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Opportunity Type:

Reporting to the Manager, Parks and Tourism, the position has direct impact on how the department is perceived as a tourism and recreation destination by tourist and residents. The successful application of the responsibilities in the position results in an efficient and secure park operations whereby park users needs are met.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of enforcement theory and techniques to perform enforcement responsibilities. Which include Judicial Process, Basic Law Enforcement and Communication, Verbal Judo and Defensive Tactics/OCS.
  • Ability to interpret legislation, regulation and policy to assess and carryout appropriate enforcement activities in carious situations.
  • Understanding and implementing the Parks Officer Manual in its latest version.
  • Ability to assist in investigations according to procedures and submit evidence.
  • Knowledge of the Territorial parks and campground operation and regulation to perform public relations duties and monitor contractor operations.
  • Ability to participate the delivery of interpretive programs and public events.
  • Ability to operate mobile equipment. (e.g. vehicles, motor boat, etc.) in a safe and effective manner.
  • Ability to use equipment (e.g. Chain saw, brusher, hand tools, etc.) as required for minor maintenance.
  • Public relations skills and abilities to present a positive image for the NWT Parks.
    Interpersonal skills to diffuse tense situation (e.g. Enforcement where park users are intoxicated, etc.)
  • Knowledge of computer software including word processing, spreadsheet, database, and communications applications
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Knowledge and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment

Typically, the above qualifications would be attained by:

  • Successful completion of/or equivalency of Grade 12.
  • Completion of/or intention to complete enforcement training.
  • The incumbent requires good physical health to perform enforcement and minor maintenance duties.
  • A satisfactory Criminal Records Check.
  • The incumbent must be eligible for statutory appointment as a Peace Officer under the Territorial Parks Act.

Additional Requirements:

Position requires a Class 5 Driver’s license.

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