Starland County is seeking an energetic, self-motivated and community driven individual that is committed to providing a professional level of service as a Community Peace Officer (CPO). This is a Level 1 CPO position pursuant to the Peace Officer Act and is a Bylaw Enforcement Officer pursuant to the Municipal Government Act.
This opportunity is a full-time permanent position that requires you to work flexible hours. A competitive salary and excellent benefits package are available. The successful candidate must have the ability to represent the County in a professional competent manner.
If this opportunity is of interest to you, please forward your resume to the address below no later than March 4, 2019. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
You will provide effective patrol coverage while ensuring public awareness and enforce all Traffic Laws, County Bylaws, and authorized Provincial Statutes in a fair and consistent manner. In addition, the CPO will assist with Emergency Response agencies, County departments, and outside agencies as required. This position would ideally also serve in an educational role advising our departments on National Safety Codes compliance and potentially training new staff. Excellent judgment, interpersonal and public relation skills in promoting positive customer relations on behalf of the County are essential attributes for this position.
The required qualifications for this position include:
Minimum two year diploma in law enforcement, criminal justice or related field
Must meet all requirements of Alberta Solicitor General Department to obtain a Level One Community Peace Officer appointment
3-5 years’ experience as a Community Peace Officer Level 1 Certification
Training in OC spray, ASP Baton, experience in traffic enforcement and familiarity with traffic related legislation
Obtain a clear Criminal Record Check conducted by the RCMP
Successful completion of an approved Physical Ability Requirement Evaluation (PARE) test
Knowledge of commercial vehicle legislation and enforcement