Employment Opportunity – By-law Enforcement/Animal Control Officer (Full Time)

The Corporation of the Township of Brock, is currently accepting applications for the roles of By-law Enforcement / Animal Control Officer. The municipality is home to three urban centres (Beaverton, Cannington, Sunderland), hamlets, rural, and shoreline residential areas. Reporting to the By-law Enforcement/Animal Control Supervisor, the successful applicant is responsible for the following:

  • enforce and educate the public on a wide range of by-laws (canine control, property standards, traffic, zoning, noise, etc.) to achieve compliance;
  • parking enforcement and issuance of tickets;
  • issue notices of violation, orders, Parts I, II, and III processes of the POA;
  • perform investigations related to by-law enforcement (interviews with the public and collection of evidence);
  • maintain POA reporting, record-keeping, and compilation of evidence;
  • daily interaction with the public, other law enforcement agencies, legal, and other government officials;
  • preparation of court documentation and attendance before the courts and other tribunals to give evidence;
  • assist with the maintenance of the animal shelter and care of animals when required;
  • other duties as may be assigned.

The ideal candidate will have the following minimum qualifications:

  • post-secondary education in a relevant field of study (security/law enforcement, criminology)
  • working knowledge in Municipal or other regulatory enforcement, interpretation and application of by-laws/regulations to achieve compliance;
  • a working knowledge of the Ontario Court system together with a number of Statutes;
  • experience with the capture, handling and restraint of wild and domestic animals;
  • the ability to work flexible hours which will include nights and weekends on a rotational basis as well as to respond to emergencies on an on-call basis;
  • the ability to work independently as well as within a robust team environment;
  • excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate with the public using dispute resolution and mediation, elected officials, and other staff and agencies in a professional and courteous manner;
  • excellent oral and written skills and the ability to be meticulous and detailed-oriented;
  • a valid Ontario Driver’s Licence (Class G) with a clean abstract and the use of a personal vehicle subject to the receipt of mileage expenses from the municipality;
  • certification as a Municipal Law Enforcement Officer would be considered an asset.

The Township of Brock is prepared to offer the ideal candidate a competitive salary, commensurate with experience and qualifications, a comprehensive benefits package, and training opportunities as deemed appropriate. Interested applicants are invited to submit a covering letter and resume, marked confidential, by no later than 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2019.

Thomas G. Gettinby, MA, MCIP, RPP, CMO
CAO & Municipal Clerk