Community Policing Assistant

City of Coquitlam

Community Policing Assistant

Regular Full Time

The City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in BC, home to more than 150,000 residents. Our municipality continues to grow through innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, and state-of-the-art transportation systems. Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.

The Community Police Unit is comprised of many RCMP and municipal sections, i.e. Tri-City Speed Watch, Citizens’ Crime Watch, Victim Services, Auxiliary Constable Program, Youth Detail Section, etc. The incumbent will provide support to all sections, work with the Volunteers and assist the public.  This position is well suited to the employee who enjoys a wide variety of tasks inside and outside of the office.

This position is responsible for a variety of duties but not limited to the following: administrative work for the Community Policing Unit of the Coquitlam RCMP detachment; assisting with event organization and coordinating/participating in the event; recording minutes for meetings; creating correspondences and complex reports; working with program volunteers; and providing information and assistance to the public.   Another significant responsibility will be creating and modifying short and long term staffing schedules for the Civilian Police Services department. Being able to quickly adapt to unexpected and changing circumstances will be key in this role.

The ideal candidate will minimally have completed grade 12 with a proficiency in MS Word and Excel as well as experience working in an administrative capacity OR an equivalent combination of training and experience.  In addition, you should possess outstanding scheduling and communication skills to effectively deal with the public and other external contacts.  The incumbent should also have the ability to multitask and prioritize in a fast pace changing environment and make independent judgement calls. A driver’s license for the Province of British Columbia and an RCMP Enhanced Security Clearance are required.

In addition to a CUPE hourly rate of $25.31 to $29.74 (2019 rates) and a competitive benefits package, you can anticipate a lively, fast-paced environment plus opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Please apply online by 5 p.m. Oct. 21, 2019 at 

The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Organization: City of Coquitlam
Location: Coquitlam, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Police Services, Office Administration
Posted: October 7, 2019, 3:00 pm
Expires: October 21, 2019, 5:00 pm

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