Community Safety Officer IV - Town of Smithers

Unionized Job Vacancy

Competition #23-03

Community Safety Officer IV

DEPARTMENT: Community Services
HOURS OF WORK: 40 hours a week
POSTING DATE: January 17, 2023
CLOSING DATE: 4:00 p.m., Friday, February 17, 2023
HOURLY RATE: $41.39 (2022)

Reporting to the Director of Community Services, the Community Safety Officer IV develops, implements, and administers bylaws such as animal control, traffic control and nuisance, liaises with the RCMP regarding the coordination and implementation of crime prevention programs, and educates and shares information with the public on municipal bylaws, programs, and initiatives.
Qualifications for a Community Safety Officer IV include a post-secondary education in criminology or previous experience as a Peace or R.C.M.P Officer; courses in bylaw enforcement (Justice Institute of BC Bylaw Compliance, Enforcement and Investigative Skills Program), animal control, community policing and crime prevention. Must pass an enhanced RCMP Security Clearance; have a minimum of 2 years’ related experience in policy, bylaw, crime prevention, community policing work, or an equivalent combination of knowledge, training and experience in other investigative fields. 

Candidates with lesser experience are encouraged to apply and will be considered at a Level I ($35.72), Level II ($37.71), or a Level III ($39.55).
Further information, including a complete job description, is available on the Town of Smithers website at
If you are interested in this exciting career opportunity, please submit your cover letter, resume and three professional references, quoting Competition #23-03 no later than the closing date and time.

Applications may be forwarded to:
Human Resources
Confidential: Competition #23-03
Town of Smithers
Box 879, 1027 Aldous Street Smithers, BC V0J 2N0
The Town of Smithers is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Full Job Description

Organization: Town of Smithers
Location: Smithers, BC
Region: North Coast / Nechako
Professional Category(s): Police Services, Community Safety
Posted: January 24, 2023, 2:35 pm
Expires: February 17, 2023, 4:00 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Job Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years
Rate: $35.72 to $41.39 Hour

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