New Job Sergeant, Fugitive Apprehension Sheriff Support Team In Alberta

Sergeant, Fugitive Apprehension Sheriff Support Team
Sergeant, Fugitive Apprehension Sheriff Support Team

Sergeant, Fugitive Apprehension Sheriff Support Team

Company : Government of Alberta
Salary : $5,360–$6,658 a month
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Job Information

Job Requisition ID: 45766

Ministry: Public Safety and Emergency Services

Location: Edmonton & Calgary

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Hours of Work: 38.75 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: July 24, 2023

Classification: Sheriff, Security, and Transport 4 (SST4)

About Us

The Sheriffs Branch is dedicated to promoting safe and resilient communities, performing a wide range of activities in collaboration with other law enforcement and policing partners in Alberta. In addition to the office of the Chief, there are five directorates within the Branch: Court and Transport Services (CTS), Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Services (FWES), Protection and Communication Services (PCS), Operational Support Services (OSS) and Sheriff Highway Patrol Services (SHPS).


We invite you to exercise your talents and experience by assisting in the creation and supervision of a team of sheriffs with the newly created Fugitive Apprehension Program. The Fugitive Apprehension Sheriff Support Teams (FASST) will be based out of Edmonton and Calgary. The goal of the teams will be to identify, track, and apprehend fugitives throughout Alberta. The teams will prioritize offender targeting, strategically selecting those targets which will provide maximum impact on criminal activity and create safer communities in Alberta.

Your extensive knowledge of specialized investigative and apprehension techniques is essential in order to effectively facilitate the arrest of high-risk subjects. You will function in a complex, high-risk environment and must be able to make informed decisions based on sound investigative and tactical information. Excellent interpersonal, communication, planning, and consensus-building skills as well as a high level of professional sensitivity are just some of the traits that will contribute to your success in this role.

You will perform a critical role on the FASST team by providing supervisory support, leadership, and mentorship to team members, and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders. You will provide workflow controls, task assignments, quality control, investigative oversight, threat assessments, and crime mitigation strategies.

As the FASST Sergeant, you will be responsible in assisting the development of a new FASST training program. You will mentor and develop new FASST investigators to ensure they have the skills and abilities to perform assigned tasks.


A two-year diploma in a related field (law enforcement, policing law and society, social sciences, etc.), plus five years of progressively responsible related experience.

Equivalency: related education or experience considered on the basis of:

  • 1 year of education for 1 year of experience; or
  • 1 year of experience for 1 year of education

Related experience is limited to service as a sworn municipal, provincial, or federal police officer in a Canadian or US law enforcement agency within an investigative specialty unit, tactical unit, fugitive apprehension unit, or in a supervisory role.

Previous completion of any of the following courses will be considered an asset:

  • Major case management training
  • Search warrant course
  • Source handlers course
  • Tactical Firearms Training
  • Investigation and Threat Assessment Training
  • Incident Command System
  • Basic Mobile Surveillance Course

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.

This link will assist you with understanding competencies:

  • CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING: Ability to assess options and implications in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions.
  • AGILITY: You are able to anticipate, assess, and readily adapt to changing priorities, maintain resilience in times of uncertainty and effectively work in a changing environment.
  • SYSTEMS THINKING: You consistently take a holistic and long-term view of challenges and opportunities at multiple levels across related areas.
  • DEVELOP NETWORKS: You proactively build networks, connecting and building trust in relationships with different stakeholders.
  • BUILD COLLABORATIVE ENVIRONMENTS: You lead and contribute to the conditions and environments that allow people to work collaboratively and productively to achieve outcomes.


$2,680.05 to $3,328.75 bi-weekly. ($69,949 - $86,880 per year)


This is a full-time position, working a compressed four-day-work week, alternating Monday to Thursday and Tuesday to Friday, totalling to 38.75 hours a week which requires evenings and may require weekends.

Applicants may be contacted for a pre-interview discussion for clarification of resume and required documents. This will also allow us an opportunity to get to know the applicant prior to starting the interview process.

As part of the recruitment process, you are required to submit the following with your resume:

  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR - Level C (must be valid until December 2023)
  • A 10-year driver’s abstract (issued within 3 weeks of application)
  • Proof of valid AB Class 5 Driver’s License (or equivalent)
  • IQAS or other standard equivalency certificate for educational credentials granted outside of Canada

Further documentation will be required as you progress through the subsequent stages of recruitment:

  • Successful completion of Physical Abilities Requirement Evaluation (PARE) of 4 minutes and 45 seconds or less
  • Reliability security clearance
  • Personal Disclosure Questionnaire (PDQ)
  • Psychological assessment

Further testing and interviews may be required as part of the recruitment process.

In your resume, please include dates (including months and years) associated with all education and work experience. Also, please indicate whether your work experience is casual, part-time, or full-time. For example January 15, 2010 - June 25, 2018: Assistant (PT three 8 hrs shifts/week).

  • Working for the Alberta Public Service –
  • Pension plans:
    • Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) –
  • Leadership and mentorship programs
  • Professional learning and development
  • Positive workplace culture and work-life balance

How To Apply

If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system,

Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicant.

Once you have created your candidate profile, visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at

Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.

Resources for applicants:

Closing Statement

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please Sonya Bartley-Wynter at [email protected].

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