York Regional Police
York Regional Police employees carrying flags for the 2015 Pan Am Games golf competition

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why York Regional Police was selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2017):

  • In an effort to reach out to the next generation, York Regional Police participates in the Youth in Policing Initiative, an after school program for youth interested in a career in policing -- additionally, the organization hosts a Youth Advisory Council comprised of high school students from across York Region who meet four times per year to discuss current issues and concerns with the organization
  • York Regional Police provides employees who are new mothers with a full year of paid leave as well as parental leave top-up for fathers and adoptive parents, ranging from 26 to 35 weeks
  • New employees at York Regional Police receive 3 weeks of starting vacation allowance, working to a maximum of 7 weeks for longstanding employees
York Regional Police Detective Jeff Nazzer operates an unmanned aerial vehicle

Highlights

Industry Police Service
Established in Canada 1971
Major Canadian hiring locations Newmarket ON, Aurora ON, Georgina ON, King Township ON, Markham ON, Richmond Hill ON, East Gwillimbury ON, Vaughan ON, Whitchurch-Stouffville ON
Full-time employees in Canada 2,190
Part-time employees in Canada 111
Average age of employees in Canada 42
Longest serving employee 40 years
Long-term savings defined-benefit (DB) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 99% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, 35-hour work week (with full pay), shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, earned days off program
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 12 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

The Career Directory

York Regional Police has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
York Regional Police's fall recruit class marching into new careers at the Ontario Police College graduation ceremony

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Police Service
Major Canadian hiring locations Newmarket ON, Aurora ON, Georgina ON, King Township ON, Markham ON, Richmond Hill ON, East Gwillimbury ON, Vaughan ON, Whitchurch-Stouffville ON
Full-time employees in Canada 2,190
Part-time employees in Canada 111
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Cadet-In-Training, Police Constable, CPIC Transcription Operator, Administrative Assistant, Help Desk Technician, Graphic Designer
Starting salary $55K to $60K
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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