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Municipal Law Enforcement Officer - Summer Student
Posted:Thursday, February 11, 2021
Job Number:STUDENT-21-01
Job Type:Co-op or Student - Non-union
Closing Date:March 05, 2021 4:30 PM
Choose Barrie:

The City of Barrie is a vibrant, progressive and growing community with deep connections to our heritage, to nature and to the opportunities surrounding us.

Our community values quality of life; the ability to play year-round with 300 hectares of park space, our beautiful waterfront, our lively downtown core and the nearby hills, wetlands and forests. We also value connections; to our neighbours and the community, to our road and rail network, and to the opportunity Barrie provides to enjoy life.

Everything Barrie has to offer, from the water we drink to the roads we travel on, has one thing in common - municipal workers. Joining a municipality is one of the most rewarding, engaging and exciting careers you could choose. It is a career you can take pride in knowing that every day you make a positive impact on an entire community. We are one team, with one goal and we all work together to continue making our community great.

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Acting Supervisor of Enforcement Services, the successful applicants will enforce various by-laws, with emphasis on but not limited to Parking Control, Property Standards, Business Licensing, Sign Enforcement and Parks Regulations.  They will conduct patrols; issue Part I & Part II certificates of offence for infractions related to parking, lawn watering, signs, licensing, waterfront bike patrols, downtown nuisance enforcement etc.; issue notices and orders as required; perform related administrative duties; attend and give evidence in court as required. The job involves considerable driving, walking and biking in all weather conditions.

Our Culture and Qualifications of the Job:

Applicants must have at least a Grade-12 education; some closely related work experience; basic knowledge of law enforcement gained from either post-secondary courses or practical work experience would be an asset; a valid Class "G" driver's licence and a good driving record and a reliable vehicle for use on city business; good interpersonal, public relations, oral and written communication skills; and must be willing and able to walk, drive or bike extensively in all weather conditions.  Computer experience would be an asset.  The Corporation is seeking a dedicated and results-oriented person who has demonstrated a commitment to the values of professionalism and efficiency, empathy and sensitivity, co-operation and teamwork. 

Applicants must be students currently in full-time studies and planning to resume full-time studies in the fall of 2021. 

Conditions of Employment

  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check
Other Important Information:

​Work Term: Employment will commence (tentatively) April 12, 2021 for approximately 20 weeks

Location: 45 Cedar Pointe Drive, Barrie, ON

Hours: Each applicant will work 35 hours per week, hours of operation will vary including days, evening and weekend patrols (including Statutory & Civic holidays) and overnight shifts

Wage: Starting rate of $17.72 per hour

The Application Process:

Please submit your resume electronically by quoting file # STUDENT-21-01 - Municipal Law Enforcement Officer - Summer Student in the subject line (MS Word or pdf format only) to

by March 05, 2021 4:30 PM.

Don’t meet the credentials as outlined but have years of directly related experience? Please see the City’s Education Equivalency Procedure to determine if you may qualify for equivalency. Further information is available at

  • Position Equivalency Code: N/A

Please note that verification of educational credentials will be required at the interview stage of the selection process.

The City of Barrie is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

Personal information collected will be used in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) for the purpose of candidate selection.

Disclaimer: The job posting has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities required of employees to do this job. For full position details, please request a copy of the Job Description by emailing

We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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