BC Local Government Job Posting Service

District of Saanich
Saanich Police Department

Student Crime Prevention Worker 

Posted:  March 6, 2020
Closing Date: March 31, 2020   

Competition Number:  20055
5 Temporary Full Time Position – 3.5 months

Department: Saanich Police Department                                                                             
Division: Community Engagement
Wage: 17.00 per hour

Under the supervision of the Coordinator of Volunteers, the Student Crime Prevention Worker (SCPW) will assist the Saanich Police in the delivery of crime prevention programs and initiatives, and motivating community members to become involved.  The SCPW will be responsible for planning or assisting with the planning of relevant activities, programs and initiatives for a variety of crime prevention programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in crime prevention initiatives including: Block Watch, Senior & Public Awareness, Auto Crime, and Police School Liaison “Safety on Wheels” school programs, and other community policing programs
  • Work with summer volunteers who will be involved in the day to day activities of the SCPW’s as well as larger community events
  • Coordinate, plan and attend community events with the purpose of promoting crime prevention programs, particularly Block Watch. Main Events: Cadboro Bay Sunfest, Strawberry Festival and other Saanich Police Crime Prevention events
  • Assist in day to day administrative duties including, producing documents and reports, and attending to telephone, email and counter enquiries
  • Assist with the Block Watch newsletter publication:  research, lay-out, print and delivery
  • Be responsible for reporting to the supervisor on the progress and outcome of planned activities
  • Attend weekly briefing sessions
  • Perform other related duties as required
  • A basic understanding and knowledge of community policing initiatives
  • Good leadership and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Possess good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with staff, volunteers and general public
  • Flexibility to work outside a regular schedule, some evenings and weekends required
  • Intermediate computer skills (Windows, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, email)
  • A valid Class 5 BC driver’s licence
  • Ability to pass the required reliability security clearance

Applicants are responsible for providing all information regarding their qualifications and experience for this position.  A resume attached to your application is recommended.

Applications for this competition will be accepted by the undersigned until 11:45 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, 2020. Applications may be submitted electronically or in person. If selected, a criminal record check must be done in person at the Saanich Police Department.  

While we thank all applicants for applying, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.
Ian Gibbs
Coordinator of Volunteers
Saanich Police Department
760 Vernon Avenue
Victoria, B.C.  V8X 2W6


Location: Saanich, BC
Region: South Vancouver Island
Professional Categories: Police Services
Posted: March 5, 2020, 3:13 pm
Expires: March 31, 2020, 11:45 pm