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Port Coquitlam

Bylaw Enforcement/ Animal Control Officer

Temporary Part Time
(Approx. May 15 to September 15, 2019)

Find out why our employees love working for the City of Port Coquitlam!   Affectionately known as “PoCo”, we are an award winning organization made up of a  diverse and dedicated team of people who care deeply about the community they serve.

The City of Port Coquitlam is accepting applications from enthusiastic, energetic and qualified individuals who are interested in one of two temporary part-time positions as Bylaw Enforcement/Animal Control Officers. The duration of the assignments is anticipated to be from May 15 to September 15, 2019.

The successful candidate will perform a variety of tasks related to bylaw enforcement including inspectional, regulatory and enforcement patrol work ensuring compliance with Provincial statutes, Municipal by-laws and regulations, as well as assigned to the animal control function for the City, including: seizing, transporting and impounding stray animals; dealing with aggressive and dangerous dogs; and carrying out related tasks

Requirements include: the completion of Grade 12; Bylaw Enforcement and Investigative Skills Level I & II; course work in conflict resolution and business communications; possess a minimum of two years’ experience as a Bylaw Enforcement Officer including a minimum of one year experience in the past three years in the animal control function; or have an equivalent combination of training and experience. Additional consideration for candidates who have completed a certificate in Animal Control, or equivalent will be given.  The successful candidate must possess sound knowledge of court procedures and municipal bylaws; effective communication and dispute resolution skills; the ability to deal with the public and staff in a courteous manner; solid computer skills and possess a BC Driver’s License.  

This part-time position will require the candidate work shifts that fall outside of a normal work week and the candidate must be available to work evenings and weekends. The 2019 hourly rate of pay is $35.57 per hour and includes a comprehensive pro-rated benefit package upon successful completion of a probationary period.  The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the CUPE Collective Agreement.   

Applications will be welcomed until March 29, 2019. Please apply online by forwarding your resume and covering letter to quoting competition number 19-037e.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted. The City of Port Coquitlam will conduct a criminal record check.

Location: Port Coquitlam, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Bylaw Enforcement,Animal Control
Posted: March 15, 2019, 9:19 am
Expires: March 29, 2019, 4:30 pm