Discover the work of a police traffic cadet

The Service de police de la Ville de Montréal (SPVM) is looking for police traffic cadets.

As a police traffic cadet, you will be called on to perform all the tasks related to traffic management in the approaches to construction sites. You will have varied responsibilities, such as:

  • Automobile traffic, including gestures and signals
  • Pedestrian traffic and crosswalks
  • Bicycle traffic
  • Diverting traffic
  • Operating a traffic light box


The hourly rate (2018) is $15.50 plus metropolitan premium = $16.31

Selection criteria

To become a police traffic cadet, you must meet the following conditions:

  • Be 18 or older
  • Have obtained a Diploma of Secondary Studies (DSS/DES)
  • Experience in the field of safety is an asset
  • Successfully complete the selection process
  • Meet the safety accreditation requirements
  • Take qualifying training in relation to service delivery
  • Be available to work throughout the year on split schedules, daytime, evening, night and weekends
  • Be willing to work throughout the territory of theIslandofMontréal

* If there are not enough Police Technology candidates, we will accept any candidacy of a person enrolled in CEGEP or university or holding a DCS/DEC or a university degree.

Selection process

In addition to meeting the selection criteria , you will also have to pass the orther steps in the selection process. All the steps are eliminatory.

1 -WRITTEN EXAM ( for traffic police cadets only)


3 - MEDICAL EXAM (only for the students in the policing technology program)



We look forward to meeting you.

Ville de montréal