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GUNSMITH
Organization:    Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Division:    Ontario Provincial Police
City:    Orillia
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    C0236 - Gunsmith BFSB
Salary:    $33.15 - $34.25 Per Hour
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    51766
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What can I expect to do in this role?

The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Ontario Provincial Police seeks a qualified member to maintain serviceability of OPP and designated agency firearms by conducting maintenance and repair to prevent and correct malfunctions. To provide quality assurance of OPP ammunition.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory
Ability to pass an OPP background security investigation.
Possession of a valid Restricted Possession and Acquisition License.
Ability to pass annual Firearms Safety training.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of firearm and other weaponry repair and servicing techniques and methodologies, i.e. malfunction assessment, correction and prevention; parts replacement, firing characteristics, etc. to maintain and repair firearms and weaponry.
Knowledge of ammunition testing quality assurance, ballistics testing and body armour performance standards in accordance with Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacture's Institute/American National Safety Institute (S.A.A.M.I/ANSI) and the Canadian General Standards board (CGSB). Knowledge of and ability to use ballistic testing equipment, e.g. chronograph, piezo-electric peak meter device and acoustic target, to evaluate ballistic performance.
Knowledge of firearms law and safe-handling rules and procedures as prescribed by the Canadian Firearms Center (CFC) guidelines for firearms safety.
Knowledge of specialized software designed for firearms and ammunition related applications; i.e. Firearms Reference Table, Ballistic Explorer, Sierra, etc. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) to generate documents, spreadsheets, calendar, presentations and to correspond by email.
Oral communication skills to discuss maintenance repair and malfunction issues relating to firearms to provide information and respond to enquiries. Written communication skills are needed to prepare comprehensive technical reports; to document firearm and other weaponry maintenance, firing characteristics, malfunctions, correction, prevention services and ammunition performance with employees and designated agencies; and to respond to enquiries.
Problem solving and evaluative skills to recognize and assess firearm and other weaponry malfunctions to determine repair, parts replacement, and function adjustment requirements, and to perform required service.

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Permanent, Orillia, Central Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Provincial Police Association Civilians
Schedule:   3.7
Category:   Maintenance and Trades
Posted on:   Wednesday, February 13, 2013
 
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