New job Revenue Enforcement Officer in Saskatchewan
Revenue Enforcement Officer
Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $27.57 - $34.55 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan
The Revenue Division of the Ministry of Finance is Saskatchewan’s primary tax collection agency. The Division is responsible for the administration of several tax programs including Provincial Sales Tax, Fuel Tax, and the Tobacco Tax.
We currently have two Revenue Enforcement Officer positions available throughout the province. This opportunity will appeal to confident individuals with proven enforcement and investigations experience and strong interpersonal skills.
Working with a team of enforcement officers, the positions enforce consumption tax statues by various means including mobile patrols, work site visits, investigations, and direct contact with farmers, truckers and individuals conducting business within the province.
You will conduct on-road enforcement activities, including stopping and searching vehicles for misuse of fuel or importation of tobacco and other taxable goods without the payment of provincial taxes, identify the misuse or diversion of tax exempt fuel, ensure the proper operation of dye injection systems, enforce importation limits of taxable products, and investigate complaints regarding the avoidance or evasion of provincial taxes. At times, these situations may escalate and become hostile. You will issue summary offence tickets and be required to attend court. As well, you will build trust relationships with other agencies and offices (RCMP, Saskatchewan Highway Patrol, etc.) to share information and collaborate in conducting enforcement activities, including organizing and participating in roadblocks to ensure compliance with legislation.
Working conditions include shift work, extensive travel with overnight stays away from headquarters, conducting searches in confined spaces, and working in extreme weather conditions.
You will have knowledge of:
- Federal and Provincial legislation, regulations and policies related to enforcement activity;
- enforcement and investigative theories and principles including court/legal processes and procedures;
- accounting procedures and processes; and
- computer hardware and software applications.
You will have the ability to:
- independently plan, organize and prioritize work activities to meet program mandate, in consideration of deadlines and resources available.;
- organize, record, and present verbal and written information in a clear, concise, complete, accurate and timely manner;
- conduct interviews, self-initiated or in response to complaints/inquiries, to gather applicable information for potential enforcement action;
- recognize and evaluate potential risks to yourself or the public and take steps to minimize and/or resolve these;
- reduce and/or manage the effect of stress in a non-threatening as well as potentially dangerous or threatening work environments;
- identify, assess and/or resolve issues and conflicts with people such as violators, complainants, and stakeholders; and
- interpret and apply applicable federal and provincial statutes/regulations and policies, programs and agreements relating to taxation.
You will be:
- a patient, tactful and sensitive individual capable of putting at ease members of the general public with whom you generally deal in negative situations;
- capable of handling conflict situations easily through the use of mediation, conflict resolution skills, job knowledge and authority;
- capable of climbing ladders, stairs, equipment and truck tankers; and
- highly motivated and an analytical thinker in order to piece together evidence gathered in an investigation.
Revenue Division is committed to demonstrating our core values: innovation, teamwork, integrity, service excellence, and leadership at all levels. The successful candidate must be a team player, able to both lead and collaborate, have a reputation for integrity, and have a focus on service excellence and innovation in their work.
A criminal record check is required for this position.
Typically, candidates will have successfully completed a police college or RCMP training program, and have practical experience in enforcement and investigations.
The successful candidate will be required to travel in-province and will be required to complete position specific training.