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Community Safety Advisor

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Internal candidates please note that in order to be considered based on your seniority, applications must be received by 4:00pm on July 9, 2024.

Positions that become vacant within the same classification may be filled as a result of this posting if the vacancy occurs within 30 days of closing.
Testing may be required. If no fully qualified candidates apply, those not fully qualified may be considered for a training opportunity. Training rates will apply.
Please attach copies of your education/membership(s) as “other documents”.

Position Details

Posting Information

Posting Number CK53336P
Position Title Community Safety Advisor
No. of Staff Required 1
Position Type FT
If Term position, enter length of Term in months N/A
Position Groups CUPE Civic
Division Corporate & Protective Services (DV139)
Department Community Safety (DP115)
Branch Community Safety Services (BR251)
Organizational Information

Purpose of your Position - Non Union
Classification Summary - Union
A Community Safety Advisor provides consultative and facilitative leadership and support in roles ranging from advocate, educator, convenor, capacity builder to coordinator. Community Safety Advisors are skill -based employees providing subject matter expertise in areas related crime prevention, community safety and sense of safety.
Duties - Union
• Build community through working collaboratively, sharing ideas and empowering people (individuals, groups, organizations and networks) to make decisions that positively impact community safety and sense of safety.
• Represent the City on boards and committees; present, promote and explain strategies to address safety issues, providing subject matter expertise and a direct liaison to the Community Safety Services Manager.
• Represent the City and convene external stakeholders (residents, neighbourhood associations, businesses, not-for-profits, etc.) to develop strategies to address a variety of community crime / safety related concerns.
• Utilize structured problem -solving and project management approaches, coordinate and oversee community safety projects of varying scope, including with partners, stakeholders and consultants, to realize deliverables and identified outcomes.
• Manage internal project planning, processes and related results.
• Demonstrate in depth knowledge of the local community, government ministries, the Criminal Justice System, Criminal Code of Canada and related statutes.
• Interpret and apply applicable legislation – municipal, provincial and federal – bylaws, charters, policies – and make recommendations as appropriate.
• Conduct research and data analytics of community safety and social disorder issues and prepare and present briefing notes, strategies, reports and statistics.
• Recommend the development of new bylaws, amendments and crime prevention strategies; develop and present plans and recommendations to enhance crime prevention initiatives and community safety.
• Conduct Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) analyses as requested by City of Kelowna departments, Kelowna RCMP and the community.
• Oversee graffiti portfolio, including enforcement of graffiti vandalism bylaws and related regulations, and operational oversight of graffiti labourer team.
• Issues management related to responding to telephone, email and in person enquiries from the public, other departments and external agencies.
• Generate, assign, review and respond to Service Requests and correspondence.
Results and Activities - Non union
Credentials - Union
• Diploma in related discipline (Community or Social Development, Criminology, Public Administration or equivalent)
• Bylaw Enforcement and Investigative Skills Level 1 and 2 (Justice Institute of BC or recognized equivalent)
• Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) Level 1 or equivalent experience
• Experience
• BC Drivers License – Class 5
RCMP Enhanced Security Clearance
Knowledge - Non Union
Skills & Abilities - Non Union
Competencies
• Conflict Resolution
• Communication Excellence
• People Management
• Project Management
• Computer Literacy
• Teamwork
Posting Text

Physical Demands
Special Instructions to Applicant
Internal candidates please note that in order to be considered based on your seniority, applications must be received by 4:00pm on July 9, 2024.

Positions that become vacant within the same classification may be filled as a result of this posting if the vacancy occurs within 30 days of closing.
Testing may be required. If no fully qualified candidates apply, those not fully qualified may be considered for a training opportunity. Training rates will apply.
Please attach copies of your education/membership(s) as “other documents”.
Additional Hiring Information
Pay Rate Starts at $42.18 per hour with 2 step progressions to $44.97 per hour
Posting Date 07/03/2024
Closing Date 07/16/2024
Days of Work Monday to Friday
Standard Hours per Day 7
Hours of Work
8:00am to 4:00pm
Work Location ELLIS PLACE
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 1
  2. Other Document 2

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What level of proficiency do you have using the Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Outlook, Excel and Power Point?
    • No experience
    • Basic
    • Intermediate
    • Advanced
    • Expert
  2. How many years of experience do you have in managing stakeholder relations, outreach programs and community awareness?
    • None
    • 0 to 1 year
    • 1 to 2 years
    • 2 to 4 years
    • 4 to 6 years
    • Over 6 years
  3. Have you completed a post-secondary program in public safety communication?
    • Yes
    • No
    • In progress
  4. What is the highest level of education that you have completed in local government, public administration or a related discipline?
    • None
    • Some post-secondary courses
    • Other certificate program (less than 1 year full time studies)
    • Post-secondary certificate (1 to 2 years full time studies)
    • Diploma (2 years full time studies)
    • Bachelor's degree (3 to 4 years full time studies)
    • Master's degree or other higher level post-graduate program
    • Other
  5. How many years experience do you have writing reports, manuals and other professional documents?
    • less than one year
    • 1 -2 years
    • 3-5 years
    • More than 5 years
  6. How many years of experience do you have working and building relationships with key stakeholders, developers and the public?
    • None
    • Less than 2 years
    • 2 to 4 years
    • 4 to 6 years
    • 6 to 8 years
    • More than 8 years
  7. How many years of experience do you have conducting presentations to Community Partners, Businesses and Council?
    • 0 to 6 months
    • 6 months to 2 years
    • 2 to 4 years
    • 4 to 6 years
    • Over 6 years
  8. How many years experience do you have in the development and advancement of strategies and plans that result in partnerships being developed?
    • Less than 1 Year
    • 1-3 Years
    • 4-6 Years
    • 6+ Years
  9. How many years' experience do you have in managing or in relationship building with the not-for-profit sector?
    • Less than 1 Year
    • 1-3 Years
    • 4-6 Years
    • 6+ Years
  10. How many years of experience do you have giving presentations or facilitating group meetings?
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 to 2 years
    • 2 to 4 years
    • More than 4 years