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Community Peace Officer

Job Type: 
City of Chestermere
Competition Number: 
Community Peace Officer -Job Competition
Job Description : 

As Alberta’s fastest growing municipality, the City of Chestermere has rapidly evolved from a charming summer village into a dynamic lakeside community for almost 20,000 residents.  The beautiful lake, excellent schools, safe communities, pleasant neighbourhoods, growing opportunities, and a 18 hole golf course all contribute to the ambiance of a family friendly oasis.  By demonstrating Collaboration, Humour/Fun, Integrity, Professionalism and Accountability, employees at the City of Chestermere use their strengths and unique abilities to contribute to the vision of Chestermere becoming Alberta’s Oasis. 

The City is currently seeking a fulltime (37.5 hours per week) Community Peace Officer to join our Team (we are seeking a CPO 1 but consideration will be given to CPO 2 eligible for CPO 1 Appointment).  

As a member of the Community Peace Officer Program team, this position provides operational expertise in the enforcement of Provincial Statutes and Municipal Bylaws.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Land Use Bylaw and Development Agreement enforcement and reporting (CPO 1 and 2)
  • Bylaw enforcement and reporting (CPO 1)
  • Public engagement (CPO 1 and 2)
  • This position provides operational community peace officer expertise in the attainment of annual goals and initiatives within the broader framework of the City/Department’s annual and 3 year Strategic and Business Plans and associated legislation and regulations.

Consideration will be given to candidates who possess:

  • Eligible for Community Peace Officer 1 Appointment
  • Post-secondary education related to law enforcement from a recognized post-secondary institution and/or experience directly related to law enforcement in Canada
  • Must possess a Class Five license with minimal demerits supported by a current driver’s abstract upon hiring
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR certificates upon hiring
  • A clean criminal record background check provided by your local Police agency upon hiring
  • Submit a certificate of Successful completion of approved fitness testing (PARE, COPAT, POPAT, A-PREP)
  • Highly developed written, oral and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in  commercial vehicle enforcement would be an asset
  • Emergency vehicle operations training would be an asset
  • Lidar/radar qualifications would be an asset
  • Experience with Report-Exec reporting system would be an asset
  • Must be able to successfully complete an extensive RCMP Security Screening
Closing Date: 
July 1, 2017
Application Return: 

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their cover letter and resume referencing Community Peace Officer -Job Competition by 4:00pm Friday June 9th, 2017:

City of Chestermermere

105 Marina Road, Chestermere, AB T1X 1V7

Attention Trever Bowman

Email: tzawyrucha@chestermere.ca

Fax: (403) 207- 2805