REPOSTED: #23-29 Community Safety Officer

Job Status
Closing Date
Community Services


Unionized Job Vacancy

Competition #23-29

POSITION TITLE:     Community Safety Officer

DEPARTMENT:         Community Services

HOURS OF WORK:   40 hr/ week

POSTING DATE:       Friday, January 26, 2024

CLOSING DATE:       4:00 p.m., Friday, February 9, 2024

HOURLY RATE:         $38.26


Reporting to the Director of Community Services, the Community Safety Officer I 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.


  • Preference may be given to candidates with 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.
  • 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 may be considered.

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 #23-29 no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 9, 2024.

Applications may be forwarded to:

Human Resources

Confidential: Competition #23-29

Town of Smithers

Box 879, 1027 Aldous Street

Smithers, BC V0J 2N0

The Town of Smithers thanks all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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.