Respond to complaintsin person, by telephone, or email.
Enforce by-laws and Provincial Acts by having conversations, issuing violation tickets, traffic tags or summonses and subpoenas, or preparing related legal documents.
Conduct regular patrols and perform day-to-day enforcement activities.
Must become thoroughly familiar with municipal enforcement, by-laws, provincial acts and the justice system.
Provide reports through the submission and completion of files to supervisor, CAO, or Council, as required; provide a legal explanation when addressing questions of concern from Council or Administration.
Provide public education and awareness and promote safety to reduce the incidence of accidents, emergencies and by-law infractions.
Investigate and assist in resolving animal control complaints. This may involve the handling or capturing of stray or vicious domestic animals and transport them to a holding facility.
Assist Fire Department or other providers with assistance at emergency scenes and other potentially hazardous situations.
During municipal emergencies,work with the emergency management team providing initial and ongoing support to affected communities (ex. door-to-door notification, assisting with evacuation operations, traffic control, community security).
Take part in emergency management training and activities such as mock evacuations.
Appropriately and promptly complete administrative tasks and reporting.
A two-year diploma in law enforcement, criminal justice, or a related field would be preferred, but willing to train the right person.
Must have a high school diploma or GED and be at least 18 years old
A valid Class 5 Operators license, with no more than six demerits and no current suspensions or charges pending.
Emergency First Aid Certificate with AED and CPR is required.
Proficiency in computer skills, including MS Office programs, email and database management
The ability to acquire and maintain an RCMP enhanced reliability security clearance is required, plus a vulnerable sector check. Applicants must not have a criminal conviction for which a pardon has not been granted or outstanding criminal charges and not be the subject of a criminal investigation.
Experience and training in the enforcement of commercial vehicle weights and dimensions, transportation of dangerous goods, and CVSA inspector designation would be a bonus, but it not required.
Skills and Abilities
Demonstrated ability to mediate conflict situations with the public and experience in difficult customer service roles combined with excellent interpersonal and public relations skills
Ability to build strong partnerships and trust within the community
Capacity to follow clearly defined policies and procedures
Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity and an understanding of the Northern cultural and political environment
Strong morals and ethics, along with a commitment to privacy and confidentiality
Effective written communication skills
High level of sound and independent judgment, reasoning, and discretion
High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and/or reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts
Good organizational, time management and prioritizing skills
Able to work efficiently as a part of a team as well as independently
Capable of maintaining professionalism during periods of stress or heavy workloads
Knowledge of investigation and evidence gathering techniques
Knowledge of training programs, including firearm safety, etc.
Travel at all times of the year within the MD of Lesser Slave River, approximately 10,041.79 km2 will be required in a marked vehicle, by foot for areas off-road or by ATV.
A Peace Officer often works alone and is at threat of physical injury or assault.
Lifting or moving up to 100lbs may be required on occasion.
May come into contact with hazardous goods, aggressive animals, and dangerous situations
Will be exposed to outdoor conditions, including typical Northern Alberta temperatures and inclement weather that will change approximately every 20-minutes.
40-hour workweek of 5-8hr shifts or 4-10hr shifts.
Salary Range: $69,070.35 - $95,731.55, dependent upon education and experience.
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit in confidence to recruitment (@) mdlsr.ca referencing Competition #POI2022 in the subject line. This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
The MD thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Additional Job Information:
Posted Date: Apr 27, 2022
Closing Date: May 31, 2022