Town of Fort Macleod
BOX 1420, FORT MACLEOD, ALBERTA, CANADA T0L 0Z0 TEL: (403)553-4425 FAX (403)553-2426 WWW.FORTMACLEOD.COM
Job Opportunity- Bylaw Enforcement Officer
The Town of Fort Macleod is currently seeking a full time Bylaw Enforcement Officer. This position supports our commitment to the citizens of the Town of Fort Macleod by enforcing municipal bylaws. Working in partnership with other external policing and governmental partners, as well as community stakeholders, the Bylaw Enforcement Officer will enhance the community appearance and safety.
Reporting to the Director of Community & Protective Services, the Bylaw Enforcement Officer is primarily responsible for ensuring compliance with municipal bylaws. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Conduct routine patrols on foot, bicycle and vehicle.
Responding to and investigating bylaw enforcement related complaints
Undertake appropriate action to gain bylaw compliance which may include issuing notices, tickets and tags
Working collaboratively with various enforcement agencies (RCMP, Alberta Fish & Wildlife, SPCA, Humane Society)
Developing ongoing information in relation to bylaw compliance in the community including preparing residential educational material and resources.
Conduct animal control duties including but not limited to: patrols, impounding animals, responding to complaints and conducting investigations.
Maintain records of all investigations and complaints.
Develop and maintain excellent customer service with coworkers, residents and local stakeholders.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or equivalent required; post-secondary education, in a related field preferred.
2 plus years of diverse bylaw and/or law enforcement experience in a municipal enforcement role, required.
Pervious experience with animal control required.
Clear Criminal Records Check and Enhanced Reliability Screening check.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Strong understanding and knowledge of the Municipal Government Act and municipal bylaws.
Knowledge of investigative techniques, bylaws, enforcement powers and authority, court proceedings, and rules of evidence
Environment and Compensation
We are an equal opportunity employer, we welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.
This position is covered under a collective agreement with CUPE Local 70;
35 hours per week with an hourly wage starting at $29.87. (As this is a re-classification the wage and job description are currently under review).
In addition to competitive wages, the Town participates in an extensive health and benefits package including the Local Authorities Pension Plan (LAPP).
How to Apply
A full job description will be available upon request.
Application Deadline: March 30, 2020 however the posting will stay open until a suitable candidate is found.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume and cover letter to:
Town of Fort Macleod
Attn: Liisa Gillingham
Fort Macleod AB T0L0Z0