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.

Radio System Administrator

With a budget of over $150 million and more than 1000 sworn and civilian members, The Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) requires an experienced Radio Systems Specialist to fill the role of Radio System Administrator.

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 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

 

Please submit a resume indicating the position title by October 30, 2018 at 3 pm 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. 

Auxiliary Constable (Volunteer)

With a budget of over $150 million and more than 1000 sworn and civilian members, the Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) is looking for Volunteer Auxiliary Constables 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. 

Auxiliary members of WRPS are citizen volunteers who assist regular staff members of the WRPS in serving and protecting the community. The Auxiliary Unit is a uniformed position with members assigned to divisions throughout the Region of Waterloo. As visible representatives of the WRPS, Auxiliary members must always maintain a courteous and professional demeanour.

Auxiliary members assist at special events with tasks such as crowd and traffic control. They participate in ride alongs with officers and assist at calls for service at the discretion of the sworn officer they are assigned to.

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years of age
  • Be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada pursuant to the Police Services Act
  • Must have successfully completed the requirements of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or equivalent
  • Must hold a valid “G” Class Ontario Driver’s Licence and have no more than six (6) demerit points
  • Able to meet police security clearance requirements and to maintain confidentiality
  • Be willing to serve a minimum of twelve (12) hours per month with the Auxiliary Unit

  

Please submit your Application for Employment and Personal History Form, by Friday September 28, 2018 at 3:00 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 selected to proceed to the next stage 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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