Municipal Law Enforcement Officer II
City of London
London, ON
Reporting to the Manager Municipal Law Enforcement Services, investigates infractions and confirms compliance of Municipal By-laws in accordance with Council Policy. Confirms compliance of applications for permits to ensure compliance with the applicable by-laws, and replies to legal enquiries regarding property transactions.
Work Performed
Investigates infractions and confirms compliance of Municipal By-laws in response to citizen complaints, City-initiated blitzes, proactive enforcement protocols and applications for licenses and permits.

Inspects premises, identifies or verifies infractions, takes statements and prepares reports as required while carrying out By-law enforcement activities.

Issues notices of contravention, Orders to Discontinue Activity, Work Orders, and may recommend legal action and/or the obtaining of a search warrant when necessary.

Serves summonses when required and gives evidence in court related to by-law infractions.

Confirms compliance of applications for building, sign, pool fences, permits to ensure compliance with the applicable by-laws, and Committee of Adjustment decisions. Requests revisions to plans by the designer for compliance with requirements.

Conducts inspection of properties under the Property Standards By-law and Vital Services By-law as a Property Standards Officer, and when required, issues Property Standards Orders and may recommend legal action. Identifies and reports unsafe conditions to Plan/Building Inspectors.

Registers/discharges orders, oversees City initiated building demolitions.

Coordinates and supervises clean-ups and repairs of properties, graffiti removal, sign removal from City and private property, removal of goods and products from City property and repairs of swimming pool fences to City standards.

Inspects new and existing swimming pool fences for compliance with the by-law.

Replies to lawyers’ letters on property transactions manually or through the computer.

Investigates noise complaints after hours and takes necessary actions to seek compliance with Noise By-law for qualitative noise complaints after hours.

Conducts decibel readings and recommends to the Chief Municipal Law Enforcement Officer conditions for Temporary Noise Permits.

Investigates Nuisance By-law complaints and seeks compliance with Nuisance By-law with respect to parties, odour, and other conditions, using specialized equipment as necessary.

Conducts Investigation of Vacant Buildings By-law. Co-ordinates and supervises boarding of vacant buildings.

Conducts Vehicle For Hire inspections and issues warnings/charges and removal of vehicle licenses.

Collaborates with Municipal Law Enforcement colleagues and management regarding issues such as collecting and synthesizing information, undertaking research and analysis, problem solving, and formulating practical solutions and strategies.

Furnishes zoning information in the field and on request to staff and public by telephone or written correspondence.

Prepares and serves Provincial Offences Part I, and Part II Certificates, Part I Summonses and Provincial Offences Part III Summonses of the Provincial Offences Act. Attends Court, Tribunals, and Local Planning Appeal Tribunal hearings as required.

Conducts related assessment, non-complex title searches and certified vehicle ownership searches.

Calculates fees for additional by-law inspections in accordance with the Various Fees and Services By-law.

Maintains accurate records, compiles material, prepares correspondence and reports on status of on-going investigations relating to complaints.

Takes measurements on various properties to determine property lines, building setbacks and driveway width.

Operates a City vehicle when available.

Required to work evenings and weekends.

Performs related duties as assigned.
Qualifications Completion of a two (2) year college diploma in Police Foundations, or equivalent.
Minimum one year of experience in Municipal Law Enforcement is required.

Specialized Training and Licenses Valid Class G Driver’s License.
Compensation Range $50,245 to $72,692 (Level 13)
Other Information
This is a permanent position being filled on a temporary basis for up to 2 years.

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. OR Shifts may be assigned until 3 a.m. and on weekends.
These hours of work are subject to change in accordance with the Collective Agreement and may include evening hours and Saturdays.
Important Instructions
NOTE: Applicants may be required to complete a job related test.


Please note successful candidates will be asked to provide a Criminal Record Check (CIC), dated within the last six months. This documentation would not be required until further in the recruitment process (following the interview stage if selected).