Application Process

Our recruiting process consists of the following stages:

Note:  SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL BE NOTIFIED OF THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE RECRUITING PROCESS. NOTHING IN THIS PACKAGE IMPLIES AN OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT BY THE PRINCE ALBERT POLICE SERVICE.

  1. Mental abilities test (SIGMA)
    • Applications packages are reviewed and candidates who have not written a SIGMA examination are called in to write the exam.
    • You may not write the test if you have previously written within 60 days or you have taken the test twice and failed.  You will be asked to provide a declaration respecting this test.
    • Candidate will be required to produce photo identification prior to commencing the test.
  1. Police Officer Physical Abilities Test   
    • Successful candidates of the SIGMA exam will be asked to complete the Peace Officers Physical Abilities Test (POPAT). The POPAT is administered by an independent agency that requires a $80.00 cash fee prior to commencing the POPAT.
    • Candidates will be required to produce photo identification prior to commencing the test.
  1. Personal Disclosure Form
    • Applicants are required to fill in the questionnaire and return.
  1. Interview
    • Successful candidates will have an in-depth interview with the Selection Board.
  1. Medical Examination and Eye Examination
    • Applicants are required to have a medical and eye exam.
  1. Polygraph Testing
    • Successful candidates may be asked to submit to a polygraph test.
  1. Second Interview
    • Successful candidates will have an in-depth interview with Police Administration.
  1. Final Interview
    • Successful candidates will have an in-depth Interview with the Chief of Police.
  1. Conditional Offer of Employment
    • Identified candidates may be offered a position with the Prince Albert Police Service
    • Offer of employment could be as a Special Constable or a regular member.
  1. Police College
    • All candidates who are either hired as a regular member or promoted from a Special Constable will be required to successfully complete 18 weeks of recruit training at the Saskatchewan Police College in Regina.
  1. Field Training
    • Successful graduates of Police College will be required to work with a Training Officer for a period of 6 months or until their required field training syllabus is complete.

The Prince Albert Police Service reflects the community it serves.  Through Community Policing, Outreach Programs, and Awareness Training we will be able to meet the needs of our Community, both now and in the future.

The Prince Albert Police Service requires employees who strive to achieve these goals with an open mind, an understanding of cultural differences, and a tolerant and patient attitude in a variety of circumstances.

The Prince Albert Police Service is an employment equity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, Aboriginal/First Nations people, people of colour, and those that are physically challenged.

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