2014-02-14 09:14 PST

The North District Operational Communications Centre [OCC] is holding a Career Presentation for anyone who may be interested in becoming a dispatcher.

Photo of RCMP DispatcherDispatcher responsibilities include;

  • Primary and Secondary Answering point for 911
  • Controlling, monitoring and operating a police communications system
  • Respond to requests for police assistance or information
  • Provide a dispatch service
  • Respond to requests for information from police patrols
  • Process messages and urgent file transactions using the Canadian Police Information Center (CPIC) system
  • Tracking document traffic through various communication networks.

Basic requirements include;

  • Proof of High School/GED
  • Approved typing certificate with a min 40 wpm Net with error rate 5%
  • Must be a Canadian Citizen
  • Must be 19 years or older
  • Must be able to obtain a RCMP Security Clearance
  • Must be willing and able to work shift work, including nightshifts, weekends, and holidays
  • Must be willing and able to attend a training program at the Pacific Region Training Centre (PRTC) in Chilliwack for 5 weeks total in conjunction with a full time apprenticeship program in Prince George BC.

**Candidates must bring valid Government issued photo ID to the Career Presentation**

The hiring process takes months to complete. To be considered for training you must:

  • Attend an OCC Career Presentation
  • Pass the RCMP Entrance Exam - RCMP Police Aptitude Battery (RPAB)
  • Pass a Structured Interview Board [SIB- a panel interview]
  • Pass an RCMP Security Clearance
  • Pass all medical clearances including psychological evaluation [MMPI] and medical clearance

Upcoming Career Presentation

Saturday October 18th, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Saturday November 15, 2014 9:00 AM

Saturday November 29, 2014 9:00 AM 

RCMP North District Building,
4020 5th Avenue Prince George BC

Pre-registration is mandatory. Seating is limited.

For more information contact:
Sharla at 250-561-4509 OR
EMAIL: sharla.duchscherer@rcmp-grc.gc.ca


Released by

Cst. Lesley Smith

District Advisory NCO (Media Relations)
North District
4020 5th Avenue, Prince George B.C. V2M 7E7
Office: 250-561-3166

Email: lesley.smith@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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