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 Enforcement Services for a Community Peace Officer Level I. Reporting to a Supervisor within Enforcement Services, you will investigate and resolve complaints, provide effective patrol coverage while ensuring public awareness and enforce all Traffic Laws, County Bylaws and authorized Provincial Statutes. Assistance will also be provided to Emergency Response agencies, County departments, and outside agencies as required. You will possess excellent judgment, interpersonal and public relation skills in promoting positive customer relations on behalf of the County.
This position is covered by the International Union of Operating Engineers- Local Union No. 955, Community Peace Officer Unit, Collective Agreement.
Starting Wage: $37.51 per hour Hours of Work: 40 hours per week. This position involves shift work which will include weekends. Benefits: Extensive benefits are offered.
Grade 12 Diploma supplemented by a two year diploma in law enforcement, criminal justice or a related field. Equivalent combinations of education, training and experience may be considered.
Assets include: 3 years’ experience as a Community Peace Officer Level 1, certification (training) in OC spray, ASP Baton (within the last 3 years), experience in traffic enforcement (RADAR and LASER) and/or familiarity with traffic related legislation.
All candidates must be eligible for a CPO Level 1 appointment and obtain a clear Criminal Record Check conducted by the RCMP.
Must be willing to work shift work, weekends and statutory holidays.
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 with no more than 3 demerits.
Proficiency in computer applications.
Interested candidates are invited to apply on our website at https://www.parklandcounty.com
Parkland County has a nepotism policy in effect which limits the consideration of employees’ relatives for employment. Please contact Human Resources for further information on this policy (including the definition of a relative under this policy).
For further information on our organization, please visit www.parklandcounty.com
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. The personal information submitted pursuant to this advertisement is being collected under the authority of the Municipal Government Act and will be used for Parkland County employment opportunities only. The personal information that you provide may be made public, subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.