Bylaw Enforcement Officer / Business Licence Inspector

District of Kent

Bylaw Enforcement Officer / Business Licence Inspector

Located in the upper eastern Fraser Valley, the District of Kent offers a rural lifestyle with affordable housing options and easy access to outdoor pursuits. The community is conveniently situated 127 km northeast of Vancouver, 23 km from Chilliwack's urban centre, and 8 km from the resort community of Harrison Hot Springs.

Reporting to the Director of Development Services, this unionized position investigates and processes complaints concerning bylaw infractions and violations; enforces regulations and bylaws related to issues such as parking, zoning, noise, untidy premises, signs, and the alike; gathers evidence and attends adjudication hearings as a witness when necessary; coordinates business licence applications/renewals; prepares departmental reports; and explains and interprets bylaws and regulations to the public.

The job description is available here.  Pay and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Agreement, CUPE Local 458.

The work involves considerable public relations contact and requires good customer service skills in order to respond and resolve issues with tact, diplomacy and confidentiality. To compliment your successful completion of Level 1 of the Justice lnstitute's Bylaw Enforcement Program, your experience includes a minimum of three years in inspection or investigative work and/or law enforcement. Previous police training may be an asset to this position.

Resumes must be marked "Confidential", and submitted to:

Ms. Clair Lee, Director of Corporate Services
District of Kent
P.O. Box 70, 7170 Cheam Avenue
Agassiz, B.C., VOM 1AO
Fax: 604-796-8516

Emailed applications will not be accepted

Enquiries about the position may be directed to Mr. Darcey Kohuch, Director of Development Services, at 604-796-2235.

The District would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Preferred candidates will be required to successfully complete a police information check and provide a recent driver's license abstract.

The closing date for this position is May 24, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Organization: District of Kent
Location: Agassiz, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Bylaw Enforcement, Permits & Licences
Posted: May 13, 2019, 8:28 am
Expires: May 24, 2019, 4:00 pm

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