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STEP 1: Application Process

  • You can pick up a recruitment application package at the Rama Police Service
  • Complete the application in its entirety
  • Applicants applying to the Rama Police Service are required to successfully complete all components identified in the Certificate of Results (C.O.R.) which can be obtained from the Applicant Testing Services (ATS).

STEP 2: Interview Stage

  • An interview panel will ask the candidate a series of situational and behavioural based questions designed to showcase their knowledge, skills, abilities and experience. Questions will also focus on a number of foundational competencies required for the position of police constable. Cultural competency will be of importance for all candidates working in a First Nation community that is coupled with a heavy influence of cultural diversity visiting the area.   

STEP 3: Background Investigation

  • The successful candidate in the interview stage will then be subjected to an intensive background investigation. An officer will be assigned to report on the candidates educational and employment experiences as well as habits, criminal involvement, driving history, associates & friends, family members, financial credit check, social network pages etc.
  • Medical examination
  • Psychological Assessment

STEP 4: Offer of Employment / Training

  • Pre-Ontario Police College (OPC) – Orientation and introduction to policing
  • One (1) week at the Ontario Provincial Police Academy, Orillia Ontario.
  • Thirteen (13) weeks at the OPC, Alymer Ontario
  • Designed to provide candidates with a sound knowledge of the laws and procedures a front-line officer is required to apply in the performance of their duties.
  • Post-Ontario Police College – Further enhanced front-line operational training
  • Eight (8) weeks at the Ontario Provincial Police Academy, Orillia Ontario

The successful candidate will then receive an offer of employment based on the condition they successfully passed all requirements of the Ontario Police College Basic Constable Training and the Ontario Provincial Police Academy, Pre & Post OPC Training.  


  1. Complete and submit an application form, resume and cover letter. Note: Application forms can be obtained at the Rama Police Service office.
  2.  A current O.A.C.P. Certificate of Results (C.O.R) must be provided prior to an offer of employment.
  3.  The successful candidate will be offered an in-training position pending their background check and medical evaluation.
  4. The candidate will be required to enter into an intensive 13-week standardized training program at the Ontario Police College (OPC), however must be able to attend an additional 1-week Pre OPC and 8-week Post OPC at the Ontario Provincial Police Academy.
  5. An offer of police constable employment will be advanced following the successful completion of the Ontario Police College and Ontario Provincial Police Academy.

Note: Additional Information can be accessed on the following website on expectations of the written and physical testing for recruit constable:


  •  Possess a valid First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate (or willing to obtain prior to offer)
  •  Has successfully completed an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Ontario Drivers License in good standing
  • No criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted
  •  A Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada
  •  Be of good moral character and habits, meaning that you are an individual other people would look upon as being trustworthy and having integrity
  • Be physically and mentally able to perform the duties of the position, having regard for your own safety as well as the safety of members of the public
  • A belief in your own abilities and judgment, and a recognition of personal limitation that arise from difficult and stressful situations
  • The ability to analyze situations and events in a logical way
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Computer knowledge
  •  Knowledge and understanding of the Ojibway language & culture would be an asset.

YIPI – Youth in Policing Initiative

Position Title: Summer Student

Applicants must be at least 15 years to 18 years of age, presently scheduled to attend Secondary School or Post Secondary School/Learning Centre and returning in September 2018.


There will be an interview process with business casual attire required.


Reports To:               

  • Chief of Police or designate


  • Must be self motivated/able to work independently
  • Between ages 15 and 18 years of age at the commencement of the program
  • Positive role model
  • Be of good moral character and habits
  • Agree to a mentor relationship
  • Successfully pass criminal clearance background check
  • Returning to school in September
  • Reflect the cultural diversity of the community
  • Have not completed YIPI program in the past

*Potential for marine patrol – desirable attributes would include a valid Pleasure Craft Operator Card, as well as swimming and water safety courses.


Objective of YIPI:     

  • To provide a safe and positive summer employment opportunity for youth that is reflective of the cultural diversity of the community.
  • To provide opportunity to develop job skills while enhancing police and community relations.
  • Promote youth participation and exposure to the work environment through diverse educational and productive work assignments.

The Ojibwe People’s Dictionary:

This site is a browseable and searchable dictionary with both English-to-Ojibwe and Ojibwe-to-English translations. The dictionary also contains categorized sections for different word families (for example: wildlife) and photographs of Ojibwe culture.

Sault College ‘Let’s Start Ojibwe’ series: Sault College has a collection of Ojibwe lessons from its in-class language courses. The videos have many different levels of difficulties and themes, so all experience levels can find helpful resources here.

Anishinaabemowin Everyday: This website has a series of lessons that take only 15 minutes each day. The lessons include pronunciation and translation practice. Take these lessons with a friend to keep yourself on track!

Noongwa e-Anishinaabemjig: This website, which means “People who speak Anishinaabemowin today,” amalgamates a variety of resources to learn the Ojibwe language. The University of Michigan sponsors this site and hosts three levels of Anishinaabemowin curriculum on this website, as well as lessons from visiting Ojibwe speakers and storytellers. This resource also lists picture books that are published in Ojibwe, and submitted projects from Ojibwe speakers.

FirstVoices Keyboards:

Anishinaabe, Ojibwe Language: This website hosts a variety of resources to support learning the Ojibwe language. It includes a history of the Anishinaabemowin language, as well as its word, sentence and grammatical structure. There are a variety of materials for download, including calendars, games and lists of useful phrases. Additionally, there is a book list of books published in Ojibwe.