Key Responsibilities Include:
Perform duties in accordance with Sturgeon County Peace Officer Handbook.
• Work as required in a variety of hours, which include during the daytime, evenings and weekends.
• Respond to complaints from the public and other County departments regarding violations of County bylaws and Provincial Statutes.
• Conduct investigations, collect evidence and deal directly with complainant and violator, resolve issue through court action, warnings or mediation. Enter all investigations into County software system.
• Conduct proactive patrols for bylaw and provincial infractions.
• Perform related contractual services (i.e.: Town contracts) as assigned.
• Act as resource person for inquiries regarding County bylaws and provincial statutes whether by public, media, or County staff request.
• Liaise with legal counsel and court officials. Prepare court briefs and serve documents.
• Testifies for Crown in provincial and bylaw matters.
• Assist in traffic matters involving County fires and emergency situations, processions, motor vehicle collisions, and traffic related enforcement campaigns.
• Enhance RCMP traffic enforcement efforts as assigned.
• Conduct public presentations/displays as assigned.
• Liaise with the R.C.M.P., Peace Officers from other municipalities or law enforcement officials for the purpose of carrying out the duties of the position.
• May assist other personnel as an escort and accompaniment on matters that may involve a security concern.
• Issue fire permits.
• Recommend additions or amendments to bylaws.
• Prepare information for input into administrative reports.
• Maintain bylaw vehicle and equipment.
• Perform Animal Control duties as required.
• A college diploma in Law Enforcement or equivalent and or a combination of relevant education.
• Experience in law enforcement and possess a valid class 5 driver’s license.
• Possess a valid Physical Abilities Requirement Evaluation (P.A.R.E ) cert.
• Must be eligible for Community Peace Officer Appointment Level One (CPOI).
• Meet criteria to pass an Alberta Justice Security Clearance.
• Radar/LIDAR, First Aid, CPR and AED Certificates.
Superior communication and public relations skills are required; sound understanding of provincial statutes, municipal law and court procedures; ability to deal effectively with complaint investigation and resolution with good listening, problem solving and conflict management skills; organizational skills and able to maintain accurate work records; perform duties effectively with minimum supervision; average computer knowledge and experience. Involves potentially stressful and/or dangerous working conditions (officer/violator confrontation), driving for long periods of time even during very poor weather and exposure to dangerous animals.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Jan 16, 2019
Closing Date: Feb 06, 2019