If you've ever been interested in joining the RCMP, this may be your opportunity. The RCMP are now hiring new police officers and not only is the salary $53,000, but you also get paid for all of your cadet training. Plus, the minimum education you need to apply is just your high-school diploma.
According to the RCMP, they are currently looking for cadets to join the Academy to be trained for police officers throughout the nation. While the training program takes place in Regina, Saskatchewan, once hired, you can be working in a variety of locations across Canada.
The training program in Regina will be 26-weeks long, but while you are there all room and board will be covered.
On top of that, uniforms, courses, insurance, and travel to and from the training location will all be paid for. While free room and board during this training may seem like a pretty good deal, cadets will also get paid during their training, getting an allowance of $525 a week.
Once you've completed your cadet training and have been hired on as an RCMP officer, your salary will start at $53,114 and can increase up to $86,110 over time.
So, if law enforcement has been your dream job, this might be the career for you.
However, before you apply, you need to make sure you are qualified for the position. When it comes to education, you only need a high school education to qualify.
However, there are a few more qualifications that you need to meet besides education. The RCMP state that applicants must be a Canadain citizen, be 19 years of age or older and have a driver's license.
On top of this, Candidates are also not permitted to have any visible tattoos that may be deemed offensive. All piercings must also be removed when they are on the job.
The RCMP also warns that before entering the training, you should be in good shape and be living a healthy lifestyle. As the training program isn't meant to get candidates in shape, but to already enhance their fitness abilities.
If you meet all of these qualifications and want to start your career in law enforcement, the RCMP is now hiring cadets.
To learn more and to apply, you can visit their career posting on the Government of Canada website.