HAMILTON POLICE SERVICE
TOGETHER | STRONGER | SAFER
The Hamilton Police Service (HPS) provides policing to over 540,000 residents in the City of Hamilton. In 2018, HPS answered over 199,430 emergency calls for assistance from our community. We have over 1,240 employees in Sworn and Civilian roles. Our mission is to be a trusted partner in delivering public safety.
HAMILTON POLICE SERVICE (HPS)
POLICE CONSTABLE – NEW RECRUIT
Department: Hamilton Police Service
Hours of Work: 12-hour shift rotation, 24 hours/day, 365 days/year
Salary Range: Officer in training (4th - 1st Class Constable) $70,426 - 100,609 per annum (As of January 1, 2020)
The Police Constable New Recruit posting is available year-round. The cutoff dates for applying to a specific intake are as follows:
As a Hamilton Police Constable, your role will be to serve and protect in partnership with our communities. A Police Constable must work closely with people from all races, cultures, and backgrounds to ensure public safety through proactive crime prevention and law enforcement. You will have the opportunity to build relationships in the community, show sensitivity to others, and demonstrate concern for the needs of others. Together we are stronger and together we are safer – join our family.
Dealing with Diversity
All applications must be submitted online via the City of Hamilton Job Portal. If you are successful in the screening process, you will be contacted to participate in the following recruitment stages:
Note: Applicants who have a valid Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) Certificate of Results (including PREP), will be exempt from Aptitude and Physical Testing (#2 and #4).
To be considered for the May 2020 New Recruit Class, all applications (i.e. cover letter and resume – all one document) are to be submitted via the City of Hamilton Careers (www.hamilton.ca/careers) website before 11:59 PM on March 16, 2020. Please note: The Police Constable New Recruit Posting is available year round.
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, those who are able to speak another language(s) fluently, and all others committed to the call of policing as a life-changing career.
The Hamilton Police Service is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for testing and/or an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or emails please.
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.