Communications Dispatchers


Part-Time Position

The Cornwall Police Service strives to promote and demonstrate the values of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. We are committed to reflecting the diversity of the community we serve and encourage qualified candidates of all background and abilities to apply. Cornwall Police Service has identified the need for Part-Time position(s) as Communicator / Dispatcher.

This position is under the supervision of the Communications Supervisor.  Successful candidates will be responsible to dispatch police and fire calls, respond to all emergency, non-emergency and 9-1-1 telephone calls. Additional duties require the use of police and fire related computer software.

The successful candidate will demonstrate above average skills & abilities in the following areas:

  • Must be fluently bilingual (be able to communicate in English and French)
  • Grade 12 education or equivalent
  • Keyboarding Skills (minimum speed of 35 wpm)
  • Strong communications skills, including excellent telephone etiquette
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to take initiative to address issues before they develop into serious problems
  • Ability to cope effectively with stress

The successful applicants will be expected to work shifts and be available for call-ins.  This Police Service is a 24-hour, 365-day per year operation. Part-time positions are used to supplement full-time positions by working a variety of shifts, including the possibility of split shifts.

Cornwall Police Service offers a competitive starting wage of $35.15/hour upon the completion of the initial training period.


All interested individuals are invited to submit their application and resume via the online application link for this position in the Communications Bureau outlining their skills, qualifications and experience relative to the position applied for. 

Applicants are required to successfully pass all testing components before being advanced to the next stage. Applicants in consideration for hire shall be subject to a thorough background investigation that includes but is not limited to: police check with local, provincial and out of country law enforcement agencies if required; education credentials; credit and financial inquiries; and personal and work references. Providing proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 is required prior to commencing employment.

Deadline for submission of applications is Friday, August 26, 2022 at 4:00pm.

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Location(s) of Position(s)
Cornwall, ON

Position Type

20 Jul 2022


340 Pitt Street
Cornwall, ON

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