Stettler County- Community Peace Officer Lvl. 1

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Stettler County- Community Peace Officer Lvl. 1

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Title: Community Peace Officer Level 1
Job Status: Permanent Fulltime (40 hours/week )

(Due to a miscommunication the Assistant Manager Title has been dropped from the posting)

The County of Stettler has an exciting career opportunity for an experienced professional for the position of Community Peace Officer - (Level 1).

Under the general direction of the Senior Community Peace Officer, Community Peace Officer (CPO) is responsible for ensuring compliance with a variety of provincial statutes. This position provides community awareness and education specific to appointed statutes, investigation of complaints, and preparation and maintenance of records related to the work. The CPO will also be involved in advising and recommending the establishment of policies and procedures concerning the operation of the Protective Service Department and the reports to Council on a regular basis. The CPO will be required to work a variety of hours, which include during the daytime, evenings, and weekends.

This is a Level 1 CPO position pursuant to the Peace Officer Act and is a Bylaw Enforcement Officer pursuant to the Municipal Government Act. The CPO shall operate in accordance with policies and directives set by both the County and Alberta Justice and Solicitor General. The CPO ensures that enforcement of Provincial Statutes, municipal bylaws and other legislation is undertaken in a fair and consistent manner and follows the principles of natural justice.


• Post-secondary diploma in a law enforcement field or a Grade 12 diploma supplemented with recent law enforcement experience;
• Appointment as a CPO Level 1 under the Peace Officer Act, or the ability to be confirmed;
• Ability to pass RCMP enhanced criminal record check and security clearance;
• Ability to successfully complete the Physical Abilities Requirement Evaluation (PARE) test;
• Alberta Class 5 driver’s license with an acceptable drivers abstract;
• First Aid and CPR certification desired;
• 2 – 5 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the County.
• Radar, baton and OC spray certification is required.


• Previous supervisory experience an asset.
• Knowledge of Commercial Vehicle Enforcement will be considered an asset.
• Knowledge and experience in Emergency Management will be considered an asset.
• Good working knowledge of the Municipal Government Act and other relevant laws and regulations;
• Exceptional customer service skills and excellent conflict resolution skills;
• Ability to communicate effectively using courtesy, positivity, tact and discretion;
• Possess sound judgement and decision making skills;
• Ability to represent the County in a professional, competent manner;
• Physical ability to perform the duties, work in all weather conditions and will be required to work on weekends and statutory holidays on a 4 day on/4 day off rotation.

NOTE: This position of CPO also requires the member to act as a Deputy Director of Emergency Management for the Regional Emergency Management Agency which represents all municipalities within the boundaries of the County of Stettler, including the Town of Stettler. As such, knowledge and training in Emergency Management is highly desirable.

The County of Stettler offers a competitive salary and a generous employer paid benefits package. The successful applicant will be required to provide a criminal records check. Please respond in confidence with your resume, a minimum of three work references and salary expectations to:

Clinton Sime Email:

The competition will close when a suitable candidate has been found. The County appreciates all applications however only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Additional details on this role and other opportunities can be found at

Closing date will be 1600Hrs. on March 8, 2021 but may be extended if desired applicants are not found.
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