With a population of 32,097, Parkland County offers a range of municipal services and a vibrant mix of agricultural, residential, industrial and recreational opportunities. This unique rural area is situated on the west outskirts of Edmonton, just 20 minutes from downtown, and stretching over 2438 sq. km. of picturesque landscapes.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Parkland County has a permanent, full-time position available in Planning & Development Services for a Community Peace Officer (Development Compliance). Reporting to the Manager, Development Planning & Safety Codes and working closely with Enforcement Services, the Community Peace Officer (Development Compliance) primarily responds to and investigates land use complaints. This position engages a proactive and collaborative outreach style of enforcement, liaises with residents and businesses in a respectful manner and ensures public awareness and enforcement of County bylaws.
Rate of Pay: $34.48 to $47.19 per hour
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week
Benefits: Extensive benefits are offered.
This position is covered by the International Union of Operating Engineers- Local Union No. 955, Community Peace Officer Unit, Collective Agreement.
Grade 12 Diploma is required, with preference given to those who have received and successfully completed a recognized law enforcement training program from a police force or college, or the Alberta Solicitor General’s Public Security Peace Officer Training (within the last 5 years).
Previous employment with an accredited Police force or Community Peace Officer Service is recognized, as is experience received in a field training capacity (i.e. cadet or auxiliary programs). Assets include certification (training) in OC spray, ASP Baton (within the last 5 years).
A good working knowledge of the Municipal Government Act along with strong writing, presentation, negotiations, and organizational skills is required.
Superior interpersonal skills in dealing effectively with the general public, and good analytical and problem-solving skills is required.
Successful completion of an approved Physical Ability Requirement Evaluation (PARE) test if necessary.
Valid Class 5 Driver’s License and a satisfactory Driver’s Abstract.
Proficiency in computer applications.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Feb 25, 2021
Closing Date: Mar 09, 2021