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Peace Officer

Job Type: 
Inspectional / Regulatory / Enforcement
Organization: 
Town of Okotoks
Job Description : 

The Town of Okotoks has an exciting opportunity for someone looking to join a progressive and fast paced work environment that prides itself on providing excellent service to our residents.

Okotoks is a vibrant community of 28,000 only 19 km from Calgary that is nestled along the Sheep River valley in the heart of the foothills. Our community has been recognized for our innovation and commitment to sustainable development practices. Our Corporation is a customer-focused, high performance, learning organization that strives to continuously improve.

If you desire an opportunity to demonstrate your progressive skills in an award winning community that has a unique vision, a new opportunity exists for a team-oriented person who is committed to community safety and well-being. You will be responsible for enforcement of municipal bylaws, applicable statues as per appointment from Alberta Justice, as well as other public safety activities and education. We require a high school diploma plus a diploma in Law Enforcement, supplemented by 2 years previous experience in municipal law enforcement. Full mobility, the completion of the PARE physical abilities testing (or equivalent) in under 4 minutes 45 seconds, and good physical fitness level with acute vision & no colour blindness are required in order to meet full expectations of the job. Knowledge of municipal bylaws and provincial statutes, radar & lidar equipment operations, dangerous goods enforcement, driver safety training, and WHMIS are assets. First Aid, CPR, strong interpersonal skills including tact and diplomacy, articulate written and oral communication skills including public speaking are necessary, as well as a valid Class 5 Alberta driver's license. Computer skills in Word and Excel are an asset. You must maintain security clearance at the level of Verified Reliable.

Applicants must be available to work shift work (currently 12 hours per shift) that include a rotation of days, evenings and weekends. We offer a competitive salary, plus a comprehensive benefits package and participation in LAPP pension plan.

Closing Date: 
September 2, 2019
Application Return: 

Please apply online at www.okotoks.ca and submit resumes, complete with certifications and PARE exam results, by September 2, 2019.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.