Contract Opportunities for Investigators
The Military Police Complaints Commission (Commission) was established by the Government of Canada and became operational on December 1, 1999. The Commission’s mandate is to provide independent, civilian oversight of Canadian Forces military police. The Commission became the first civilian oversight authority which is external, autonomous, and independent of the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Forces. The Commission monitors investigations and the disposition of complaints about military police conduct by the Canadian Forces Provost Marshal, independently investigates such complaints, as appropriate, and investigates allegations of interference in military police investigations.
The Commission is keen in retaining the services of experienced and enthusiastic investigators to become part of its team. In a work environment that demonstrates ongoing excellence, this is an opportunity to excel in a professional and challenging work environment. This is a unique opportunity to conduct investigations of military police conduct complaints and interference complaints in the Canadian Forces. Interviews are conducted all across Canada and on occasion, overseas. The outcome of the investigation contributes to the mandate of the Commission to improve and promote best police practices, and professionalism.
Please review the work requirements below and, if you are qualified and interested, you are invited to submit your cover letter, résumé and other supporting documents to the address shown below.
What we are looking for:
Investigators, on a part-time contract basis, possessing the following attributes:
- A minimum of 15 years experience in conducting complex and sensitive police investigations in Canada;
- Ability to plan, analyze and conduct an investigation within relatively tight time frames;
- Ability to write meaningful, factual and comprehensive summary and final investigation reports based on a detailed assessment of the information gathered through interviews conducted and evidence examined;
- Strategic, self-starter, team player, objective and perceptive;
- Knowledge of the Military Police Complaints Commission and its mandate;
- Knowledge of the Canadian Forces military operations at home and abroad;
- Knowledge of Military Police structure, operations and procedures;
- Preference will be given to those who have experience in conducting investigations for a police oversight agency and / or professional standards or internal affairs unit;
- Experienced in conflict resolution would be an asset;
- Travel will be required; and,
- Flexible schedule.
Language: Preference will be given to bilingual candidates.
Security Clearance: Secret (The MPCC will sponsor security clearances)
If you meet the requirements stated above and are interested in applying to be added to our pool of investigators, please submit a cover letter describing your experiences and qualifications against the statement of work above. Please submit a copy of your résumé/curriculum vitae and send it to us at:
Military Police Complaints Commission
270 Albert Street, 10th Floor
Ottawa ON K1P5G8
Attention: Julianne C. Dunbar, General Counsel
Please note that the Commission will retain résumés on file and will only be in touch with candidates having demonstrated the required experience when vacancies arise in the pool of contract investigators.
For more information, please contact Ms. Julianne Dunbar, General Counsel of the Military Police Complaints Commission at 613-943-5592 or email at email@example.com.
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