Community Peace Officer - County of Grande Prairie

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Community Peace Officer - County of Grande Prairie

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Community Peace Officer
10808 100 Ave, Clairmont, AB, Grande Prairie, AB, Canada
Position Type: Permanent Full-time

Company Description
The County of Grande Prairie builds on its natural environment and the entrepreneurial spirit of its citizens to provide an unmatched quality of life and opportunity for all. We offer a collaborative and dynamic workplace where our values of Trustworthy, Transparent, Respectful, and Collaborative guide our conduct and contribute to a healthy culture.

Job Description
At the County of Grande Prairie, we believe that our primary purpose is to provide quality of life in safe, viable communities. As a Community Peace Officer, you will help to promote our vision and values by enforcing select provincial statutes and municipal bylaws to carry out traffic safety, education, and enforcement programs. You will also participate in mobile patrols throughout the service area, and act as a resource for inquiries regarding bylaw and provincial statutes. Community Peace Officers receive complaints and conduct investigations, as well as collect and store evidence and attend court as required.

Are you interested in law enforcement? Can you make good decisions when problems arise? Are you sharp-eyed and fast on your feet? Do you have good judgement and communication skills? Can you be diplomatic and solve problems? Do you care about keeping people safe? Can you work on your own or with people from all walks of life?

Community Peace Officers have:

Interest in analyzing information
Interest in patrolling assigned areas to maintain public safety and order; and in enforcing laws and regulations
Interest in speaking to the public when participating in crime prevention, public information, and safety programs
Honesty, integrity, and respect for others
Ethics, maturity, patience, and good judgment
Initiative and the ability to work with minimum supervision and as part of a team

Preference may be given to those applicants who have:

Experience working with Alberta's provincial statutes and traffic enforcement
Experience as a Police Officer, Provincial Peace Officer or Level 1 Community Peace Officer in Alberta (within the past three years)
Training and experience with commercial vehicle weights and dimensions
Training within the past three years in ASP baton, OC spray, and TPR (formerly PPCT)
Training and experience with radar and laser
Experience and training with computers and programs (such as MOVES, ROADS, CPIC and Office 365)
Emergency vehicle operator's experience and training (EVOC) Community Peace Officer Induction Program

Valid Class 5 Alberta Operator's License and acceptable drivers abstract
Grade 12 diploma and two-year diploma in law enforcement, criminal justice, or a related field; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Able to obtain Level 1 Peace Officer appointment
Able to successfully complete an approved physical ability test (PARE)
Able to successfully pass both RCMP and the Alberta Justice & Solicitor General and Public Security Enhanced reliability screening checks.

Additional Information
This position works a 21-day rotation - 7 days on/5 off, and 5 on/4 off, based on a 35-hour work week.

$50.34 to $59.22 hourly

Compensation includes shift differential, weekend premium, double time overtime on stat holidays and the ability to bank lieu time or be paid overtime for work at special events. We offer a full Comprehensive Benefits Package, LAPP Pension, Health and Wellness Plan, 3 Weeks Paid Vacation, and paid sick time. Know your schedule a year in advance. Will include evenings and weekends, but lots of weekends and time off.

This posting will close on July 18th at 11.59 pm MST.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The County of Grande Prairie recognizes and values the principles of fair hiring practices. We are committed to a respectful and inclusive workplace and welcome applications from all qualified individuals. Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please contact and we will work with you to meet your needs.

This posting may be used for future vacancies or to fill more than one position

This posting may be open until a suitable candidate(s) is/are found.

Please note that once your application is complete, you will receive a confirmation email. If we require any additional information we will contact you. Due to the volume of applications received we can only answer questions at the interview stage.

Please apply by clicking the link attached: ... PrairieNo1. This competition will close on July 18th, 2024.

Cory Rigler
Peace Officer Sgt., Regional Enforcement Services
County of Grande Prairie

Phone: 780-532-9727
Fax: 1-888-779-5895
Address: 10001 - 84 Avenue, Clairmont, AB T8X 5B2
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