Job Description

Municipal Enforcement Officer III 1 temporary full-time position up to 11 months
Job Number: 29232

Impact your community! Enhance the livability of the City of Edmonton through a career that's not just about enforcement.

Utilize your exceptional leadership skills, to guide and work as a member of the Public Safety Compliance Team. Ensure Edmonton's community standards are maintained through the inspection and enforcement of municipal bylaws. As a Bylaw Enforcement Officer with the Safety Compliance Team, you will work together to improve the overall safety for person(s) involved in the hospitality industry. Additionally, you will continue to increase and sustain compliance with regulatory and licensing expectations related to the hospitality industry.

Specific responsibilities include:
Work closely with various internal and external stakeholders to deliver high-quality services and programs, through control plan management within the bar industry, citizens, and communities
Provide leadership to a multidisciplinary regulatory and educational approach to reducing bar violence. Assist in the coordination of team inspections to ensure compliance with the Criminal Code, Safety Codes Act, Alberta Fire Code, Gaming and Liquor Act, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, City of Edmonton Bylaws, and Municipal Government Act.
Assist the hospitality industry in maintaining high safety standards and implementing best business practices
Educate staff and managers in relation to safety issues surrounding the hospitality industry (eg. Responsible liquor service, crowd management and emergency planning)
Identify opportunities to improve policies, procedures, processes, and operational effectiveness
Enforce City of Edmonton Bylaw violations
Investigate complex and politically sensitive enforcement matters and customer complaints in relation to the hospitality industry
Prepare reports, court briefs, and submit requests to the Chief Licence Officer to suspend, revoke, or place conditions on a Licensee’s Business Licence. Create a single consolidated review process to ensure consistent criteria are applied to municipal license approvals and renewals
Provide education and interpretation of legislation to the industry. Respond to media request and deliver presentations to key stakeholders.
Develop strategies and tactics to increase industry awareness and preparedness to mitigate bar violence
Work in partnership with EPS, Alberta Gaming and Liquor and Edmonton Fire Department and other agencies

Completion of a 2 year diploma in Law Enforcement from a provincially recognized institute or college, supplemented by post secondary training in Business Administration and/or Management Development
A minimum of 5 years public contact experience, including 3 years of diverse bylaw enforcement experience, as well as 1 year experience in a related supervisory capacity
Must be eligible to obtain Commissioner of Oath status
Excellent communication and problem-solving skills; ability to resolve conflict with citizens in difficult situations while ensuring fair and consistent enforcement of bylaws
Willingness to take calculated risks in order to create and implement positive change
Ability to draft reports and correspondence clearly presenting information and recommendations
Ability to build strong working relationships with management, the Mayor and Councilors, City Departments, the media, internal and external stakeholders and regulatory agencies
Excellent knowledge of relevant Municipal bylaws, provincial acts, procedures, investigative techniques, rules of evidence, and court processes
Strong leadership skills including the ability to promote and maintain a positive, team oriented environment
Highly proficient in the use of enforcement databases and other software applications including Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, POSSE and Google Docs
Willingness to work shift work that includes weeknights and/or weekends to conduct inspections (may result in working early mornings; e.g. 0400)
Hire is dependent upon an Enhanced Security Police Information Check satisfactory to the City of Edmonton
Valid Alberta Class 5 driver’s licence (or provincial equivalent). Must obtain business auto insurance for personal vehicle use on City business

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

1 temporary full-time position up to 11 months

Hours of Work: 33.75 hours per week, including shift work that includes weeknights and/or weekends

Salary: $38.948 - $48.900 (Hourly)

Recruitment Consultant: SH/AL

Classification Title: Municipal Enforcement Officer III
Posting Date: Apr 18, 2017
Closing Date: Apr 25, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
Number of Openings (up to): 1 - Temporary Full-time
Union : CSU 52
Department: Complaints & Investigations (Citizen Services)
Work Location(s): Versa Building, Suite 200, 9304 - 41 Ave Edmonton T6E 6G8