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Temporary Municipal Law Enforcement Officer
Temporary Municipal Law Enforcement Officer

Temporary Municipal Law Enforcement Officer

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Salary : $39.73–$44.14 an hour
Location : Ontario

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A progressive city of 187,800 people located just a short 30-minute drive from Toronto, the City of Oshawa is one of Canada’s fastest growing communities that is exceptionally positioned to live, work, learn and invest. Its strategic pursuit of sustainable growth, excellent community service delivery and co-operative partnerships have enhanced its quality of life advantage, while maintaining a strong commitment to financial stewardship.

Posting Number: 004213

Job Title: Temporary Municipal Law Enforcement Officer

Eligible for Hybrid Work: No City: Oshawa Province: Ontario

Employment Group: CUPE 251 Wage Rate: 10, $39.73 - $44.14 Shift Work Required: Yes

Posting End Date: 2023/09/28 by 4:30pm

Job Description

This is an open posting for temporary Municipal Law Enforcement Officer positions that may arise at the City of Oshawa. Your application will be kept on file for up to three (3) months and you may be contacted if an opportunity matching your qualifications arises.

Please continue to apply to other opportunities that may become available in Municipal Law Enforcement as this posting will only be used for temporary opportunities that may arise.

Reporting to the Municipal Law Enforcement Operations Coordinator, or designate, be responsible for identifying, investigating, interpreting and enforcing by-laws and assume responsibilities involving specific services within Municipal Law Enforcement.


  • Duties include responding to complaints/inquires with regard to enforcement and interpretation of Provincial legislation, City and Regional by-laws, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Investigating by-law complaints/infractions, assessing and documenting findings, making decisions and proceeding with enforcement or closure of files
  • Patrolling assigned areas on a regular basis on foot, bicycle or vehicle to monitor compliance with Provincial legislation, and City and Regional by-laws
  • Issuing offence/infraction/administrative penalty notices and summons as appropriate preparing detailed and accurate reports of evidence and completing documentation/processes required for court
  • Providing coverage in all areas of enforcement including but not limited to Parking, Private Property, Licensing, Rental Housing, Noise/Nuisance, Parks, and Animal Control
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill of generally accepted practices and procedures normally associated with the completion of a two (2) year diploma/certificate from a recognized Community College in Police Studies/Foundations, Law & Security, Justice & Administration or related discipline, plus two (2) years of related enforcement experience, preferably in a municipal environment; or have the equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to communicate courteously, effectively and with tact, both orally and in writing. Good organizational skills, possess a sense of thoroughness and demonstrated ability to work on own initiative
  • Established skills and experience in Microsoft Office and related software applications
  • Physically fit with the ability to climb, walk and ride a bicycle over rough ground
  • Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Certification as Municipal Law Enforcement Officer (MLEO) and Ontario Association of Property Standards Officer (OAPSO) is preferred
  • Shift work is required. Must be able to respond to after-hours emergency calls in the City within a reasonable time when assigned
  • Willing to obtain yearly rabies pre-exposure vaccination and bi-annual titre check for level of rabies antibodies
  • Ability to provide a criminal reference check at time of hire
  • Possession and maintenance of a valid, unrestricted Ontario Driver’s Licence, minimum Class “G”, and be able to pass the Corporation’s tests for motor vehicle operation

As a condition of employment, the City of Oshawa will require successful candidates to provide a Vulnerable Sector Check and an employment medical.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC). The City of Oshawa promotes the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion and adheres to the tenets of the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. The City of Oshawa encourages applications from women, Indigenous Peoples and persons of all cultures, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, ages, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions.

The City of Oshawa will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities and/or needs related to the OHRC. If you require an accommodation during the recruitment process or assistance with the application process please contact us at [email protected] or 905-436-5666. Personal information provided is collected under the authority of The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.