Career Information - Police Officers
The Midland Police Service is a progressive minded and technologically advanced police service that requires intelligent, hardworking community minded men and women to work in partnership with the community in providing crime prevention and protection. While not everyone possesses the qualities required for the daily challenges faced in a policing career, those who do will enjoy a fast-paced, progressive career with many opportunties for personal and professional growth in a vibrant waterfront community.
Candidates interested in a policing career must meet the minimum requirements of the Police Services Act, and as well possess a Standard First Aid and C.P.R. Certificate.
1) A Canadian Citizen or permanent resident of Canada?
2) 18 years of age or older?
3) in good physical condition?
4) a secondary school graduate or have equivalency?
5) a licensed Ontario driver with no more than six demerit points accumulated?
6) of good moral standing within the community?
7) clear of any criminal record or criminal convictions?
Police Constable Selection Process
The Midland Police Service subscribes to the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) Constable Selection System
, and only resumes accompanied by an OACP Certificate of Test Results Certificate will be considered by the Service.
Interested candidates may contact APPLICANT TESTING SERVICES at 1-800-429-7728 or go online to www.applicanttesting.com for further information regarding the physical and written testing process and schedule.
Some police services host a free PREP practice test/mentoring sessions.
In order to apply as Police Constable, applicants wait for an advertised posting and then must send a current resume, cover letter and copy of their O.A.C.P. Certificate of Results.
After successful completion of testing, candidates will undergo an Essential Competency Interview, background and reference checks, and psychological assessment. Subject to satisfactory results, candidates may be offered employment conditional to receiving medical clearance.
Additionally, the Midland Police Service gives preference to candidates who:
1) have demonstrated continuous learning beyond high school
2) are committed and involved within the community
3) can demonstrate computer skills