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Hiring Process

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Job vacancies are first posted internally. If York Regional Police is unable to find the ideal candidate for a vacancy through the internal process, our external selection process involves:

  • Conducting a search for candidates through various recruitment efforts including but not excluded to postings on our Internet site, local and regional newspapers, trade papers and association web sites
  • Screening applicants to ensure the minimum requirements are met
  • Administering tests for applicants, which range from written and practical tests such as general English proficiency and keyboarding
  • Holding behavioural interviews based upon the essential competencies identified for the position
  • Conducting a background check for security clearance, which includes a check of criminal history, reference checks and a home visit
  • Offering employment to the successful candidate