CAREERS AT THE WOODSTOCK POLICE SERVICE

Want to really make a difference in your community? Check the possible career opportunities with the Woodstock Police Services.

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The Woodstock Police Service hires periodically throughout the year. Applications and resumes are welcome at anytime and must be submitted to the attention of the Chief Of Police. Applicants will only be notified if identified to compete in a specific competition. We thank you for your interest in the Woodstock Police Service.

OFFICER RECRUITMENT

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Experienced Police Constable

The Woodstock Police Service is actively recruiting for the position of Experienced Police Constable. Applicants must be a currently serving Police Constable, having successfully completed a period of probation pursuant to Section 44(1) of the Police Services Act at a recognized Canadian Police Service.

Police Cadets/Constables

The Woodstock Police Service is actively recruiting for the positions of Police Cadets, Constables and Special Constables. Applicants must be at least 18 and have a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid driver’s license with a good driving record, current CPR and First Aid certification and an OACP Certificate. Applications will be kept on file for one year. As opportunities become available, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If you would like more information, please contact our Recruiting Unit at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Part Time Occasional Officer

The Woodstock Police Service is currently accepting applications for experienced police officers for a Part Time Constable position. Candidates must meet minimum requirements as stated in the Ontario Police Services Act and hold a certificate in Basic Constable Training from the Ontario Police College. Candidates must also have been a police officer in Ontario for a minimum of five years and have not been out of policing for more than five years. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Interested persons are required to submit a resume to the attention of

Deputy Chief of Police
Woodstock Police Service
615 Dundas St.Woodstock, ON N4S 1E1

  • We currently employ Part Time Constables and would like to expand the pool.
  • The Part Time Constable is a casual position and shall only be employed by the Woodstock Police Service to augment the full time members as per the Collective Agreement.
  • The Part Time Constable must be able to pass Use of Force Certification as per Provincial Standards and have, or be able to obtain, a First Aid/CPR certificate.
  • The Part Time Constable will be assigned to general patrol duties and shall not be allowed to perform any duties other than those normally performed by a Patrol Constable.
  • Compensation is that of a First Class Constable and 10% in lieu of benefits.
  • The Part Time Constable will be a member of the Woodstock Police Association and pay dues accordingly. The member also has the legislated benefits through the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and the Employment Standards Act. Exclusions are noted in the Collective Agreement.

CIVILIAN OPPORTUNITIES

The Woodstock Police Service is accepting applications for the following civilian positions.

PART-TIME COMMUNICATIONS DISPATCHER

Communications Operators serve a critical role in supporting the County of Oxford, the city of Woodstock, and the Woodstock Police Service. They are the first point of contact between the public and the emergency services they require and directly support frontline operations in maintaining officer, firefighter, and public safety.

If you are a dedicated individual with strong interpersonal and communication skills that is able to work rotating shifts in a 24/7 environment you could be a great addition to the Communications Unit at Woodstock Police Service. Your responsibilities will include answering 911 calls from within Oxford County and routing requests for Police, Fire, and EMS to the appropriate resource. You will process 911 emergency and non-emergency calls for Police and Fire within the city of Woodstock as well as support the community in providing information and access to a network of available community resources.

A career in Communications is challenging but also extremely rewarding. If this sounds like the career for you, please consider applying to this opportunity as a part time Communicator/Dispatcher with the Woodstock Police Service