Automated Enforcement Officer
Toronto is Canada's largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Consistently ranked one of the world's most livable cities, we are a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture. Join the award-winning Toronto Public Service as Automated Enforcement Officer within our Transportation Services Division.
NOTE TO CURRENT CITY OF TORONTO LOCAL 79 PART-TIME EMPLOYEES: If you are a current City of Toronto Local 79 part-time employee, you must indicate that you are a "Current Part-time employee" in the "Custom Information" section of your on-line application form, and provide your "Employee Number" in order to be considered for this job opportunity.
Please note, this is a part-time job. The biweekly hours of work are 42 to 60 hours.
To organize and review records and evidence relating to Red Light Camera operations and other automated enforcement devices and to issue Offence Notices and Certificate of Offence, issue certified statements and mail documents in compliance with City of Toronto applicable regulations and the Ontario Highway Traffic Act and Provincial Offences Act.
Reporting to the Supervisor, Red Light Camera Operations, the Automated Enforcement Officer:
- Conducts investigations of automated enforcement equipment records and photographic evidence associated with red light camera operations, to ensure compliance with City of Toronto standards, the Highway Traffic Act, Provincial Offences Act and other applicable laws and regulations
- Investigates potential infractions of statutes, regulations and bylaws regulating the use of Automated Enforcement equipment to determine whether infractions have occurred.
- Collects and documents evidence photographs and prepared certified statements and makes written notes
- Issues Offence Notices and completes certified statements. Prepares documentation of legal proceedings. Attends Provincial court to give oral evidence, explain photographic evidence, swears information before the Justice of the Peace.
- Maintains and operates computerized equipment and downloads, compiles and interprets all field monitoring data.
- Files charges with designated court officials
- Prepares correspondence and reports for Supervisor
- Attends training sessions and is required to become designated as a Provincial Offences Officer by the Province of Ontario. This requires a Police Reference Check.
- Trains new Automated Enforcement Officers and summer students regarding enforcement
- Interacts with the prosecution staff, court administration staff, police, solicitors, City and other government officials
Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:
- Experience in a municipal enforcement environment, interpreting and applying by-laws/regulations, conducting investigations and appropriate enforcement actions required to obtain and ensure compliance.
- Post-secondary education in Law Enforcement, Engineering Technology or other discipline pertinent to the job function or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Experience in interpreting and applying the Highway Traffic Act, Provincial Offences Act and presenting evidence in court proceedings, as an enforcement officer.
- Experience working with a computer and the ability to utilize a variety of software applications
- Must possess and be able to maintain a valid Province of Ontario Class G Driver's License and have daily use of a personal vehicle.
You must also have:
- Excellent interpersonal skills when dealing with colleagues, court officials and staff in other service areas.
- Ability to follow instructions and directions implicitly.
- Ability to write in a clear, concise and legible manner.
- Ability to organize work, exercise initiative and work with minimal supervision.
- Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Highway Traffic Act, Provincial Offences Act and other legislative requirements.
- Ability to read and interpret related documents, e.g. engineering plans and legal documents.
- Ability to work rotating shifts (day, afternoon, and possibly weekends).
- Ability to lift objects (weighing up to 20 kg into vehicle).
We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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