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Experienced Police Officer Recruitment
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Halifax, NS, CANADA;
Job Category: Law Enforcement
Job Industry: Professional Services
Year(s) of Experience: <1
Number Of Positions: 1
Date Posted: Jun 27, 2011

Experienced Police Officer Recruitment
Halifax Regional Police

Halifax Regional Police is a diverse police agency that is committed to community service and partnering with Halifax Regional Municipality to continually enhance and improve safety and security in our neighbourhoods. We are the largest police agency in Atlantic Canada. 

Halifax Regional Police continuously look for individuals who have a passion for policing and a desire to make a difference in our community.

Recruitment Outlook:

Our requirement for experienced police officers fluctuates from year to year. We anticipate that our needs will require a recruitment process to commence sometime in 2011 or 2012. Therefore, we encourage interested and qualified candidates to submit a resume.   All submitted resumes will be held on file and will only be removed upon the request of the applicant.   Candidates can update their resumes at any time by accessing their Workopolis personal account.

Key Information to Consider:
  • We do not practice lateral transfers
  • All applicants with less than 5 years of policing service will commence at a 5th class constables salary ($48,420.74 as of April, 2011).   Applicants with more than 5 years service may be considered for a step increase  and will be assessed on each individual's qualifications and skills
  • All new hires will commence in our patrol division
  • New hires will not be considered for promotional opportunities until they attain 6 years service with HRP
  • We accept applications from currently serving police officers or Canadian Military Police (regular service) with Qualifications Level 5

Constable Competencies:

Adaptability, Ethical Accountability and Responsibility, Interactive Communication, Organizational Awareness, Problem Solving, Risk Management, Stress Tolerance, Teamwork and Written Skills.

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                                                             Our Mission 
                            Leading and Partnering in our Community to Serve and Protect.

                                                               Our Vision
                                          Safety, Peace and Order in our Community.

HRP Core Values

Our core values, listed below, support our vision and mission statement:
  • Respect - display courteous regard for each other and the diverse community we serve
  • Diversity - respect and embrace our differences to provide culturally responsible policing
  • Integrity - be ethical in actions and decisions
  • Professionalism - provide distinguished service
  • Accountability - take responsibility for actions

Our Philosophy

  • Prompt response to calls for service
  • Enforcement of all statutes, federal, provincial and municipal
  • Solve crime through investigation of offences, collection and analysis of evidence, gathering information from informants, and other sources such as Crime Stoppers and surveillance
  • Crime prevention through public service talks, messages and promotion of crime prevention programs such as Operation Identification, Neighbourhood Watch, etc.
  • Referral to other social or government agencies
  • Public education through programs to inform and educate the public about problems in their neighbourhoods, or talks on timely topics, encouraging community involvement with police Problem solving hand-in-hand with the community to both prevent crime and advance community safety.

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