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May 14, 2014
Program Services 4
Justice and Solicitor General
We invite you to exercise your talents and experience by joining a team of Sheriffs with the Safer Communities and Neighborhoods (SCAN) Program. You will investigate assigned complaints at properties of alleged illegal activities such as, the production, sale or use of illegal drugs; prostitution; child sexual abuse; and gang or organized crime activities under the Safer Communities and Neighborhoods (SCAN) Act. As a member of Sheriff Investigative Services you will be seconded to the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) where you will be required to function in a complex integrated law enforcement environment.
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 investigative case management files for presentation in court proceedings. You will function in a complex, sometimes precarious 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.
University degree in a related field plus 4 years progressively responsible related experience and successful completion of the ASLET Advanced Mobile Surveillance Course. Preference will be given to those who have completed SCAN Training and/or applicants that have an investigative background in a law enforcement environment (i.e. verifiable experience with complex investigations and major case management). Travel within Alberta is required. Equivalencies will be considered. You must also be eligible for appointment as a Peace Officer.
Requirements of this position include:
-Must be eligible for Peace Officer appointment
-Successful completion of the Physical Abilities Requirement Evaluation (PARE) test within 4 minutes and 45 seconds
-Valid Alberta driver's license (Class 5)
-Current driver's abstract
-Qualify with firearms to the established standard
-Qualify for RCMP enhanced security clearance
$2,596.42 - $ 3,403.56 bi-weekly
This competition may also be used to fill future vacancies. Final candidates will also be asked to undergo a pre-employment psychological assessment.
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 ON YOUR RESUME. Applicants can track competition status online.
If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID number to: Human Resource Services, Attention: Raelene Steinke, 9th Floor John E. Brownlee Bldg., 10365-97 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 3W7 or Fax: (780) 644-1395. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
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