Bylaw Enforcement Officer
Bylaw Enforcement Officer
The Regional District of Fraser-Fort George is inviting applications for a permanent, full-time position of Bylaw Enforcement Officer to join our outstanding team in Development Services. This position will be working out of the office in Prince George, a short 60 minute flight to Vancouver. The Prince George area allows you to enjoy an extensive variety of year-round outdoor recreational activities and festivals, excellent elementary, high school, college and university opportunities, a multi-purpose recreational complex, golf course, curling rink, hospital, and an active arts community. It offers a beautiful natural environment and highly affordable housing. In addition to a superb location and working atmosphere, this position offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.
The Bylaw Enforcement Officer is responsible for seeking resolution of regulatory non-compliance with Regional District bylaws and applicable Provincial statutes. The work involves receiving and investigating complaints, applying and explaining requirements of regulatory bylaws, taking action to achieve compliance of violators, including verbal and/or written notice, or action authorized by bylaw and/or the Regional Board including laying charges by summons, ticketing, preparation of evidence for injunction proceedings and witnessing in court as required.
The successful candidate will have the ability to work independently, have the ability to exercise sound judgement, discretion, impartiality and evaluate and implement appropriate enforcement actions on a case- by-case basis. Considerable knowledge of the Provincial legislation and Court system for successful bylaw enforcement, bylaw enforcement methods and practices including procedures, processes for gathering and retaining of evidence.
The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate in a persuasive manner with members of the general public on matters of a sensitive nature, a post-secondary diploma with a focus on Criminology or law related studies, completion of Justice Institute of BC - Bylaw Compliance, Enforcement and Investigative Skills Certificate 1 & 2 and minimum three years’ work experience in bylaw or law enforcement, preferably with local government or equivalent.
More detailed information on the duties of this position is available on our website under “Employment Opportunities”.
This is a union position with a salary of $2,782.75 bi-weekly (January 1, 2018 rate).
Please forward your resume by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31, 2018 to:
Chief Administrative Officer
Regional District of Fraser-Fort George
155 George Street
Prince George, BC V2L 1P8
Confidential Fax: 250-563-7520