Civilian members play an important role in the Greater Sudbury Police Service. Civilians hold positions in several branches such as:

  • Administration
  • Courts
  • Communications and Information Technology
  • Crime and Research Analytics
  • Customer Service
  • Emergency Communications
  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Records

Our civilian members are employed as permanent or temporary staff in both full-time and part-time capacities.

Being employed as a civilian member of GSPS provides individuals the opportunity to work within a policing environment without being a Police Officer.

We pride ourselves in offering a professional and inclusive workplace by ensuring the health, safety and well-being of our members is the first consideration in all that we do.

If you have any questions related to becoming a professional civilian member with the Greater Sudbury Police Service, please feel free to email us at

At this time, the Greater Sudbury Police Service is not an eligible employer for the Sudbury Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot Program.

If you are currently eligible to work in Canada, you may apply to any of the civilian job vacancies posted on our website. In order to apply to the position of Constable and Court Security/Special Constable, you must be a Permanent Resident or a Canadian Citizen.

Please visit Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship of Canada for more information regarding immigration pathways to Canada, and the website for more information on the Rural and Northern Pilot Program.

Check out our Current Opportunities page for current postings or to sign up for Career Alerts!

Learn more about Civilian Opportunities:


Relays information to police and fire field units in response to calls for service. Acts as a call taker/screener and switchboard operator as required and answers all 911 calls for the City of Greater Sudbury, relaying the calls to the appropriate emergency agency.


  • Successful completion of Secondary School Education (Grade 12) or equivalent
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
  • Keyboarding to a minimum of 45 wpm
  • Successful completion of CRITICALL test and candidate assessments
  • Demonstrated competency in using Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Bilingualism (English/French) an asset
  • Must be psychologically fit to perform the duties
  • Must be available to work shift   work (days and nights).

Data Entry/CPIC Clerk

Under the general supervision of the   Manager of Records and Customer Service, the Data Entry/CPIC Clerk  ensures the timely   entry, maintenance, quality and confidentiality of data and information   secured within the Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) system and the   records management system (RMS). Supports the flow of information throughout   the organization to support investigations, prosecutions, deployment of   resources, reporting and data analytics.


  •   Successful completion of Secondary School   (Grade 12) or equivalent.
  •   Good knowledge of office procedures and   routines through related experience.
  •   Must   be able to meet standards of a Spelling and Grammar Assessment.
  •   Demonstrated   computer competency in using programs such as    Microsoft Word/Excel/Windows/Adobe.
  •   Demonstrated analytical thinking,   observation, and problem solving skills.
  •   Keyboarding to a minimum of 45 wpm.
  •   Must be available to work shift   work (days and nights).
  •   Must   be psychologically fit to perform the duties.
  •   Knowledge of Police Service activities,   police protocol, and procedures necessary to ensure accuracy and completeness   of documents considered an asset.
  •   Knowledge and functional use of current   Records Management System’s is considered an asset
  •   Bilingualism (English/French)   considered an asset.


 Customer Service

The Customer Service Clerk – Switchboard serves as a liaison between the general public and police records branch by providing a customer service through telephone and office reception and operates the main Switchboard console as required. In addition, provides assistance with the release of police information, when required.


  • Successful completion of Secondary School (Grade 12) or equivalent.
  • Experience in dealing with the public.
  • Good knowledge of office procedures and routines required through related experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in Microsoft Office related software to an accomplished level, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Keyboarding to a minimum of 45 wpm.
  • Bilingualism (English/French) is required.