Community Peace Officer Level I - Traffic
Rocky View
Balzac, AB
Community Peace Officers Level I (Traffic) within the County play a vital role in our community with respect to enforcing select Provincial Acts and municipal bylaws. These officers have a diverse and dynamic set of responsibilities and a commitment to promote safe and secure communities.

Reporting to a Supervisor, this position works within applicable legislation, policies and procedures, the Canadian Charter or Rights and Freedoms, and other provincial statutes. The Community Peace Officers Level I (Traffic) exercises its authority as a Peace Officer under the Alberta Peace Officer Act.

Core Accountabilities:
  • Adhere to the requirements and directives as outlined under the Appointment granted by the Solicitor General and Public Safety Office, the Community Peace Officer Policy including the Code of Conduct, and the County’s Authorization to Employ Peace Officers.
  • Interprets and enforces various levels of legislation (municipal and provincial) through verbal and written warnings and issuing violation tickets.
  • Enforce weight restrictions and infrastructure protection and ensures compliance of Road Use Agreements. Ensures safety of drivers and the public when detaining vehicles and drivers.
  • Adhere to Health and Safety Legislation and Rocky View safe work policies and procedures at all times, ensuring the protection and safety of self, co-workers, the public and environment.
  • Review and make recommendations for new or existing County Bylaws.
  • Conduct public educational seminars at assigned schools, service groups and events as required.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.
Organizational Commitment
  • Meet annual performance measure (violator contacts).
  • Respond to complaints from the public regarding County bylaws and Provincial Statutes within 1 hour as per the SOG.
  • Protect privacy, use information appropriately, and maintain the confidentiality and security of all information related to employees, business and residents of Rocky View County.
Investigation / Education / Enforcement
  • Sound knowledge related to detailed evidence collection, documentation and reporting Collects, maintains and processes exhibits according to Provincial Court Regulations, prepares court briefs and disclosure documents, and gives evidence in court(s).
  • Ensures proper services of violation tickets, summons, subpoenas, and any other documentation required by law.
  • Document action taken regarding complaints and daily log using the approved records management system (Report Exec).
  • Photograph scenes as necessary for evidence, conduct interviews and perform other investigative functions.
  • Listen appropriately to information, then synthesize information into a charge, education opportunity, or partnered solution.
  • Detain, arrest and transport individuals with outstanding warrants.
Internal and External Agency Cooperation
  • Liaise and participate in Joint Enforcement Operations with allied agencies including RCMP, CPS, Fish and Wildlife, Commercial Vehicle Enforcement, Peace Officers from other Municipalities and other law enforcement departments.
  • Assist in the execution of search warrants.
  • Provide support to other County departments and County initiatives as they relate to law enforcement.
  • Display leadership to junior members including training/mentorship.
Emergency Management
  • Assists with emergency situations within and outside of the County as directed by the Supervisor, Manager, Director(s) of Emergency Management, or Municipal Manager.
  • Conduct traffic control for emergency situations, road races and other activities as required.
  • Identify and report road hazards and other infrastructure deficiencies.
Position Requirements:
  • Minimum year recent law enforcement experience.
  • Successful completion of two year Enforcement diploma training program at a university, college or technical school.
  • Completion of the Solicitor General’s Public Security Peace Officer Training Program or equivalent and are eligible to obtain appointment as a Community Peace Officer Level 1.
  • Completion of an approved Physical Ability Requirement Evaluation (PARE) test or equivalent.
  • Clean Criminal Record.
  • Obtain and maintain an RCMP Enhanced Reliability Security clearance.
  • Possess a clean, valid class 5 driver’s license.
  • Current Federal Firearm Possession License.
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with a strong focus on customer service.
  • Exceptional ability to react quickly and remain calm in stressful situations.
  • Exceptional ability to effectively and rationally deal with verbally abusive or hostile individuals.
  • Excellent time management and organization skills, and the ability to effectively handle a demanding workload.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience of basic computer functions (log on, check emails, open and save documents in MS Office Suite) as well as basic keyboarding skills.
  • Proficiency in Enforcement and County software.
  • Shift work/ seven day a week coverage.
  • Exceptional ability to display mature and sound judgment in deciding appropriate course of action often in difficult situations.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please Note: All applicants must be legally entitled to live and work in Canada.

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