Community Peace Officer
Strathcona County
Sherwood Park, AB
Job Description

This posting is for multiple casual positions

The Community Peace Officer conducts patrols and investigates complaints ensuring compliance with County Bylaws and Provincial Statutes, administers actions, including regulated penalties to individuals or businesses, prepares documents for court and provides assistance to other County departments, RCMP and outside agencies.

Responsibilities

Conduct safe and efficient road patrols throughout the County and enforce infractions of County Bylaws and Provincial Statutes
Enforce Provincial Traffic Safety Act, and other Provincial legislation pertaining to moving violations, parking, road usage, off highway and commercial vehicles
Create complaint and enforcement action files, investigate complaints, ascertain validity and take action to achieve compliance or enforcement
Compile evidence and documentation for presentation in court in an accurate, professional and unbiased manner
Provide assistance to the RCMP, County departments and outside agencies relative to vehicle collisions, traffic control, check stops and document service
Assess traffic flow, visibility, time of day and volume for a proper and safe working environment to perform a traffic stop or operation
Thoroughly investigate all complaints to ascertain validity and take appropriate action to bring an equitable solution of compliance or enforcement

Skills and Abilities

Extensive knowledge of the Alberta Traffic Safety Act, related Regulations and Provincial Statutes, and Strathcona County Bylaws
Knowledge of RCMP and Strathcona County policies and procedures
Knowledge of the court system, including documentation, presentation and testimony
Knowledge of the safe operation of various enforcement tools (two-way radios, radar, laser, pepper spray, batons)
Strong animal and dog apprehension and handling skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, combined with judgement and discretion
Strong investigative, analysis and time-management skills, with the ability to work under pressure
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and related software and equipment

Qualifications

Minimum of one year of related post-secondary education such as Public Security or Police Program, plus five years of related experience.
Eligibility to obtain an RCMP Enhanced Reliability Security Clearance
Posses Community Peace Officer appointment
PARE physical standard test with a completed time below 4 minutes and 45 seconds
WHMIS, First Aid and CPR Certification
Shift work is a requirement working days, evenings, nights, weekends and statutory holidays

Conditions of Employment

Class 5 driver’s license with driver’s abstract
Proof of physical and medical fitness – PARE physical standard test
Must be able to wear a full-face respirator while on duty

Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered. In addition to providing a dynamic working environment, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials as noted in the resume

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies for similar positions within the next 6 months.

Competition #278-2019-EXT-RCM closes October 20th, 2019

Thank you for your interest in Strathcona County. We only contact candidates selected for interviews.

A cover letter must be submitted along with a resume describing the interest in this position.