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Court Liaison Officer

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We offer progressive employment practices and a great work environment. This is an exempt position that offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Position Details

Posting Information

Posting Number CK53021P
Position Title Court Liaison Officer
No. of Staff Required 1
Position Type
If Term position, enter length of Term in months
Position Groups Management and Exempt
Division Corporate & Protective Services (DV139)
Department Community Safety (DP115)
Branch Police Quality Assurance (BR113)
Organizational Information

Purpose of your Position - Non Union
The Court Liaison Officer is the liaison between the RCMP, Provincial and Federal Crown Counsel, all stakeholders of the Criminal Justice System, Municipal Employees, Other Federal and Provincial Agencies and the general public. This position is accountable for the quality assurance of all Reports to Crown Counsel; ensuring paperwork is processed in a timely manner for in-custody prisoners and to capture the disposition in the court file and on the accused person’s fingerprints.
Classification Summary - Union
Duties - Union
Results and Activities - Non union
Liaison between RCMP, Crown Counsel, Court Services, Municipal Employees, other agencies and general public:
  • Attend regular court user meetings with Senior Judges, Crown Counsel, Court Services, Corrections, Sheriffs and Defence Counsel to discuss and develop policies and resolve issues.
  • Attend regular meetings with RCMP Senior Management Team (SMT) and Crown Counsel to review and develop policies and procedures.

Ensure the timely attendance of prisoners in court:
  • Liaise with City cells, Sheriffs and Crown Counsel to ensure prisoners are transported to court in a timely manner (ensure no breaches of the Charter of Rights and eliminating possible civil ramifications or potential negative outcome of Criminal Proceedings).
  • Follow-up with Crown Counsel on the charge approval process and swear Informations before the Justice of Peace.

Quality Assurance:
  • Review Reports to Crown Counsel submitted by RCMP members to ensure legality, accuracy and promptness.
  • Maintain a diary date system to ensure all court files are reviewed once submitted to Crown Counsel.
  • Ensure dispositions are completed; fingerprints are forwarded to Ottawa for registration of criminal convictions.
  • Ensuring CPIC entries are valid.

Training and Development:
  • Create and maintain training packages for RCMP cadets.
  • Instruct RCMP cadets and newly transferred members of the RCMP on local Detachment and Crown Counsel policies and procedures.
  • Lecture at RCMP training days on PRIME (Police Records Information Management Environment), JUSTIN (Provincial Records Management system shared by Police, Courts & Crown Counsel), Crown Counsel policies and requirements.
Credentials - Union
Knowledge - Non Union
This position requires a law enforcement background and/or extensive experience in a policing environment, sound knowledge of the Criminal Code of Canada, Youth Criminal Justice Act, Federal, Provincial and Municipal Statutes and maintains currency on case law. Understand the paper flow systems of the Courts and RCMP and have operational experience in JUSTIN (Provincial records management system shared by Courts, Police and Crown Counsel). Knowledge and practical experience in PIRS (Police Information Retrieval System), PRIME (Police Records Information Management Environment), CPIC (Canadian Police Information Centre), OSR (Operation Statistical Reporting) and UCR (Uniform Crime Reporting).
Skills & Abilities - Non Union
Responsibility/Accountability, Professional Credibility, Technical Expertise, Service Excellence, Problem Solving, Conflict Resolution, Communication Excellence, Team Building, Innovation, Decision Making, Leadership, Project Management, Financial/Administrative Accountability. Analytical, organizational and computer skills. Ability to concentrate on complex files with frequent interruptions. Ability to work in an adversarial climate with both internal and external clients. Must obtain and maintain a RCMP security clearance and BC Provincial Special Constable Appointment.
Posting Text

Physical Demands
Special Instructions to Applicant
We offer progressive employment practices and a great work environment. This is an exempt position that offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
Additional Hiring Information
Various work schedules for this unit are being reviewed at this time.
Pay Rate $67,700 to $75,300
Posting Date 12/04/2023
Closing Date
Days of Work Monday to Sunday
Standard Hours per Day 7
Hours of Work
6 am to 2 pm/7 am to 3 pm/8am to 4 pm/10 am to 6 pm OR
5 am to 4 pm/8 am to 7 pm (4 on / 4 off) OR
5 am to 2:45 pm/6 am to 3:45 pm/7am to 4:45 pm / 10:15 am to 7 pm (compressed work week)
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Driver's Abstract
  2. References
  3. Other Document 1
  4. Other Document 2
  5. Other Document 3
  6. Other Document 4

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you first hear about this career opportunity (select all that apply):
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Referred by a City of Kelowna employee
    • Word of mouth
    • Career Opportunities webpage on
    • Career Opportunities email from City of Kelowna (e-Subscribe)
    • LinkedIn
    • Professional membership or affiliated website (e.g. CPA, CPHR, PIBC etc)
    • Facebook
    • Other external job search website
    • Other social media source
    • Other
    • Newspaper Advertisement
  2. * Are you currently an employee of the City of Kelowna?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Have you previously been employed by the City of Kelowna?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How many years of experience do you have in relation to Federal, Provincial and Municipal statutes, Access to Information (ATIP) and databases such as PRIME, JUSTIN and CPIC?
    • None
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 to 2 years
    • 2 to 4 years
    • 4 to 6 years
    • More than 6 years
  5. * How many years experience do you have working in a Police environment?
    • None
    • 0 - 1 years
    • 1 - 2 years
    • 2 - 4 years
    • over 4 years
  6. * Do you possess or have the ability to obtain an Enhanced RCMP Security Clearance?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * How many years of experience do you have with providing administrative direction and guidance on operational files?
    • None
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 to 2 years
    • 2 to 4 years
    • 4 to 6 years
    • More than 6 years
  8. * How many years of experience do you have auditing and reviewing operational files with Police Records Information Management Environment (PRIME)?
    • None
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 to 2 years
    • 2 to 4 years
    • More than 4 years