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Civilian Application and Hiring Process

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Create a profile

All applicants must first create a profile on the York Regional Police Careers Portal. To create a profile:

  1. Enter the Careers Portal
  2. Select "View Careers Profile" at the top-right side of the screen
  3. Select "Create an account" on the sign-in page and complete all mandatory fields
  4. Once all mandatory fields are completed, select "Create Account"
  5. Select "My Documents" to begin uploading mandatory documents
  6. Open each drop-down to begin entering additional information, such as previous application details, volunteer work history, etc. All documents and additional information in your profile will be automatically included in your application.

Applying for a position

To apply for a civilian position with York Regional Police, please apply directly to the posting available on the Civilian Career Opportunities page. The information you created in your job profile will be used to determine candidate eligibility.

Hiring process

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 Career site, social media and applicant niche sites specific to the role.
  • Screening applicants to ensure the minimum requirements are met
  • Administering technical tests for applicants, if applicable.  
  • Facilitating behavioural/situational-based interview, tied to 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

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