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The Town of Penhold is seeking a team player for a permanent full time position as the Community Peace Officer (CPO) 1. Reporting to the Corporate Services Manager the successful candidate will work successfully within a team environment while being responsible to ensure and maintain the safety of residents and property. The CPO 1 will be responsible for enforcing Municipal By-Laws and Provincial Statutes as approved by Alberta Justice.

Required qualifications:
• All applicants must have a minimum of two years post-secondary education (Law Enforcement and/Criminal Justice) or equivalent work/education qualification.
• Community Peace Officer 1 appointment
• Valid and current PARE certification as a condition of employment.
• The successful candidate must have a valid Class 5 Alberta Operators Licence.
• Must be able to work shifts which include days, evenings, and weekends on a rotational schedule.
• A valid Standard First Aid and CPR certificate is required.
• Have a full understanding of the Traffic Safety Plan and adhere to its policy.
• Certified in Radar and Lidar equipment.
• Computer skills in Report Exec, Word and Microsoft Outlook are an asset.
• Must have knowledge in enforcing and ensuring compliance of authorized Provincial Statutes and local Municipal Legislation as outlined by the Solicitor General’s Department
• Must be able to pass a security clearance and adhere to the confidentiality of the position.


Job Duties:
Community Peace Officer (Level 1): includes but are not limited to:
• Always maintain and project complete professionalism.
• Obtain and maintain an enhanced RCMP security clearance.
• Pass the Physical Abilities Requirement Evaluation (PARE) prior to hire.
• Certification to be appointed as a Peace Officer by the Solicitor General’s Office.
• Maintains training standards as required by the Alberta Solicitor General.
• Provides visible patrols within the assigned region.
• Conducts traffic enforcement efforts as required within the assigned region.
• Works to proactively support the local Traffic Safety Plans.
• Provide high priority on the protection, safety and maintenance standards of community infrastructure and assets.
• Provides proactive education sessions as per the needs of the community.
• Delivers available school programs as required or directed.
• Assists all municipal departments as required or directed.
• Provides traffic control at emergency scenes (Fire / Ambulance / Police)
• Responds to emergency situations to enhance public safety.
• Participates in JFO’s (Joint Force Operations) with outside agencies upon approval.
• Maintains good working relationship with outside agencies.
• Supports community initiatives and volunteers’ times as required.


The Town of Penhold offers a pension and benefit plan once the probationary period has been successfully completed. The hourly range for this position is $34.03- $41.43 per hour

Send cover letter with resumes by email:

Attention: Karen Sawicki, Human Resources Manager
Email: ksawicki@townofpenhold.ca

The closing date for this position is April 23, 2021 or until a suitable candidate is found.
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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