Six Nations Police Constable Criteria & Hiring Process

From time to time, a position is posted for Six Nations Police Constables.  In order to apply, you must be at least 19 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.  Any previous policing-related experience is an asset as well as any related courses taken such as Law & Security.  Equal consideration is given regardless of gender and Six Nations band members are given preference.

You must provide all the following documentation in the application process:

  • Completed application form
  • Educational documents including a copy of a secondary diploma or a copy of a secondary school transcript or equivalency certificate
  • Copies of diplomas, certificates for post-secondary courses, degrees, etc.
  • Current resume
  • Letter of reference from police officers (optional references)
  • Police Information Check
  • Initial Medical Examination Form & Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire
  • Pre-employment Investigation Consent
  • Doctor’s Certificate as proof of good physical & mental health

All documentation must meet the criteria. Information obtained on a Police Information Check may result in delay or denial to process an application (i.e. criminal charges, outstanding court or police actions). Applicants then undergo a screening process.

There are a number of stages after suitable applications are screen and chosen. All applications must pass a fitness test carried out by qualified accredited fitness instructor utilizing the Ontario Police Fitness Award Certification procedures. Those that pass the fitness test move on to the interview process in which they are brought before a committee and asked a series of questions. Applicants selected as a result of the interview stage then must pass a second medical examination. The results of the second physical assists in determining the overall successful candidate.

Six Nations Police Services sends the successful candidate to the Ontario Police College to receive training. They must achieve certification to continue on as a Six Nations Police Service uniform member. Constables are then placed on a probationary period and assigned a coach officer who provides on the job training for several months. After months of training, the Chief of Police makes the final determination as to whether the probationary Constable gains permanent employment based upon job performance and other factors.

Constable – Contract Position

Applications for a contract position for Constable with the Six Nations Police are now being called for.

All applicants must fill out a standard application form available at the Six Nations Police Station.

CRITERIA for applicants are as follows:

Minimum Requirements to be considered for a career in First Nations Policing with the Six Nations Police Service, you must:

  • Be 19 years of age or over and able to provide an official birth certificate or proof of age;
  • Be physically and mentally able to perform the duties of the position having regard to your own safety and the safety of members of the public
  • Have successfully completed at least 4 years of Secondary School education or its equivalent (official transcripts and diplomas will be required)
  • Be of good moral character and habits, meaning that you are an individual other people would consider being trustworthy and having integrity, with no criminal record;
  • Certified by a physician to be fit for duty as a front line Six Nations Police Constable and able to pass physical tests which are required in the recruiting process
  • Possess a valid driver’s license with no more than 6 accumulated demerit points, permitting you to drive an automobile in Ontario with full driving privileges
  • Be able to pass a security clearance as well as background investigation, credit card and reference checks

If you have any criminal convictions under a Federal Statute you must obtain a pardon.

Special Requirements – for the Six Nations Police Service, in order to address the unique and at times urgent needs of the Six Nations of the Grand River Community and Haudenosaunee culture, additional requirements include:

  • Extensive knowledge of the unique social dynamics of the Six Nations of the Grand River Territory
  • A sound understanding of Haudenosaunee culture, customs, traditions and social political issues of the Six Nations of the Grand River
  • Six Nations of the Grand River Band Membership/Citizenship and residency is considered a preferred asset and
  • Membership or extensive working experience with any Indigenous Nation will also be considered an asset

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Six Nations Band member preferred


  • Previous policing related experience
  • Law and security courses, etc.

Applications in complete form are to be mailed or hand delivered to:

Six Nations Police
P.O. Box 758
2112 4th Line Road
Ohsweken, Ontario
N0A 1M0
Attention: Policing Administrator

For further information, please contact the Policing Administrator at 519-445-4191.

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