The Ontario Police College (OPC), Ministry of the Solicitor General, 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 to join OPC as an Instructor, where you will deliver training specific to police officers as part of the Basic Tactical Officers Course.

The primary responsibility of this position will be the development of a provincial Basic Tactical Operator Course (BTOC) which will encompass all materials related to Containment, Tactical and Hostage Rescue Operations. The aim in creating a provincial training program is to ensure all operators have a consistent basic understanding of tactical operations and thus ensuring seamless interoperability within teams at a provincial level.

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 < > and the  OPS Diversity and Inclusion 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 >. 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

Location: Aylmer

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

• You have demonstrated leadership expertise within a tactical team (preferably as a tactical sergeant or as a tactical unit commander) and will have demonstrated experience in managing external stakeholders as it relates to consensus gathering and focusing teams towards a common goal.

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

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 36 months (with possible extension), 10716 Hacienda Rd, Aylmer, West Region


Please apply online, only, at, quoting Job ID 203724, by Thursday, October 12, 2023. 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 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.