Policing is a career where your skills, integrity, hard work and determination can ensure community safety and well-being through collaborative partnerships, innovation, and community engagement.

If you are looking for a challenging environment, continuous learning, teamwork and a job that you can take pride in, then policing with us is the career for you!

Minimum Requirements

  • Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada
  • Minimum 18 years of age (this is the Provincial minimum)
  • Good moral character with no criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted
  • Physically and mentally able to perform the duties of a Police Officer- must be able to pass a Greater Sudbury Police Service Fitness Test , as well as a medical and psychological assessment
  • Valid driver's license with full driving privileges
  • Current Certificate in CPR (Level "C") and First Aid
  • Current Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (O.A.C.P) Certificate- For more information, contact Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (O.A.C.P) Certificate or by phone at 1-647-777-8313
  • Post-Secondary Education is an asset- it does not have to be in a “police related field”
  • Volunteer Work- Demonstrated commitment to Community Mobilization and Engagement is considered an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to meet Essential Competencies through school, work and life experiences
  • Bilingualism considered an asset

How to Apply

Please e-mail or mail the following completed documents to the contact information listed below:

  • Completed Application for Constable/Cadet
  • Photocopy of O.A.C.P Certificate (include test updates if necessary)
  • Photocopy of CPR (Level “C”) and Standard First Aid certification (up-to-date)
  • Cover Letter
  • Detailed Resume including volunteer work and dates

Applications sent via e-mail to gsps.hr@gsps.ca or by mail.

Mailing Address:

190 Brady Street
Sudbury, Ontario
P3E 1C7
Attention: Human Resources

Notice to Applicants:

Upon submitting an application, candidates will be sent a confirmation of receipt within five (5) business days. Applications will remain active on file for one year. Upon commencing a competition for Police Constable/Cadet only applicants selected to move forward will be contacted.

If you have any questions regarding your application, please e-mail Human Resources at gsps.hr@gsps.ca

Selection Process

Stage One

  • Complete an application package containing: Copy of OACP Certificate, First Aid/CPR, Constable Application, Resume and Cover Letter

Stage Two

  • Applicant Screening

Stage Three

  • Selected candidates may be contacted to complete a written Local Focus Interview and Pre-Background Questionnaire

Stage Four

  • Successful candidates invited for a Competency Interview

Stage Five

Stage Six

  • Greater Sudbury Police Service Cadet Training Program
  • Ontario Police College: Basic Constable Training

Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the hiring process in accordance with the Greater Sudbury Police Services Employment Accommodation Policy and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Essential Competencies

Analytical Thinking

  • The ability to analyze situations and events in a logical way, and to organize the parts of a problem in a systematic way.


  • A belief in your own abilities and judgement and a recognition of personal limitations and development needs.


  • The ability to demonstrate effective listening, verbal and written communication skills

Flexibility/Valuing Diversity

  • The ability to adapt your approach in a variety of situations and to work effectively with a wide cross-section of the community

Relationship Building

  • The ability to develop and maintain a network of contacts, both inside and outside the police service

Achievement Orientation

  • The desire for continuous improvement in service or accomplishments

Medical/Physical Skills and Abilities

  • Job-related medical/physical skills and abilities, including vision, hearing, motor skills, cardiovascular endurance and upper-body strength


  • A belief your own abilities and judgements, and a recognition of personal limitations and developmental needs