Park Patrol Officer - Bylaw Enforcement

Req ID:  774
Business Unit:  Planning & Protective Services
Division:  Protective Services
Shift:  Auxiliary
Rate of Pay:  $32.49 - $34.66 per hour
Hours of Work:  Varies - as and when needed, including days, eveni
Posting Date:  Jul 1, 2024
Closing Date: 

Req ID: 774 

Business Unit: Planning & Protective Services 

Division: Protective Services

Regular/ Auxiliary: Auxiliary

Pay Grade: CAN/05/02/J09 

Rate of Pay: $32.49 - $34.66 per hour 

Work Schedule & Hours of Work:

  • 10 positions as and when needed
  • 4 term positions from April 30, 2024 to September 2, 2024. Min. 35 hours bi-weekly 

Posting Date: April 5, 2024

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on April 19, 2024 but will remain open until filled


 

 

Summary

This position is responsible for conducting Parks patrols and achieving compliance with the Capital Regional District Parks Bylaw.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • With a focus of obtaining compliance through cooperation, conducts Park patrols to ensure that patrons are educated about and comply with the CRD Parks Bylaw. Uses enforcement action – including use of force and arrests – only when necessary and as outlined by CRD Policy.
  • Contacts other agencies as required and outlined by policy/guidelines when encountering non-compliant patrons.
  • Reports all serious events that occur while on shift immediately to the Chief Bylaw Officer and/or Senior Bylaw Officer.
  • Prepares, completes and submits to the Chief Bylaw Officer and/or Senior Bylaw Officer Parks patrol reports for each shift
  • Follows all policies, procedures, guidelines and standards of the CRD, including but not limited to: CRD bylaw policies, procedures and guidelines; CRD communications and media, human resources, legislative and administrative services, and financial services policies, procedures and guidelines; and related.
  • Creates books of evidence and prosecutes disputed municipal ticket they have issued.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Additional Information

  • None

Key Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Strong ability to obtain compliance through the use of tact, persuasive diplomacy and sound judgement.
  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills and the ability to diffuse difficult situations.
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Strong ability to prepare clear and concise written reports for the supervisor.
  • Strong MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and SharePoint skills.
  • Strong ability to perform a wide variety of activities in all types of weather conditions and terrain.
  • Thorough knowledge of the CRD Parks bylaw.

Qualifications

  • High School Graduation
  • Bylaw enforcement and/or auxiliary or reserve constable training
  • A minimum of 2 years' directly related experience

Certifications

  • Acceptable criminal record check. The applicant/incumbent is required to undergo a criminal record check to work in this position and to report to their supervisor if any criminal charges are laid against them that may be related to their employment.
  • Use of Force Certification
  • ASP Expandable Baton Use
  • OC Spray Use
  • Valid BC Driver's Licence

APPLICATIONS

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please click "Apply now" to submit your resume and covering letter online.

We welcome all qualified applicants to apply and may consider a combination of experience, education and/or training where possible.

The Capital Regional District wishes to thank you for your interest and advises that only those candidates under active consideration will be contacted.

 


We value the diversity of the people we hire and serve. In our commitment to bring differing perspectives to our workplace, and to deliver the best possible service to our customers, we encourage and welcome applications from all people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and lived experiences.

Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process.

If you require assistance, please email us at careers@crd.bc.ca