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Halton Police Civilian

Salary and Benefits

Civilian members employed by the Halton Regional Police Service earn very competitive wages, and receive excellent pension and benefit plans.

The following benefits apply to civilian Service members employed on a continuing basis:

Civilian Benefits:

All continuing full-time and part-time members receive insurance coverage the first day of the first month following the completion of three (3) months of continuous employment. This coverage includes:

  • Extended health care:
    • Prescription drugs
    • Hearing aids
    • Semi-private hospital
    • Ambulance service
    • Accidental dental
    • Paramedical services
    • Prosthetic appliances
    • Medical aids and supplies
    • Nursing
  • Vision care:
    • Reimbursement for prescription eyeglasses or contact
      lenses every 24 months
  • Dental care:
    • Preventative services
    • Examinations
    • Consultations
    • Radiographs
    • Fillings
    • Endodontic and periodontic services
    • Dental repairs
    • Surgical services

Annual Vacation Entitlement:

Civilian employees with the Halton Regional Police Service receive one (1) day of vacation with pay for each month up to a maximum of ten (10) days annually.

HRPS members completing three (3) years of service are entitled to three (3) weeks of paid vacation per year.

After ten (10) and fifteen (15) years of service, annual vacation entitlements increase to four (4) weeks and five (5) weeks of paid vacation respectively.

Designated Holidays:

Each year, all civilian employees with the Halton Regional Police Service are entitled to twelve (12) named holidays as listed, plus one (1) additional unnamed day:

  • New Year's Day (January 1)
  • Family Day (February)
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Monday
  • Victoria Day (May)
  • Canada Day (July 1)
  • Civic Holiday (August)
  • Labour Day (September)
  • Thanksgiving Day (October)
  • Remembrance Day (November)
  • Christmas Day (December 25)
  • Boxing Day (December 26)

Pension Plan:

HRPS civilian employees have a normal retirement age of 65. The rate of contribution to the Service's Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) pension plan is 8.3% of contributory earnings by each employee and the Board up to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) maximum.

The rate of contribution is 12.8% on any eligible earnings above the CPP maximum.

Tuition Reimbursement:

Civilian members employed by the Halton Regional Police Service are eligible to receive a maximum of $2,500 per year for successful completion of part-time studies and courses, excluding the cost of text books and parking.