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Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Ontario Provincial Police
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
M0905E - Communication42
$74,066.00 - $109,141.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:

What can I expect to do in this role?

The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services, Ontario Provincial Police, and the Bureau Commander, Corporate Communications and Strategy Management seeks a qualified member to plan, implement and provide corporate oversight of the social media program for the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). To conduct ongoing analysis, quality assurance and training to ensure adherence to OPP social media policies and overall priorities and strategic directions. To coordinate the development of social media communications, to provide public affairs expertise for contentious/complex initiatives and to provide advice to senior managers on social media communication strategies to address significant issues and events.

How do I qualify?


Ability to pass an OPP background security investigation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of human resources practices, policies, directives and collective agreements in relation to recruitment, training and development and labour relations to support an inclusive and engaged team. Ability to address employee issues and to support talent management.

Ability to coordinate and manage the delivery of the OPP's social media program, to manage the activities of the unit in the development of new media products and services and technical coordination of social media technologies.

Knowledge of print/broadcast and web media monitoring services. Knowledge of social media platforms and uses for organizational communication (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).

Knowledge of communications principles and practices. Ability to exchange information on corporate policies/standards, and to coordinate social media and content strategies. Ability to write project plans, proposals and social media content, to support decision-making and the development of social media policies.

Ability to plan OPP creative products and to provide support to OPP senior managers in the development and implementation of new products. Ability to coordinate and execute a communications implementation strategy.

Ability to ensure that identified organizational standards and operational goals are met. Demonstrated teamwork skills and ability to liaise with clients and areas throughout the OPP.

Ability to coordinate and plan the delivery of a program, operation, service or project considering the strategy and mandate of the Bureau/OPP. Problem solving skills and ability to analyze pros and cons of delivery/potential impact.

Ability to coordinate consultation and advisory meetings relating to program/service initiative with external and internal stakeholders, partners and consultants. Excellent partnership building skills.

Knowledge of computer applications and design theories and practices. Knowledge of the administration of social media platforms/websites.

How to Apply:

Resume / cover letter must be received no later than 11:59 pm on 02-Nov-2018. Submit quoting WIN ID # (if applicable) and file # 18-142 showing how your qualifications, training and experience relate to the position to: Inspector Melissa Barron.

Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted.


The OPP is an equal opportunity employer, and will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, 777 Memorial Ave, Orillia, Central Region
Compensation Group:
Management Compensation Plan
Communications; Marketing and Creative Services
Posted on:
Friday, October 12, 2018
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 Friday, November 2, 2018 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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