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Youth In Policing Initiative (YIPI) Summer Jobs for Students Ages 15-18

Once again, the Hamilton Police Service is offering eight weeks of fulltime paid summer employment, in partnership with the  Government of Ontario’s Ministry of Children and Youth Services, via grant funding for the Youth in Policing Initiative (YIPI).

Students will have the opportunity to work in one or more departments over the eight week period, as well as participate in learning opportunities that will provide exposure to additional parts of the Police Service, e.g. Canine, Marine Unit, Communications, as well as learn important life skills, e.g. making exercise an important part of a daily routine, health/wellness, job searching, researching post secondary school options, saving/budgeting, etc.

Possible Placements Include Working in:

  • Accounting, Corporate Communications, Forensic Services – Video and Photography Assistance, Graffiti Eradication

  • Information Technology (IT), Radio Shop, Records, Stores Warehouse, Traffic Office

Possible Tasks Include:

  • Mail sorting, distribution, Scanning, Photocopying, Reception duties, Customer service, Receive/interact with clients, Video/photography, prepare materials/packages

  • Respond to general inquiries, General administration support, Filing, Data entry, Word processing, Support planning of program activities

Physical & Sensory Demands/Dexterity:  Assignments will involve activities such as reading, writing, keyboarding, talking, listening, sitting, walking, standing, and daily fitness component.

Requirements:

You must be between the ages of 15 and 18 on July 8, 2013, which is the official hire date, and returning to school in September 2013.

Background security checks will be completed before an offer of employment is made.  Each candidate’s file will be reviewed and assessed individually, on its own merit.

You must be legally eligible to work in Canada and have a Social Insurance Number (SIN). Applicants must present proof that they have applied for a SIN card and have the card prior to the date of hire (i.e. July 8, 2013).

You must live in one of the following priority neighbourhoods in the City of Hamilton (address will be verified at the background investigation stage):

  • Area 1 Boundaries – JAMESVILLE/BEASLEY (Northern  Boundary – Bay Front, Southern Boundary – Main St. E., Western Boundary – Queen St. N., Eastern Boundary –  Wellington S. N.)
  • Area 2 Boundaries – KEITH / LANDSDALE / SOUTH SHERMAN, CROWN POINT (Northern Boundary –  Bay Front / Burlington St., Southern Boundary – below the Escarpment, Western Boundary – Wellington St. N., Eastern Boundary – Kenilworth Ave. N.)
  • Area 3 Boundaries – MCQUESTON (Northern Boundary –  Burlington St. E., Southern Boundary – Queenston Rd., Western Boundary – Parkdale Ave. N, Eastern Boundary –  Red Hill Valley Pkwy / QEW Niagara)
  • Area 4 Boundaries – RIVERDALE (Northern Boundary –  Barton St. E. Stoney Creek, Southern Boundary – Queenston Rd., Western Boundary – Centennial Pkwy. N., Eastern Boundary –  Gray’s Rd.)
  • Area 5 Boundaries – QUIGLEY ROAD (Northern Boundary –  King St. E., Southern Boundary – bottom of Escarpment, Western Boundary – Red Hill Valley Pkwy, Eastern Boundary – Centennial Pkwy. N.)
  • Area 6 Boundaries – ROLSTON (Northern Boundary –  Mohawk Rd. W., Southern Boundary – Lincoln Alexander Pkwy., Western Boundary –  Garth St., Eastern Boundary –  West 5th St.)

You must be between the ages of 15 and 18 on July 8, 2013, which is the official hire date, and returning to school in September 2013.

Background security checks will be completed before an offer of employment is made.  Each candidate’s file will be reviewed and assessed individually, on its own merit.

You must be legally eligible to work in Canada and have a Social Insurance Number (SIN). Applicants must present proof that they have applied for a SIN card and have the card prior to the date of hire (i.e. July 8, 2013).

Certificates/Licenses/Apprenticeships:  Valid Class G Driver’s Licence, with ability to drive a vehicle in Ontario with full driving privileges is an asset.

Posting Provisions/Deadline:

All applications must be submitted through the City of Hamilton Careers web page in order to be considered.

If interested, please click HERE for more information and to submit a cover letter and resume via the City of Hamilton Careers Website.

Your application needs to be received before 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 5, 2013.

 

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