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Bylaw Enforcement Officer


(Full Time)
Development and Regulatory Enforcement Services

The City of Chilliwack is home to more than 100,000 residents and offers a wide range of services to best serve the population. If you want to work for a supportive employer in a city with exceptional outdoor amenities minutes away, a bounty of farm-to-table options and a rich history, Chilliwack is the place for you.
As a rapidly growing municipality committed to quality service and a positive work environment, we are seeking talented professionals who want to make a difference in the community. The Development and Regulatory Enforcement Services Department with the City of Chilliwack, is seeking a dynamic individual to fill the full-time position of Bylaw Enforcement Officer.

Are you the one we’re looking for?
The incumbent in this class assists management to achieve an efficient operation in the Department through reliable performance in all areas of bylaws and regulations, receiving and processing complaints, performing field inspections for bylaw infractions, interpreting regulations and bylaws to the general public. The incumbent will be responsible for clerical duties, maintaining records and files, preparing correspondence, and handling simple accounts.
If you have the following knowledge, skills and abilities we encourage you to apply.

  • Must have a minimum of Grade 12 education and successfully completed the Bylaw Compliance, Enforcement & Investigative Skills Level 1 course through the Justice Institute of BC (or equivalent). The successful applicant will have formal training and experience in inspectional and investigative work; and in possession of a valid B.C. Driver's License;
  • Assist in the administration of inspectional and enforcement programs; investigating and processing complaints concerning infractions or violations of Municipal Bylaws; preparing information for prosecution and giving evidence in court and Bylaw Adjudication;
  •  Must be able to assist in all facets of enforcement; receiving and processing complaints and conferring with other departments and agencies; performing field inspections for bylaw infractions and for businesses to ensure they are properly licensed; and interpreting regulations and bylaws to the general public;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with a high level of motivation, goal oriented and can work efficiently with a varied workload. You are also a critical thinker with a demonstrated ability to problem solve;
  •  The ability to patrol parks and trails on foot and bicycle is required.
  • The ability to work evenings and weekends, including statutory holidays.

The hourly rate of pay in this position is $39.24 The City of Chilliwack is proud to be a competitive employer offering opportunities for professional development, competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits packages, and a focus on corporate wellness.
How to Apply:
Job Title: Bylaw Enforcement Officer (Full Time)
Competition Number: 2023-114
Closing Date: September 26, 2023
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Organization: City of Chilliwack
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Bylaw Enforcement
Posted: September 19, 2023, 9:21 am
Expires: September 26, 2023, 4:30 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $39.24 Hour