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The Hanover Police Service is comprised of 15 full-time police officers, 4 part-time police officers and 2 special constables who provide policing services to the Town of Hanover.

 

The Town of Hanover is a progressive, business friendly and dynamic community, featuring well-established and appealing opportunities for a healthy, family-centred lifestyle.  Hanover is home to outstanding health care services, award winning cultural events, recreation, as well as various elementary and secondary school options.  The Town is in close proximity to some of the most beautiful nature and tourism areas in the Province.  Located within Grey County in the Southwest region of Ontario, this regional services centre of 8,200 provides commercial and recreational services to approximately 45,000 people throughout the area.

Employment Opportunity – Hanover Police Service

Part-time Experienced Constable

Posting Date: September 17th, 2023

The Hanover Police Service is accepting applications for the position of part-time Police Constable.

Candidates must have obtained a Basic Constable Training diploma from the Ontario Police College (OPC) or via the Royal Canadian Mounted Police or meet the Ontario Police College equivalency requirements that includes a provincial exam at the Ontario Police College; if the Constable training is from outside the Province of Ontario.

The Hanover Police Service is comprised of 15 full-time police officers, 4 part-time police officers and 2 civilians who provide policing services to the Town of Hanover.

The Town of Hanover is a progressive, business friendly and dynamic community, featuring well-established and appealing opportunities for a healthy family-centred lifestyle.  Hanover is home to outstanding health care services, award winning cultural events, recreation, as well as various elementary and secondary school options.  The Town is in close proximity to some of the most beautiful nature and tourism areas in the Province.  Located within Grey County in the Southwest region of Ontario, this regional services centre of 8,200 provides commercial and recreational services to over 45,000 persons throughout the area.

Those considered for a Police Constable position must:

  • Meet the requirements as set out in the eligibility requirements of the Police Services Act
  • Have a valid Standard First Aid certificate and valid CPR certificate (Basic Rescuer Level C) by the time you receive an offer of employment
  • Have a valid Class G Driver’s Licence, with no more than six accumulated demerit points, permitting you to drive an automobile in Ontario with full driving privileges
  • Be physically and mentally able to perform the job, having regard for their own safety and the safety of members of the public, and maintain a good level of physical fitness
  • Be of good moral character and habits, meaning that they are an individual other people would look upon as being trustworthy and having integrity
  • Have no criminal record for which a pardon has not been received (applicants must obtain a pardon if they have any criminal convictions under a federal statute)
  • Demonstrated personal values in line with the Hanover Police Service core values of professional excellence & accountability, strong work ethic, teamwork, positive attitude, caring & courteous and integrity.
  • Pass a security clearance as well as a background investigation, which may include education, employment, physiological testing, medical clearance, physical testing, personal history, report writing, credit, and reference checks, as well as a home visit.

PLEASE NOTE:

Candidates with current or previous Police Service Act charges or convictions must disclose this information at the initial resume stage.

Submission Deadlines

Please submit a cover letter and resume along with the Consent & Release form and Application package (both available by clicking on links below) – to Special Constable Jaime ASHTON by mail, delivery service or email no later than Monday, November 6th, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. – Hanover Police Service – 203 10th Street, Hanover, Ontario, N4N1N8.

Forward all email submissions to jashton@hanoverps.ca with the subject line noted as “Experienced Constable – Part Time”.

The Hanover Police Service is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance. We thank all applicants for the interest and only those individuals selected to enter the formal process will be contacted.

Please note that a candidate for appointment as a police officer shall provide any relevant information or material that is lawfully requested in connection with their application solely for the purpose of job selection under Section 43(2) of the Police Services Act of Ontario.

Christopher R. Knoll
Chief of Police
Hanover Police Service

Application Package

Consent & Release Form