#23-03 Community Safety Officer IV

Job Status
Closing Date
Community Services


Unionized Job Vacancy

Competition #23-03

POSITION TITLE:         Community Safety Officer IV
DEPARTMENT:             Community Services
HOURS OF WORK:      40 hours a week
POSTING DATE:          January 17, 2023
CLOSING DATE:          4:00 p.m., Friday, February 17, 2023
HOURLY RATE:           $41.39 (2022)


Reporting to the Director of Community Services, the Community Safety Officer IV develops, implements, and administers bylaws such as animal control, traffic control and nuisance, liaises with the RCMP regarding the coordination and implementation of crime prevention programs, and educates and shares information with the public on municipal bylaws, programs, and initiatives.

Qualifications for a Community Safety Officer IV include a post-secondary education in criminology or previous experience as a Peace or R.C.M.P Officer; courses in bylaw enforcement (Justice Institute of BC Bylaw Compliance, Enforcement and Investigative Skills Program), animal control, community policing and crime prevention. Must pass an enhanced RCMP Security Clearance; have a minimum of 2 years’ related experience in policy, bylaw, crime prevention, community policing work, or an equivalent combination of knowledge, training and experience in other investigative fields.

Candidates with lesser experience are encouraged to apply and will be considered at a Level I ($35.72), Level II ($37.71), or a Level III ($39.55).

For complete details of this position, please see the attached Job Description:

If you are interested in this exciting career opportunity, please submit your cover letter, resume and three professional references, quoting Competition #23-03 no later than the closing date and time.

Applications may be forwarded to:

Human Resources
Confidential:  Competition #23-03
Town of Smithers
Box 879, 1027 Aldous Street
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0

The Town of Smithers is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law.