St. Thomas Police Service

St. Thomas Police Service

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


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.


  • 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)


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


$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 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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