It's not just about enforcing the rules. Being proud to serve the public, acting as a steward for leadership, you contribute to making a positive difference on the City of Edmonton. The Park Ranger Sergeant will be responsible for the daily supervision and mentorship of the Park Ranger Unit.

Specific accountabilities include:

Oversee operational management of the Park Ranger Peace Officer Unit by leading, coaching, mentoring and supervising field staff. This includes conducting regular performance appraisals and providing disciplinary action when required

Recruit and coordinate training of new staff

Schedule staff covering 18-20 hours/day, 365 day/year

Oversee the application and enforcement of Municipal, Provincial or Federal Laws (limited) by front line staff

Monitor communications and maintain awareness through dispatch of street level deployments to ensure appropriate and timely response levels meet established guidelines

Address customer concerns for investigation and resolution, or re-direct for appropriate follow up

Ensure orientations and training records are up to date, consistent and stored appropriately

Be a resource to staff regarding safety, wildlife management, environmental protection and enforcement direction/discretion

Work with Parks Operations to identify locations of interest for targeted enforcement activities and natural areas management

Respond to general complaints and conduct patrols for authorities under Municipal bylaws, Provincial Acts and Federal Legislation (limited)

Coordinate education programs; identify gaps in programs and work to overcome them

Identify and train staff to assist with education programs for schools

Assist with policy and procedure development and work to ensure that best practices for security are followed

Provide field Ranger presence to supplement Ranger staffing when necessary

Other duties as required

Completion of a Diploma in Conservation Enforcement, Law Enforcement, Criminology or equivalent discipline from a recognized college; additional supervisory course work required

Minimum 5 years customer service experience and 3 years diverse law enforcement experience required

Minimum 1 year of supervisory experience in a law enforcement role

Must possess or be able to obtain the Provincial Community Peace Officer I designation with completion of the Community Peace Officer Induction Program - CPOIP

Good knowledge and demonstrated results in the effective application of a uniformed enforcement unit undertaking parks based enforcement

Demonstrated understanding and effectiveness supervising high performing teams

Professional knowledge in the Peace Officer and Park Ranger area, provincial requirements and standards

Proven ability to work effectively in a highly ambiguous, dynamic and demanding day-to-day environment

Strong supervisory, leadership, mentorship and change management skills required

Must be able to work independently on confidential, sensitive and complex issues

Skilled in exercising good tact and sound judgement when dealing with difficult situations, and recognize and react appropriately to dangerous situations

Knowledge of operational and tactical planning, communication and good computer literacy

Ability to establish and maintain internal and external stakeholder relationships

Excellent communication, organization, prioritization and time management skills are required

Must be able to obtain or have successfully completed the Physical Abilities Readiness Evaluation (P.A.R.E.) within 4 minutes and 45 seconds (4:45)

Valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s Licence (or provincial equivalent) and eligible to obtain and maintain a City Driver’s permit

Possession of valid Standard First Aid and Basic CPR certificates

Hire is dependent upon a Police Information Check satisfactory to the City of Edmonton

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

Up to 1 permanent full time position

Hours of Work: 40.00 hours per week, various shifts, weekends and holidays included

Salary: $45.033 (Hourly) $94,028 (Annually)

Recruitment Consultant: NB/VL

Classification Title: Corporate Security Peace Officer III
Posting Date: Jun 8, 2018
Closing Date: Jun 15, 2018 11:59:00 PM (MDT)
Number of Openings (up to): 1 - Permanent Full-time
Union : CUPE Local 30
Department: Community Standards and Neighbourhoods
Work Location(s): River Valley Headquarters, 10158 - 97 Ave Edmonton T5K 2T5