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With things moving very slowly recruitment wise in Australia and New Zealand, people might want to consider other opportunities such as these. If you go tot he police review website, then into 'careers,' there are also opportunities in the police in St Helena (its in the South Atlantic between south America and South Africa, certainly different if nothing else!)
Applications are invited for the following posts:
Salary range: CI$32,280 – $43,452 per annum
Constables are needed to perform general policing roles, such as patrol duties and
neighbourhood policing as well as work in specialised areas such as Dog Handlers (K9 Officers)
and the Marine Unit.
In the Marine Unit, Officers are expected to patrol an assigned costal area by land, aboard
vessels, protecting marine resources, coastal property, and public; enforcing applicable laws;
and investigating complaints and incidents.
K9 Officers will house, care and maintain their canine partner and ensure that they are able to
respond to duty, be it daily patrols, responding to an emergency or taking part in a tactical
Applicants should possess a minimum of five (5) years experience at a Constable level.
Police Constable (Firearms)
Salary range: CI$32,280 – $43,452 per annum
The successful candidates will be expected to:-
• carry Handles and shoot Firearms (NPFTC)
• participate in operations whilst armed (NPFTC)
• possess knowledge of legislation and Tactical Options (NPFTC)
• deal with Conflict (NPTFC)
• maintain standards of Professional Practice
• make best use of technology; complete administration procedures
• be open to change; maximise their potential; work as part of a team
• possess respect for race and diversity; be community and customer focused
• be an effective communicator; be able to plan and organise effectively
• take personal responsibility; be resilient
Applicants should possess a minimum of two (2) years experience as a firearms specialist.
Salary range: CI$32,280 – $53,016 per annum
There are currently Detective Investigator vacancies in the Financial Crimes Unit, homicide and
general criminal investigation areas.
Investigators must be highly trained and skilled, preferably with a minimum of 10 years
experience, in examining and assessing crime scenes to possessing the ability to interrogate;
and have a flair for investigative work.
Successful candidates will be expected, but not limited to:-
possess excellent communication and interrogative skills;
be dedicated and determined;
possess an above average knowledge of criminal law and rules of evidence;
be experienced in attending various Courts to give evidence in cases;
be deployed to work on a Serious Incident team to deal with specific offences;
take the initiative to manage investigations;
develop relationships with informants in order to obtain information related to cases;
examine records in order to locate links in chains of evidence or information;
obtain and verify evidence by interviewing and observing suspects and witnesses, or by
perform undercover assignments and maintain surveillance;
analyse evidence in laboratories, or in the field;
be experienced in profiling offenders;
be experienced in investigating serious and complex fraud, money laundering offences
and other financial crimes.
Remuneration is dependant upon the level of skills and experience the successful candidate
Salary range: CI$63,192 – $84,996 per annum
The RCIPS seeks an experienced and innovative law enforcement executive of unquestionable
integrity to serve as Superintendent of the Financial Crime Unit (FCU). The successful
candidate will be a collaborative leader whose management, communication, and strategic
planning skills will combine to effectively drive the RCIPS toward the delivery of police services
that lead to reductions in financial crime. The postholder will also have responsibility for the
Force Intelligence Unit and for mentoring and developing junior members of staff.
Applicants should have attained at minimum the rank of Chief Inspector.
Detective Chief Inspector (SIO)
Salary range: CI$55,128 – $74,136 per annum
The successful candidate will be expected to supervise criminal investigations that are
proactive and reactive in nature. The postholder will also have responsibility for mentoring and
developing junior members of staff.
Successful candidates should have:-
recent Senior Investigating Officer (SIO) experience in serious crimes;
a broad base of experience in managing and overseeing police operations at a
Intelligence-led policing experience;
proactive CID operational experience;
a strong focus on delivery and be performance oriented;
have experience in contingency planning and operational planning at tactical
operational and strategic levels;
at least attained the rank of DI and be an accredited SIO.
Scenes of Crime Manager
Salary range: CI$55,128 – $74,136 per annum
The postholder will be responsible for the day-to-day responsibility of the office and be the point
of contact for liaison with Investigating Officers. He/she will be manage and allocate tasks
requiring CSI attendance and maintain control of serious/major crime scenes. Ensure resourcing
and effective management in conjunction with the Senior Investigating Officer or Crime Scene
Co-ordinator. The postholder will also be expected to perform as a crime scene Investigator
when necessary; these duties include, but are not limited to:-
Packaging, sealing, labeling and forwarding evidence to the appropriate agency or
Attending post-mortem examinations in the case of suspicious deaths; assist the
Pathologist and take possession of exhibits as required. Occasionally provide
photography services at post-mortems on the directive of the Pathologist.
Recording and disseminating forensic intelligence gathered during the course of
Assisting the Customs Department with Forensic needs such as: DNA testing,
examination of packages and containers suspected of containing drugs, firearms or other
Preparing necessary investigative reports and documentation for court cases.
Additionally, the postholder will be required to give evidence in relation to the retrieval
and recovery of evidence in assigned cases.
Servicing and maintaining the Photographic Mini Lab equipment including the printing of
photographs for the Police, Immigration and Customs Departments.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
Ideally candidates should possess a Bachelor of Science degree with a major/minor in
Forensics or a Diploma in Scenes of Crime along with a minimum of 5 years
experience working in a similar position. Alternatively, candidates may have a
secondary education with a strong background in the Sciences as well as 7 years
experience working in a similar position. It is also essential that the postholder
o a valid drivers license;
o effective communication skills (both oral and written) as well as the knowledge
and competency in giving expert witness testimony in related cases;
o analytical, investigative, and problem solving skills;
o the ability to connect events and circumstances thereby discerning trends and
patterns and be able to report findings in a succinct and thorough manner;
o the abilities to prioritise and to meet strict deadlines; and,
o sound computer skills.
Certification and experience in manual, automated and digital photography and
enhancement is desirable as well as being an accredited fingerprint expert.
Salary range: CI$39,420 – $53,016 per annum
The successful candidate will be expected to train learners and develop their skills, abilities and
knowledge. Additionally, he/she will be expected, but not limited to:-
Plan and prepare training packages;
Create scenarios for training;
Compile action plans for learners;
Plan objectives and strategies for present and future courses;
Deliver training to learners;
Evaluate to determine that training has been effected.
It is essential that the successful candidate is able to/possesses:-
Use legal knowledge to good effect e.g. when keeping up to date with changes in the
law; able to use that knowledge to explain policy, procedures, points of law etc. to
Impart knowledge in order to facilitate learning;
Use feedback and facilitate styles of learning;
Knowledge of various training styles and methods;
Be an effective Communicator – communicating all needs, instructions and decisions
Applicants should possess qualifications as a Trainer/Educator and previous policing
experience, preferably as a Police Trainer is highly desirable.
Deadline for receipt of applications is 14 May 2010. Additional details, benefits
information and application form are available at www.recruitment.gov.ky
Benefits will be determined in accordance with the Public Service Management Law 2005
and Personnel Regulations 2006, the Public Service Pensions Law (2004 Revision) and
the CINICO Health Plan.
Please submit completed Government Application Form and, resume to:
Acting Human Resources Manager
Royal Cayman Islands Police Service
PO Box 909
Grand Cayman, CAYMAN ISLANDS KY1-1103
Fax: (345) 946-2418 Email: RCIPSHR@gov.ky