Security Enforcement Officer(2) (Dual Posting) EX22-033

Posting date: January 7, 2022

Job Title: Security Enforcement Officer

Number of Vacancies: Three (3) Permanent Positions and Four (4) Regular Part Time Positions

Posting number: EX22-033

Status: Three (3) Permanent Positions and Four (4) Regular Part Time Positions

Note:   Please indicate on your resume beside the line indicating the Job Posting Number, your preference of Permanent or Regular Part Time

Hours of Work: Permanent Positions - 70 hours bi-weekly and Regular Part Time Positions - Up to 48 hours bi-weekly

Shift Work Required: Yes (Days/Afternoons)

Range of Pay: $28.66 to $35.62 per hour (Subject to Review)

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 supervision of the Manager of Corporate Security and By-Law Services.                       

  1. Conduct property patrols of designated City facilities and properties to prevent and respond to any threats to safety and security, with a specific focus for Transit, Libraries, Parks and community facilities.
  2. Respond to urgent and potentially volatile situations; investigate suspicious vehicles/activity, removing unauthorized persons from City property and issue fines and or trespass notices to violators in accordance with the Trespass to Property Act Policy and City By-Laws.
  3. Exercise the power of arrest and detention when required.
  4. Consult with contractors, staff and community partners to identify security-related concerns.  Collaborate to support a response to these issues that considers safety, security and linking residents to available community resources.
  5. Perform investigations of incidents to ensure safety and integrity of City property and services; lay charges and issue trespass notices as required.  Liaise with internal and eternal parties for coordinated response to joint investigations.
  6. Collect, compile and maintain evidence required for court action and prepare court documents and attend as a witness in Court.
  7. Perform emergency first aid services to public and staff.
  8. Assist staff and public in resolving situations by providing direction, and offering advice and guidance.  Issue parking tickets as required.
  9. Write reports, file and perform miscellaneous clerical duties.  Collect, enter and maintain information to track service level key performance indicators.
  10. Assist other employees within the Section with their duties during periods of overload, vacation or absence.
  11. Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of City’s Parks By-Law, Parking By-Law and other applicable by-laws and City policies regarding safety and security of City facilities.
  12. Develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of CGS’s Safety Manual and the applicable Provincial Legislation listed therein.
  13. Perform other related duties as required.


  • College Diploma in a related discipline (e.g. Law and Security, Police Foundations) from a recognized Community College with Canadian accreditation, plus short specialized courses in law enforcement (e.g. Ontario Association of Property Standards Officers (OAPSO), Municipal Law Enforcement Officer (MLEO), etc.).
  • Must be certified in First Aid/CPR.
  • Over one (1) year up to and including two and one-half (2½) years of directly related mobile/foot patrol officer position, security and/or municipal or police law-enforcement experience, or two (2) years experience in the field of Property Standards.
  • Demonstrated ability related to computer software and administrative systems in a Windows environment (e.g. file maintenance, word processing, spreadsheet applications, information input/retrieval, email, etc.).
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation and related regulations.  Must have a working knowledge of the Criminal Code of Canada and Trespass To Property Act.
  • Must be able to exercise sound judgement, possess honesty, integrity, tact, diplomacy and be customer service oriented.
  • Knowledge of applicable by-laws and courtroom procedures.
  • Demonstrate organizational, analytical and administrative skills, and ability to exercise judgement in procedures and methods used.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills in dealing with the public in a courteous and effective manner.
  • Experience with non-violent crisis intervention practices.
  • Excellent use of English; verbally and in writing.
  • French verbal and written skills an asset.
  • Provide, at own cost, a current Criminal Record Check.
  • Satisfactory health, attendance and former employment history, being physically fit and able to carry out the responsibilities of the position.
  • Must be physically capable of operating a vehicle safely, possess a valid driver’s licence, have an acceptable driving record, and personal insurance coverage.

Note: A Criminal Record Check will be requested by the Hiring Manager should you be the candidate of choice.  Please do not submit your Criminal Record Check with your application.

How to Apply:

Résumés quoting EX22-033 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 Tuesday, January 18, 2022.  Any application received after this deadline will not be considered.

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.

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

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.