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Community Police Office Coordinator

Competition No.: 2021-CPO
Duration: Auxiliary
Salary: $29.70 per hour with 12% in lieu of benefits
Schedule: Auxiliary
Special Notes: Note “Y” of Schedule ‘B’ of the CUPE 23 Inside Collective Agreement & Letters of Understanding
Last Updated: 8/12/21 3:23 PM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

If you are passionate about the upkeep of public safety, this position is for you, involving clerical work, on an auxiliary basis, ensuring effective office support (including performing duties of the RCMP Front Counter Clerk) and volunteer coordination service in various Burnaby community police offices. The Community Police Office Coordinator has the ability to handle many tasks at the same time, often dealing with volunteers involved in crime prevention activities. Other duties include the organization and implementation community-based crime prevention activities, as well as handling the office budget and inventory; compiling and maintaining statistics and reports on the service levels and other related issues.  Operates police computer terminals; obtains information on “wants” or criminal records; processes the issuance of a variety of permits and certificates; and completes related documentation and forms. Using MS Office, the Community Police Office Coordinator composes and/or transcribes reports, correspondence, records, statistics and other materials. This position requires exceptional communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills as well as the ability to keep calm under pressure when dealing with the public, RCMP members and City staff. Performs related work as required.

The ideal candidate will have completed grade 12 including or supplemented by volunteer management and commercial courses plus sound related experience including experience as a front counter clerk in a police detachment.  As this position is at the Coordinator level, considerable knowledge of the functions, regulations, rules and procedures governing the department operations and activities is required, along with sound knowledge of the methods and practices used in the coordination of volunteers. Working knowledge of the needs of various related community groups, businesses, industries and individuals is required, as is the ability to ensure adequate coverage for the office; to deal effectively with internal and external contacts and to apply sound judgement and considerable initiative; to seek proactive solutions to solve problems; and to communicate effectively orally and in writing and to give presentations.  A Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia is required for this role, as well as the ability to obtain and maintain and Enhanced RCMP Security Clearance.

This posting will remain open until filled.  New applications are welcome!

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.


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