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Opportunity Type:
Job

The County of Grande Prairie builds on its natural environment and the entrepreneurial spirit of its citizens to provide unmatched quality of life and opportunity for all. We offer a collaborative and dynamic workplace where our values of Trustworthy, Transparent, Respectful, and Collaborative guide our conduct and contribute to a healthy culture.

The Regional Enforcement Services Department is looking for a seasonal Parkland Patrol Officer to conduct patrols of County campgrounds, parks, green spaces, trails and occasionally waterways from approximately May to late August with the possibility of extension. The Parkland Patrol Officer will be appointed as a Bylaw Enforcement Officer and will work alongside with and report to either a Level 1 Community Peace Officer or an RCMP Enhanced Policing Officer.

Qualifications:

  • Clean Criminal Record Check, Driver’s Abstract and Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Minimum 18 years old and in good physical condition
  • Ability to work shifts as assigned (some evening, weekend and stat holiday work required)
  • Ability to interact with members of the public in a professional manner

Preference may be granted to candidates with experience and/or training in the following areas:

  • ATV, UTV,
  • LEBA, and TPR (formerly PPCT) self-defense, or
  • candidates who have previous law enforcement experience and/or are enrolled in a post-secondary program with a concentration in policing, law enforcement, criminal justice or criminology.

The successful applicant will be a team player with good interpersonal, organizational,
writing/record keeping, and communication skills. You will be a self-starter who can contribute
positively to the team environment. You will share a passion for enforcement along with
recreation and outdoor activities.

This position is 35 hours per week shift work and includes weekend, evening, and holiday work.

The County of Grande Prairie recognizes and values the principles of fair hiring practices. We are committed to a respectful and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please contact hr@countygp.ab.ca and we will work with you to meet your needs.

This posting may be used for future vacancies or to fill more than one position
This posting may be open until a suitable candidate(s) is/are found.

Please note that once your application is complete, you will receive a confirmation email. If we require any additional information we will contact you. We thank everyone for their application, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Due to the volume of applications received we can only answer questions at the interview stage.

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