Employment Opportunity Peace Officer Level 1
The Town of Bonnyville is looking for an energetic, self-motivated and dynamic person that is committed to providing a professional level of service, who enjoys working in a Team environment to fill the role of Community Peace Officer Level 1. Bonnyville is a steady growing community of approximately 6,500 people located 242 kilometers east of Edmonton and is part of the oil and gas hub in the Lakeland region.
Under the direction of the Chief Administrative Officer or Designate, the C.P.O. Level 1 is responsible for the day to day enforcement and administration of all municipal bylaws, specified provincial acts and legislation as well as public inquiries, initiating investigations and finalizing complaints, issuing violation tickets, laying charges, maintaining files, compiling records, submitting reports and representing the Town in the Court of Law in accordance with the Policies and Operational Procedures as approved by the Town of Bonnyville Council as well as authorities obtained by the Province of Alberta. This position will also have a visible component to the Educational Program in providing a pro-active style of enforcement through various school programs and volunteering opportunities within the community. The C.P.O. will have a good working relationship with the Local RCMP and will meet regularly to revisit the Traffic Safety Plan as well as to coordinate educational components for school programs. The Community Peace Officer will also have an active role in the Towns Emergency Management Plan.
- Post- Secondary education in law enforcement, criminal justice, or related discipline, supplemented by at least 5 years of previous law enforcement experience as a Community Peace Officer 1 (or equivalent)
- Must meet all requirements of Alberta Solicitor General Department to obtain a Level one Community Peace Officer appointment
- Valid Alberta Driver’s license (Minimum Class 4)
- Hold or qualify for the Enhanced Reliability RCMP Security Clearance
- Applicants must have successfully completed an approved Physical Abilities Requirement Evaluation (PARE), with a time of four minutes and 45 seconds (4:45) or less, within the last six (6) calendar months/ other equivalencies will be accepted as per the Peace Officer Program
- Previous experience in By-Law enforcement, commercial Vehicle Enforcement and/ or animal control
- EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operations Course) or equivalent
- Previous experience and training with PPCT, Baton/ OC spray and radar/laser is mandatory
- First Aid/CPR is an asset
- Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office
- Experience with JOIN/ Incident Report Systems and Report Exec
- ICS training is preferred/ mandatory completion after employment
The ideal candidate must demonstrate sound judgment; combined with a strong sense of ethics and the ability to handle sensitive or private information. The candidate must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as outstanding public relations and problem- solving skills.
This position is based on a 40-hour work week of Monday to Friday with some evening or weekend callouts and other duties as assigned.
Interested persons should submit a cover letter with resume to:
Town of Bonnyville HR Department Bag 1006
Bonnyville AB T9N 2J7 or
Email: [email protected]
Closing Date: The position will remain open until suitable candidate is found.
All applicants are thanked for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.