Current Job Opportunities

 

Current Openings

With over 1000 uniform and civilian members, the Waterloo Regional Police Service proudly serves a population of over 575,000 residents in one of the fastest growing areas of Ontario. The WRPS is committed to a leadership role in crime prevention and law enforcement in a community partnership to improve safety and the quality of life for all people. Police and civilian positions offer a wide variety of career opportunities along with competitive salaries and benefit packages.

Civilian Positions

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Waterloo Regional Police Service.We are currently accepting applications for the following positions.

Job Analyst (Temporary)

With a budget of over $150 million and more than 1000 sworn and civilian members, The Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) requires an experienced Human Resources professional to fill the role of Job Analyst (temporary).

 

The WRPS delivers exceptional police services to more than 575,000 residents.  The Waterloo Region is a vital and prosperous community in southern Ontario that offers the unique combination of a growing urban centre comprised of three municipalities, Cambridge, Kitchener, and Waterloo surrounded by four rural communities, North Dumfries, Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich.  You will work in a community proud of its diversity and within an organization focused on its people. 

 

As a member of the Human Resources Branch, the Job Analyst will coordinate the job evaluation process in accordance with the Job Evaluation Terms of Reference, examine jobs and write job descriptions, and complete research and special projects. 

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of  job analysis, compensation management, organizational effectiveness, labour relations and Human Resources policies, normally acquired through the attainment of a Community College diploma in Human Resources, or equivalent job experience and working towards a Certified Human Resources Leader (C.H.R.L.) designation through the Human Resources Professional Association of Ontario
  • Previous recent work experience in a Human Resources office, including job analysis, job description writing and job evaluation process administration required
  • Familiarity with a unionized work environment is an asset
  • Ability to reference and access relevant sections and procedures of the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Pay Equity Act, the Employment Standards Act and the Occupational Health & Safety Act to ensure job description content accuracy
  • Knowledge of standardized office procedures and processes, filing and file management, proficient keyboarding skills, data entry and document organization normally acquired through two years’ previous general office experience
  • Skill in the operation of a personal computer and knowledge of software programs such as Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required to interview and advise employees and management about the job evaluation process
    • Proven organizational, multi-tasking, time management and planning skills
    • A valid Class ‘G’ Ontario Driver’s License with no more than six (6) demerit points required to travel within and outside of the Region
    • Ability to meet police security clearance requirements and to maintain confidentiality
    • Ability to participate as an effective team member and to support and project values compatible with the organization

 

Why join WRPS? 

  • Ongoing professional development
  • Excellent benefits and pension
  • Dynamic, exciting work environment
  • Strong, supportive leadership
  • Employee fitness and wellness programs
  • Salary: $31.77

 

Please submit a resume indicating the position title by Friday, August 24, 2018 at 3 p.m. to:

Email:    HumanResources@wrps.on.ca

Mail:      Human Resources Branch, Waterloo Regional Police Service

200 Maple Grove Road, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 5M1

Fax:        519-650-8587

 

If you require accommodation in completing the application process, or with any portion of the application process or interview, please email the WRPS at HumanResources@wrps.on.ca.

Diversity through inclusion – we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We thank all applicants; however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted. 

Supervisor, Crime Analysis 

With a budget of over $150 million and more than 1000 sworn and civilian members, The Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) requires an experienced professional to fill the role of Supervisor, Crime Analysis.

The WRPS delivers exceptional police services to more than 575,000 residents.  The Waterloo Region is a vital and prosperous community in southern Ontario that offers the unique combination of a growing urban centre comprised of three municipalities, Cambridge, Kitchener, and Waterloo surrounded by four rural communities, North Dumfries, Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich.  You will work in a community proud of its diversity and within an organization focused on its people. 

As a member of the Intelligence Services Branch, the Supervisor, Crime Analysis will plan, develop and coordinate the Waterloo Regional Police Service’s region-wide crime analysis program, ensure the coordination and dissemination of crime-related information for the purposes of identifying criminals and crime patterns, and supervise, train and mentor the team of Crime Analysts. 

Qualifications:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of research functions and practices, statistical analysis and strategic and tactical analysis, and mapping techniques normally acquired through the successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Planning, Geography, Criminology or other related field
  • Minimum three (3) years’ progressively responsible data analysis experience
  • Minimum of one (1) year related supervisory experience is required, preferably in a unionized environment
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered
  • Communication, customer service, interpersonal and leadership skills are required to guide and supervise members, assist in member recruitment and selection, and to assist with the performance management of members
  • Ability to understand and manage high-profile, sensitive or controversial political situations
  • Analytical, judgement, critical thinking and problem solving skills required
  • A valid Class G Ontario Driver’s License with no more than six demerit points required to travel within and outside of Region
  • Experience with successful project implementation is preferred
  • Advanced skill in the use of Microsoft Office, along with advanced skill in the use of ArcMap or other geographic information systems (GIS) software.  Knowledge of both manual and computer geo-coding location systems
  • Ability to obtain membership or certification with the Society of Certified Criminal Analysts, Ontario Crime Analyst Network, the International Association of Crime Analysts, or the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts
  • Skill in the preparation of effective presentations of applicable data in many forms including reports, bulletins, graphs, maps and charts
  • Ability to meet police security clearance requirements and to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to participate as an effective team member and to support and project values compatible with the organization

 

Why join WRPS? 

  • Ongoing professional development
  • Excellent benefits and pension
  • Dynamic, exciting work environment
  • Strong, supportive leadership
  • Employee fitness and wellness programs
  • Salary range:  $82,865.02 - $97,488.26

 

Please submit a resume indicating the position title by  Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 3p.m. to:

Email:    HumanResources@wrps.on.ca

Mail:      Human Resources Branch, Waterloo Regional Police Service

200 Maple Grove Road, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 5M1

Fax:        519-650-8587

 

If you require accommodation in completing the application process, or with any portion of the application process or interview, please email the WRPS at HumanResources@wrps.on.ca.

Diversity through inclusion – we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We thank all applicants; however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted. 

Communicators (Full-time, Part-time, and Temporary)

With a budget of over $150 million and more than 1000 sworn and civilian members, the Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) is looking for Full-Time, Part-Time and Temporary Communicators to become part of our team.

The WRPS delivers exceptional police services to more than 575,000 residents.  Waterloo Region is a vital and prosperous community in southern Ontario that offers the unique combination of a growing urban centre comprised of three municipalities, Cambridge, Kitchener, and Waterloo surrounded by four rural communities, North Dumfries, Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich.  You will work in a community proud of its diversity and within an organization focused on its people. 

As a member of the Communications Branch, you will be responsible for answering incoming calls to the police Communications Centre including 911 emergency calls, non-emergency, Teletype Writer (TTY), general inquiries and administrative calls.  You will determine the nature of the call, distinguishing between criminal and civil matters, bylaw requests and assist with ensuring caller’s safety during emergency calls.   You will handle complaints and dispatch calls for service for the Waterloo Regional Police Service using phone and radio systems as the Primary Public Safety Answering Point (PPSAP) for the Regional Municipality of Waterloo’s 911 telephone system.

 

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to work a rotating shift schedule including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays
  • Must possess strong communication, interpersonal and basic crisis counselling skills
  • Must be able to type at least 40 words per minute
  • Previous customer service experience is required
  • Previous dispatch experience or education is an asset
  • Previous clerical/office experience is an asset
  • Ability to participate as an effective team member and to support and project values compatible with the organization
  • Ability to meet testing requirements for the position
  • Ability to meet police security clearance requirements and to maintain confidentiality

 

Why join WRPS? 

  • Ongoing professional development
  • Excellent benefits and pension (full time members only)
  • Dynamic, exciting work environment
  • Strong, supportive leadership
  • Employee fitness and wellness programs
  • Starting Salary: $35.82/hr

Please submit your Application for Employment, by Thursday August 16, 2018 at 3p.m. to:

Email:    HumanResources@wrps.on.ca

Mail:      Human Resources Branch, Waterloo Regional Police Service

200 Maple Grove Road, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 5M1

Fax:        519-650-8587

 

If you require accommodation in completing the application process, or with any portion of the application process or interview, please email the WRPS at HumanResources@wrps.on.ca.

Diversity through inclusion – we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

We thank all applicants; however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted. 

PRIDE Applications Support Analyst

With a budget of over $150 million and more than 1000 sworn and civilian members, The Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) requires an experienced professional to fill the role of full-time PRIDE Applications Support Analyst.

The WRPS delivers exceptional police services to more than 575,000 residents.  The Waterloo Region is a vital and prosperous community in southern Ontario that offers the unique combination of a growing urban centre comprised of three municipalities, Cambridge, Kitchener, and Waterloo surrounded by four rural communities, North Dumfries, Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich.  You will work in a community proud of its diversity and within an organization focused on its people. 

As a member of the Information Technology Branch you will contribute to the design, development, implementation and maintenance of systems and project solutions for the Police Regionalized Information Data Entry (PRIDE) group encompassing various police agencies, and Waterloo Regional Police Services.  You will work closely with the Coordinator, Client Services and the PRIDE IT Director and the local agency administrators of core applications to provide quality, client focused business process and technology support for Business Applications and related interfaces to other applications systems.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of application and system design, planning, development, implementation, and maintenance, normally acquired through the attainment of a degree or diploma in computer science, computer development, or equivalent education from an accredited university or college
  • A minimum of five years’ extensive experience in a leadership role in system design and development using system development life cycles, system deployment, and the design and development of databases is required
  • Ability to gain a comprehensive knowledge of the functions of operational and administrative areas of business systems, business applications and external applications
  • Previous job experience in preparing and conducting presentations with the ability to instruct and train members of various levels of an organization in specific work methods and Business Applications
  • Analytical thinking with the ability to formulate logic-based statements to retrieve data from a relational database, access maintenance files, edit functions and run reports.
  • Project management skills are required to organize project tasks and ensure task completion by others.
  • Interpersonal communication and leadership skills are required to advise and supervise projects.
  • Ability to meet police security clearance requirements and to maintain confidentiality
  • A valid Class G Ontario Driver’s License with no more than six demerit points required to travel within and outside of Region
  • Ability to participate as an effective team member and to support and project values compatible with the organization
  • Ability to meet testing requirements for the position

 

Why join WRPS? 

  • Ongoing professional development
  • Excellent benefits and pension
  • Dynamic, exciting work environment
  • Strong, supportive leadership
  • Employee fitness and wellness programs
  • Salary range: $73,504.74 - $86,476.16

Please submit a resume indicating the position title by August 17, 2018 at 3p.m. to:

Email:    HumanResources@wrps.on.ca

Mail:      Human Resources Branch, Waterloo Regional Police Service

200 Maple Grove Road, Cambridge, Ontario N3H 5M1

Fax:        519-650-8587

 

If you require accommodation in completing the application process, or with any portion of the application process or interview, please email the WRPS at HumanResources@wrps.on.ca.

Diversity through inclusion – we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We thank all applicants; however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted. 

Constable Positions

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Waterloo Regional Police Service.  We are currently processing applications for the position of Police Constable. Please check our website for further status updates.   

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