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Community Policing Coordinator - RCMP


Working for the City of Penticton means we live where others come for their vacation. Our home offers the best beaches, cycling trails, parks, recreation facilities and mountain escapes, not to mention all the shopping and amenities a vibrant community needs. 

The City of Penticton is in search of passionate and motivated applicants for the position of Community Policing Coordinator to work at the Penticton RCMP Detachment.

We are seeking a leader in Crime Prevention Community Policing practices.  This position is a key member of our Community Policing Unit and the successful candidate will be involved in developing and delivering various Community Policing programs in the South Okanagan, and responsible for representing the RCMP with a variety of community groups in support of mental health, youth and substance abuse issues.  Programs supported include youth initiatives and direct management of four restorative justice programs, including training and support of volunteer facilitators. The successful candidate will also partner with the Aboriginal Justice Strategy local Restorative Justice program.

The successful applicant will:
 
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Criminology or Social Sciences or equivalent combination of education and experience in policing.
  • Be flexible, project-oriented and collaborative.
  • Have excellent organization and communication skills.
  • Have proven experience with volunteer management and conflict resolution.
  • Have a valid BC driver’s license.
  • Experience in grant writing would be an asset.

Applicants must obtain and maintain an RCMP Reliability Security Clearance.

If you are seeking a challenging opportunity and possess the above mentioned qualifications, we would love to hear from you! This exempt position provides a competitive salary, plus a comprehensive benefits and pension package.

Qualified applicants who are interested in this challenging position are invited to submit their cover letter and resume by 4:00pm September 24, 2018 to:
 

PLEASE QUOTE COMPETITION 18-65E
email:  apply@penticton.ca



Location: Penticton, BC
Region: Okanagan Valley / Similkameen
Professional Categories: Police Services
Posted: September 11, 2018, 2:56 pm
Expires: September 24, 2018, 4:00 pm