ARE You Thinking About A Career in Policing Services?
Want a career where every day is an adventure? Looking to be part of an extraordinary team with job security, great pay and a chance to make a difference in your community? If becoming a Police Officer is right for you, the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) has what you're looking for.
Policing is about working with people to ensure public safety through crime prevention and law enforcement. It's also about building relationships in the community and making a difference in the lives of people. Working as an Ottawa Police officer demands both physical and mental skills. It's much more than a job - it's a rewarding career and lifestyle choice.
At OPS, we are continually looking to improve our capability to deliver service that is effective and responsive to the needs of our community. As such, the OPS is looking for men and women from all backgrounds and walks of life, including people of various races, cultures and religions or sexual orientations. Everyone who has a strong interest in becoming a police constable, and who feels that she/he meets the qualifications, is encouraged to apply.
The Ottawa Police Service is committed to having a workforce that reflects the community it serves.
By having a diverse workforce, we increase our chances of being able to police successfully in a society that consists of multiple ages, faiths, races, lifestyles, needs, abilities, beliefs, opinions, genders and sexual orientations
To achieve this, we recruit and retain the most qualified police officers, civilian members and volunteers, while addressing the need for diversity (e.g gender, race, language ability, sexual orientation and knowledge of other cultures or religious beliefs).
Make an appointment with one of our recruitment specialists to learn more about the hiring process for sworn officers. They are available Monday to Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 613-236-1222, extension 5505 or by visiting: Recruitment Office located at 19 Fairmont Avenue.
or by email message (please be sure to include your full name, day-time phone number and any relevant address information in the text of your email message)
or by ordinary mail a::t Recruiting (Constable Selection Process) C.P. 9634, Substation T, Ottawa, ON K1G 6H5
You may also attend one of the OPS monthly recruitment seminars.
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