Smoky Lake County invites qualified candidates to apply for the position of Community Peace Officer (CPO). Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the Community Peace Officer will provide professional leadership to build, maintain and sustain the County’s Community Peace Officer and Bylaw enforcement programs. This position plays a vital role in our community with respect to enforcing Municipal Bylaws and Provincial Statues.
Position Summary: This full-time, permanent position will require the incumbent to occasionally work on weekends, statutory holidays, and evenings, particularly during the summer seasons. The position requires a competent, self-motivated individual that is passionate about embracing rural community living and making a difference in our community through exceptional conflict resolution, mediation and communication skills. You must demonstrate respect, patience, integrity, and confidentiality to succeed in this position and represent our municipality in a positive manner while understanding and mitigating concerns.
This position offers a salary range of $73,382.77 - $100,706.91, which includes an excellent benefit package and company matched Pension Plan. Hours of work for this position are irregular and will vary by assignment. Length of assignments may range from a few hours to longer terms and will include days/evenings and weekends.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter, resume, and two professional letters of recommendations, in confidence, to the undersigned by 4:00 p.m. on March 31, 2022. This competition may remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Gene Sobolewski - Chief Administrative Officer, Smoky Lake County,
Box 310, 4612 McDougall Drive, Smoky Lake, Alberta, T0A 3C0, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Key Responsibilities Include:
Key Responsibilities Include: but are not limited to:
Provide friendly education through positive interactions with the public, relating to municipal bylaws.
Foster crime prevention initiatives and community safety programming.
Patrol, respond and investigate any nuisances and complaints relating to municipal bylaws and statutes.
Patrol local roads for road traffic safety/enforcement in relation to the Traffic Safety Act and other relevant statutes.
Issue violation tickets and warnings.
Liaise and collaborate with RCMP officers and other enforcement agencies as part of joint or mutual investigations, or during enforcement of municipal and provincial laws, and assist in emergency/disaster responses under the direction of the Director of Emergency Management as per the Emergency Management Plan.
Undertake training and professional development to ensure that licensing and permitting requirements are met.
Ensure accurate reporting and record keeping of statistics as required and/or mandated by the Solicitor General’s Office, Public Security Peace Officer’s program and County Office.
Peace Officer Level 1 (CPO1) Certification or the ability to obtain an appointment as a CPO1 in the Public Security Peace Officer Program in accordance with the Alberta Peace Officer Act and its Regulation within 1 year of employment.
Minimum of 2 years practical experience in municipal government or applicable Law Enforcement Experience, is an asset.
Specialized training including Baton, O.C. Spray, Commercial Vehicle Weight Enforcement, Traffic Enforcement (radar), is an asset.
A satisfactory Criminal Record Check including a Vulnerable Sector Check and Provincial Drivers Abstract Reports as a condition of employment.
Understanding of the Alberta Peace Officer Program, the court system and trial process, Peace Officer appointments and jurisdiction, Municipal and Solicitor General Policy and their application.
Knowledge of Municipal Bylaws, Traffic Safety Act, Municipal Government Act, court and legal process and related regulations.
Competent computer skills and high attention to detail.
Physically able to safely conduct long foot patrols and frequent moving in and out of vehicles without causing undue risk of harm to self.
Salary Range: This position offers a salary range of $73,382.77 - $100,706.91, which includes an excellent benefit package and company matched Pension Plan. Hours of work for this position are irregular and will vary by assignment. Length of assignments may range from a few hours to longer terms and will include days/evenings and weekends.
Posted Date: Mar 07, 2022
Closing Date: May 16, 2022