Dog Control Officer

Job No: 2418
Location: Coldstream, BC

The North Okanagan is an exceptional place to live, work and explore.  With its diverse landscapes and extraordinary recreational opportunities, our residents enjoy a comfortable balance of work-life activities.  With a regional population of 98,000, the Regional District of North Okanagan offers a wide range of services directly to residents and through partnerships with its six member municipalities.

We have an opening for the regular, full-time position of Dog Control Officer.  The successful candidate will have completed Bylaw Compliance, Enforcement & Investigative Skills Level 1, supplemented with the completion of animal control courses. One year of experience as Dog Control officer or a related field is required and a valid Class 5 BC driver’s license. Candidates without the required qualifications may be considered in a development role.

You possess excellent communication and conflict resolution skills and an ability to deal effectively with the public, municipal partners, and government agencies with tact and diplomacy. You have demonstrated skills with humanely handling dogs, including those of an aggressive nature. 

Reporting to the Bylaw Enforcement Officer, the Dog Control Officer is responsible for applying and enforcing the Regional District’s Dog Control Bylaw. This position will respond to public complaints regarding aggressive, at large or barking dogs, while ensuring a focus on animal welfare and public safety. The Dog Control Officer also acts as an ambassador to educate the public with respect to dog regulations.

Come be part of a great team who takes pride in their work to enhance the very reasons the North Okanagan is such a great place to live, work and play.  This is a regular, full-time position (the work schedule is four consecutive 10-hour days followed by four consecutive days off) with a wage range of $26.30 to $30.23 per hour, depending upon experience and qualifications, as well as an extensive benefits package.

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter and any corresponding information in PDF format quoting Competition No. 24-18.

 Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. Monday, May 27, 2024.


 Job Description

 We thank all interested applicants, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
No telephone or email enquiries please.

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