Salary and Benefits

For sworn officers, once you have signed an offer of employment, you will begin to receive a salary of $61,039.66. You will then receive yearly increments based on performance reviews for the first three years until you reach 1st class constable salary level of $98,449.85.

In addition, the Ottawa Police offers a professional and supportive workplace and the following:

Health and well-being benefits

  • medical, dental and vision coverage;
  • basic term life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance;
  • long-term disability (LTD) insurance; and
  • access to health and fitness facilities.

Savings and retirement benefits

  • access to employee credit union; and
  • retirement benefits are provided by OMERS, one of Canada's largest pension plans. OMERS is a defined benefit plan funded by equal contributions from the employer and employee, as well as by the investment earnings of the Fund.

Work and family benefits

  • vacation, designated and floating holidays and sick leave;
  • education reimbursement program and resources for education and schooling; and
  • access to health and wellness assistance programs.

The information above briefly highlights the benefit programs generally available to eligible regular, full-time employees of the Police Service. You can find more detailed information in various employee handbooks and/or polices - official plan documents govern.

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