Student Crime Prevention Worker- Team Leader

District of Saanich

District of Saanich
Saanich Police Department

Student Crime Prevention Worker 

Team Leader

Posted:  March 6, 2020
Closing Date: March 31, 2020   

Competition Number:  20054
One Temporary Full Time Position – 3.5 months

Department: Saanich Police Department                                                                             
Division: Community Engagement
Wage: 18.00 per hour

Under the supervision of the Coordinator of Volunteers, the Student Crime Prevention Worker Team Leader (SCPWTL) will assist the Saanich Police in the delivery of crime prevention programs and initiatives, and motivating community members to become involved.  The SCPWTL will be responsible for planning or assisting with relevant activities, programs and initiatives for a variety of crime prevention programs. In addition to the regular duties as a SCPW the SCPWTL will also be responsible for managing the other SCPW’s in their day to day duties and overseeing the larger events and activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in crime prevention initiatives including: Block Watch, Senior & Public Awareness, Auto Crime, and Police School Liaison “Safety on Wheels” school programs, and other community policing programs
  • Oversee the scheduling and duties of the SCPW’s as well as various supervisory duties. Includes the Summer volunteers who will work with the SCPW’s
  • Assist coordinating weekly briefing sessions
  • Coordinate, plan and attend community events with the purpose of promoting crime prevention programs, particularly Block Watch
  • Assist in day to day administrative duties including, producing documents and reports, and attending to telephone, email and counter enquiries
  • Assist with the Block Watch newsletter publication:  research, lay-out, print and delivery
  • Be responsible for reporting to the supervisor on the progress and outcome of planned activities
  • Perform other related duties as required
  • A basic understanding and knowledge of community policing initiatives
  • Some supervisory experience is an asset
  • Good leadership and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Possess good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with staff, volunteers and general public
  • Flexibility to work outside a regular schedule, some evenings and weekends required
  • Intermediate computer skills (Windows, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, email)
  • A valid Class 5 BC driver’s licence
  • Ability to pass the required reliability security clearance
  • Previous experience with the Saanich Police Student Crime Prevention Program or equivalent leadership experience

Applicants are responsible for providing all information regarding their qualifications and experience for this position.  A resume attached to your application is recommended.

Applications for this competition will be accepted by the undersigned until 11:45 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, 2020. Applications may be submitted electronically or in person. If selected, a criminal record check must be done in person at the Saanich Police Department

While we thank all applicants for applying, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.
Ian Gibbs
Coordinator of Volunteers
Saanich Police Department
760 Vernon Avenue
Victoria, B.C.  V8X 2W6


Organization: District of Saanich
Location: Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Category(s): Police Services
Posted: March 5, 2020, 3:10 pm
Expires: March 31, 2020, 11:45 pm

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