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The Town of Digby is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Bylaw Enforcement Officer/Special Constable.


This is a full-time position that reports directly to the Chief Administrative Officer on all services, personnel, administrative and policy issues relating to the responsibilities of the position. The position will be required to perform the overall enforcement of the Town By-Laws, the sections of the Motor Vehicle Act which pertain to the parking regulations. Part XV with regards to Dangerous or Unsightly Property of the Municipal Government Act.Preferred candidates will have completed a minimum of three (3) years related experience, preferably in a Municipal environment, have a minimum Grade 12 education or GED equivalent and a Certificate/Diploma in a related field. Completion of any law enforcement courses; i.e. ticket writing, courtroom procedures, risk assessment, diffusing hostility, etc. would be an asset. In addition budget management, and management of subordinate personnel, excellent communication, time management and organizational skills are critical.

A Criminal Record Check (RCMP Personal/ Vulnerable Sector Records Check) is mandatory for this position. Interested applicants should apply for a Criminal Records and Vulnerable Sector Record Check now so they are processed prior to being hired.

Applicants will submit a resume and cover letter outlining their relevant skills, knowledge and experience for this position. Applications for this position, clearly marked “Bylaw Enforcement Officer/Special Constable”, will be accepted until 12:00 PM on Friday, December 23, 2022. Please forward all applications to:

E. Tom Ossinger, CAO
Town Hall
147 First Avenue
PO Box 579, Digby NS, B0V 1A0

The Town of Digby appreciate all expressions of interest for this position however; only those applicants receiving an interview will be contacted.