All candidates vying for Police Constable positions within the Halton Regional Police Service will undergo a multi-stage selection process, including:
Before applying to be a Police Constable with the Halton Regional Police Service, candidates must successfully complete the Pre-Interview Assessment Stages of the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) Constable Selection System, a standardized selection process administered for a fee by Applicant Testing Services Inc. to assess a candidate's suitability based on essential competencies.
For information about police testing, contact:
Testing Practice Resource - Other resources are available on-line to assist with practice with written communication tests (WCT), PATI and BPAD.
Candidates possessing a valid OACP Certificate of Results or Certificate of Results issued by the Toronto Police Service or Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are invited to download the application package.
Candidates must also complete the online application. Online application detailed instructions.
For more information, contact the Halton Regional Police Service at 905-825-4747 ext. 5112.
Completed applications must include photocopies of the following supporting documents:
Completed applications and supporting documents should be mailed or delivered to:
Halton Regional Police Service
Recruiting, Human Resource Services
2485 North Service Road West,
Oakville, Ontario, L6M 3H8
Candidates are required to complete a Release of Information form and a Pre-Background questionnaire.
Applications are reviewed by recruiters from the Halton Regional Police Service and candidates selected for interviews are contacted.
The personal interview is a one-on-one interview based on the local competencies for the position of Police Constable.
The essential competencies interview is conducted by two Halton Regional Police Service recruiting officers to assess a candidate's suitability based on the essential competencies for the position of Police Constable.
All candidates are required to complete a psychological assessment, which includes an interview with a psychologist.
The background investigation may include, but is not limited to, reference checks, verification of educational documents, verification of employment history and credit checks. Candidates will be required to complete a Personal History Form and supply all requested documentation.
All information collected in previous stages of the selection process is reviewed and compared to the selection criteria. A conditional offer of employment, contingent upon security and medical clearance and final appointment by the Police Services Board, may be made at this stage.
In accordance with the Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police Constable Selection System, applicants who are unsuccessful at their first essential competencies interview may only be considered by other OACP licenced services after a period of three (3) months. If an applicant is unsuccessful a second time at the essential competency interview stage, there is a six (6) month waiting period prior to further consideration.