Employer: Ministry of the Solicitor General
Position title: Instructors – Ontario Police College
Job board: www.OAPSB.ca
Posting date: Nov 29, 2022
Closing date: Dec 14, 2022
Internal Reference Number (P.O for invoice/receipt): Q98-SOL-19756
Cost: $0 CAD
10 Alcorn Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M4V 3A9
Instructors – Ontario Police College
The Ontario Police College (OPC) is committed to advancing the safety of Ontario’s diverse communities by setting evidence-based standards for police training, education and assessment of learning.
Consider this unique and rewarding opportunity with the Ministry of the Solicitor General to join OPC as an Instructor, where you will deliver training specific to police officers in the following dedicated subject matter areas:
• Public Order (two opportunities available)
• Immediate Rapid Deployment (two opportunities available)
• Criminal Investigator Training (CIT)
• Mental Health
• Investigative Interviewing
• Search Warrant
• Crisis Negotiator
• Basic Tactical Operator
• Officer Safety
The Ontario Public Service has been chosen as one of:
• Canada’s Top 100 Employers
• Greater Toronto’s Top 90 Employers
• Canada’s Best Diversity Employers
• Canada’s Greenest Employers
• Top Employers for Canadians Under 40
OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:
We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.
We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.
Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy < https://www.ontario.ca/page/ontario-public-service-anti-racism-policy > and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint < https://www.ontario.ca/page/ops-inclusion-diversity-blueprint > pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.
We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario’s Human Rights Code < http://www.ohrc.on.ca/en/ontario-human-rights-code >. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.
What can I expect to do in this role?
As an experienced trainer/instructor, you will:
• Deliver and facilitate learning in assigned police and law enforcement-related subject areas
• Provide subject matter expertise to learners, trainers, judicial hearings, and police services
• Design course training standards/plans and organize, coordinate, and evaluate police courses and training events
• Research subject area, prepare lesson plans and other resource material, and design tests and examinations
How do I qualify?
• Minimum valid driver’s licence class of G or equivalent as recognized by the Province of Ontario
• Occasional travel within Ontario is required
Subject Matter Expertise
Based on the position you’re applying to, you have demonstrated proficiency in the following subject matter area (please tailor your application accordingly):
Public Order Unit Training (POU)
• You have demonstrated expertise, knowledge and skills required to provide training to equip police officers to respond to public disturbances and maintain order, in support of safe, consistent and effective public order policing across jurisdictions.
Criminal Investigator Training (CIT)
• You have demonstrated expertise, knowledge and skills required to provide training conducting investigations of volume crimes that meet the requirements set out in O. Reg. 3/99 – Adequacy and Effectiveness of Police Services under the Police Services Act.
Mental Health Crisis Response Training
• You have demonstrated expertise, knowledge and skills required to provide training in responding to individuals in crisis.
• Knowledge of immersive and interactive reality-based training is considered an asset.
Immediate Rapid Deployment (IRD)
• You have demonstrated expertise, knowledge and skills required to provide training in response to high-risk events involving active attackers in order to deliver consistent training and a seamless interoperability approach for both Basic Constable Training and senior officers across jurisdictions.
Investigative Interviewing Training (IIT)
• You have demonstrated expertise, knowledge and skills required to provide training on rapport building, verbal, and nonverbal indicators as well as proxemics in an investigative interview.
• You have demonstrated expertise, knowledge and skills required to provide training on structuring a search warrant, proper sourcing, and disclosure of supportive information during a search warrant process.
• You have demonstrated expertise, necessary knowledge and skills required to provide training in crisis negotiation.
Basic Tactical Officer
• You have demonstrated expertise, knowledge and skills required to provide training on functional performance of a Basic Tactical Officer, including, but not limited to, containment, tactical operations, hostage rescue and explosive forced entry.
• You have demonstrated expertise, knowledge and skills required to provide training to new police recruits on strategies to enhance their ability to manage high-risk calls for service, with emphasis on critical thinking, de-escalation, good judgement and stress awareness.
Adult Training and Education
• You have knowledge of, and experience with, training and education theories and methodologies in order to provide/facilitate training to learners, police services and other enforcement agencies
• You know curriculum design, development, and implementation techniques
• You can coordinate senior leadership training by contributing to competency updates, benchmarking existing training to those competencies and creating a standard for Ontario while ensuring collaboration with national police agencies
• You are proficient with common computer applications and the internet to prepare lesson plans, reports, presentations, graphics, etc.
• You can operate classroom presentation technology
Law Enforcement Knowledge
• You have knowledge of, and experience with, criminal and/or provincial offences investigations best practices, procedures, and standards
• You are aware of advancements in technology and practices that affect policing services
Communication and Interpersonal Skills
• You have presentation skills to present and explain highly complex information clearly and accurately for learners
• You have written communication skills to prepare course materials and other reports
• You can provide expert testimony at judicial hearings and coroners inquests, and undergo cross-examination regarding teaching methodologies used in the design of training content
• You have teamwork skills to work effectively in a high-performance team, including serving on committees
• You can negotiate and promote acceptance of new approaches as well as manage discipline issues
Analytical, Reasoning, and Problem-Solving Skills
• You can conduct research and analyze legal or policing issues
• You are able to identify training needs and provide solutions
• You can evaluate training program effectiveness as well as anticipate, and respond to, changes in the field
Salary Range: $2,023.32 – $2,582.29 Per Week
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- The results of this competition may be used to fill upcoming vacancies within the next twelve months.
- At this time, all employees working in congregate living settings are required to provide proof they are fully vaccinated, meaning they are fully vaccinated as defined by the Ministry of Health (refer to: COVID-19 Fully Vaccinated Status in Ontario), including 14 calendar days have passed since receiving their final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Employees who do not provide proof of full vaccination will be deemed ‘not vaccinated’ under the Employer’s policy and will be required to attend a vaccine education program, as determined by the Employer. Employees who are not vaccinated under the policy with a valid medical exemption will not be required to attend a vaccine education program. All employees working in congregate living settings must undergo regular rapid antigen testing, regardless of vaccination status.
Please apply online, only, at www.ontario.ca/careers, quoting Job ID 190987, by Wednesday, December 14, 2022. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.
If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.