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Position Title Detachment Admin Clerk - TEMPORARY ASSIGNMENT - 1 year with possible extension

Ministry of the Solicitor General
Ontario Provincial Police
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
1 Temporary
Job Code:
C0006 - Detachment Admin Clerk
$31.83 - $36.12 Per Hour
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Job ID:
The Ministry of the Solicitor General, Ontario Provincial Police, and the Commander of North East Region are seeking a qualified individual to join our detachment. In this exciting, rewarding and challenging opportunity, you will to provide administrative, clerical and court support to Detachment personnel in the co-ordination and processing of administrative services.

Note: This posting is for a one (1) year temporary opportunity with the possibility of extension. Prior to submitting your letter of interest, please notify your manager of your intentions to apply to this competition. Regular employees are required to have manager approval to participate and to accept a temporary assignment. If a regular member is the successful candidate they would return to their home position at the conclusion of the temporary opportunity. Only business related expenses will be provided. There are no provisions for relocation, accommodation or travel (including meals or vehicles) for this position. Exact dates are to be determined.

About Us:

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is one of North America's largest deployed police services with more than 5,800 uniformed officers, 2,400 civilian employees and 830 Auxiliary officers. We provide essential services that ensure the safety and security of the people of the Province of Ontario. The OPP is a division of the Ministry of the Solicitor General, the largest operational ministry in the province with a presence in every community across Ontario. We are the largest police service in Ontario and the second largest in Canada.

North East Region spans from Moosonee Detachment in the north, Mattawa Detachment in the east, White River Detachment in the west to the West Parry Sound and Almaguin Highlands Detachments in the south, the North East Region of the OPP encompasses a geographical area (423,173 sq. kilometres). This is larger than several European countries. The North East Region includes the districts of Algoma, Sudbury, Cochrane, Timiskaming, Nipissing, Manitoulin and Parry Sound. OPP North East Region provides policing to over 190,000 permanent residents and to more than 400,000 people when including temporary/seasonal residents.

The South Porcupine Detachment is situated within the City of Timmins in the District of Cochrane and is responsible for policing a combined population of approximately 10,000 residents. The detachment's administrative center is located in South Porcupine with satellite locations in Black River-Matheson and Iroquois Falls.

The OPP Values promote always doing the right things for the right reasons, by:

• Interacting with RESPECT, COMPASSION and FAIRNESS.

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

To provide administrative, clerical and court support to Detachment personnel in the co-ordination and processing of administrative services.

How do I qualify?


• Ability to pass an OPP background/ security investigation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of and skill in computer operation and software including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint to produce court documents, type correspondence, prepare presentations and produce financial/statistical reports.

Oral communication skills to clarify the nature of requests from callers, relay messages, and respond to enquiries by providing detailed information, in person and by phone to agencies, companies, court and legal personnel, police services, and the public.

Written communication skills to compose correspondence, prepare court documents, proofread a variety of documents, compile reports and summarize information.

Ability to select appropriate format/design for office documents including presentations, utilizing various software, which involves the selection of advanced features to manipulate data/information and shape appearance. Ability to make editing/proofreading changes to documents, reports, letters and memoranda.

Ability to exercise sensitivity, tact and diplomacy while greeting and responding to requests for information from individuals who are sometimes distraught, overly emotional or irate. Ability to work in a team environment.

Problem solving skills to identify and analyze the nature of enquiries or calls, some of which are confidential and/or sensitive in nature, gaining clarity of request, and determines how best to respond or whether to refer person to a uniformed officer or other personnel.

Problem-solving to check and verify a variety of reports, forms, and documents for accuracy; follow-up and correct where appropriate.

As part of the OPP Values, ability to maintain confidentiality while performing your duties as a Detachment Administrative Clerk.

Additional Information:

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.

Application Instructions:

Resume / cover letter must be received no later than 11:59 pm on 15-Jun-2023. Submit quoting WIN ID # (if applicable) and file # 23-181 showing how your qualifications, training and experience relate to the position to: Rene Paille.

Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted.


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 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.

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Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, June 15, 2023 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

All Ontario Public Service external job advertisements are posted in English and French. To confirm the language requirements of a job, check the "language of position" information at the top of each job ad. For all positions, candidates will be assessed in English, the business language of the Ontario Public Service. For English/French designated bilingual positions, candidates will also be assessed through French-language proficiency testing.

Toutes les offres d'emploi externes de la fonction publique de l'Ontario sont affichées en anglais et en français. Pour connaître les exigences linguistiques, vérifiez les renseignements sur la « langue du poste » figurant dans le haut de chaque offre d'emploi. Pour tous les postes, l'évaluation des candidates et candidats se fera en anglais, la langue usuelle de la fonction publique de l'Ontario. En ce qui concerne les postes désignés bilingues, la maîtrise du français des candidates et candidats sera également évaluée.

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Accommodation is available under the Ontario's Human Rights Code .
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