Bylaw Enforcement Officer
County of Grande Prairie No. 1
County of Grande Prairie No. 1, AB
We are currently seeking a full-time permanent Bylaw Enforcement Officer to join our team.

At the County of Grande Prairie, we believe that our primary purpose is to provide quality of life in safe, viable communities. As a Bylaw Enforcement Officer, you can help to promote our vision and values by educating, investigating and enforcing select regulatory Municipal Bylaws. You will conduct investigations and inspections, issue violation tickets and warnings, and report daily activities. The position conducts such animal control duties as are required or assigned including patrols, impounding animals, responding to complaints and conducting investigations.

You will also possess the following education, experience, knowledge and skills:

  • Valid Class 5 Alberta Operator’s License and acceptable drivers abstract;
  • Minimum 18 years of age with a Grade 12 diploma;
  • Acceptable Criminal Record Check;
  • Successful completion of the PARE program;
  • Preference may be given to individuals with experience in municipal bylaw enforcement regarding animal control, parking control, or as a bylaw enforcement officer;
  • Preference may be given if an applicant has TPR (formerly PPCT), Asp Baton within three years of application;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Animal Protection Act and the Dangerous Dog Act;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Municipal Government Act and municipal bylaws relating to unsightly premises investigations;
  • Demonstrated animal health and well-being knowledge, skills and abilities to include: care of domestic animals, knowledge of animal and zoonotic diseases, ability to determine breeds and species, sex and age. Ability to recognize signs of animal neglect, abuse and cruelty;
  • Knowledge of law enforcement techniques, principles, practices and court procedures;
  • Computer familiarity including Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Skilled in animal capture and restraint methods, and the ability to interpret animal body language;
  • Ability to work shifts as assigned (some evening, weekend and stat holiday work required).