Apply By: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 11:59 pm EDT


Ministry of the Solicitor General
Ontario Provincial Police
Long Sault
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
C0003 - Court Officer
$32.04 - $36.94 Per Hour
Posting Status:
Job ID:

What can I expect to do in this role?

The Ministry of the Solicitor General, Ontario Provincial Police, and the Regional Commander, East Region seeks a qualified member to manage court case files for a Detachment, providing liaison services with the court and monitoring the progress of files through the court system. To provide court security services for the detachment and court and to participate in the escort of offenders.

How do I qualify?


Ability to pass an OPP background security investigation.

Ability to attain and maintain Special Constable status.

Ability to pass and maintain ongoing certification in Use of Force.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of legislation related to court proceedings, administration, and documentation to coordinate detachment activities at court and ensure appropriate preparation and completion of all required court documents and information.

Knowledge of relevant sections of legislation such as the Criminal Code, Youth Criminal Justice Act, Family Law Act, provincial offenses and municipal by-laws to coordinate court proceedings, prepare briefs, and other court documents.

Knowledge of court processes, procedures, operations and scheduling to coordinate and monitor court proceedings. Ability to schedule court dates according to officer availability and reschedule to resolve conflicting dates.

Knowledge of relevant sections of WHMIS and workplace safety to take DNA samples and escort prisoners. Knowledge of Police Services Act and Health Canada sections related to handling and preservation of evidence, including continuity and security of drugs and proper DNA approved procedures and techniques.

Organizational skills. Ability to use application/software programs (Microsoft Office Suite, etc.) to prepare update and maintain court-related records.

Oral Communication and interpersonal skills to liaise with and communicate, relay and exchange information, much of which is sensitive and confidential. Oral communication skills to testify regarding continuity of drug exhibits in court.

Interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team.

Written communication skills.

Ability to assess documentation and information.

Note: The identified successful candidate will need to participate in and successfully complete mandatory training to ensure they are able to fulfill the duties of this position (Special Constable status and Use of Force training).

Ensure that you read the job description to make sure you understand this job. Even if you don't meet every requirement in this job description, we still encourage you to apply.

Additional Information:

Resume / cover letter must be received no later than 11:59 pm on 21-Apr-2021. Submit quoting WIN ID # (if applicable) and file # 21-058 showing how your qualifications, training and experience relate to the position to: A/Inspector Simon Hardy.

Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

Telephone: 613-534-2223


The Ontario Provincial Police is dedicated to ensuring open, accessible, equitable and respectful workplaces, and is committed to reflecting the diverse communities it serves. We encourage applications from members of our diverse communities, including Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, women, persons from racialized groups, 2SLGBTQ+ persons, those who are able to speak fluently in another language(s), and anyone committed to a rewarding career in public service. The Ontario Provincial Police is an equal opportunity employer and accommodations will be provided in all stages of our hiring processes, as necessary. If you require accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact the hiring manager.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, 4 Milles Roches Rd, Long Sault, East Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Provincial Police Association Civilians
Corrections and Enforcement
Posted on:
Monday, March 29, 2021

How to apply:

  1. You must submit your application using only one of the methods identified below.
  2. Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools on how to write a concise cover letter and resume, review the Writing a Cover Letter and Resume: Tips, Tools and Resources.
  3. Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us.
  4. Be sure to quote the Job ID number for this position.
  5. OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, April 21, 2021 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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