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New Job Community Peace Officer In Alberta

Community Peace Officer
Community Peace Officer

Community Peace Officer

Company : City of Calgary
Salary : $39.29–$52.52 an hour
Location : Alberta

Full Description

If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary. City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. We support work-life balance, promote physical and psychological safety, and offer competitive wages, pensions, and benefits. Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.
The City is committed to fostering a respectful, inclusive and equitable workplace which is representative of the community we serve. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism and reconciliation. Applications are encouraged from members of groups that are historically disadvantaged and underrepresented. Accommodations are available during the hiring process, upon request.
As a Community Peace Officer, you will educate citizens and encourage compliance with respect to municipal bylaws and provincial acts including the Community Standards Bylaw and the Responsible Pet Ownership Bylaw. Primary duties include:
  • Develop and maintain relationships with community leaders, special interest groups, and citizens to identify emerging issues and work collaboratively to reach successful and sustainable outcomes in regards to areas of concern.
  • Proactively interact with citizens during patrols and community and special events. Provide information geared towards a positive citizen experience through engagement, education, and compliance.
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Investigate and resolve bylaw complaints originating from the public, City Council and other business units.
  • Prepare file documentation, photograph scenes as necessary for evidence, conduct interviews and perform other related investigative functions.
  • Attend Provincial Court as a Crown witness on violations and criminal matters as required.
Qualifications
  • A Degree in a related field with at least 1 year of investigative experience with a focus on community problem solving in a public safety or law enforcement profession or similar occupation with strong emphasis on public service and addressing a wide-range of community concerns and or dilemmas; OR
  • A completed 2 year Diploma in a related field with at least 2 years of investigative experience with a focus on community problem solving in a public safety or law enforcement profession or similar occupation with strong emphasis on public service and addressing a wide-range of community concerns and dilemmas; OR
  • A High School diploma or equivalency (e.g. GED) with additional job related coursework and at least 5 years investigative experience with a focus on community problem solving in a public safety or law enforcement profession or similar occupation with strong emphasis on public service and addressing a wide-range of community concerns and or dilemmas.
  • A valid Class 5 Driver's License (or provincial equivalent) with no more than 6 demerits and no current suspensions or charges pending.
  • The ability to hold the appointments of a Bylaw Enforcement Officer and Community Peace Officer Level 1.
  • Strong communication and diplomacy skills combined with strong conflict resolution and mediation skills.
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability, interpersonal skills and an excellent customer service focus combined with the ability to build strong partnerships and trust within the community.
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing situations in high stress or emotional environments.
Working Conditions: This position is psychologically and physically demanding and requires direct contact with domestic animals.
Pre-employment Requirements
  • An enhanced security clearance will be conducted.
  • Applicants will be tested for appropriate skills.
  • Must obtain a City of Calgary operator's permit.
  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
  • Applicants must meet the provincial standard on the Physical Abilities Requirement Evaluation (PARE), Correctional Officer Physical Aptitude Test (COPAT), Police Officer Physical Aptitude Test (POPAT) or Alberta Physical Readiness Evaluation for Police (APREP) physical fitness test prior to consideration.
Note: Successful applicants will be required to complete a comprehensive training program in order to hold a Community Peace Officer appointment.
Pre-employment Drug Test: An offer of employment for this position will be conditional on an applicant passing a pre-employment drug test. This test assesses for use of drugs including cannabis. Failure to pass a pre-employment drug test may prevent an applicant from being hired into any safety sensitive position for a period of up to twelve months.
Union: CUPE Local 38
Business Unit: Emergency Management & Community Safety


Position Type: 12 Permanent & 9 Temporary (up to 18 months)
Location: Various


Compensation: Pay Grade 10 $39.29 - 52.52 per hour
(2022 Rates)
Days of Work: This position works an average of 35 hours per week
and follows a rotating schedule including weekends and evenings.


Hours of work: Non-standard 35 hour work week


Audience: Internal/External
Apply By: November 22, 2022


Job ID #: 306547