New Job Community Peace Officer - Level 1 In Alberta

Community Peace Officer - Level 1
Community Peace Officer - Level 1

Community Peace Officer - Level 1

Company : City of Fort Saskatchewan
Salary : $40.68–$44.70 an hour
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Job Number:
Job Type:
Permanent Full time
Employee Group:
Union Local CUPE 30
Job Category:
Bylaw Enforcement
Open Positions:
Date Posted:
June 30, 2022
Closing Date:
July 7, 2022
$40.68 - $44.70/Hour

Position Summary

Reporting to the Supervisor Municipal Enforcement, the Community Peace Officer Level I is responsible for enforcing provincial statutes and municipal bylaws for the City of Fort Saskatchewan and investigating inquiries and public complaints including animal control.


Officers are responsible for traffic safety using conventional traffic enforcement, radar, laser/LIDAR and driver feedback signs; conduct directed or pro-active bike, foot and vehicle patrols; investigate inquiries or complaints from general public including animal control and animal protection complaints; prepare written reports and court documents; give testimony and present evidence in Court. Community Peace Officers may be deployed to work independently or in teams.


This position requires a minimum of a two year Law Enforcement College Diploma or University Degree in a related field or equivalent experience within the law enforcement field. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable in Alberta legislation and municipal laws; Justice System proceedings; and be eligible for appointment as a Community Peace Officer Level 1 by Alberta Justice and Solicitor General. A minimum of two years’ experience working in Municipal Enforcement or related field is required. Candidates must possess and retain an RCMP enhanced reliability security check; be proficient in Microsoft Office and possess excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills. Current Radar/LIDAR certification; certification through the Law Enforcement Bicycle Association; knowledge of RCMP protocols and systems; and enhanced authorities granted by Alberta Justice and Solicitor General are considered assets.

The successful candidates must have passed a physical fitness (PARE) test current within the last 6 months. A valid Alberta driver’s license is required and the candidate must be available to work various shifts.

This position is within the scope of C.U.P.E. Local 30, and as such, you will be required to adhere to the articles contained within the Collective Agreement. A current five year Driver’s Abstract will be required at the time of interview.

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week; Varying shifts - days, nights and weekends

Fort Saskatchewan, home to more than 27,000 people, is a vibrant economic and cultural hub located in Treaty 6 Territory and Métis Nation of Alberta Region 4, just 15 minutes northeast of Edmonton. The City of Fort Saskatchewan proudly manages recreation, culture and historic amenities including a performing arts theatre and a fitness centre within the Dow Centennial Centre and the historic 1875 – 1885 NWMP Fort Representation in the heart of downtown. Located on the banks of the North Saskatchewan River, Fort Saskatchewan boasts more than 80 km of paved trails along with many natural areas for residents to explore. As a City, we believe in diversity and inclusion and are working toward creating a city where all residents are respected and have a sense of belonging.

The City of Fort Saskatchewan thanks all applicants for their interest and advises those applicants under consideration will be contacted.

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