Minimum Qualifications

Please ensure, and be able to submit proof, that you meet the following minimum requirements to apply to become an Officer with the Central Saanich Police Service prior to application.

  • 19+ years of age
  • No criminal record
  • Valid Basic First Aid Certificate and CPR
  • Canadian Citizenship or Permanent Resident
  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s Licence (minimum class 5)
  • Meet hearing requirement:  Must have no greater loss than 30 db in both ears in the 500-3000 Hz range
  • Meet vision requirement:  (i) Must have unaided vision of not less than 20/40 in one eye and 20/100 in the other
    (ii) Vision should be correctable with approved vision aide to a minimum 20/20 both eyes
    open with no one eye poorer than 20/30;
    (iii) Colour vision must pass the Ishihara test or the farnsworth D-15 test;

Note: Applicants having corrective laser surgery must wait one month post surgery before applying.


Central Saanich Police Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in the workplace.

*Central Saanich Police Service hiring information and processes may be subject to change.*