• Community Peace Officer I / Sergeant (Full-time/Permanent)

    City of Wetaskiwin
    Job Description

    Community Peace Officer I / Sergeant (Full-time/Permanent)

    The City of Wetaskiwin is looking for an individual that displays mature and sound judgement with excellent customer service and leadership skills and wants to positively contribute to our local community.  Reporting to the Director of Municipal Services, this position is responsible for the administration and supervision of the Enforcement Services Community Peace Officer Program. The incumbent will be responsible for leading the Enforcement Services team with a commitment to promote and maintain a safe and secure community. This fantatic opportunity offers an attractive and competitive package including benefits and a pension program.
     

     Responsibilities

    • Supervises, directs, coordinates and administers the Protective Services Program.
    • Compiles and administers the Program’s annual Operating and Capital Budgets and proposes Budget requests to the Director of Municipal Services.
    • Ensures compliance with the Provincial Peace Officer Act and Regulations.
    • Ensures that all reports and required monthly/yearly information is provided to the Alberta Justice and Solicitor General’s department in accordance with the provincial policy and regulations for Community Peace Officers.
    • Creates, writes, amends and reviews regulatory municipal bylaws as required or requested by Municipal Administration or Council.
    • Develops and ensures implementation of public awareness programs and educational seminars while maintaining positive public relations with other local, provincial and Federal enforcement agencies (and safety groups).
    • Ensures that complaints and incidents involving violation of Municipal Bylaws and selected Provincial Statutes are investigated, documented and filed.
    • Documentation of evidence relating to investigations and ensures that continuity of such evidence is maintained, stored and destroyed in accordance with policy.
    • Ensures preparation of Prosecutor Information Sheets and Court Briefs concerning a charge or ticket. Able to act in role of Prosecutor if necessary in a Commissioner’s Court.
    • Ensures that Dangerous Goods Vehicle Inspections, Commercial Weights and Dimensions and Occurrence Investigations are conducted as required, in accordance with Municipal and Provincial enforcement programs and regulations.
    • Addresses Municipal Committee(s) and Council(s) regarding incident reports, Dangerous Dog designations, quarterly and routine reports to Council on program status.
    • Provides advice and guidance to Elected Officials, management and staff of the City Of Wetaskiwin with regard to Council on Municipal Bylaws and Provincial Statutes.
    • Ensures that traffic control for emergency situations, parades, funeral processions and other activities as required or requested are conducted.
    • Other related duties as required.

    Education and Qualifications
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a leadership role with a High School Diploma, Law Enforcement Diploma or accredited police training.
    • Eligible for appointment as a Community Peace Officer Level One.
    • Proficient in the use of computers and Microsoft applications.
    • Experience with enforcement software an asset.
    • Clean criminal record, RCMP enhanced security clearance and driver’s abstract with a valid class 5 driver’s license required.
    • Other equivalencies will be considered (Peace or Police Officer experience).
    • Trained to operate moving radar/LIDAR operation would be an asset.
    • Trained as a Dangerous Goods and Commercial Vehicle Inspector would be an asset.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both written and orally.
    • Ability to supervise and lead a team.
    • Ability to de-escalate difficult situations and think critically.
    • Ability to work shift work indoors/outdoors, exert heavy effort and lift up to 50 pounds.

    Application Information

    Please submit your resume with cover letter to the Director of Municipal Services at sue.howard@wetaskiwin.ca.

     

    The City of Wetaskiwin is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

     

     

     

     

    The personal information submitted pursuant to this advertisement will be utilized for this Employment Opportunity only and is subject to compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Applicants are thanked in advance for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

     
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