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Town of Collingwood

Job Title: Municipal Law Enforcement Officer III-  Permanent Full-Time-  Job ID#: 2023-32

Work Hours:

Normal hours of work are thirty-five (35) hours per week. Flexibility in scheduling is necessary as there is the requirement for evening, weekend or holiday shifts, scheduled stand-by and responding to urgent situations. There may be the occasional requirement to attend to functions outside of normal work hours, change shifts to accommodate high volume periods, for after-hours customer service initiatives, or to work extra hours as needed.
Wage: $68,432.00 to $83,155.80 ($37.60 to $45.69 per hour)
Anticipated Start Date: June 2023
Location: Collingwood, ON

Job Description

Municipal Law Enforcement Officer III (Full-Time)

Division:                    By-Law Services

Work Location:         On-site

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career as a Municipal Law Enforcement Officer? Why not consider working for the Town of Collingwood! Working for the Town will provide you with meaningful work and the opportunity to make a difference helping to build and improve the community. As an employee of the Town of Collingwood you will have the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally, gaining valuable skills and professional work experience.

A Municipal Law Enforcement Officer III is responsible for investigating and enforcing alleged contraventions of Town By-laws, conducting site inspections and gathering evidence, responding to general inquiries and dealing with complaints with respect to Municipal By-laws and other Provincial Statutes and Regulations enforced by the By-law unit, carrying out proactive patrols of the Town, writing reports and assisting with various research assignments/projects. This role is also responsible for performing various administrative duties in support of the By-law unit, including drafting staff reports, developing presentations, processing disclosure requests, data entry, by-law communication support and representing the Town of Collingwood at public consultation, presentations, open houses, and face-to-face interactions with the public, applicable agencies, and stakeholders. The main duties and responsibilities of the position are in the areas of:  investigation, inspection and enforcement; division administration; animal control enforcement; parking enforcement; and, other by-law unit functions.




Experience and Qualifications:

1.            Diploma in Police Foundations or Law & Security program, or successful completion of a Municipal Law Enforcement training course.

2.            Municipal Law Enforcement Officer Certifications MLEO-C and Certified Property Standards Officer (CPSO).

3.            Minimum three (3) years experience in by-law administration and/or enforcement environment.

4.            Thorough working knowledge of the Provincial Offences Act, Planning Act, Building Code Act, Highway Traffic Act, Municipal Act, Dog Owners’ Liability Act, Fire Protection and Prevention Act, Ontario Heritage Act, Evidence Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Municipal Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act, related regulations, and inspection and enforcement practices

5.            Working knowledge of pertinent sections of the Building Code Act, including building construction techniques and materials

6.            Demonstrated ability to interpret data, identify problems and make recommendations for process improvements, conduct research, prepare reports, and deliver presentations, think and act strategically in a political and community service environment, develop, promote and maintain effective and collaborative liaison with staff, external agencies, government agencies, the general public, suppliers, consultants, contractors and other stakeholders, maintain a high standards of public relations at all times, lead and inspire innovation and the adoption of best practices, and align Division services with departmental and corporate goals/objectives

7.            Excellent interpersonal, customer service, project management, organizational, analytical, written and oral communication, prioritization, problem solving, teamwork, staff leadership and supervisory skills

8.            Computer literacy utilizing Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word), Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, Adobe Professional, GIS software, database software, records management software and inspection tracking software

9.            Availability to work a variety of shifts (afternoon, evenings, weekends, and statutory holidays), and to be on-call and respond to after-hours questions, concerns, and/or emergencies for animal control matters

10.         Physically able to carry out the duties of the position including the climbing of stairs and ladders and the walking over rough terrain

11.         Demonstrated ability to read building plans with respect to structural systems, plumbing systems, heating systems and lot grading

12.         Availability to accommodate deadlines, meeting attendance and/or peak period workloads that may extend beyond the normal workday or may occur on evenings/weekends, as may be required

13.         Valid Class ‘G’ Driver’s Licence in good standing and a current Driver’s Abstract with results satisfactory to the Employer.  Ability and willingness to travel within the community as required.

14.         Possess Criminal Record & Judicial Matters Check (Level 2) with results satisfactory to the Employer, and a valid standard first aid and CPR/AED Level “C” certificate (or willing to obtain).


 Vaccination Policy:  No policy
 Employer:  Town Of Collingwood 
How to Apply: To review the full job description and learn how to apply, please visit the Town of Collingwood website:


Date Posted: May 19, 2023 Posting expires: June 5, 2023 at 4:00 p.m


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