Posting closes Mar 30, 2017, 11:59:00 PM

Up to 1 permanent full-time position

Bring a sense of security to downtown Edmonton and join our Churchill team, Transit Security section, to ensure the public have a safe environment as they partake in their daily business or attend the variety of festivals and events. You will learn how to respond and resolve diverse situations that occur on a daily basis, will be given ample training throughout your career to help you become a well rounded enforcement officer, and get to work with a close team of Peace Officers.

Responsibilities include:
Provide City of Edmonton employees, citizens, and visitors with general assistance and exceptional customer service
Respond to and investigate general complaints or disturbances
Respond to security related incidents, emergencies and intrusion alarms
Conduct routine foot patrols to ensure facilities are monitored and to promote public safety on City of Edmonton property
Provide crowd control management as directed at special events
Lock and unlock facilities
Enforce municipal bylaws and Provincial legislation as authorized by the Solicitor General
Issue tickets for violations, arrest and detain using discretionary enforcement powers
Compile detailed reports, testimonies, and evidence for court or any other hearings as required
Contact Edmonton Police Service in the event of an arrest to relay information and assist in the process of having charges laid
Perform other related duties as required

In order to be successful in your new role, you will utilize your strong customer service skills with your attention to detail to learn the layout of the downtown, write accurate reports, take the initiative to prevent situations, and ensure you are visible for the safety of your fellow team-mates and the public. In order to achieve this, you have:

Completed a recognized diploma related to Police Studies, Security or Criminology and a minimum of 3 years of strong customer service experience with at least 1 year of diverse law enforcement experience OR Grade 12 and 5 years of enforcement experience in a recognized policing environment; must have been a serving Police Officer in Canada within the past five (5) years.
Possession of valid Standard First Aid and Basic CPR certificates and AED qualified
Valid Alberta Class 5 driver's licence (or provincial equivalent).
Obtaining and maintaining a City Driver's permit is a requirement of this position
Skilled in exercising tact, sound judgment and firmness in dealing with difficult situations and with the public
Knowledge of applicable policies, bylaws, acts, legislation and basic principles of loss prevention
Knowledge of powers of arrest
Understanding of officer safety techniques
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to defuse potentially volatile situations, and to recognize and react appropriately to dangerous situations
Ability to use current computer software including word processing and databases
Hire is dependent on a cleared Vulnerable Sector Police Information Check satisfactory to the City of Edmonton with an Enhanced Police Information Check completed during probation

Applicants will be required to provide:
A current driver's abstract (obtained within 14 days of application) indicating at least a Class 5 Licence and showing no suspensions and no more than 7 demerits recorded over the previous 3 year period
Copies of current certification in Standard First Aid and Basic CPR and AED
Proof of attaining the Physical Abilities Readiness Evaluation (P.A.R.E.) within 4 minutes and 45 seconds (4:45)

Successful candidates will be subject to successfully obtaining / completing:
Municipal Bylaw Enforcement Officer Status and the Provincial Community Peace Officer I designation

We are an equal opportunity employer.
We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week

Salary: $34.693 - $39.738 (Hourly); $72,438.980 - $82,972.940 (Annually)