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St. Thomas Police Service

St. Thomas Police Service

The St. Thomas Police Service announces a Selection Process for:

POLICE COMMUNICATOR

1 Full Time Temporary Position +
Creation of a Hiring Pool for Future Vacancies
Our Communications Center is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Members are required to work varied shifts/hours
Including weekends and statutory holidays as part of a shift rotation.

 This position involves clerical support duties and Emergency 911/ Non-emergency call taker/police dispatcher duties. A communicator must be able to work in a high stress environment; to evaluate emergency situations and work at a rapid pace with intense concentration for extended periods; be able to think, speak and communicate clearly and efficiently in emergency situations; to calmly and effectively deal with people; be able to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and procedures and learn standard broadcast procedures of the police communication systems; operate variety of communications equipment, office equipment and computer systems.

 Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Grade 12 education or equivalent
  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Meet vision, hearing and medical standards
  • Accurate and efficient keyboarding skills –  40 - 50 WPM
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to work well under intense pressure
  • Possess strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

Special consideration will be given to candidates who possess the following additional skills:

  • Successful completion of post-secondary education
  • Successful completion of an accredited Emergency Communications course
  • Prior experience in a police environment and/or public safety dispatch experience
  • Prior experience working with the public in a social work environment
  • Experience with CPIC, Niche, Microsoft Office Professional an asset
Apply To:

All candidates must contact Applicant Testing Services to complete required testing PRIOR to submitting resume.

To register with Applicant Testing Services:  click the link below (it will indicate Special Constable but disregard and continue)

http://applicanttesting.com/sc-special-release

OR

Call in registration and speak to a customer service representative with payment by Visa or Mastercard.

Toll Free: 1-800-429-7728
Fax: 519-659-8757
Email: ats@applicanttesting.com

Cost:

$199.00 + HST ($224.87)

 Registration Deadline for testing is August 7th, 2018

 Test Date/Location:

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - London

Alternate dates may be available upon special request, please contact ATS for more information.
*Specific information on testing location and time will be sent out with a confirmation prior to test day.

 Testing Information:
Successful completion of:
GATB – General Aptitude Test Battery
WPT – Written Process Test
Vision and Hearing Testing
*Please click here for more information on each of the tests.

 Upon successful completion of ATS testing, resumes with test results can be submitted directly by email to lcoates@stps.on.ca or dropped off in person at the main reception of the St. Thomas Police Headquarters at 45 CASO Crossing, St. Thomas, Ontario.

Deadline for submission of resume with test results is – August 24, 2018 at 4 pm.

Date added: 2018-07-18 00:00:00   
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