RCMP APPLICANT GENERAL CHIT CHAT

Discuss the educational and physical requirements, testing process and background phase involved in the hiring process. Includes the experiences and advice of current and past applicants. All agency application related questions belong here.
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Re: RCMP APPLICANT GENERAL CHIT CHAT

Postby Depot Web » Mon Feb 03, 2020 4:19 pm

MichaelVAP wrote:
Sun Feb 02, 2020 12:49 pm
I plan to bring mine and have already routed the trip. It’s 2,600km though haha. Going to give myself 3 days to do it
Merlyn1980 wrote:
Sun Feb 02, 2020 1:31 pm
Same here, only 1,958km from Vancouver Island. It'll be a nice final road trip with the wife before six months away and then fly her back home, it'll be helpful to have a vehicle at Depot.
I do love a road trip, but a word of caution from the folks in Relocation Services:

Graduation is Monday. Tuesday is your travel day. Wednesday we expect you to be home in order to prepare for the packers arriving on Thursday. Friday they load the truck and on Saturday you head to your first posting.

Since the maximum you can drive is 650 km each day, anyone from outside this radius is going to be given a plane ticket home.

(If you aren't moving, you're expected to report to your first posting on Wednesday. As soon as you graduate, you are on their payroll and you won't have earned any vacation time. If you want to ask your detachment commander for leave without pay so you can take a road trip, that's between the two of you.)

Also, the movers will only pick up your household effects, including your vehicle, from one location. That means if you want us to ship it, you're on your own to get your vehicle home from Depot. Some people pay to ship their car home or to their first posting. Some fly a friend to Regina and have them drive it home ahead of graduation. Don't forget that when you're calculating costs.

By the way, we have pool vehicles cadets can borrow for shopping trips and the local rental companies typically charge $20 a day on weekends. Also, you will probably be too busy to need a vehicle every weekend.

I can't tell you not drive - it's your money and the convenience may be worth it - but I don't recommend it.
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Re: RCMP APPLICANT GENERAL CHIT CHAT

Postby MichaelVAP » Mon Feb 03, 2020 8:54 pm

Depot Web wrote:
Mon Feb 03, 2020 4:19 pm
MichaelVAP wrote:
Sun Feb 02, 2020 12:49 pm
I plan to bring mine and have already routed the trip. It’s 2,600km though haha. Going to give myself 3 days to do it
Merlyn1980 wrote:
Sun Feb 02, 2020 1:31 pm
Same here, only 1,958km from Vancouver Island. It'll be a nice final road trip with the wife before six months away and then fly her back home, it'll be helpful to have a vehicle at Depot.
I do love a road trip, but a word of caution from the folks in Relocation Services:

Graduation is Monday. Tuesday is your travel day. Wednesday we expect you to be home in order to prepare for the packers arriving on Thursday. Friday they load the truck and on Saturday you head to your first posting.

Since the maximum you can drive is 650 km each day, anyone from outside this radius is going to be given a plane ticket home.

(If you aren't moving, you're expected to report to your first posting on Wednesday. As soon as you graduate, you are on their payroll and you won't have earned any vacation time. If you want to ask your detachment commander for leave without pay so you can take a road trip, that's between the two of you.)

Also, the movers will only pick up your household effects, including your vehicle, from one location. That means if you want us to ship it, you're on your own to get your vehicle home from Depot. Some people pay to ship their car home or to their first posting. Some fly a friend to Regina and have them drive it home ahead of graduation. Don't forget that when you're calculating costs.

By the way, we have pool vehicles cadets can borrow for shopping trips and the local rental companies typically charge $20 a day on weekends. Also, you will probably be too busy to need a vehicle every weekend.

I can't tell you not drive - it's your money and the convenience may be worth it - but I don't recommend it.
Hello :),

I appreciate the information. I will take all of this into consideration regarding the vehicle. I have a lot to think about now.

But first the psych test tomorrow haha.

Thank you again, this post is very helpful.
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Re: RCMP APPLICANT GENERAL CHIT CHAT

Postby Merlyn1980 » Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:54 pm

Depot Web wrote:
Mon Feb 03, 2020 4:19 pm
MichaelVAP wrote:
Sun Feb 02, 2020 12:49 pm
I plan to bring mine and have already routed the trip. It’s 2,600km though haha. Going to give myself 3 days to do it
Merlyn1980 wrote:
Sun Feb 02, 2020 1:31 pm
Same here, only 1,958km from Vancouver Island. It'll be a nice final road trip with the wife before six months away and then fly her back home, it'll be helpful to have a vehicle at Depot.
I do love a road trip, but a word of caution from the folks in Relocation Services:

Graduation is Monday. Tuesday is your travel day. Wednesday we expect you to be home in order to prepare for the packers arriving on Thursday. Friday they load the truck and on Saturday you head to your first posting.

Since the maximum you can drive is 650 km each day, anyone from outside this radius is going to be given a plane ticket home.

(If you aren't moving, you're expected to report to your first posting on Wednesday. As soon as you graduate, you are on their payroll and you won't have earned any vacation time. If you want to ask your detachment commander for leave without pay so you can take a road trip, that's between the two of you.)

Also, the movers will only pick up your household effects, including your vehicle, from one location. That means if you want us to ship it, you're on your own to get your vehicle home from Depot. Some people pay to ship their car home or to their first posting. Some fly a friend to Regina and have them drive it home ahead of graduation. Don't forget that when you're calculating costs.

By the way, we have pool vehicles cadets can borrow for shopping trips and the local rental companies typically charge $20 a day on weekends. Also, you will probably be too busy to need a vehicle every weekend.

I can't tell you not drive - it's your money and the convenience may be worth it - but I don't recommend it.
Lol, guess that settles that debate (for me at least). Thanks for the info Depot Web :D
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Postby Snowmantle » Mon Feb 03, 2020 11:32 pm

Yeah, that is really helpful info. Helped make my choice a million times easier about whether to bring my truck or not

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Postby Pho-fo-Sho » Tue Feb 04, 2020 12:12 am

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Re: RCMP APPLICANT GENERAL CHIT CHAT

Postby Pete Broccolo » Tue Feb 04, 2020 8:35 am

Stripes wrote:
Mon Feb 03, 2020 12:02 am
k_eds wrote:
Sun Feb 02, 2020 8:33 pm
Merlyn1980 wrote:
Sun Feb 02, 2020 7:43 pm
I've been in the CAF for about sixteen years and been on about a dozen courses of similar length (3-6 months) while living in shacks on a base. Having a vehicle to get away from the course grind or helping out your course mates is worth any extra inconvenience/money getting it there. Always better to have it and not need it if that's an option for you.
For those bringing their vehicles from another province. Does Sask not require you to re-register the vehicle in Saskatchewan within a certain time frame?

And let's say you can keep your plates and insurance from your home province, wouldn't you need to up your insurance coverage or check with your insurer to make sure they'd cover you while driving in Sask for 6 months?

Anyone have insight into this?
6 months as a temporary resident wouldn’t make you change over. If you get posted there and actually move there... different.
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Re: RCMP APPLICANT GENERAL CHIT CHAT

Postby RyanKaz12 » Tue Feb 04, 2020 7:35 pm

Hello everyone! I received an email notifying me that I had cleared the medical clearance portion of the application process back on December 12, 2019. So I was just wondering if that means I am currently in the security clearance portion of the application process or if my recruiter would send me an email when my file has been sent to DSU?

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Postby Glasgow » Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:53 pm

You should get a email from the recruiter telling you you are moving onto DSU, I did on 31 December 2019

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Postby RyanKaz12 » Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:15 pm

Glasgow wrote:
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You should get a email from the recruiter telling you you are moving onto DSU, I did on 31 December 2019
I guess I better email my file manager about it then!

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Postby DanyD92 » Wed Feb 05, 2020 12:32 am

RyanKaz12 wrote:
Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:15 pm
Glasgow wrote:
Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:53 pm
You should get a email from the recruiter telling you you are moving onto DSU, I did on 31 December 2019
I guess I better email my file manager about it then!
I never got an email I was at DSU, I contacted my file coordinator 2 weeks after medical clearance and the reply was my file is currently with security awaiting my security clearance. File coordinator stated someone from security may or may not contact me.
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Re: RCMP APPLICANT GENERAL CHIT CHAT

Postby NewbieGal » Wed Feb 05, 2020 12:49 am

DanyD92 wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 12:32 am
RyanKaz12 wrote:
Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:15 pm
Glasgow wrote:
Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:53 pm
You should get a email from the recruiter telling you you are moving onto DSU, I did on 31 December 2019
I guess I better email my file manager about it then!
I never got an email I was at DSU, I contacted my file coordinator 2 weeks after medical clearance and the reply was my file is currently with security awaiting my security clearance. File coordinator stated someone from security may or may not contact me.
Same here, I got the email saying i cleared medical and then the next 30 day follow up e mail from my recruiter said I was still in security. No one ever contacted me from DSU, just got the email when I cleared. Although I know some ppl that had a call from DSU, but it was for further questioning/clarification
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Re: RCMP APPLICANT GENERAL CHIT CHAT

Postby RyanKaz12 » Wed Feb 05, 2020 3:16 am

NewbieGal wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 12:49 am
[quote=DanyD92 post_id=845503 time=<a href="tel:1580880769">1580880769</a> user_id=47756]
[quote=RyanKaz12 post_id=845502 time=<a href="tel:1580872551">1580872551</a> user_id=49611]
[quote=Glasgow post_id=845501 time=<a href="tel:1580871202">1580871202</a> user_id=19745]
You should get a email from the recruiter telling you you are moving onto DSU, I did on 31 December 2019
I guess I better email my file manager about it then!
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I never got an email I was at DSU, I contacted my file coordinator 2 weeks after medical clearance and the reply was my file is currently with security awaiting my security clearance. File coordinator stated someone from security may or may not contact me.
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Same here, I got the email saying i cleared medical and then the next 30 day follow up e mail from my recruiter said I was still in security. No one ever contacted me from DSU, just got the email when I cleared. Although I know some ppl that had a call from DSU, but it was for further questioning/clarification
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Re: RCMP APPLICANT GENERAL CHIT CHAT

Postby Silvaticus » Wed Feb 05, 2020 10:13 am

Well we're moving steadily forward! Medical clearance received today and my file has been moved on to security. Had my assessments at the Depot health office. It was a cool experience getting to hang out there for the day and seeing the comings and goings.
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Postby sig1992 » Wed Feb 05, 2020 10:31 am

Silvaticus wrote:
Wed Feb 05, 2020 10:13 am
Well we're moving steadily forward! Medical clearance received today and my file has been moved on to security. Had my assessments at the Depot health office. It was a cool experience getting to hang out there for the day and seeing the comings and goings.
Awesome, way to go!

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Re: RCMP APPLICANT GENERAL CHIT CHAT

Postby cruiser14 » Wed Feb 05, 2020 10:48 am

Security Clearance granted this morning - one step closer!
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