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Choosing to work for the Owen Sound Police Service offers a unique opportunity to contribute to a close-knit community, fostering a sense of connection and impact.  The organization emphasizes community engagement, professional development, and a commitment to public safety, providing a fulfilling and rewarding career experience.

Sworn and civilian roles follow the Collective Bargaining Agreements between the Owen Sound Police Service and the Owen Sound Police Service Board and the Owen Sound Police Association.

For Constable, the 2019 Collective Bargaining Agreement outlines the following annual salaries:

  • Constable in Training - $53, 832.21
  • Constable 4th Class - $75, 365.09
  • Constable 3rd Class - $86, 131.54
  • Constable 2nd Class - $96, 897.98
  • Constable 1st Class - $107,664.42


For Emergency 911 Communicators, the 2019 Collective Bargaining Agreement outlines the following hourly salaries:

  • Emergency 911 Communicator Level 3 - $34.38
  • Emergency 911 Communicator Level 2 - $35.68
  • Emergency 911 Communicator Level 1 - $38.93

  • All members are able to contribute to the OMERS pension fund
  • There is no waiting period for pension contribution

Full-time members enjoy a benefit package that would be outlined after the applicant begins with the service.  Some of the benefits include:

  • Family Health Care Plan
  • Family Dental Plan
  • Vision Care/Hearing Care
  • Life Insurance Coverage
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • On-site Fitness Facility 

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Owen Sound Police Service strives to ensure that all recruiting policies and processes are non-discriminatory and barrier-free. Applicants can make a request for accommodation at any time during the recruiting process.

Owen Sound is known for its picturesque setting on the shores of Georgian Bay.  It offers a balance of small-town charm with urban amenities.  As the largest city in Grey County, Owen Sound offers:

  • Lower Cost of Living: Generally, smaller cities have a lower cost of living compared to larger metropolitan areas, which can mean more affordable housing, transportation, and daily expenses.
  • Less Traffic: Less traffic congestion and shorter communtes provide an opportunity for more leasure time with activites, family, and personal interests.
  • Access to Nature: Being located near parks, lakes and trails offers ample opportunities for outdoor recreation and relaxation

Contact Us

Owen Sound Police Service
922 2nd Avenue West
Owen Sound, Ontario, N4K 4M7

Non-emergency: 519-376-1234
Emergency: 911


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