Bylaw Enforcement Officer

The Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako (RDBN) is seeking a qualified person to fill the position of a Bylaw Enforcement Officer.  Reporting to the Director of Planning for the RDBN, the Bylaw Enforcement Officer will be responsible for the provision of bylaw enforcement services to the RDBN and the municipality of the District of Houston.  The position is responsible for performing the full range of bylaw enforcement activities for a local government including responding to public complaints, conducting inspections, issuing tickets, preparing evidence for court, and prosecution of offences.

Success in the position requires the ability to work independently, be well organized, and effectively communicate with other staff and the public.  The ability to facilitate a cooperative and solutions-oriented approach to the resolution of enforcement issues is a definite asset.    

The preferred candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Minimum grade 12 or equivalent
  • Bylaw Enforcement and Investigative Skills Level 1 Certificate or equivalent
  • At least 2 years related experience, preferably with local government or equivalent
  • Problem solving and conflict resolution training and experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Valid class 5 BC driver’s license with a driving record indicative of responsible driving habits.

The Regional District is open to considering applications from persons with related experience that have the capacity to be trained as a Bylaw Enforcement Officer.  

The RDBN provides local government services to a large area of more than 77,000 square kilometers of scenic mountains, rolling hills, lakes and rivers. The office is in Burns Lake, a dynamic community that is known for its hospitality and as the Gateway to Tweedsmuir Provincial Park. The region offers affordable housing, stunning scenery, and incomparable recreation opportunities such as world class fishing, mountain biking, and cross-country skiing.

This is a permanent, full time position offering a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to the attention of Jason Llewellyn, Director of Planning, at inquiries@rdbn.bc.ca before 4:30 pm on July 3, 2020.