Leanne Pawlowich
by Leanne Pawlowich
Published: July 2, 2024 (3 weeks ago)

The Edmonton Police Service- Emergency Communications & Operations Management Branch is currently seeking four Registered Psychologists or Registered Clinical Social Workers who are specialized in Trauma therapy with first responders. Interested applicants will work with Emergency Communications Officers (ECOs), both sworn and civilian, for yearly wellness sessions to assess overall psychological and emotional health.

Interested applicants will be providing yearly psychological and emotional health and wellness support to ECOs, sworn and civilian. This yearly mandatory wellness session will used to review how members are functioning in all areas of their life, examining both mind/body and support networks. If necessary, applicants will need to refer members to additional services. Interested applicants may need to commit up to 125 hours/year for these sessions from February-November. However, these hours are not guaranteed.

Interested applicants must be willing to make a 1-year commitment with Edmonton Police Service – Emergency Communications & Operations Management Branch.

Interested applicants must have the following qualifications:

  • All applicants must be in good standing with the College of Alberta Psychologists (registered psychologist) or Alberta College of Social Workers (registered clinical social worker).


  • Applicants must have graduate training in clinical psychology/social work from a recognized post-secondary institution (a strong background in counselling psychology/social work will be considered an asset).


  • Experience in a clinical role involving personality and mental health assessment will be considered an asset.


  • Previously demonstrated successful experience working in a first responder environment will be considered an asset.


  • 2SLGBTQ+ knowledge will be considered an asset.

Please forward resume/CV, complete with a minimum of 3 references, electronically to:
Leanne Pawlowich, Wellness Coordinator i/c Emergency Communications & Operations Management Branch at

Closing Date: July 31,2024 @ 2359 hrs.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those candidates who are qualified will be contacted for an interview. Part of the interview process involves the completion of an Enhanced Security Clearance check to work in the Edmonton Police Service. Interviews will take place on August 15, 2024.

Thank you for applying to assist the members of the Edmonton Police Service.