The requirements for this position are currently under review. We will provide updated requirements at the beginning of 2020. Thank you for your interest in the TTC Special Constable position.

We are currently seeking Transit Enforcement Officers to work 80 hours bi-weekly with rotating shifts and various off-days.

Key Accountabilities

  • Delivering law enforcement, emergency/incident response, investigation, patrol, crime prevention, inspection including revenue protection, detection, deterrent and customer service duties to protect TTC employees, customers, facilities and vehicles
  • Carrying out the duties of a sworn Special Constable/Peace Officer, Provincial Offences Officer, agent and occupier of the TTC in accordance with Canadian/Provincial/Municipal laws and established contracts, agreements, policies or procedures, etc.
  • Responsible for treating passengers and/or employees with respect and dignity and ensuring the needs of passengers or employees with disabilities are accommodated and/or addressed (within their area of responsibility) in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders so that they can fully benefit from the TTC as a service-provider and an employer

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • As a pre-requisite to applying for this job, you must be a sworn peace officer and if you are not already a sworn peace officer, you must  hold at the time of application, a valid ATS Ontario Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) Certificate of Results, or a TTC Transit Enforcement Officer Special Constable Results Profile as requested
  • Comprehensive knowledge of law enforcement and security operations
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and ability to apply the Criminal Code of Canada, Mental Health Act, Liquor Licence Act, Trespass to Property Act, TTC By-Law No. 1 and other municipal, provincial and federal statutes relevant to the work
  • Sound knowledge of the court system and its processes, and investigation, surveillance and crime/loss prevention principles, techniques and equipment
  • Strong and effective interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills; and the ability to be diplomatic, tactful, patient and courteous while providing a high level of customer service
  • Strong situational assessment, analytical, problem solving and decision making skills, including the ability to apply these skills in difficult, challenging and dangerous situations
  • Solid administrative and organizational skills to prioritize and complete planned/unplanned duties including investigations, patrol, enforcement activities, incident/emergency response, criminal/internal investigations, business plan assignments, etc.
  • Working knowledge of computers, applications and systems related to the work (Microsoft Word, Excel, databases, etc.)
  • Must pass the TTC Enforcement Officer recruitment and established training standards including the qualification requirements, various selection criteria and a comprehensive selection process
  • Must pass mandatory re-qualification training and tests and background investigation/checks as required
  • Must be eligible to obtain and maintain Special Constable status in accordance with any established Agreement
  • Completion of a Community College diploma in the field of Law Enforcement, or the equivalent, combined with several years of directly related work experience
  • Valid, non-probationary Province of Ontario class G Driver’s Licence
  • Must have or rapidly acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders including disability accommodation and accessibility requirements pertaining to passengers and employees.

This role reports to the Staff Sergeant-Transit Enforcement.  For job related inquiries please contact Staff Sergeant – Transit Enforcement, Jay Lawrence at (416)393-3055 or the Transit Enforcement Unit Training and Administration Section  at TransitEnforcement.Recruiting@ttc.ca

This position is designated Safety-Sensitive, Specified Management, or Designated Executive under the TTC’s Fitness for Duty Policy. If you do not currently hold a designated position, you will be required to pass an alcohol and drug test as part of the certification process.