Minimum Hiring Criteria

The hiring process for experienced officers is an accelerated process with different steps than the recruit hiring process as outlined below. If you have received your recruit training through a recognized training program it will not be necessary to repeat this process. Experienced officers are encouraged to contact Deputy Chief Foreman for further information and incentives. Contact information is available on our “contact us” page.

Age: At least 18 years old

Education: Alberta Grade 12 or equivalent (Certificate Required)

Citizenship: Proof of Canadian citizenship or permanent residency.

Driving History: Driver’s abstract dated within one month of application. More than five (5) demerit points disqualifies applicant.

Criminal History: Applicants shall not have a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted (proof of pardon required). Applicants shall not have any criminal charges before the courts.

First Aid Certificate: Current Standard First Aid Certificate, which must be valid at the start of training.

CPR Certificate: Current CPR “B” Certificate, which must be valid at the start of training.

Vision: Meet the minimum vision requirements approved by the Alberta Solicitor General and Public Security. Applicants must submit a vision report (Included in Employment application along with standards)

Supplemental Vision Form

Night Vision Flow Chart

Hearing: Meet the minimum hearing requirements approved by the Alberta Solicitor General and Public Security. Applicants must submit a hearing report (Included in Employment application along with standards)

Medical Clearance: Applicants must obtain medical clearance from a physician to participate in physical abilities/fitness evaluation. Below is a link to the medical self-assessment form. We encourage its use to determine your medical status prior to applying.

Medical Self Assessment

Required Documentation: Applicants must submit all required forms/releases in the Employment application.

NOTE: Applicants are asked to retain all receipts from required pre-requisite procedures as costs may be reimbursed if the applicant is hired by the Camrose Police Service.