Municipal Enforcement Officer

Requisition #: 24/110
Job #: J0524-1150
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Job Category: Municipal Enforcement
Positions: 3
Salary/Wage: 80,163.20 - 97,510.40/Year
Department: Emergency Services
Location: 50 Bellerose Drive, St. Albert

Cultivate your Career

As Alberta's 'Botanical Arts City', St. Albert is a community renowned for its botanical arts, its commitment to a green lifestyle and the cultivation of activities that provide for a well-rounded quality of life. Our employees provide over 70,000 residents with high-quality programs and services and we are proud to contribute to making St. Albert one of the best places to live in Canada.

The Opportunity

The City of St. Albert is recruiting for three (3) individuals to join our Emergency Services department as a Municipal Enforcement Officer.  

Municipal Enforcement Officers within the City of St. Albert play a vital role in our community with respect to enforcing municipal bylaws and select Provincial Acts. These Officers have a diverse and dynamic set of responsibilities including responding to public complaints, patrolling, enforcing parking restrictions, inspecting properties, controlling animals, enforcing the Traffic Safety Act as well as investigating Gaming & Liquor Act offences.

To support positive community outcomes, the successful candidate will be adept at: gathering evidence, maintaining accurate records, preparing written reports and submissions, issuing violation tickets, and laying charges in accordance with municipal bylaws and Provincial Acts. As an Officer, you will also be required to execute arrest warrants and testify in court proceedings.


• Diploma/certificate in a law enforcement related field and/or a minimum of 3 years of related experience.
• Meets the full Community Peace Officer Level 1 appointment requirements including legal studies and traffic stop training.(These requirements are online and can be found under Section 5 of the Alberta Peace Officer Regulation)
• Knowledge of relevant municipal bylaws acts and legislation.
• A valid Class 5 Alberta Driver's license.
• Intermediate First Aid.
• Excellent communication, teamwork, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills are essential.
• Preference will be given to those applicants who have experience working with various Alberta Provincial Statutes, Municipal Bylaws and other job specific training and experience such as radar/laser.
• Valid Pare/Copat/Popat Test results.

Hours of Work

40 hrs/week. Shift work, weekends and standby are required.


$80,163.20 - $97,510.40 per annum. In addition, the City of St. Albert offers a generous and comprehensive benefit package.

This position is represented by the CUPE 5141 Collective Agreement.

Conditions of Employment

  • All successful applicants will be required to obtain and maintain a RCMP Enhanced Reliability Security Clearance and Level 1 Community Peace Officer Appointment in accordance with the Alberta Peace Officer Act.
  • The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials.

Application Information

  • Please upload a cover letter and a resume when applying for this opportunity. These will need to be uploaded as two separate documents.
  • This competition may be used to fill future vacancies.
  • Please note that the City conducts most interviews via video conference and will provide a link and instructions to applicants selected for an interview.

Closing Statement

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. The City of St. Albert will no longer accept applications in person, via fax, email or by post. Applications will only be accepted to 10:00 p.m. (Mountain Time Zone) on closing date.

Please answer all of the following questions before applying

* Question numbers in red and with an asterisk indicate mandatory questions (answer is required).

*1. Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
*2. Do you Meet the full Community Peace Officer Level 1 appointment requirements including legal studies and traffic stop training?

If you encounter issues with the City's employment portal, from Monday to Friday between 6am - 6pm MST (excluding holidays), you can request assistance by emailing or calling 1-877-427-7717.