Police Constable

Professionalism, Integrity, Accountability, Respect, Compassion

Fredericton Police UBC Local 911

COMPETITION # 5813.19

Priority is proud to partner with the Fredericton Police Force to assist them with the initial stages of the recruitment process for the position(s) of Police Constable. Your confidential application will be forwarded directly for their review and selection. You will be contacted by the City of Fredericton Human Resource Department if you are selected for further screening.

This is direct community contact work carried out in consultation and cooperation with citizens to provide public safety service to: preserve life, protect property, enforce statutes, prevent crime and detect/apprehend offenders/violators, investigate vehicle accidents, use effective problem-solving techniques for problem resolution, and respond to community concerns relative to enhancing the overall quality of life. Work is performed under supervision of senior constables or non-commissioned officers.

Position Summary:

  • Communications with individuals and groups to prevent and solve criminal activities and address various crime prevention initiatives and respond to quality of life concerns.
  • Solve problems related to crime causation, community concerns and issues, prevention, protection and court action.
  • Crisis Intervention for conflict crisis, personal crisis, man-made and natural disasters.
  • Documents and records information on activities for analysis research, legal and court requirements.
  • Manages information by entering, manipulating, and analyzing information for problem solving, research and investigative purposes.
  • Educator/Teacher of crime prevention, security, safety, knowledge, information, and skills for individuals and groups in the community.
  • Prepares cases and takes legal action as a result of investigations, the collection of evidence, and the laying of charges pursuant to relevant legislation.

Position Specifications:

  • Education and Experience: Graduation from a recognized Police Training Institution. The incumbent must meet departmental medical and physical standards, obtain security clearance, and qualify for appointment as a Police Officer in accordance with the New Brunswick Police Act, Regulation 91-498.
  • Knowledge and Desired Skills: Knowledge of and compliance with relevant legislation (Federal Criminal Code, CDS Act, Evidence Act, Provincial Motor Vehicle, Liquor, Police, Mental Health), standards, policy and procedure, geographic area; Skills - communication (interviewing), police vehicle operation, defense and control tactics, fitness (PARE), firearms, basic computer knowledge (RPIC), radar, Breathalyzer (SL2), accident investigation I, dispute (domestic) conflict intervention, documents (notes, reports, forms) incidents, non-complex investigations gather evidence and recognize procedures for complex/major investigations and takes appropriate step/procedures, crisis intervention. Bilingualism preferred minimum: French - Basic level (1).
  • Ethical Standards: Members of the Fredericton Police Force have a significant role in building and maintaining the public trust by upholding the highest ethical standards both on and off duty. Applicants to the Fredericton Police Force must be prepared to follow our core values and act professionally, respectfully, with integrity, and with compassion in accordance to the law and the New Brunswick Police Act and Regulations.

SALARY: Range IV Class thru 1st Class

Interested applicants - To apply, please upload the items listed below as part of your complete application to Priority via the following link:

https://bit.ly/2VIdRfO

Deadline to apply is March 24, 2019 at 4:30 PM

Please note: If you previously applied to our last competition that closed on October 5th, 2018, November 23, 2018 or January 13, 2019 you do not need to reapply as your application is still under consideration.

THE FOLLOWING MUST BE INCLUDED AS A COMPLETE PACKAGE FOR CONSIDERATION:

  1. Proof of graduation from certified Police Training Academy or as a Career Officer. Military police provide QL status.
  2. CV & Preliminary Questions (attached as one document maximum 4 pages):
    • Current Contact Information
    • Complete Employment History
    • Education and Qualifications
    • Specialized Training
    • Two (2) Professional References
    • Your prepared answers to the following two preliminary questions:

a) It is important to have a good understanding of the community in which you work. Tell us what you know about the City of Fredericton. Based on what you have just said, tell us what you think our citizens expect from our Police Officers.

b) Describe a time that you were in a high-pressure situation and had to respond quickly. What was the situation, how did you handle it, and what was the outcome? Please provide name and contact information for person who can confirm veracity. 

We thank you for your application however, only those selected for screening will be contacted.

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