TTC Transit Enforcement Special Constable - Qualifications

To be considered for a career as a TTC Transit Enforcement Special Constable, you must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • You must be lawfully able to work in Canada;
  • You must be at least 18 years of age;
  • You must be physically and mentally able to perform the duties of the position, having regard to your own safety and the safety of members of the public;
  • You must meet prescribed vision standards;
  • You must be of good moral character and habits;
  • You must have successfully completed at least four years of secondary school education or its equivalent;
  • You require a good knowledge of security and law enforcement operations and principles or the ability to rapidly acquire this;
  • Must be able to work a flexible work schedule that includes various shifts;
  • You must be eligible to obtain and maintain special constable status in accordance with any Agreement between the TTC and a Police Services Board;

In addition, the TTC Transit Enforcement Department requires that each candidate must:

  • Not have been convicted of a criminal offence for which a record suspension (formerly a pardon) has not been granted. If you have been convicted criminally under a federal statute (other than the Youth Criminal Justice Act), you must obtain a record suspension prior to submitting an application. (refer to the Resources section for the contact agency)
  • Candidates must successfully complete the TTC Transit Enforcement Special Constable pre-interview tests administered by Applicant Testing Services Inc. (ATS) to initiate the application process. An ATS TTC Transit Enforcement Special Constable Test Results Profile (TRP) will normally be e-mailed to you within 3 - 5 business days after your test date.
  • A valid Special Constable TRP from ATS will also be accepted. An ATS Special Constable TRP will normally be e-mailed to you within 3-5 business days after your test date.
  • A valid Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (O.A.C.P.) Certificate of Results for the Constable Selection System will also be accepted. Should you choose to complete the O.A.C.P. testing for the Constable Selection System, the results of Stage I (PATI, WCT, PREP) will be e-mailed to you within 3 - 5 business days of testing. If successful in all three tests, you will be invited back for Stage II (B-PAD, vision & hearing assessment) approximately three weeks later. After successfully completing Stage II, you will be mailed an O.A.C.P. Certificate of Results within 10-14 business days of your Stage II date.
    Please Note: ATS cannot fax or email your OACP results or confirm results by phone.
  • Candidates must have or rapidly acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights code and related orders including disability accommodation and accessibility requirements pertaining to passengers and employees.
  • This position is designated as safety-sensitive under the TTC’s Fitness for Duty Policy. If you are currently employed by the TTC and you do not hold a designated position, you will be required to pass an alcohol and drug test as part of the certification process.