Detachment Court Officer


Detachment Court Officer

Ministry of the Solicitor General
Location: Long Sault, Ontario
Posted: March 29th 2021
Deadline: April 21st, 2021
Salary: $32.04-$36.94 Per Hour

he Ministry of the Solicitor General, Ontario Provincial Police, and the Regional Commander, East Region seeks a qualified member to manage court case files for a Detachment, providing liaison services with the court and monitoring the progress of files through the court system. To provide court security services for the detachment and court and to participate in the escort of offenders.



  • Ability to pass an OPP background security investigation.
  • Ability to attain and maintain Special Constable status.
  • Ability to pass and maintain ongoing certification in Use of Force.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of legislation related to court proceedings, administration, and documentation to coordinate detachment activities at court and ensure appropriate preparation and completion of all required court documents and information.
  • Knowledge of relevant sections of legislation such as the Criminal Code, Youth Criminal Justice Act, Family Law Act, provincial offenses and municipal by-laws to coordinate court proceedings, prepare briefs, and other court documents.
  • Knowledge of court processes, procedures, operations and scheduling to coordinate and monitor court proceedings. Ability to schedule court dates according to officer availability and reschedule to resolve conflicting dates.
  • Knowledge of relevant sections of WHMIS and workplace safety to take DNA samples and escort prisoners. Knowledge of Police Services Act and Health Canada sections related to handling and preservation of evidence, including continuity and security of drugs and proper DNA approved procedures and techniques.
  • Organizational skills. Ability to use application/software programs (Microsoft Office Suite, etc.) to prepare update and maintain court-related records.
  • Oral Communication and interpersonal skills to liaise with and communicate, relay and exchange information, much of which is sensitive and confidential. Oral communication skills to testify regarding continuity of drug exhibits in court.
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team.
  • Written communication skills.
  • Ability to assess documentation and information.

Note: The identified successful candidate will need to participate in and successfully complete mandatory training to ensure they are able to fulfill the duties of this position (Special Constable status and Use of Force training).

Ensure that you read the job description to make sure you understand this job. Even if you don't meet every requirement in this job description, we still encourage you to apply.

Additional Information

Resume and cover letter must be received no later than 11:59 pm on 21-Apr-2021. Submit quoting WIN ID # (if applicable) and file # 21-058 showing how your qualifications, training and experience relate to the position.

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 our 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.

Contact Information
Simon Hardy
Ministry of the Solicitor General
4 Miles Roches Road,
Long Sault, Ontario, Canada

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