Rama Police Service

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Rama Police Service

 

Our Vision:

A safe community protected and policed with honour and respect.

 

Our Mission:

Protecting our community with pride and professionalism; honouring shared values and traditions; ensuring safety and security for all.

 

 

Employment Opportunity – Chief of Police

 

Position:                             Chief of Police

Employment Term:         Full-time Contract – 3 years – extension(s) TBD

Accountable to:               Police Services Board of Directors

Reports to:                        Chair, Police Services Board of Directors

Location:                            Rama Police Service Headquarters

 

Summary of Function: 

 

Consistent with the organization’s Values and Mission, the Chief of Police works collaboratively with the Board of Directors to develop strategic priorities of the police service and to implement and evaluate strategic and operational plans.  The Chief of Police is accountable to the Rama Police Services Board for the general administration and operation of the Rama Police Service, including financial and human resources management and community and media relations.  The Chief of Police is also responsible for the execution of the Board’s policies and administrative directives, through the use of intelligence-led and problem-oriented policing strategies, programs and tactics.  The Chief of Police develops and sustains effective relationships and ongoing communications with various leaders, organizations, governments and the Police Services Board. 

 

Qualifications:

Skills and Abilities:

 

o   Must possess philosophies and beliefs that are not inconsistent with local Chippewa customs and culture and must be respectful of and sensitive to the history and needs of Chippewa persons.

o   Must have demonstrated success in gaining and sustaining the confidence and respect of a growing community and well-trained, self-administered police service.

o   Must have demonstrated ability to provide support, direction and leadership in developing and improving community partnerships, improving police and law enforcement services to a growing community; in developing programs to prevent crime and protect the life and property of people who live, play, work, or travel through Rama First Nation.

o   Must have demonstrated ability to generate, impart or achieve clear and meaningful strategies to support the Vision of Rama Police Service.

o   Must have demonstrated ability to communicate and problem solve, relate with others, and effectively represent the Rama Police Service at all local, provincial, national and international levels.

o   Must have demonstrated competency at the required level for Chiefs (outlined in the Police Sector Council Policing Competency Dictionary) in change management, community and media relations, decision making, ethical accountability, financial management, fostering relationships, public accountability, public safety and strategic management.

 

Education, Experience and Other Requirements:

 

o   Must have at a minimum a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Public or Business administration or related field and/or a combination of experience, education and training

o   Must have advanced knowledge of:

o   law enforcement, legislation and policy regarding public safety

o   national and international policing issues, philosophies, practices and trends

o   community policing and community relations

o   current law enforcement management theory and administrative standards

o   budgeting and financial practices applicable to law enforcement

o   governance structures, role and responsibilities and strategic management

o   leadership styles and practices

o   A minimum of eight (8) years of progressively responsible law enforcement supervisory/managerial experience; which must include human resources management, financial management including budget preparation, exceptional decision-making skills; political acuity; experience dealing with media and community relations; working within governance structures.

o   Demonstrate knowledge of organizational purpose – why the police service exists;

o   Demonstrate an ability to identify how the position of Chief of Police relates to the police service vision, mission, guiding principles and strategic priorities.

o   Must be able to demonstrate a superior level of knowledge of First Nations Communities and Cultures and oversee the implementation of effective, efficient and culturally sensitive police services.

o   Participate in personal professional development learning opportunities

o   Must be a Canadian citizen

o   Must possess a valid Canadian driver’s license in good standing

o   Must have current First Aid and CPR Certificates

o   Must be of good moral character and habits (viewed as trustworthy and having integrity)

o   Have no criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted

o   Must meet the requirements of the Ontario Police Service Act

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

 

This is a definite term contract position for 3 years (extension(s) TBD), with an anticipated start date of October 1st, 2018.  The start and end dates will be confirmed in the employment contract.

 

SALARY:                             To Be Negotiated with the Police Service Board of Directors

 

DEADLINE:                         Please forward (by mail or email), a resume and cover letter including 2 (two) letters of reference, copy of a valid Driver’s Licence, copy of Security Clearance Check, Copy of First Aid/CPR Certification, to be received at Rama Police Service no later than June 22nd, 2018, 12:00 p.m..

 

PLEASE NOTE:                  The success applicant will be required to have a medical/physical examination completed by applicant’s physician at the applicant’s expense.

 

                                            


 

 

 

 

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

 

 

 

 

FORWARD TO:

                                                          Rama Police Service

Attn:  Ms. Sheri Kay, Board Chair

7450 Williams Road, Rama, Ontario L3V 6H6                                                 

                                              Phone: (705) 325-7773

                                                           Email:  sheriwlsn@yahoo.ca

 

 

 

 

SUBMIT COMPLETED PACKAGE MARKED "CONFIDENTIAL”

 

 

 

 

 

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. 

 

 

 

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

 

 

While all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, preference will be given to members of Rama First Nation and

 

other First Nations members.  
 
 
 
 

RAMA POLICE SERVICE

Accepting Applications for Police Constable Recruit

TRAINING OPPORTUNITY

WOMEN APPLICANTS & FIRST NATION MEMBERS

ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

1 POLICE RECRUIT (Term Contract)

 

The Rama Police Service is a progressive, community-oriented police service seeking to identify the best candidate to serve the Rama First Nation residents, employees and visitors.

 

This position offers the successful candidate the opportunity to receive basic constable training at the Ontario Police College under a term contract that will prepare them for a long and rewarding career in law enforcement. Once the recruit has successfully completed and received a certificate from the Ontario Police College (OPC), as well as successfully completed post-OPC training; they will be appointed to the rank of Constable with the Rama Police Service and subject to the terms in their contract which will include a period of probation.

 

Posting Date:  March 23rd, 2018        Closing Date:  June 15th, 2018  at 5:00 pm

 

Important Information:

1.    Certificate of Results issued by the O.A.C.P. Applicant Testing Services Inc. is required.

2.    Knowledge of Rama First Nation, First Nation Culture, History, Language and Relationships.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada;
  • Be at least 18 years of age or older;
  • Ontario Grade 12 or equivalency;
  • Not have criminal convictions for which a pardon has not been granted or an absolute/conditional discharge that has not been sealed;
  • Class 'G' driver's licence in good standing;
  • Be physically and mentally able to perform the duties of the position, having regard to his or her own safety and the safety of members of the public;
  • Be of good moral character and habits, meaning being an individual other people would look upon as being trustworthy and having integrity;
  • Certified in Standard First-Aid and C.P.R. (level "C");
  • Possess a valid Certificate of Results (C.O.R.) which is part of the Constable Selection System process found here:  www.applicanttesting.com ;

·        Computer literate: Microsoft Office Software

·        Good verbal and written communication skills;

·        Knowledge and understanding of the Ojibwe language & culture would be an asset.

 

 

Responsibilities & Duties of Police Officer:

·        Preserving the peace;

·        Preventing crimes and other offences and providing assistance and encouragement to other persons in their prevention;

·        Assisting victims of crime;

·        Apprehending criminals and other offenders who may lawfully be taken into custody;

·        Laying charges and participating in prosecutions;

·        Executing warrants that are to be executed by police officers and performing related duties;

·        Performing other lawful duties that the chief of police assigns;

·        Enforcement of Highway Traffic Act, all other Provincial Statutes, and the Criminal Code of Canada as well as other Federal Statutes.  

·        Must maintain confidentiality and take an Oath of Secrecy.

·        Referring individuals to community services and agencies.

TRAINING AS A POLICE CONSTABLE

12 weeks of basic constable training takes place at the Ontario Police College (OPC) in Alymer, Ontario followed by five more weeks of Post-OPC training at the Provincial Police Academy. This training is designed to provide future constables with a sound knowledge of the laws and procedures a front-line officer is required to apply in the performance of their duties.

Essential knowledge, skills and abilities related to the administration of justice, officer and public safety are developed through skill development, classroom discussion, case studies and simulation exercises.

For more information visit the www.applicanttesting.com or www.opconline.ca

Application Forms:

Application forms can be obtained at either the Rama Police Service office or on-line at www.ramapolice.ca

Please note:

Successful applicants will be required to have a medical/physical examination completed from his/her physician at the applicants’ expense.

Applicants must provide the following information:

Application Form

Cover Letter, Resume

Copy of valid Ontario Drivers License

Written Consent to Security Clearance Check

Copy of Certificate of Results (C.O.R)

Copy of First Aid / CPR Certification

 

All Applicants are to submit their complete package  marked "CONFIDENTIAL” to:

Rama Police Recruitment

7450 Williams Road

Rama, Ontario    L3V 6H6

Phone:  (705) 325-7773     Fax: (705) 325-4522

Hours:  Monday – Friday – 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

 "A safe community protected and policed with honour and respect”

 
 
 
 

 

 

 


 

 

POSTING DATE: "No Applications being received at this time"     

IMPORTANT TIMELINES

  1. Complete and submit an application form, resume and cover letter. Note: Application forms can be obtained at the Rama Police Service Office. 
  2. The successful candidate will be offered the position pending a background check and medical evaluation and required to enter into an intensive 18-week standardized training program at the Ontario Police College.
  3. A current O.A.C.P. Certificate of Results must be provided prior to offer of employment.
  4. A term contract position will be advanced following the successful completion and award of certificate from the Ontario Police College.

Note: Additional Information can be accessed on the following website on expectations of the written and physical testing for recruit constable:

http://www.applicanttesting.com/

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possess a valid First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate (or willing to obtain prior to offer)
  • Has successfully completed an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Ontario Drivers License in good standing
  • No criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted
  • A Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada
  • Ability to understand issues from the community's perpective, ability to look at previously learned approached to generate solutions and the ability to learn new approaches, tools, methods and technologies that apply to police work
  • Ability to break down problems into simple lists, tasks and activities.
  • Be of good moral character and habits, meaning that you are an individual other people would look upon as being trustworthy and having integrity
  • Be physically and mentally able to perform the duties of the position, having regard for your own safety as well as the safety of members of the public
  • The ability to anyalyze situations and events in a logical way
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills
  • Written communication skills to write concise clear documentation, reports, forms and records
  • Computer literate: Microsoft Office software
  • Demonstration of continuous learning beyond high school
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Ojibway language & culture would be an asset.

RESPONSIBILITY & DUTIES:

  • Rama First Nation Police Service is mandated to Police the Rama First Nation community as well as all incidents at Casino Rama
  • Police work is very demanding. A police constable must work shifts, including evenings, nights and weekends, at all times of the year and in all environments
  • For people who are truly interested in serving the needs of the community, police work is very rewarding. Whether dealing with the security concerns of a store merchant, talking to a senior citizen, or befriending a group of local kids, the job challenges are complex and fulfilling
  • Patrol Rama Community to ensure and maintain public safety
  • Preserving the peace
  • Preventing crimes and other offences and providing assistance and encouragement to other persons in their prevention
  • Assisting victims of crime
  • Apprehending criminals and other offenders and others who may lawfully be taken into custody
  • Laying charges and participating in prosecutions
  • Executing warrants that are to be executed by police officers and performing related duties
  • Performing the lawful duties that the police chief assigns
  • Must maintain confidentiality and take Oath of Secrecy
  • Provide weekly itinerary e.g. Court Appearance, Meetings etc, as well as provide weekly time sheets to their supervisor
  • Provide emergency assistance to victims of accident, crimes and natural disasters
  • Participate in crime prevention, public information and safety programs
  • Completing the prescribed training
  • Enforcement of Highway Traffic Act, all other provincial statutes, and the Criminal Code of Canada as well as other Federal Statutes
  • Referring individual to community services and agencies
  • Educating the public
  • The duties and responsibilities outlined are representative but not inclusive

TRAINING AS A POLICE CONSTABLE:

Standardized training takes place at the Ontario Police College in Aylmer. This program is designed to provide future constable with an understanding of the policing role in society, a sound knowledge of the law and procedures and skills to deal with various situations.

Subjects and activities covered in the training program include federal and provincial statutes, fire arms, defensive tactics, fire safety, cross-cultural training, police procedures and crisis intervention. An important component of the program is physical fitness training in which candidates are required to meet specified physical fitness standards.

PLEASE NOTE:

All Applicants will be screened according to the "Qualifications and Requirements". These areas must be met in order to be granted an interview. All applicants will be required to sign a release of information in order to secure a Background Security Clearance with applications package, and all references will be verified. This release of information will also allow access to your staff personnel records including your most recent performance evaluation.

Successful applicants will be required to have a medical/physical examination completed from his/her physician at the applicants' expense.

APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:

Application Form
Cover Letter, Resume
Proof of Valid Drivers Licence
Written Consent to Security Clearance Check

O.A.C.P. Certificate of Results

PLEASE SUBMIT IN PERSON OR MAIL TO:

Rama Police Recruitment
7450 Williams Road
Rama, Ontario L3V 6H6
Phone: (705) 325-7773   Fax: (705)325-4522
Hours: Monday to Friday  8:30 am to 5:00 pm