By-Law Enforcement Officer (Parking/Noise)
City of Kitchener, The Corporation of (ON)
Kitchener, ON
Overview

Responsibilities

Patrol city streets and parking lots and issue parking infraction notices
Enforce other City By-Laws relating to noise and parking violations
Assist Property Standards and Licensing officers gather evidence for Zoning, Property Standards and Licensing investigations
Responds to noise and other City of Kitchener by-law complaints using mediation where appropriate and/or issuing parking tickets and provincial offence notices
Prepare paper work for parking ticket and Provincial Offence Notice charges and attend court as a witness
Provide general direction to the public
Performs other related duties as assigned
Potential duties may include the trail bike program (Valid G & M2 Licence is required).

Requirements

Must be reliable with a good attitude and employment record
Must successfully complete a medical examination if required
Must have the ability to support and project values compatible with the organization
Must have a 2 year post secondary diploma in Law and Security, Protection Security and Investigations or Police Foundations
Must have a minimum of 1 year related experience in Law Enforcement
Must be familiar with police dispatch and radio protocol and able to assess situations
Must be willing to obtain the Environmental Noise Certification certificate
Must have a valid Class G driver’s license in good standing
Must be trained in Standard First Aid and CPR
Must be able to carry and issue tickets using a handheld computer (approx. weight 2 .lbs)
Must be physically fit and able to walk and drive for an entire shift
Must possess good public relations skills and be able to handle potentially abusive situations
Must have the ability to communicate well and testify in court
Must wear a uniform
Must be highly motivated and capable of working independently and have the ability to analyze situations with problem solving, negotiating and mediation skills
Must have an understanding of various Municipal By-Laws such as Noise, Parking, Open-Air Burning, Towing, Encroachments and Dumping
Must be detail oriented and have the ability to take clear and concise notes
Must have experience and developed skills in the use of a personal computer, with the ability to use software programs such as: AMANDA, OnPoint, Windows, Microsoft Office, Outlook, etc., with accurate keyboarding skills
Preference may be given to applicants with a full G & M license

Please note: Shifts will be assigned to either Parking or Noise as needed.

Parking ( $26.04- $32.54 per hour) Noise ($30.60- $38.25 per hour)

Please note that as per Human Resources Policy #II-110, "Employment of Relatives of Staff Members and Elected Officials":

"The immediate relatives of staff of the Human Resources Division, all Directors, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer, or the Chief Administrative Officer and Elected Officials shall not be employed by the City in any capacity.

The immediate relatives of all other Management personnel shall not be employed where such employment would be:
1. within the same Department in the case of permanent full-time, temporary full-time and part-time classifications.
2. within the same Division in the case of students."

We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and thank all applicants in advance. Accommodations are available during all stages of the recruitment process in accordance with the Human Rights Code.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.