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With over 1000 uniform and civilian members, the Waterloo Regional Police Service proudly serves a population of over 565,000 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 position. 

 Manager, Organization and Culture Development
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 Manager, Organization and Culture Development.

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. 

The Manager, Organization and Culture Development will provide consultation and support services to the Member Services Division and Senior Leadership Team and their staff regarding Leadership, Change Management, Organizational Development and Organizational Performance through the design and implementation of key leadership development and succession planning strategies.

Qualifications:

  • In-depth knowledge of leadership development, change and transformation, group dynamics and facilitation, improving organizational effectiveness and adult learning normally acquired through a Master's degree in Organizational Development or a related field with a minimum of 10 years' progressive experience required.   An equivalent combination of education and progressive experience may be considered
  • Demonstrated work experience in project management preferably in Continuous Process Improvement is required
  • Leadership, negotiation, and human relations skills to manage, develop, motivate, and support leaders in achieving objectives that align with organizational goals and strategies. Advanced level facilitation, and presentation skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge of recognized Organizational Development tools to improve organizational effectiveness, group dynamics, leadership and change is required
  • Ability to design programs to support ongoing leadership and professional development
  • Ability to participate as an effective team member and to support and project values compatible with the organization
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills

 

  • Proven performance management skills
  • Knowledge of collective agreements, as well as provincial and federal legislation, including the Police Services Act, Pay Equity Act, Ontario Human Rights Code, Employment Standards Act, Labour Relations Act, and the Occupational Health and Safety Act, specifically Workplace Violence provisions
  • Proven organizational, multi-tasking, time management, and planning skills to organize resources and manage priorities in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
  • 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

 

For further details about this position and a complete job description, please visit our website www.wrps.on.ca.

Why join WRPS? 

  • Ongoing professional development
  • Excellent benefits and pension
  • Dynamic, exciting work environment
  • Strong, supportive leadership
  • Employee fitness and wellness programs
  • Salary range: $96,923 - $114,027

Please submit a resume indicating the position title by Friday, December 1, 2017 at 4 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.

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