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Sworn (Police) Positions

Policing in the City of Owen Sound offers a challenging and rewarding career. This position in the City of Owen Sound involves a blend of proactive community engagement, crime prevention, and responsive action to ensure the well-being of our residents. OSPS offers opportunities for promotion, specialization, and a unique connection with a smaller-sized community.

OSPS is always recruiting for the postion new recruit and experienced Police Constable.

All applicants must meet the minimum qualifications for a police officer as identified in the Ontario Police Services Act. In addition, candidates must

  • Have a valid Class G Driver’s licence with no more than 6 demerit points
  • Have a valid Standard First Aid and CPR certificate by the time you are offered employment
  • Be of good moral character and a person of honesty and integrity
  • Have strong communication skills and the ability to articulate clearly both written and verbally
  • Certification in standard First Aid and CPR (Level “C”) is preferable.

Desirable attributes also include a demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and self-improvement, community involvement (eg: volunteering) and a history of strong work performance.

Applicants must have completed phase 1 of the OACP Constable Selection System.  More information on this process can be found at Home - OACP Certificate Testing.   Accommodations for applicants with disabilities are available upon request in relation to materials or processes to be used throughout the hiring process.

The successful candidate will be subject to a comprehensive background check as well as physical and psychological assessments.

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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