Police Constable - New Recruit

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Job Number:
Job Type:
Permanent Full Time
Job Category:
Police Constable New Recruit
Open Positions:
Date Posted:
September 13, 2022
Closing Date:
October 21, 2022

North Bay Police Service is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Constable (Cadet-Recruit-In-Training) Policing is about working with people to ensure public safety through crime prevention, law enforcement, assistance to victims, public order maintenance and emergency response. It’s also about building relationships in the community and making a difference in the lives of people. Working as a North Bay Police officer demands many skills, both physical and mental. It’s much more than a job – it’s a rewarding career and lifestyle choice.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Canadian Citizen or permanent resident of Canada
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Physically fit and mentally able to carry out duties of a Police Constable
    • Prior to applying and throughout your recruitment process candidates must be able to achieve and maintain Level 7 or higher in the Leger 20m Shuttle Run
  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (O.S.S.D) or its equivalent (i.e. grade 12 from any province of Canada).  Applicants educated outside Canada should refer to the Government of Canada - Education Assessment Resources
  • Provide proof of valid First Aid and CPR (Level "C")
  • Valid G driver’s license with full driving privileges
  • Current Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (O.A.C.P) Certificate or OACP Certificate Equivalency- For more information, contact Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (O.A.C.P) Certificate or by phone at 1-647-777-8313*

The following documents are required in order to apply for this position:

  • Cover Letter
  • Detailed resume
  • OACP Certificate
  • Fitness Log
  • Photocopy of CPR (Level “C”) and Standard First Aid certificate (up-to date)
  • OACP Medical Examination Package

Selection Process:

Stage One

  • Candidates in possession of the new 2020 OACP Certificate must also include their Resume and Cover Letter, Constable Application, Fitness Log and Medical Examination package with their submitted application. Note: Candidates completing the OACP certificate equivalency process may also have to include these items, please visit " OACP Equivalency" for more information
  • Candidates in possession of the ATS Issued OACP Certificate submit an application package containing: Copy of OACP Certificate, First Aid/CPR, Constable Application, Resume and Cover Letter, Fitness Log

Stage Two

  • Applicant Screening

Stage Three

  • Selected candidates may be contacted to complete a written Pre-Background Questionnaire

Stage Four

  • Successful candidates will be invited to complete a written Local Focus Interview (LFI).  A local focus interview is used to learn more about the candidate and to assess the candidates knowledge of the service and the community we serve. This interview will also give the candidate the opportunity to express why they are interested in a career in Policing

Stage Five

  • Successful candidates will be invited to complete a fitness assessment. At this stage candidates must obtain a Level 7 on the Shuttle Run

Stage Six

  • Successful candidates will be invited to complete an Essential  Competency Interview

Stage Seven

  • Psychological Testing and Assessment
  • Background Investigation

Stage Eight

  • Conditional Offer of Employment based on Seat Allotment at Ontario Police College
  • Medical Assessment

Stage Nine

  • North Bay Police Service Pre OPC Training Program (3 weeks)
  • Ontario Police College: Basic Constable Training (13 weeks)

Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the hiring process in accordance with the North Bay Police Service’s Accommodation Policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at the North Bay Police Service, all new hires must have received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada (e.g., two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series); AND have received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to their start date unless they can provide proof of a valid medical contraindication or exemption on the basis of protected grounds under the Ontario Human Rights Code.