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November 12, 2013
Sheriff Security and Transport 3
Justice and Solicitor General
Are you looking for an opportunity to expand your knowledge and skills of surveillance? The Sheriffs Investigative Support Unit (SISU) within the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team (ALERT) is looking for you! Your understanding of surveillance will be essential in order to provide complex and highly specialized investigation services throughout the province. In partnership with local police and law enforcement agencies, you will ensure compliance with relevant provincial and federal statutes and maintain surveillance on known criminal elements.
Your extensive knowledge of specialized investigative techniques is essential in order to effectively conduct detailed, extensive plain clothes investigations, including the use of covert surveillance techniques and equipment, in order to obtain all available information and intelligence and compile detailed legal case files for presentation in court proceedings. You will function in a complex, dynamic environment and must be able to make informed decisions based on sound investigative methods even if presented with conflicting information.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, workload planning and consensus building skills as well as a high level of professional sensitivity are just some of the traits that will contribute to your success in this role.
Qualifications: Directly related diploma plus two years progressively responsible related experience and successful completion of the ASLET Advanced Mobile Surveillance Course are required. Equivalencies will be considered. Experience in an operational surveillance unit with a recognized police/law enforcement agency will be considered an asset.
Requirements of this position include:
Must possess a valid Alberta driver's license, a driver's abstract is required;
Qualify with firearms to the established standard;
Successful completion of ASLET Advanced Mobile Surveillance Course;
Successful completion of the Physical Abilities Requirement Evaluation (4 minutes, 45 seconds or better);
Current Standard Level First Aid and CPR Level "A";
Eligible for Peace Officer appointment pursuant to the provisions of the Alberta Peace Officer Act;
Qualify for enhanced security clearance;
Travel within Alberta.
$2,159.86 - $2,677.23 Bi-weekly
Only applicants who have successfully completed the ASLET Advanced Mobile Surveillance Course will be considered for this position. Final candidates will be asked to undergo a pre-employment psychological assessment. This competition may also be used to fill future vacancies.
How to Apply
Please submit your application online by clicking on the "APPLY NOW" button below. Only one file can be uploaded. Please ensure your COVER LETTER, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS AND JOB ID 1020222 ON YOUR APPLICATION. Applicants can track competition status online.
If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID to: Lori Montes at Human Resource Services, 9th floor, Brownlee Building, 10365 - 97 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3W7. Fax: (780) 644-1395. If you have applied online, please DO NOT send a duplicate by regular mail/fax.
It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) -
It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. Due to the large volume of applications, we regret we cannot confirm that resumes have been received by our office. Applicants who apply online will receive an e-mail acknowledging receipt of their application. Open competitions are available to the general public and current Alberta public service employees. You must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or eligible to work in Canada.
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