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Bylaw Enforcement/Animal Control Officer
*If interested in being considered for this role, please submit your cover letter and resume to the attention of Dagny Guy, Manager of Human Resources & Occupational Health & Safety, via one of the methods below:

Fax: 604-869-2275
In Person: District of Hope | 325 Wallace Street | Hope, BC
By mail: District of Hope | PO Box 609 | Hope, BC | V0X 1L0
Municipality: District of Hope This posting closed on

August 31, 2020
at 11:59 PM
Department: Corporate Services
Job Description: Situated in a majestic mountain setting at the east end of the lush Fraser Valley, Hope offers all the amenities of a large centre, while at the same time preserving the life style of a small community. Hope boasts an abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities; scenic trails for all levels of hikers and bikers; pristine lakes, streams and creeks for fishers and water sport enthusiasts. Some of our amenities include a modern recreation complex, a curling rink, baseball diamonds, skateboard park, golf & country club, a hospital, an extended care facility, a public health centre, drug stores, medical clinics, chiropractic care, optician, and more.

The District of Hope is currently seeking one full-time Bylaw Enforcement Officer to join our team. Under the direct supervision of the Director of Corporate Services, the Bylaw Enforcement Officer is responsible for field and administrative work related to the enforcement of Municipal bylaws.
Duties: Responsibilities include; but are not limited to:

• Receive, respond, investigate, and respond to inquiries and complaints;
• Conducts regular patrols throughout the District;
• Interprets relevant District of Hope bylaws, regulations, and policies to aid in providing advice and assistance to the general public, District departments, and other agencies;
• Investigate, collect and secure evidence, and prepare documentation with regard to untidy and unsightly premises, nuisance properties, and other bylaw offences;
• Issue warning notices, offence notices, and municipal tickets;
• Pickup or receive and impound all dogs running at large. Work cooperatively with the designated pound keeper and assist with the disposition of the dog;
• Maintain a computerized database to record all bylaw enforcement and animal control complaints;
• Prepare and submit monthly reports of all bylaw enforcement and animal control activities;
• Assemble and secure evidence and prepare documentation for Crown Counsel and give evidence in court;
• Liaise with and provide support to other District departments as well as other third-party agencies;
• Other related duties, as required.
Educational Requirements: • Completion of grade 12 or equivalent;
• Completion of post-secondary education in bylaw enforcement level 1 & 2, animal control, or other related programs;
• Managing aggressive dogs training, an asset;
• Possession of a valid class 5 driver’s license;
• An acceptable driver’s abstract;
• Satisfactory criminal record and vulnerable sector check;

Skill Requirements: • Experience with interpreting and enforcing municipal bylaws, animal control, or other relevant legislation;
• Experience dealing with people in difficult situations;
• Experience with court procedures, an asset;
• Exceptional customer service and conflict resolution skills;
• Effective written and oral communication skills;
• Comfortable using Microsoft Office suite of products including Outlook, Word, and Excel;
• Observation and problem-solving skills.
Salary: $32.50/hour plus a comprehensive benefits package
Additional Information: Department: Corporate Services
Close Date: August 31, 2020
Schedule: 35 hours per week, combination of Monday – Friday and/or Wednesday to Sunday
Position Type: Exempt, non-management
Web Address:
Address: District of Hope
325 Wallace St.
Hope, BC V0X 1L0
Fax: 604-869-2275
Opening Date: August 7, 2020 08:30 AM
Closing Date: August 31, 2020 11:59 PM

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