New job Community Safety Officer in Saskatchewan
Community Safety Officer
Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $23.63 - $29.62 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan
The Provincial Capital Commission (PCC) is dedicated to providing enhanced visitor experiences and educational programming in Wascana Centre and at Government House to inspire pride in Saskatchewan's capital city while focusing on stewardship. The Commission is also responsible for the promotion of the Legislative Building and the Conexus Arts Centre.
The PCC, in partnership with the Government of Saskatchewan, City of Regina and the University of Regina, is committed to ensuring Wascana Centre and Government House continue to be places of significance that resonate pride for our citizens and visitors alike within the Capital City.
The Commission is currently seeking a highly skilled and energetic individual for the position of Community Safety Officer for Wascana Centre.
Reporting to the Manager, Community Safety Office Program, the Community Safety Officer will:
- Enforce any statute, law, bylaw, or regulation within the jurisdiction of Wascana Centre listed in their Special Constable appointment under the Police Act, 1990 from the Ministry of Corrections and Policing. This includes unarmed traffic enforcement;
- Attend and investigate “not in progress” theft or mischief under $5000 complaints, and assist the Regina Police Service when requested, within the S/Cst appointment parameters and policies;
- Perform routine patrol duties and checks within the park on foot, bicycle and/or in a vehicle to control traffic and crowds, to direct parking, to deter vandalism, and to assist in correcting public behaviors while establishing a positive rapport with the public and other partner organizations;
- Attend to deal with and mediate disputes, protests, address complaints, assist with collisions or incidents and any unusual circumstances arising within the Wascana Centre boundaries, report all indictable offences to the Regina Police Service and assist as requested, ensure preservation of evidence relating to an incident or occurrence;
- Perform security checks on all buildings and structures within the park system including gates, shelters, washrooms, etc.;
- Must be willing to carry OC Spray, expandable baton, handcuffs and use force if necessary – this position does not permit the carrying of a firearm;
- Appear and give evidence in court when required; and
- Follow Standard Operating Procedures and manage all records and files in a responsible and accountable way.
Our ideal candidate must be able to successfully receive and maintain a Special Constable appointment from the Ministry of Corrections and Policing which includes a requirement to meet the standards for the Saskatchewan Police College in Control Tactics, OC Spray and Defensive Baton, and maintain this qualification every three (3) years.
Typically, the knowledge, skills and experience required to be successful in this position would have been obtained through successful completion of one (1) of following:
- Saskatchewan Ministry of Corrections and Policing Community Safety Officer Induction course; or
- Saskatchewan Polytechnic Institute Aboriginal Police Prep Program (with Traffic and Control Tactics Training complete); or
- Previous or recent (within 3yrs) experience as a Canadian police officer, or similar law enforcement background or role (at the discretion of the Ministry of Corrections and Policing); or
- Studies or experience in the field of law/security. (Must pass CSO Induction Course post-hire if selected from this group).
- Successful completion of Control Tactics to the standards for the Saskatchewan Police College, to be recertified as required.
- Grade 12 education required.
- Must be able to pass the Sheriffs Officer Physical Abilities Test (SOPAT).
- Ability to speak multiple languages seen as an asset.
- Hold a valid class 5 Saskatchewan driver’s license (or be able to receive one) and provide a satisfactory driver’s abstract.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office computer applications.
- Experience and understanding in respectful communications and de-escalation conflict resolution techniques is considered as asset.
- Valid Standard First Aid and AED training is considered an asset. Successful candidates must pass First Aid and AED prior to end of probation period.
- Clear Criminal Record/Vulnerable Sector query.
What We Offer:
- Dynamic, challenging work for talented individuals;
- A competitive salary;
- Comprehensive benefits package including pension;
- Vacation, earned days off (EDO) and other types of leave;
- Inclusive work arrangements;
- Advancement opportunities; and
- Flexible work arrangements.