Sergeant Investigator

February 23 2024
Expected expiry date: March 7 2024
Industries Public administration
Categories Security, Law inforcement, Defense,
Anywhere - Quebec • Full time


The Kativik Regional Government (KRG) is seeking skilled individuals to conduct investigations on a daily basis. Reporting to the Captain, Criminal Investigations, of the Nunavik Police Service (NPS), the Sergeant Investigator directs investigations and carries out or supervises special missions. Duties may include:

  • Participating in planning and conducting police investigations;
  • Analyzing evidence gathered to reconstruct the sequence of events;
  • Preparing an investigation plan based on available data;
  • Employing interrogation techniques according to case law and precedents, investigative training standards, or experience in the field;
  • Recruiting informants and maintaining contact;
  • Participating with the Crown Attorney in court proceedings of cases under investigation by submitting evidence in a chronological and logical manner and by presenting the evidence to the court;
  • Maintaining regular communication with police officers coordinating investigations, or team leaders, and providing them with updates on ongoing investigations;
  • Maintaining regular communication with all those involved in the investigations;
  • Gathering information on crime prevention and investigations involving drug and alcohol smuggling;
  • Establishing and maintaining working relationships with the public, socio-economic and community partners, and government agencies;
  • Having a comprehensive understanding of the problems caused by the major criminal activities taking place in the territory;
  • Overseeing and assisting NPS patrol officers when participating in investigations while respecting the chain of command;
  • Maintaining knowledge of case law, as well as legal and judicial documentation, up to date;
  • Performing any other task as required by his/her supervisor.



  • Meets the minimum requirements to be hired as a police officer in Quebec, in accordance with section 115 of the Police Act (CQLR, c. P-13.1);
  • Successful completion of the ENPQ’s Programme de formation initiale en enquête policière (the Quebec police academy’s police investigation basic training program) or meets the equivalency standards established by ENPQ regulations;
  • Minimum 5 years experience as an investigator;
  • Completion of training in non-suggestive interviewing of children and sexual assault cases is an asset;
  • Valid class 4A driver’s licence;
  • Excellent oral and written skills in French and English.

Abilities and skills:

The applicant must possess superior teamwork, networking, and relationship-building skills; be able to maintain composure and demonstrate self-control; have strong planning, organizational, and problem-solving skills; be detail-oriented and rigorous; have a capacity for analysis and synthesis; be able to conduct investigations; be capable of developing and preparing evidence and presenting it in court; be familiar with community and cultural issues, policing in general, the intelligence process, conflict management practices and applicable legislation, as well as NPS policies, procedures, and strategies. The applicant must also have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and be capable of acting ethically, thoroughly, autonomously, and discreetly.

Annual salary:  $113,010.80 (2023)

Other benefits:   Expense account for the period worked in Nunavik, group insurance, RRSP, employer-paid accommodation when working in Northern villages.

Working schedule:   On rotation, 2 weeks’ work in Northern villages (11 hours a day * for 14 days), followed by 2 weeks’ paid leave (average of 38.5 hours a week).

Location:  Nunavik, Quebec

Closing Date:  January 31, 2024

 Applicants who feel they have the required qualifications are invited to submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to:

Email: **@*************.**

KRG will only contact applicants selected for an interview. The KRG is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with this and with the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement, conditions may vary to promote the employment of Inuit applicants.

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