To be considered for this position, applicants must possess the following minimum qualifications:
Secondary School Graduation Diploma;
Post-secondary education in police foundations, law and security, public safety or equivalent combination;
Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience, preferably in municipal government;
Valid Ontario Driver’s License in good standing;
Certified Municipal Law Enforcement Officer from the Municipal Law Enforcement Officers’ Association (MLEOA);
Property Standards Officer certification;
Superior verbal and written communication, interpersonal and customer service skills;
Good understanding of municipal government, its operations and services;
Good knowledge of municipal law enforcement, litigation practices and procedures;
Good knowledge of provincial statutes, regulations and local by-laws;
Experience as an enforcement officer in a municipal setting or other government agency would be considered an asset;
Good MS Office skills
This position is responsible for:
Enforcing the City of Woodstock By-laws including but not limited to parking, signs, licensing, portions of zoning, noise, animals and property standards
Directing complaints, not within their own jurisdiction, to appropriate department/agencies
Enforcing by-laws using an established procedure:
- visits the offender regarding the alleged offence,
- gathers relevant evidence such as photographs, letter or ticket copies, police information sheets and witnesses,
Attending the Provincial Offences Court as required and to present evidence
Working with complaint tracking software.
Maintains records of all investigations including a By-law Occurrence Report, any photographs taken, copies of registered letters sent, and dates of the inspections and performs related record keeping.
Prepares reports as required, assists in the preparation of new by-laws and public notices educating the public of the existence, content and intent of by-laws and the City’s policy on enforcement.
Assists with the City of Woodstock parking enforcement by investigating complaints, ensuring parking ticket administration and collection proceedings are being maintained through use of the MTO- ARIS program and appropriate court filings.
Ensures dog licensing fees are paid by visiting owners in arrears.
Works continually with the public, has contact with the City Solicitor, Registry Office, various police agencies and other Municipal Departments and Court Offices.
Appointed as a Municipal By-law Enforcement Officer and Property Standards Officer for the City of Woodstock.
Responds to inquiries, investigates complaints and enforces the City of Woodstock’s Property Standards By-law.
Performs property compliance inspections.
Works with minimal supervision.
Performs other duties as assigned from time to time.
Salary rate is $34.03-39.99 as per Schedule “A” of the Collective Agreement. This position is 35 hours a week, and hours will be assigned.
Resumes and cover letters will be received online at https://www.cityofwoodstock.ca/no later than 4:00 p.m. July 21, 2020.
The City of Woodstock is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.
We thank all candidates who apply, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.