Technical writer – Calgary police service

City of Calgary’s Calgary Police Service department is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Technical writer. City of Calgary’s Calgary Police Service department is the primary law enforcement agency, dedicated to ensuring public safety and security. It offers a range of services including crime prevention, community policing, and emergency response. Functioning as a cornerstone of the city’s security infrastructure, it maintains a strong presence in the market through community engagement, proactive crime-fighting strategies, and technological innovation. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: City of Calgary
Department: Calgary Police Service
Position: Technical writer – Calgary police service
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: $37.79 – $50.55 hourly
Employment Type: Full Time/Temporary
Union: CUPE Local 38
Location: Calgary, AB, Canada
Hours of work: Standard 35 hour work week
Days of Work: 5 day work week with 1 day off in each 3 week cycle
Job ID: 309825


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should have completion of degree in Technical Writing, Business Administration and Computer Science
Experience: Candidates should have 3 years of technical writing experience

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should possess a diploma in Technical Writing, Business Administration, Computer Science, or a directly related field, along with at least 5 years of technical writing experience
  • The candidates should have expert proficiency in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Visio
  • The candidates should demonstrate intermediate proficiency in Adobe Acrobat Pro, SharePoint, page layout and web editing software
  • The candidates should have experience in Information Technology related product material development
  • The candidates should excel in communication skills, analytical thinking, change management, coaching and development, efficiency and thoroughness, focus on results, and relationship building
  • The candidates should be prepared for an enhanced security clearance
  • The candidates should provide proof of qualifications. Education obtained from out of country must have or be able to obtain an Education Credential Assessment (ECA) for confirmation of equivalent credentials


  • The candidate should be able to collaborate effectively with subject matter experts (SMEs) to develop high-quality technical content, including runbooks, support documentation, training materials, and manuals
  • The candidate should be able to develop runbooks and support documentation, which includes creating architecture diagrams and process flow diagrams to ensure clarity and understanding
  • The candidate should be able to create training materials that cater to various learning styles, ensuring that technical terms are communicated clearly and concisely to the target audience
  • The candidate should be able to review, edit, and organize content for clarity, coherence, accuracy, and technical integrity, ensuring that the material meets the needs of the audience
  • The candidate should be able to research and analyze program learners’ needs to determine their knowledge level and preferred delivery style, ensuring optimal effectiveness of the training materials
  • The candidate should be able to organize and maintain a centralized content repository, ensuring version control and easy access for team members and other stakeholders


  • The candidates will get plans cover prescription drugs, vision care, life, disability insurance, paramedical practitioners and pension plan

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume) through the below-mentioned details.

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