Employment - Municipal Law Enforcement Officer

Municipal Law Enforcement Officer

The Township of Essa is a dynamic and growing municipality with a current population of approximately 23,500, located in the County of Simcoe and southwest of the City of Barrie. The Township is currently seeking an individual to fill the requirements of a full-time Municipal Law Enforcement Officer (MLEO) position.

Reporting to the Manager of Legislative Services/Clerk, the MLEO is responsible for enforcing the Township’s By-laws; conducting site inspections and gathering evidence in relation to issues of non-compliance of Municipal By-laws (i.e.: untidy lots, canine control, noise, property standards, etc.); responding to general inquiries and dealing with complaints; issuing tickets; preparing summons and court briefs; carrying out ongoing patrols and surveillance of the Township; and other such duties as assigned.

Key Qualifications:

• Post-Secondary education/training or college diploma related to law enforcement or equivalent experience. Completion of a Municipal Law Enforcement training course would be considered an asset.
• Minimum two (2) years of closely related experience. 
• Experience interpreting, enforcing and applying by-laws and/or provincial/federal statues, obtaining evidence, with the ability to exercise good judgement.
• Valid Class “G” Driver’s License in good standing.
• Satisfactory Criminal Record will be required upon start, as well as Vaccination.

This is a full-time position involving 35 hours per week which include various shifts (days, evenings, weekends). Salary range is $52,228.73 - $61,456.28 (2023). The Township of Essa offers excellent benefits and a competitive compensation package.

Municipal Law Enforcement Officer Position
Municipal Law Enforcement Officer Detailed Job Description

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a covering letter/resume by email no later than 3:00 pm on October 2, 2023 to:

MLEO Recruitment
Attention: Athena Piskopos, Executive Assistant/HR Coordinator
Township of Essa, 5786 County Road #21, Utopia, Ontario L0M 1T0
apiskopos@essatownship.on.ca

The Township of Essa is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices and we will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise if you require Code-protected accommodation and we will work with you to meet your needs.

We thank all applicants who apply and advise that acknowledgement will only be forwarded to those applicants who are invited for an interview. Personal information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act for the purpose of candidate selection.

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