Salary & benefits
Exceptional financial measures to attract staff
For a limited time only:
- Any person hired by the Nunavik Police Service and who commits in writing to work as a full-time police officer for a minimum of one (1) year will receive a gross lump sum payment of eight thousand dollars ($8,000) upon commencement of employment.
- The person who remains in full-time employment for an additional six (6) months after the one-year commitment period will receive a gross lump sum payment of ten thousand dollars ($10,000).
*Employees hired as cadets and promised employment as constables (for example, RCMP Depot program) are excluded from this exceptional measure. The terms and conditions of this exceptional measure are defined in Letter of Agreement #6 between the Kativik Regional Government and the Nunavik Police Association.
For more information, contact our human resources team by email at HR@nunavikpolice.ca.
Nunavik Police Service members receive a competitive salary and interesting benefits as part of their employment.
The following table represents the Nunavik Police Service’s salary structure as of January 2023:
|Six (6) months and less||$55,745|
|More than six (6) months||$60,604|
|More than twelve (12) months||$72,245|
|More than twenty-four (24) months||$84,120|
|More than thirty-six (36) months||$92,038|
|More than forty-eight (48) months||$98,965|
New employees are integrated into the salary scale considering the number of years they have worked as a police officer within a recognized police organization.
- $8,500 to $20,861 paid as a cost-of-living allowance, depending on the assigned village and the number of dependents;
- Food allowance;
- An annual bank of 500 hours (approximately 12 weeks) that can be used as paid leave:
- 160 hours of vacation
- 120 hours of paid leave in lieu of statutory holidays
- 96 hours of sick leave
- A maximum of 124 hours of banked overtime
- 3 paid return flights to the point of origin (Montreal, Ottawa, Quebec City, or Iqaluit) per year;
- 6% employer RRSP contribution;
- Group Insurance;
- A furnished apartment;
- Financial incentive applicable to new graduates of the ENPQ: the NPS will reimburse tuition fees paid to the ENPQ to a police officer whom a police organization has not previously employed if the NPS has employed her/him for three calendar years;
- Constables working in Nunavik may also benefit from tax credits: residents of remote areas and recent graduates working in remote resource regions.