Community Safety Officer

The Community Safety Officer was created in October 2018.

This position:

  • is a Special Constable, not a Police Officer
  • conducts patrols
  • investigates complaints ensuring compliance with Weyburn Municipal Bylaws and Provincial Statutes
  • administers tickets/fines to individuals or businesses
  • prepares documents for court
  • works full-time hours, shift work required

Requirements:

  • minimum 18 years of age
  • Grade 12 graduation or equivalent
  • must be a Canadian citizen, landed immigrant or have permanent residency at the time of application
  • successfully complete the POPAT (Peace Officers’ Physical Abilities Test) (administered during selection process)
  • submit a security clearance – no criminal convictions for which a Pardon has not been granted (copy of Pardon required) and no pending criminal charges (administered during selection process)
  • pre-employment polygraph (administered during selection process)
  • valid Class 5 driver’s license with driver’s abstract
  • proof of physical and medical fitness
  • First Aid and CPR certification

Preference will be given to applicants with experience in:

  • knowledge of the Saskatchewan Traffic Safety Act and City of Weyburn Bylaws
  • knowledge of the court system
  • knowledge of two-way radio systems
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • strong investigative, analysis and time-management skills

Pay range: $25.30 – $29.70 per hour, depending on experience

Starting date: dependent on availability of provincial training