Dog Control Officer II (Term)
The Regional District of Central Okanagan is one of the most desirable places to live in BC and is located in the heart of the scenic Okanagan Valley. The appeal of Okanagan Lake, the natural beauty of the surrounding hillsides and the fragrant orchards and vineyards continue to draw people to the valley. Our lifestyle is second to none especially for those who live to enjoy the outdoors.
Dog Control Officer II (6-MonthTerm)The Regional District is seeking applications for Dog Control Officer II (Full-time, 6-month Term with possibility for extension). Reporting to the Chief Bylaw Enforcement Officer, you will help to maintain public safety and recognize that responsible dog ownership is essential to the service. Your excellent communication skills and calm and effective approach when dealing with the public is vital to providing dog control bylaw enforcement for the Regional District of Central Okanagan.
The Dog Control Officer II is responsible for enforcing Regional District dog control bylaw enforcement duties within the Regional District of Central Okanagan. This position will respond to public complaints, making judgment calls on alleged infractions, issuing tickets, apprehending dogs and investigating alleged violations of dog control bylaws. You will assist in staffing the dog pound and maintaining records of dog complaints.
The successful candidate for Dog Control Officer II term position will have a minimum of 2-years’ experience as a Dog Control or Bylaw Enforcement Officer (or equivalent), completed grade 12, completed a Bylaw Investigative Skills Level II (or equivalent), and hold a valid BC Drivers’ License with record of safe driving. The successful candidate will have a minimum typing speed of 50 words per minute.
It is expected that you will have experience in dog behavior, health and the ability to physically restrain dogs, including aggressive dogs. Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential to educate dog owners about responsible dog ownership, bylaws, and to determine how to proceed in widely varied circumstances. The successful incumbent will have excellent interpersonal skills with a strong teamwork approach. This position requires flexible work hours to meet operational requirements.
We offer a competitive salary and a full range of benefits.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit your resume and cover letter quoting Competition No. 1822 – Dog Control Officer II - TERM by 4:00 p.m., Friday, July 27, 2018, to:
Manager of Human Resources, Human Resources Department
Regional District of Central Okanagan, 1450 KLO Road, Kelowna, B.C. V1W 3Z4
We thank all candidates for their interest - only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted