We are currently seeking a Community Peace Officer I to join our Enforcement team at Lacombe County. Reporting to the Sr. CPO, the CPO I is responsible for performing day to day enforcement and administration of County bylaws and provincial statutes with a focus on safety, infrastructure protection and delivering superior community awareness and education.
This is a permanent, full-time position. This position is 4 days/week, 10 hours/day, rotational shift schedule. Some weekends, holidays and after hours work is required.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Conduct highly visible mobile patrols of the municipality for the purpose of preventing and detecting statute infractions and violations;
Perform investigations and follow-up on complaints and incidents;
Issue violation tickets and lay charges in accordance with authorized statutes;
Conduct commercial vehicle inspections (monitor weights and dimensions through the issuance of permits and use of weigh scales);
Liaise with and assist other departments, community groups and associations in areas pertaining to enforcement;
Develop and implement education and awareness programming;
Lacombe County is committed to protecting the health and safety of its employees and has a Substance Abuse Prevention Program policy. This position is considered a safety/sensitive position. The successful applicant will under Pre-Employment Drug and Alcohol Testing.
Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent combined with a law enforcement related post-secondary diploma or degree, or equivalent experience within the law enforcement related field;
Minimum of 3 years of strong customer service experience is required, preferably with at least 2 years of extensive and diverse law enforcement experience, especially traffic enforcement experience;
Eligible for the Solicitor General’s CPO Level 1 appointment and able to successfully complete the P.A.R.E. exam;
Valid and current first aid and CPR certificates. Current Radar/Laser certification and completion of the Motor Transport Weights & Measures course are assets;
Well developed public relations and communication skills with the ability to handle potential conflicting situations. Thorough observation, problem solving and decision making skills;
Must possess a valid class 5 Alberta driver’s license and an acceptable Criminal Records Check.
We support a work-life balance and offer an excellent compensation package including a defined pension plan, a comprehensive group health and dental benefits package, a health/wellness spending account, and p.d. opportunities.
Please forward your resume, cover letter and salary expectations by 8AM on August 13, 2018 to:
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted. Please note: All applicants must be legally entitled to live and work in Canada. This competition may remain open longer until a suitable candidate is found.