications from our diverse community, including, but not limited to, Aboriginal Persons, Persons with Disabilities, Women, Visibly Racialized Persons, LGBTQ Members, and all others committed to the calling of policing as a life-changing career.
A Police Cadet will assist Police Officers, Special Constables, and Civilian personnel with a wide variety of tasks within the organization; including, but not limited to:
Applications (i.e. cover letter and resume – all one document) are to be submitted via the City of Hamilton Careers website before 11:59 PM on March 1, 2020.
We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for testing and/or an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or emails please. We are unable to respond to all applicants.
Please note that the Hamilton Police Service is committed to the principles of equal opportunity and reflecting the diverse community that we serve. Fluency in a second language is an asset; please indicate if you are able to speak another language on your application.
The Hamilton 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 Human Resources if you require accommodation for testing, interview, or employment purposes.
If hired, the incumbent shall comply with all Health and Safety Policies and Practices for their position and the workplace.
By applying, you agree that the statements made by you are true, complete, and correct to the best of your knowledge. Further, you understand that any falsification of statements, misrepresentations, and/or deliberate omission or concealment of information may be considered just cause for dismissal.