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By-Law Enforcement Officers (2), Windsor-Essex County Health Unit

Reporting to the Manager of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, the By-Law Enforcement Officer will be responsible for providing education and consultation to support the successful implementation and compliance with smoking regulation by-laws and the Tobacco Control Act (TCA). The By-law Enforcement Officer, in consultation with the manager, will be responsible for activities related to the enforcement of smoking regulation by-laws and the TCA, including coordinating and implementing unannounced inspections; investigation of complaints; collection and documentation of evidence, issuing of tickets, laying of informations, and assistance with prosecution as necessary. Communication and coordination of education and enforcement activities with other enforcement agencies will be required.
CUPE Local 543.3 Position

$18.98 to $22.01 per hour/$34,544 to $40,058 per annum (70 hours per pay period plus comprehensive benefits package)

County of Essex Civic Centre, Suite 215, 360 Fairview Avenue West, Essex, Ontario

Responsibilities will include the following:

* Providing education and support relating to compliance with smoking regulation by-laws and the Tobacco Control Act (TCA);

* Enforcing relevant smoking regulation by-laws;

* Enforcing the Tobacco Control Act (TCA) as assigned;

* Working with other enforcement personnel, municipal staff, and Health Unit staff to ensure efficient and effective enforcement;

* Conducting patrols, inspections, investigations, and audits; identifying violations; issuing notices and tickets; and, laying informations related to smoking regulation by-laws and the TCA;

* Maintaining appropriate detailed documentation for all complaints, investigations, and charges;

* Preparing reports and issue correspondence related to smoking regulation by-laws;

* Following Health Unit Policy in dealing with all smoking regulation by-laws and TCA complaints and investigations;

* Conducting announced and unannounced inspections of places subject to smoking regulation by-laws or the Tobacco Control Act;

* Attending and giving evidence in court as required.

The position requires the following qualifications:

* Minimum OAC and some post secondary courses in law enforcement;

* Municipal Law Enforcement Officer (MLEO) basic training, Municipal Administration Program, Court Preparation Course;

* A minimum of 6 months practical experience in by-law enforcement;

* Proficiency in computer skills, including E-mail and Internet use;

* High level of attention to detail;

* Excellent documentation skills;

* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;

* Excellent organizational and time management skills;

* A valid Ontario Driver's Licence and access to a reliable motor vehicle;

* If required, a criminal clearance certificate must be provided at the applicant's cost.

Assets include

* Competence in both official languages

Qualified individuals are to forward a resume no later than Friday, February 18, 2005, to

Human Resource Officer

Windsor-Essex County Health Unit

1005 Ouellette Avenue

Windsor, ON N9A 4J8

Fax: (519) 258-6003

Successful candidates will be required to join the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 543.3.

Potential applicants with questions are invited to contact Mr. Neil MacKenzie, Manager, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention Department, (519) 258-2146 x3101. For information about our organization, visit The Windsor-Essex County Health Unit wishes to thank all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will receive written acknowledgement.