New Job Serious Incident Response Team (Sirt) Investigator In Saskatchewan

Serious Incident Response Team (SIRT) Investigator
Serious Incident Response Team (SIRT) Investigator

Serious Incident Response Team (SIRT) Investigator

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $7,049–$9,165 a month
Location : Saskatchewan

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Serious Incident Response Team (SIRT) Investigator - INV001184
Employment Type : Permanent Full-time
Location(s) : SK-Stoon-Saskatoon
Ministry : 003 Justice
Salary Range : $7,049 - $9,165 Monthly
Grade : MCP.07.

The Ministry of Justice and Attorney General provides a fair justice system that upholds the law and protects the rights of all individuals in Saskatchewan; promotes safe and secure communities; and provides legal and justice policy advice to government.

The Public Complaints Commission is responsible for ensuring that both the public and police receive a fair and thorough investigation of a complaint against the municipal police or an investigation of a possible criminal offence by a police officer.

The Commission is seeking one highly skilled and trained individual for the permanent full-time position of Serious Incident Response Team (SIRT) Investigator. As a SIRT Investigator, you will play an essential role in enhancing public confidence in policing and ensuring police accountability by conducting timely and high-quality investigations into serious incidents involving police officers and special constables in Saskatchewan.

Reporting to the Civilian Executive Director, the SIRT Investigator will be responsible for:

  • Investigating incidents under Section 91.08 of The Police Act, 1990 (SK). This includes incidents involving serious injury or death of any person, or any matter of public interest concern, that may have resulted from the actions of a police officer or special constable;
  • Conducting investigative interviews, preparing comprehensive documentation, identifying and securing evidence, completing reports necessary for court proceedings and appearing as a witness during trials or other hearings;
  • Drafting investigative reports including Reports to/Briefs for Crown Counsel; and
  • Establishing credibility within the community, including law enforcement, First Nations, Metis, and other cultural communities.

As our successful candidate you will have strong communication skills and:

  • Extensive knowledge of legislation including but not limited to the Criminal Code of Canada, The Police Act, 1990 (SK), Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, and other related other relevant federal or provincial statues is required, ensuring you are conducting comprehensive, competent, impartial and timely investigations;
  • Comprehensive knowledge and experience applying the methods and techniques involved in complex criminal investigations, including major case management;
  • Knowledge of the Rules of Evidence to supervise the collection and preservation of evidence;
  • Significant analytical skills and expertise;
  • Be skilled in interviewing techniques and statement taking, conflict resolution, and be able to demonstrate sensitivity and discretion when dealing with those impacted by investigations;
  • Extensive experience in use of major case management (MCM) principles including experience as a member of the command triangle. This experience is typically gained during the course of the investigation of major and/or complex crimes including homicide, sexual assault, and breach of trust.
  • Experience in preparing and applying for judicial authorizations to obtain evidence, including production orders, search warrants, and general warrants; and
  • Knowledge of multi-cultural beliefs, values, and perspectives particularly of Indigenous people.

You will demonstrate:

  • High ethical standards and integrity in order to produce unbiased work;
  • The ability to be neutral and impartial to ensure the integrity of the investigative process along with the ability to function calmly under difficult circumstances;
  • Confidence and comfort in your investigative abilities in order to effectively interview witnesses from a variety of different backgrounds, including those who may possess investigative training and experience; and
  • Motivation, and thrive on collaborating with a diverse investigative team working towards critical investigative goals.

Typically, the knowledge, and experience required for success in this position would be obtained through 10 years of experience in public law enforcement with at least 5 years combined in the capacity of a dedicated major crimes officer, federal enforcement section, general investigation section, criminal investigations unit or professional standards unit.

What we offer:

  • Dynamic, challenging work for talented individuals.
  • A competitive salary commensurate with experience between $7,049 - $9,165 monthly plus:
    • Stand by pay
    • Overtime
    • Weekend Premiums
    • Shift Differentials
  • Comprehensive benefits package including pension.
  • Vacation, scheduled days off (SDO) and other types of leave.

Applicants must clearly identify in their cover letter and resume where they have gained the knowledge and experience required for this position.

Candidates must be prepared to be on-call at all hours and travel anywhere within Saskatchewan. Some travel outside of Saskatchewan may be required.

Prior to being hired, you must:

  • Have previously been or are currently qualified in “use of force” including being qualified in the use of firearms, OC spray and expandable batons consistent or equivalent to the Saskatchewan Police College standards and will be able to maintain that standard during your employment;
  • Produce a valid Saskatchewan Class 5 driver's licence;
  • Produce a driver’s abstract obtained within the previous three months which demonstrates a safe and responsible driving record; and
  • May be asked to have a satisfactory psychological assessment based on the Minnesota Multi-phasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2).

To be eligible for this opportunity, selected candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced security screening process and obtain and maintain a security clearance as a condition of employment. Background checks including a review of previous law enforcement service history and disciplinary history will be considered. The successful candidate must be eligible for appointment as a Special Constable pursuant to The Police Act, 1990 (SK).

The Government of Saskatchewan provides an environment that is committed to workplace diversity and upholds deep rooted values of Respect and Integrity, Serving Citizens, Excellence and Innovation, and Acting as One Team.

We are committed to workplace diversity.

Hours of Work : M - Monthly Out of Scope
Number of Openings : 1

Closing Date: May 31, 2023, 12:59:00 AM