Detachment Operations Clerk

Ontario Provincial Police
Geraldton, ON
$30.33 - $34.61 Per Hour
Closing Date
April 24, 2024 12:00 am



Apply By: Wednesday, April 24, 2024 11:59 pm EDT

Detachment Operations Clerk

Ministry of the Solicitor General
Ontario Provincial Police
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
1 Temporary
Job Code:
C0149 – Detachment Operations Clerk
$30.33 – $34.61 Per Hour

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The Ministry of the Solicitor General, Ontario Provincial Police, and the Regional Commander of North West Region is seeking one (1) qualified individual to join our Greenstone Detachment. In this exciting, rewarding, and challenging opportunity, you will provide operational support to the detachment.

Note: This is a twelve (12) month temporary assignment with the possibility of extension. This position will be filled on a temporary basis and therefore there are no provisions for relocation, accommodation or travel (including meals or vehicles) for this position. Only business related expenses will be provided. Manager’s approval required.

About Us:

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is one of North America’s largest deployed police services with more than 5,800 uniformed officers, 2,400 civilian employees and 830 Auxiliary officers. We provide essential services that ensure the safety and security of the people of the Province of Ontario. The OPP is a division of the Ministry of the Solicitor General, the largest operational ministry in the province with a presence in every community across Ontario. We are the largest police service in Ontario and the second largest in Canada.

Greenstone is located in the District of Thunder Bay and has an area of 3,172 sq. km. (1,224 sq. mi.) making it one of the largest municipalities in Canada. Detachment officers patrol approximately 210 kilometers of Highway 11, over 230 kilometers of secondary highways, and in excess of 1,600 kilometers of public forest access roads.

Located along the Trans-Canada Highway 11 in the heart of Northern Ontario, Greenstone is an amalgamated municipality made up of the former municipalities of the Township of Beardmore, the Town of Geraldton, the Township of Nakina, the Town of Longlac and the communities of Orient Bay, MacDiarmid, Jellicoe and Caramat. In addition to providing policing to those above areas, Greenstone provides reactive policing services to Long Lake #58 First Nation as well as policing support services to Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS) (Marten Falls and Aroland First Nation) and Anishinabek Police Service (APS) (Ginoogaming #77 First Nation).

The OPP Values promote always doing the right things for the right reasons, by:

• Interacting with RESPECT, COMPASSION and FAIRNESS.

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 “How to apply” section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

To provide operational support to the detachment by taking OPP/detachment inquiries and dispatching the appropriate service response. To provide reception and administrative support to Detachment personnel in the co-ordination and processing of administrative services.

How do I qualify?


• Ability to pass an OPP background security investigation.
• 40 w.p.m. typing speed.
• Ability to work 12 hour shifts in a 24-hour rotating shift environment.
• Valid class ‘G’ driver’s licence

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures, Adequacy Standards, practices and techniques, WHMIS

• Ability to problem solve and demonstrate analytical skills.

• Knowledge of and skill in computer operation and software including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint to produce court documents and type correspondence; knowledge of or ability to learn specific software applications to enter, update and retrieve data/information and perform queries.

• Knowledge of records management practices to maintain an organized, up-to-date records system.

• Knowledge of community/social services agencies and referral process to provide information and assist the public.

• Knowledge of relevant geographical area and skill in reading maps and to direct callers to appropriate agencies.

• Knowledge of the operation and maintenance of office equipment such as photocopier and fax to photocopy material, transmit correspondence and documents, and maintain equipment in good working order, arranging for servicing as required.

Additional Information:

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply even if they do not meet every requirement in this job posting.

Application Instructions:

Resume / cover letter must be received no later than 11:59 pm on the closing date. Submit quoting WIN ID # (if applicable) and file # 24-079 showing how your qualifications, training and experience relate to the position to: Gaston St Onge.

Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

Telephone: 807-853-0333


The Ontario Provincial Police is dedicated to ensuring open, accessible, equitable and respectful workplaces, and is committed to reflecting the diverse communities it serves. We encourage applications from members of diverse communities, including Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, women, persons from racialized groups, 2SLGBTQ+ persons, those who are able to speak fluently in another language(s), and anyone committed to a rewarding career in public service. The Ontario Provincial Police is an equal opportunity employer and accommodations will be provided in all stages of our hiring processes, as necessary. If you require accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact the hiring manager.

Additional Information:

  • 1 English Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 8054 Hwy 11, Geraldton, North Region
Compensation Group:
Ontario Provincial Police Association Civilians


Corrections and Enforcement
Posted on:
Wednesday, April 3, 2024

How to apply:

  1. You must submit your application using only one of the methods identified below.
  2. Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools on how to write a concise cover letter and resume, review the Writing a Cover Letter and Resume: Tips, Tools and Resources.
  3. Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us.
  4. Be sure to quote the Job ID number for this position.
  5. OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.

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Collection of Information

Your personal information is being collected and will be used to determine your qualifications for employment with the Ontario Public Service, and for recruitment modernization initiatives. OPS Careers is an authorized common service in accordance with s. 6 of the Ministry of Government Services Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. M.25 and this collection of personal information is necessary to the proper administration of OPS Careers.

Please do not provide more personal information than what is asked of you. For example, do not include your social insurance number, photograph, or banking information, etc. with your application. We strongly encourage you not to provide us with information beyond that which is requested in the job posting.

If you have any questions about the collection, use, disclosure, or retention of your personal information, please contact us.

All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee’s exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.

Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, April 24, 2024 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

All Ontario Public Service external job advertisements are posted in English and French. To confirm the language requirements of a job, check the “language of position” information at the top of each job ad. For all positions, candidates will be assessed in English, the business language of the Ontario Public Service. For English/French designated bilingual positions, candidates will also be assessed through French-language proficiency testing.

Toutes les offres d’emploi externes de la fonction publique de l’Ontario sont affichées en anglais et en français. Pour connaître les exigences linguistiques, vérifiez les renseignements sur la « langue du poste » figurant dans le haut de chaque offre d’emploi. Pour tous les postes, l’évaluation des candidates et candidats se fera en anglais, la langue usuelle de la fonction publique de l’Ontario. En ce qui concerne les postes désignés bilingues, la maîtrise du français des candidates et candidats sera également évaluée.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer.
Accommodation is available under the Ontario’s Human Rights Code .
Note: The only website where you can apply on-line for positions with the Ontario Public Service is