Peace Officer
Sturgeon County
Morinville, AB
Key Responsibilities

Perform duties in accordance with Sturgeon County Peace Officer Handbook.
Work as required in a variety of hours, which include during the daytime, evenings and weekends.
Respond to complaints from the public and other County departments regarding violations of County bylaws and Provincial Statutes.
Conduct investigations, collect evidence and deal directly with complainant and violator, resolve issue through court action, warnings or mediation. Enter all investigations into County software system.
Conduct proactive patrols for bylaw and provincial infractions.
Perform related contractual services (i.e.: Town contracts) as assigned.
Act as resource person for inquiries regarding County bylaws and provincial statutes whether by public, media, or County staff request.
Liaise with legal counsel and court officials. Prepare court briefs and serve documents.
Testifies for Crown in provincial and bylaw matters.
Assist in traffic matters involving County fires and emergency situations, processions, motor vehicle collisions, and traffic related enforcement campaigns.
Enhance RCMP traffic enforcement efforts as assigned.
Conduct public presentations/displays as assigned.
Liaise with the R.C.M.P., Peace Officers from other municipalities or law enforcement officials for the purpose of carrying out the duties of the position.
May assist other personnel as an escort and accompaniment on matters that may involve a security concern.
Issue fire permits.
Recommend additions or amendments to bylaws.
Prepare information for input into administrative reports.
Maintain bylaw vehicle and equipment.
Perform Animal Control duties as required.

Required Qualifications
A college diploma in Law Enforcement or equivalent and or a combination of relevant education.
  • Experience in law enforcement and possess a valid class 5 driver’s license.
  • Possess a valid Physical Abilities Requirement Evaluation (P.A.R.E ) cert.
  • Must be eligible for Community Peace Officer Appointment Level One (CPOI).
  • Meet criteria to pass an Alberta Justice Security Clearance.
  • Radar/LIDAR, First Aid, CPR and AED Certificates.
Superior communication and public relations skills are required; sound understanding of provincial statutes, municipal law and court procedures; ability to deal effectively with complaint investigation and resolution with good listening, problem solving and conflict management skills; organizational skills and able to maintain accurate work records; perform duties effectively with minimum supervision; average computer knowledge and experience. Involves potentially stressful and/or dangerous working conditions (officer/violator confrontation), driving for long periods of time even during very poor weather and exposure to dangerous animals.

Remuneration and Benefits
$65,961 - $86,798

Additional Information
Varied shifts Sunday through Saturday

How to Apply
A resume and cover letter, quoting the appropriate competition number, must be submitted by the competition deadline.

Sturgeon County Human Resources

Email: hr@sturgeoncounty.ca
Fax: 780-939-2076
9613 100 Street
Morinville, Alberta T8R 1L9

Thank you for your application. Please note, due to the volume of resumes received, only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted directly

The personal information you provide will be used for the purposes of determining whether you are suitable and qualified for a position within Sturgeon County and is collected under the authority of Section 33 (c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act. If you have any questions about the collection, use, and disclosure of this information, please contact the Access and Privacy Coordinator at 9613 - 100 Street, Morinville, AB, T8R 1L9 or phone 780-939-4321 or email foip@sturgeoncounty.ca.