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Organization:    Ministry of the Attorney General
Division:    Office of the Independent Police Review Director
City:    Toronto
Job Term:    4 Temporary up to 12 months
Job Code:    6A009 - Legal06
Salary:    $69,680.00 - $99,600.00 Per Year
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    60610
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The Office of the Independent Police Review Director (OIPRD) is responsible for the objective oversight in the investigation of public complaints against the police of Ontario.

We are seeking seasoned Investigators to conduct specialized investigations of complaints against Ontario's police under the authority of the Police Services Act.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• Conduct highly sensitive complaint investigations and reviews from inception to completion;
• Assess the scope of investigations, develop approaches, tools and plan of actions, and determine the evidence, information and investigation methodology required in order to carryout objective, thorough and timely investigations;
• Provide case management expertise, and ensure investigations are in compliance with legislative and ministry requirements;
• Prepare comprehensive, impartial, thorough and timely analyses, reports, options and recommendations;
• Explain results of findings to support internal and external follow-up activities;
• Participate in investigation-related committees.

Please note: This position requires regular travel, including overnight stays, in order to conduct investigations

How do I qualify?

Specialized Knowledge
• You have practical and theoretical expertise in contemporary investigation principles, theories, principles, practices, standards and tools
• You have the ability to plan, execute and deliver impartial, accurate and complete investigation analyses, reports and recommendations
• You can ensure investigations are carried out in compliance with relevant legislation, regulations, statues and precedents
• You have a good understanding of the structure of police organizations, the public perception and expectations of police, and the specific public issues regarding police behaviour in Ontario

Analytical, Evaluation, Problem Solving and Organization Skills
• You can gather and interpret evidence to ensure the validity, reliability and completeness of investigations
• You can assess the quality and compliance of investigations
• You can identify and explain details of evidence, and apply situational appropriate case resolution techniques
• You can demonstrate impartiality and aptitude when absorbing details from the investigations
• You can plan and conduct efficient and effective concurrent investigations

Communications, Interpersonal, Interview and Relationship Management Skills
• You can conduct investigatory interviews and discussions
• You can explain investigation principles and theories, needs, approaches, findings, interpretation and analysis of evidence
• You can manage diverse business relationships with internal and external stakeholders, and liaise effectively with complainants, witnesses, specialists and representatives of various police agencies using sensitivity, patience, impartiality, discretion and respect for confidentiality
• You can provide mentoring and job training to other investigators

Computer Skills
• You can use common office software (e.g., MS Office, Internet, email) and customised databases for case management and tracking
• You can prepare a variety of reports and correspondence

Additional information:

  • 4 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 655 Bay St, Toronto, Toronto Region, Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:   Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Schedule:   6
Category:   Inspections and Investigations
Posted on:   Wednesday, January 29, 2014
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
  • T-AG-60610/14(4)
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, February 12, 2014 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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