Job prospects Community Services Officer - Police near Toronto (ON)
Explore current and future job prospects for Police officers (except commissioned) near Toronto (ON). These trends also apply to people working as a community services officer - police.
Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.
Balanced labour market
The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.
The employment outlook will be fair for Police officers (except commissioned) (NOC 4311) in the Toronto region for the 2019-2021 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
- A moderate number of positions will become available due to retirements.
This economic region is home to some of the largest municipal police services in Ontario, particularly in the Peel Region, and the City of Toronto, the province's largest municipality. The number of police officers in Peel has been growing consistently over the decade which will support favourable job prospects. In contrast, the number in Toronto has generally been weakening over the last few years.
Here are some key facts about Police officers (except commissioned) in the Toronto region:
- Approximately 9,110 people work in this occupation.
- Police officers (except commissioned) mainly work in the following sectors:
- Local, municipal, regional, aboriginal and other public administration (NAICS 913-919): 83%
- Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 9%
- Provincial and territorial public administration (NAICS 912): 7%
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