The Employment Program of British Columbia is funded by the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia.

Bylaw Services Officer II

Company: City of Merritt
Location: Merritt BC

Position Summary  
Reporting to the Director of Corporate Services, the Bylaw Services Officer will work to ensure compliance with City bylaws and respond to public inquiries and complaints regarding bylaw enforcement.  The work will include enforcing bylaws, related issues such as parking, zoning, nuisance, unsightly premises, animal control and business licencing among others. The Bylaw Services Officer will also be required to interpret and explain bylaws to the public and attend as a witness in adjudication hearings when necessary.

The pay rate is $29.01 (2017) CUPE Collective Agreement plus a comprehensive benefits package including extended benefits and pension.  This is a full time position with hours of work as outlined in the CUPE Local 900 Collective Agreement.'

Essential Qualifications:

  • High School graduation,
  • Post-secondary education in Criminology or Justice Institute of BC Courses 1 and 2 in Bylaw Compliance,
  • Enforcement and Investigative Skills ( or a recognized equivalent)
  • Able to read and accurately interpret Municipal Bylaws and relevant Provincial legislation, in particular, the Community Charter,
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with the public and follow sound conflict resolution practices,
  • A valid BC Driver’s Licence (Class 5)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Training and experience in animal control
  • Minimum two (2) years recent experience in a similar position, preferably in a local government setting

Current resumes reflecting applicants’ knowledge, skills and abilities relevant to the position and detailing education, qualifications and proof of required licenses/certificates/degrees will be accepted prior to 4:00 p.m., Friday, December 14, 2018 by:
Carole Fraser
Deputy Clerk/Human Resources Manager
City of Merritt
PO Box 189, 2185 Voght Street
Merritt, BC V1K 1B8
Or by email:
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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