University of Toronto

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Special Constable

Dec 11, 2018
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Scarborough, Ontario
Entry Level


The University of Toronto Scarborough Campus Community Police Service is currently accepting applications for motivated, dedicated and community oriented individuals for the position of 4th Class Special Constables. What it means to be a Member of the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus Police:

The University of Toronto Scarborough Campus Community Police Service is a special constable service operating under agreement with Toronto Police Service and Peel Regional Police Services. We are committed to delivering policing and security services that are sensitive to the needs of our community, through collaborative partnerships and teamwork. We are seeking talented individuals who can meet the challenges of community-based policing in Canada's most diverse university environment and who represent its population.

Typical Duties:

• perform foot and mobile patrols;

• perform traffic and crowd control duties;

• escort University of Toronto personnel property users when required;

• under supervision investigates crime-related occurrences on University of Toronto property;

• check the security of University property, reporting any hazardous conditions;

• assist the public on University property, advising on University of Toronto policies and general information;

• maintain police notebook;

• prepare reports;

• provide security for visiting dignitaries;

• assist with crime prevention programs;

• other related duties as required


What It Takes To Become a Special Constable :

Minimum Educational Requirement:

You are a high school graduate who has also successfully graduated from a recognized community college or university or has the equivalent combination of education and experience. For those applicants who do not possess a recognized community college diploma or university degree, consideration may be given to those who have three (3) years of related experience in policing, loss prevention or security and can demonstrate a satisfactory knowledge of the laws of Canada and the Province of Ontario. Minimum Experience Requirement:

One (1) year of related work experience is desirable; education may be substituted for experience.


Must have no criminal convictions without pardon and be able to qualify for, be appointed to and maintain special constable status through background checks conducted by the Toronto Police Service and receive clearance from the Ontario Provincial Police, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and/or other jurisdictional authorities for access to CPIC and other restricted databases.

Please note: these clearances are a condition of employment and must be maintained.


Must be able to pass interviews, a medical examination and psychological testing.

Driver's License:

Must possess a non-probationary, valid Ontario class "G" driver's license with a satisfactory driving record (Driver Abstract must be submitted with your application). Required Certifications:

We welcome applications from university or college graduates who have not completed an O.A.C.P. However, preference will be given to candidates who possess a valid O.A.C.P. Certificate of Results for Police Constable from Applicant Testing Services Inc. (must be submitted with your application); all applicants must be in possession of a current, valid Standard First Aid and Level "C" CPR Certificate. Communication Skills:

Must demonstrate excellent communication skills and have the ability to deal tactfully and effectively with all members of the University community.  Must be able to exercise discretion and confidentiality.


Not Applicable to this Requisition