Civilian members play an important role in the Belleville Police Service. Civilians hold positions in several units such as administration, communications, records, human resources, courts, property, finance, and information technology services. Civilians are employed as permanent or temporary staff in both full and part-time employment. Some positions involve rotating shifts schedule.
Civilian careers are attractive to those interested in working within a policing environment, but not necessarily interested in becoming a police officer. The Belleville Police Service offers a professional environment where career development and advancement opportunities are available.
Some of the civilian positions are:
Special Constable / Court Security
Special Constables provide court security and transport prisoners between detention facilities and court facilities. They ensure that the security and safety of prisoners is maintained.
Prior to applying applicants must have an Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) Certificate of Results for Special Constables which is acquired through testing administered by Applicant Testing Services Inc. (ATS) . You can find more information about the testing including fees, dates and site locations on the ATS website.
Applicants for the Belleville Police Service position of Special Constable must meet the following minimum requirements:
- Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada
- Be at least 18 years of age as of the posting closing date
- Possess a Grade 12 graduation diploma or equivalent or post-secondary education at an accredited college or university as an adult student
- Possess a valid Class G driver’s license, at minimum and suitable driving record
- Possess a valid standard or emergency First Aid and CPR Level C certificates
- Possess an OACP Certificate of Results (General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB), the Written Process Test (WPT) Physical Fitness Test, and Vision & Hearing screening for a Special Constable
- Be medically fit and able to pass a medical examination
- Have no criminal record for which you have not received a pardon and be of good moral character and habits
Call-Taker / Dispatchers
Communication staff take routine and emergency calls from the public and relay information to police units in response to calls for service. They act as a call taker/screener and switchboard operator as required and answer 911 calls for the City of Belleville, and in some cases, relay the calls to another 911 emergency agency.
Transcriptionists perform data entry by transcribing police reports utilizing the Records Management System (RMS) and also perform other clerical duties as assigned to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Records Unit.
For further information, please contact the Human Resources Unit at firstname.lastname@example.org.