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

 Radio System Administrator

The Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) requires an experienced Radio Systems Specialist to fill the role of Radio System AdministratorThe Radio System Administrator will support the operation of the Waterloo Region P25 Radio Network for all system users, and identify and incorporate technological and system enhancements to continually improve business efficiency, quality, and availability of the communication system.

 

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated technical knowledge of P25 Simulcast radio system (Motorola experience would be preferred)  and Internet Protocol networking technology normally acquired through the attainment of a College Diploma in Electronics, Radio Maintenance or Repair, or related field is required.  Completion of a recognized apprenticeship in electronics or radio installation maintenance or repair may be substituted for educational requirement.
  • Minimum of five years of progressive experience required working and administering P25 radio systems, planning and managing maintenance programs, performing radio repairs from the system to subscriber radio level which includes experience and working with software and hardware used in networking and radio systems, communication service monitor equipment and service utility programs, oscilloscopes, multi-meters, and programming software, embedded computers, firmware design and programming.
  • Experience with P25 system management software and integrated subsystems such as encryptions, programming, and reprogramming and voice logging, and system reporting.
  • Working knowledge of all sub-system components within radio systems and their inter-relationships including microwave, mobile, portable and base radios and repeaters, diesel generators, standby and back-up power systems, alarm reporting system, telephone and radio system switches, dispatch computer, communications consoles, voicemail systems, console and communications centre voice recording systems, network tie lines and order wires to ensure optimum operation of a public safety grade radio system.
  • Organizational skills required to adapt to changing conditions and shifting priorities while ensuring task deadlines are met utilizing available resources.
  • Strong attention to detail required.
  • Communication skills required to be able to interact with members of all levels with diplomacy and tact, to convey detailed information to voice radio system users and explain implications, and to communicate with staff and equipment suppliers and representatives from outside agencies.
  • 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 meet testing requirements for the position.
  • 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 - $97,488

 

Please submit a resume indicating the position title by April 22, 2018 at 4pm 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. 

 Video and Telecommunications Technician

The Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) requires an experienced Information Technology professional to fill the role of Video and Telecommunications TechnicianAs a member of the Information Technology Branch, the Video and Telecommunications Technician will act as the key contact for on-site and remote users and provide guidance, direction and support for Voice over IP (VoIP) and IP camera technology issues and inquires.  In addition, the successful candidate will install and maintain video systems, maintain telephone and related systems, and provide support to the Communications Branch.

 

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated technical knowledge of troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing issues in video and telephony equipment, operating systems and applications, and network administration normally acquired through the attainment of a College Diploma or Certificate in Telephony, Electronics or equivalent
  • Two years’ related experience in customer service,  IT, Telephony or Video is required
  • Excellent communication skills required and experience working in an emergency services or call centre environment is preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of telephony including VoIP, PBX, Call Management
  • Proficiency with network switches, operating systems, wireless networking, Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), including configuration, mapping, security and troubleshooting
  • 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 range: $65,199 - $76,704

 

Please submit a resume indicating the position title by April 22, 2018 at 4pm 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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