KL wrote:A couple of corrections to Pete's description of RCMP leave:
Up to five years service - 120 hours (three weeks)
Five to nine years service - 160 hours (four weeks)
Ten to twenty-four years service -200 hours (five weeks)
Twenty-four plus years service - 240 hours (six weeks)
Another notable benefit is our overtime policy. If you are called in early or stay late on a regularly scheduled work day you get paid at time and a half. If you are called in on a day off you get double time. If you work a stat you get double time and a half. If a stat falls on a regularly scheduled day off you get either another day in lieu or eight hours additional pay.
The benefit that we have that exceeds what any other police service I've heard of is our sick time. It is unlimited.
Alas, recalled to work while RTO on a stat, is just time and a half. Note to all, drink lots on stat holidays and turn off phone.
6 x weeks leave a year from time of hire
Unlimited sick leave
3 months long service leave after 10 years service
With over 150 different types of operational and administrative opportunities available within the RCMP, you can forget about getting bored or doing the same thing year after year. We can offer you a career full of opportunities for adventure and growth in roles across Canada and around the world.
As a police officer you will receive:
World renowned police officer training,
Cadet training allowance, travel to Depot, uniforms, training courses, room and board,
Excellent pension plan,
Generous medical, dental and family health plan,
Access and support of an employee assistance program,
Group life insurance (optional),
Vacation leave (3 to 6 weeks depending on number of years served),
Maternity leave - 93% of the weekly rate of pay for a maximum of 52 weeks,
Care and nurturing leave of preschool children - maximum of 5 years total in a member's service,
Part-time employment/job sharing - to address the specific needs of members on a limited time basis,
Ample opportunities for promotion, professional development, specialization and personal growth,
Support available for continuing education and development,
Variety and a dynamic work environment, and
The reward of making a difference in the community.
When you successfully complete the Cadet Training Program and have been offered employment, you will be hired as a Constable at an annual salary of $50,674. Usually, within 36 months of service, your annual salary will have increased incrementally to $82,108.
The following is the salary scale for the Constable rank:
6 months service: $65,840
12 months service: $71,435
24 months service: $77,032
36 months service: $82,108
Salary ranges for other ranks
0 to 5 years of service = 15 days per year
5 to 10 years of service = 20 days per year
10 to 22 years of service = 25 days per year
23+ years of service = 30 days per year
20 years service: retirement with penalty
25 years service: full pension
35 years service: maximum pension
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