Why become an officer?
Our members are treated as part of a team, and we are passionately committed to the health and well being of our officers.
NAPS’ salary is very competitive in comparison with other police services across the country. Our officers’ salary is on parity with the Ontario Provincial Police, this means that our officers receive the same increases that the OPP receive. NAPS also provides remote pay to help with incidentals incurred during travel to and from the detachments and flight costs are subsidized.
NAPS has a great extended benefits program, as well as a pension plan with the Ontario Pension Board, a Wellness Unit, a Peer Support Team, numerous advancement and training opportunities and a good Employee Family Assistance Program that includes trauma support for our officers.
Our steadily growing Officer compliment affords an officer with 2-5 years of field experience, an array of opportunities for career advancement. Experienced Officers with the appropriate level of readiness and motivation, may wish to pursue a new challenge. NAPS has several Specialty Units in three geographical regions, and several ranks within our command structure that may be achieved through our promotional process.
NAPS is a leader in training opportunities for all levels and experiences of officers. Our training unit is well-organized with an equipped facility that NAPS has been proud to have independently managed for over 10 years and is comparable to the level of training with the rest of the province of Ontario. Our new state of the art training facility features multiple training rooms, MILO Range/180 degree simulator, dynamic scenario training areas, use of force and defensive tactics training area and a fitness gym.
Life in northern communities
FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO EXPLORE
NAPS officers working throughout Northern Ontario have access to natural resources. If you are an outdoors enthusiast, then NAPS is the service for you. When an officer is actively engaged with the community he/she serves, the community responds with respect and inclusiveness to that of a close-knit family. Another gem of working with NAPS are the Northern Lights seen across the night skies.