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Special Constable

Job IDFF-F7-2F-96-B7-F6
CompanyWestern University
Date Posted2021-02-12
Posted Until2021-04-13
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryLaw Enforcement
Since 1878, Western University has been committed to serving our communities through the pursuit of academic excellence and by providing students, faculty, and community members with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social, and cultural growth. We seek excellent students, faculty, and staff to join us in what has become known as the "Western Experience" - an opportunity to contribute to a better world through the development of new knowledge, new abilities, new connections, and new ways to make a difference.

The Campus Community Police Service is a values-driven service based on dignity and respect. We are committed to excellence in professional standards, personal development, community partnerships and activities contributing to the safety, security and quality of life in the diverse University community.

As a Special Constable, you play an integral role in maintaining and promoting community safety and security. You foster a sense of safety and inclusion by encouraging an open dialogue with all members of the University community, and furthering initiatives to identify and address the root causes of crime and other hazards. You build and strengthen relationships between Special Constables and the members of the University community, by participating in programs and events that foster community service objectives, and by performing your duties professionally and courteously while ensuring safe and secure environments for all students, faculty, staff and visitors.

Start DateApril 15, 2021
Education Requirements- College Diploma, University Degree or Ontario Police College (or equivalent)
Essential SkillsKnowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Keyboarding and computer skills
- Strong knowledge in security and security systems
- Tactful, personable, congenial, exercises good judgment

Please note, successful candidates must also have:
- A valid Ontario Driver's License with no more than six accumulated demerit points, permitting you to drive an automobile in Ontario with full driving privileges
- No criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted and no criminal charges before the courts
- Current certification in CPR and first aid (or ability to complete by the time the offer of employment is made)
Experience- Previous police or special constable experience preferred
Weight Handling- Ability to lift/carry up to 25 kg, and push/pull up to 15 kg of force
How To ApplyInterested applicants are asked to visit: to apply online to job reference #21493. Review of applications will begin February 26th and posting will remain open until filled.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at or phone 519-661-2194.