Technical Writer, Policies and Procedures
Waterloo Regional Police Service
Waterloo, CA
1d ago

With a budget of over $150 million and more than 1000 sworn and civilian members, the Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) requires a Technical Writer, Policies and Procedures.

The WRPS delivers exceptional police services to more than 575,000 residents. The Waterloo Region is a vital and prosperous community in Southern Ontario that offers the unique combination of a growing urban centre surrounded by four rural communities.

You will work in a community proud of its diversity, and within an organization focused on its people.

As the Technical Writer, Policies and Procedures

You Will :

  • Facilitate the composition, review and maintenance of all new and existing internal policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with all applicable legislation, organizational mandates and industry best practices;
  • Conduct research on proposed legislative changes; identify policies and procedures requiring revisions;
  • Provide rationale and / or potential implications regarding procedural amendments;
  • Develop standardized templates, processes, and language to maintain consistency amongst policy and procedure documents across the Service;
  • Track and monitor standard review dates for all policies and procedures, and ensure that all documents meet review deadlines where applicable; and
  • Maintain master copies of approved policies and procedures, and ensure that the most up-to-date version is posted to the Intranet.
  • You Have :

  • Comprehensive knowledge of researching and developing policies, procedures, and standards; normally, acquired through the successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Public Policy, Business Administration, Communications, or other related field required;
  • Three (3) years’ experience in conducting research and developing / writing policies and procedures required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered;
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills;
  • Strong collaboration and relationship management skills;
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of best practice policy and procedure development; and
  • A valid Class G’ Ontario driver’s licence with no more than six (6) demerit points.
  • You Are :

  • Able to quickly acquire knowledge and understanding of Region of Waterloo and WRPS policies, procedures, and practices;
  • Able to reference, interpret, and incorporate all applicable legislation into new and existing policies and procedures;
  • Able to reference, interpret, and understand new and / or unfamiliar regulations that may affect WRPS policies and procedures;
  • Able to participate as an effective team member and to support and project values compatible with the organization; and
  • Able to meet the testing and police security requirements for the position.
  • Why join WRPS?

  • Ongoing professional development
  • Excellent benefits and pension
  • Dynamic, exciting work environment
  • Strong, supportive leadership
  • Employee fitness and wellness programs
  • 2019 hourly rate : $36.52 / hour
  • If you’re interested in this position, please apply online by Monday, December 16, 2019 at 3 p.m .

    Please ensure you provide all supporting information from current and past employment (if applicable) to specify how you meet the requirements for this position in your online profile.

    You will be assessed based on the information provided in your application.

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