Police Operations Support

Police Operations Support (PO)

Police Operations Support (PO) Group Definition

Pursuant to paragraph 11.1(1)(b) of the Financial Administration Act, the Treasury Board of Canada hereby provides notice that the following occupational group definition will apply to the Police Operations Support Group and its sub-groups, effective .

The Police Operations Support Group comprises positions that are primarily engaged in planning, developing, conducting or managing telecommunications in support of police operations.

Inclusions

The Police Operations Support Group includes only those positions that have, as their primary purpose, responsibility for one or more of the following activities:

  1. planning, developing, conducting or managing telecommunications operations in support of police operations;
  2. planning, developing, conducting or managing lawfully authorized telecommunications interceptions in support of police operations.

Exclusions

Positions excluded from the Police Operations Support Group are those whose primary purpose is included in the definition of any other occupational group, and for more certainty, those in which one or more of the following activities is of primary importance:

  1. operation, routine servicing and minor repair of a variety of cryptographic, facsimile, electronic mail and associated communications equipment in preparing, receiving, transmitting, and relaying messages; and the performance of related activities including recording receipt and dispatch times of traffic, priority allocation and distribution of message copies that require special knowledge of communication procedures, format, schedules, message traffic routes and equipment operation;
  2. operation of electronic equipment to communicate information for the safety of life at sea, the protection of the environment and the efficient movement of marine vessels, and to monitor radio aids to marine navigation, and the provision of associated advisory services;
  3. maintenance and repair of electronic and associated electro-mechanical or electrical equipment.

PO-IMA

Police Operations Support – Intercept Monitoring and Analysis (PO-IMA) Sub-Group Definition

The Intercept Monitoring and Analysis Sub-Group comprises positions that are primarily engaged in planning, developing, conducting or managing lawfully authorized telecommunications interceptions in support of police operations.

Inclusions

The Intercept Monitoring and Analysis Sub-Group includes only those positions that have, as their primary purpose, responsibility for one or more of the following activities:

  1. recording, monitoring, analyzing or transcribing live or pre-recorded intercepted telecommunications; monitoring and analyzing tracking data, videos and related information systems;
  2. analyzing, modifying or developing policies, operating methods or procedures in support of lawful telecommunications interceptions and monitoring operations;
  3. developing or delivering training on intercept monitoring and transcriptions responsibilities and procedures, or on the use of specialized communications systems;
  4. supervising or managing any of the above activities.

PO-TCO

Police Operations Support – Telecommunications Operations (PO-TCO) Sub-Group Definition

The Telecommunications Operations Sub-Group comprises positions that are primarily engaged in planning, developing, conducting or managing telecommunications operations in support of police operations.

Inclusions

The Telecommunications Operations Sub-Group includes only those positions that have, as their primary purpose, responsibility for one or more of the following activities:

  1. operating, controlling and monitoring police telecommunications systems to respond to public requests for assistance; inputting, retrieving and disseminating information from information management systems; and providing dispatch service and information to support police operations;
  2. analyzing, modifying or developing policies, operating methods or procedures in support of telecommunications operations;
  3. developing or delivering training on operating methods or procedures or the use of specialized equipment for telecommunications operations;
  4. processing protected and non-protected information via electronic systems to and from local, national and international locations;
  5. supervising or managing any of the above activities.
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