Salary and Benefits

For sworn officers, once you have signed an offer of employment, you will begin to receive a salary of $68,285.86. You will then receive increments every 15 months based on performance reviews until you reach 1st class constable salary level of $100,420.02.

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

Health and wellness benefits

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Basic term life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Long-term disability (LTD) insurance 
  • Access to health and fitness facilities

Savings and retirement benefits

  • Access to employee credit union
  • 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
  • Access to health and wellness assistance programs
  • Family members can now benefit from The Real You Program

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.