By-Law Enforcement Officer (4) EX22-072

Posting date: January 14, 2022

Job Title: By-Law Enforcement Officer

Number of Vacancies: 4

Posting number: EX22-072

Status: Regular part time positions

Hours of Work: Up to 48 hours bi-weekly

Shift Work Required: Yes (days/afternoons/weekends)

Range of Pay: $35.89 to $44.04 per hour

Start date: To follow selection process

Initial Reporting Location: Tom Davies Square

Section: Corporate Security and By-Law Services
Department: Corporate Services                                                                                               

Duties: Under the general direction of the Manager of Security and By-Law Services:

  1.      Administer and enforce Provincial Statutes and CGS By-laws (e.g. Planning Act, Ontario Building Code Act, Dog Owner’s Liability Act, Zoning By-laws, Licensing By-law, Property Standards By-law, etc.).

  2.      Provide information and interpretation of by-laws to officials, business representatives and the general public.

  3.      Perform field investigation of complaints and attempt to obtain compliance; when required lay charges.

  4.      Collect, compile and maintain evidence required for Court action and the preparation of court documents; liaise with internal and external parties for co-ordinated response to joint investigations.

  5.      Attend before a Justice of the Peace to lay information to initiate court proceedings and serve summons on accused persons and subpoenas on witnesses.

  6.      Inspect structures and assist in resolving safety conditions in conjunction with internal and external parties.

  7.      Attend at defendant’s first appearance in Court, personally testify at trials, as required; follow up on cases after prosecution to prevent recurrence or continuation of infractions.

  8.      Attend all calls for service under the Animal Control By-law and other legislation, including the rescue, trapping, transportation and impound of domestic animals.

  9.      Pick up and dispose of deceased animals from public property.  Arrange for the removal of large animals.

 10.     Respond to locations to apprehend dogs and cats, who are restricting access for emergency services workers or who are left in a vulnerable state as a result of an event involving emergency services.

 11.     Perform animal care services such as feeding, cleaning and minor medical health care treatments, and where necessary, the supply of injections, medicine and creams under the support and direction of a Veterinarian or designate.

 12.     Provide direction to contracted Parking Control Officers in the enforcement of non-moving traffic violations as directed and issue parking tickets when required.

 13.     Provide information and respond to general inquiries about by-laws from officials, business representatives and the general public.

 14.     Prepare reports and correspondence on appeal with respect to by-law and zoning matters, for the Committee of the Whole- Planning and outside agencies, when required.

 15.      Provide written responses to requests with respect to outstanding Notice of Violation or Orders under the Property Standards By-law

 16.      Prepare reports and correspondence regarding status of investigations or complaints as required and maintain complete and accurate records of complaints in the computer system.

 17.      Develop and maintain a through working knowledge of CGS’s Safety Manual and the applicable Provincial Legislation listed therein.

 18.      Perform other related duties as required.


  • Successful completion of a two (2) year Community College Diploma Program in a directly related discipline (e.g. Law and Security, Building Inspections, O.A.P.S.O. Diploma, Public Administration).
  • Over two and one-half (2½) years up to and including five (5) years of related Municipal Law Enforcement, Police Enforcement and/or Property Standards experience.
  • Demonstrate understanding of Municipal By-law Enforcement procedures and methods.
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills in dealing with the public in a courteous and effective manner.
  • Demonstrate organizational, analytical and administrative skills and ability to exercise judgement in procedures and methods used.
  • Demonstrate ability to work with computer software and administrative systems in a Windows environment, (e.g. file maintenance, word processing, spreadsheet applications, information input and retrieval, etc.).
  • Satisfactory health, attendance and former employment history.
  • Excellent use of English; verbally and in writing.
  • French verbal skills highly desirable; written skills an asset.
  • Must be physically capable of operating a vehicle safely, possess a valid driver’s licence, have an acceptable driving record, and personal insurance coverage.

How to Apply:

Résumés quoting EX22-072 are invited and will be received by the City of Greater Sudbury’s Human Resources and Organizational Development Division, by e-mail at or fax at 705-688-3979, for the above noted position until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, January 24, 2022.  Any application received after this deadline will not be considered.

For further instructions on how to apply to this position, please visit our How to Apply section.

All City of Greater Sudbury employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire in accordance with the City's mandatory Vaccination Policy. Please do not submit your proof of vaccination with your resume. This information will only be required if you are selected as the candidate of choice.

All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  If contacted, and you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process you must advise the Hiring Manager.

The City of Greater Sudbury is dedicated to maintaining a fair and equitable work environment,  and are happy to hire qualified (including education credential) applicants from anywhere. In order to hire a candidate one must be legally entitled to work in Canada, with legally entitled being defined as having all of the necessary paperwork processed, approved and responded to, by way of a work permit being issued and received.  Personal information submitted will be used for the purpose of determining suitability for this competition only in accordance with The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.