Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts, providing North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit cpr.ca to see the rail advantages of CP.
The Canadian Pacific Police Service (CPPS) is a multi-jurisdictional, federal railway police agency with an establishment of sworn members and civilian support personnel. The Service has operations in six Canadian Provinces and eleven U.S. States. In Canada, CPPS members are federally legislated pursuant to the Railway Safety Act and have full police officer status and the authority to enforce all the provisions of the Criminal Code including Provincial statutes. In the United States, members have police officer status granted by the individual States and are granted full inter-state authority. The CPPS has its headquarters in Calgary, Alberta.
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
We are seeking an experienced Canadian police officer to become the BC District Inspector based out of Port Coquitlam, BC. This position will have responsibility for the leadership, management and direction of police operations in the Province of British Columbia. This is a uniformed position & you will report directly to the Deputy Chief of Police - Operations Canada, located in Calgary, AB.
Management and daily supervision of:
Sworn & unionized police officers (Sergeants and Constables)
Education Programs (both public and internal)
Operational command of special events and major incidents including major derailments;
Performance management auditing to ensure compliance with internal and external partners;
Represent the Service on external committees and associations;
Perform all duties, as carried out by a federally sworn police officer through enforcement of appropriate Municipal, Provincial & Federal laws;
Must be flexible outside of regular work hours to meet the operational needs of the Service;
Must be able to meet CPPS Firearms and Use of Force Standards annually;
Significant travel may be required within Canada.
Must be a Canadian Citizen;
10 years of policing, or related experience including a minimum of 2 years in a supervisory role;
Must have an in-depth understanding of the Canadian Criminal Code and the Canadian Criminal Justice system;
Strong leadership ability (able to direct, coach and provide feedback);
Demonstrated ability to deal with highly confidential information;
Must have a working knowledge of ICS (Incident Command System – Canada);
Ability to obtain a Level 3 security clearance from Transport Canada;
Must be qualified in First Aid, CPR and AED;
As this position is classified as a Safety Sensitive Position a pre-employment medical must be completed.
WHAT CP HAS TO OFFER:
Flexible and competitive benefits package
Competitive company pension plan
Employee Share Purchase Plan
Annual Fitness Subsidy
Operating safely is a core foundation of CP. Our commitment is to protect our people, customers, communities in which we operate, the environment and our assets. We are also committed to a healthy and safe workplace. CP’s Alcohol and Drug Policy and Procedures (“Policy and Procedures”) support these commitments. All new hires for a safety sensitive position will be required to complete a pre-employment medical that includes a physical, vision, hearing, alcohol and drug audit assessment. Pre-employment qualification drug test(s) are also required. This includes candidates participating in the Trainee Program who will also be required to pass a drug test during the training process before receiving final qualification for the position.
The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:
Criminal history check
Financial and credit check
CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").