Licence Bylaw Officer

Competition Number: 22353


Job Title: Licence Bylaw Officer

Department: Building, Bylaw, Licensing and Legal Services - Bylaw and Licensing Services Division

Position Type: Permanent Full Time Position (CUPE Local 2011)

Salary: $38.09/hr and an excellent benefits package

Posted Date: November 4, 2022

Closing Date: November 21, 2022

Last Modified: November 4, 2022, 3:01 pm

Status: Closed


Do you want to be part of a great team with an exciting future? The District of Saanich is one of the four core municipalities within the Capital Regional District. The community is home to 114,000 citizens giving us the largest population on Vancouver Island. We offer competitive wages, benefits, municipal pensions and an engaging and collaborative corporate culture. Our culture holds true to our motto “Populo Serviendo” – this is latin for “Serving the People”. 

We are looking for an experienced Bylaw Enforcement Professional to join the Bylaw & Licensing Services Division on a Permanent Full Time basis. The successful candidate will be responsible for investigating, reporting, resolving of District bylaw violations. The ideal candidates for this challenging role will possess strong dispute resolution skills and have experience dealing with people in difficult situations, experience with bylaws or regulations, court procedures and enforcement activities including investigating, reporting and resolving bylaw violations.

Requirements include Grade 12 or equivalent; BC Justice Institute Bylaw Enforcement and Investigative Program, Level 1 and/or courses relating to investigative skills; three years of experience in the enforcement of municipal bylaws or a related area, including experience dealing with people in difficult situations, and experience with bylaws or regulations; possession of a valid BC Class 5 Driver’s Licence and availability of a private vehicle for work related use on occasion, when Saanich fleet vehicles are not available. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Employment is subject to a satisfactory Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector (PIC-VS). The successful candidates will be required to work a flexible schedule to suit the requirements of the job.  

The successful candidates will work Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (35 hours/week)

*As a component of the selection process, testing will be conducted.*

Important Information:

The District of Saanich has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy to help keep our employees and community safe. The requirement remains in effect until April 8, 2022 after which, the policy will be suspended. It is important to know that the requirement may be reinstated and unvaccinated employees may not be able to work. In order for the District to respond to any changing vaccination requirements for staff, we request that you verify your COVID-19 vaccination status with us during your first week of employment.


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