The St. Thomas Police Service
Announces a Selection Process for
Anticipated Vacancies / Hiring Pool
The St. Thomas Police Service is accepting applications for the position of Police Cadet. The cadet program serves
as an entry‐level position for Police Constable with our Police Service. The position is designed to develop these
civilian members for future positions as sworn police officers. The job description includes the following duties but
is not limited to summons and subpoena service, fingerprinting, relief dispatch and communication duties,
witnessing statements for criminal investigations and contacting victims of crime for follow up information.
A cadet is hired as a full time member of the Police Service and is recognized and eligible for the benefits and
remuneration as described in the Uniform Collective agreement. When a vacancy is available in the uniform
division, a cadet is selected to attend the Ontario Police College to complete the Basic Constable Training program.
Upon successful completion of this training, the cadet returns to our Service to be sworn in as a Police Constable.
Applicants must have a minimum of four (4) years of secondary school education or its equivalent recognized by
the Ministry of Education for the Province of Ontario. Applicants must meet the requirements as outlined in the
Police Services Act for a Police Constable and provide proof of a valid Standard First Aid and C.P.R. certificate as
well as a valid Ontario Driver’s license with a good driving record permitting you to drive in Ontario with full driving
The OACP has redesigned the Constable Selection System and has entered into an agreement with TNT to provide
standardized applicant testing. For this selection process, the St. Thomas Police Service requires your OACP
Constable Selection System testing results. Applicants will be screened for an OACP certificate of results. For
candidates with current OACP certificate of results from ATS please click here for further information. We will
accept all valid OACP certificates of results.
A cover letter and resume including your valid O.A.C.P. Certificate of Results or the updated OACP Certificate
through TNT must be received by the St. Thomas Police Service by Friday, April 14, 2023 by 3:00 p.m. either
by email to firstname.lastname@example.org (an email reply acknowledging receipt will be sent) or by mail delivery to:
St. Thomas Police Service
Constable Colin McGregor Building
45 CASO Crossing
St. Thomas, Ontario N5R 0G7
Any previous applicants must re‐apply by submitting an updated resume and current or equivalent Certificate of
Results for consideration in this selection process.