Job Opportunities



The Community Peace Officer Team Lead (CPO TL) provides leadership, coordination and supervision of the Coaldale and District Municipal Enforcement(CDME) team and the Town of Coaldale Photo Radar unit. This position is a working supervisory position with education, inspection and regulatory requirements for the enforcement of the various community Bylaws and specified Provincial Statutes. The position is responsible to initiate enforcement action for infractions of Bylaws and designated Provincial Statutes within the four communities served by the CDME. The CPO TL will supervise the preparation of charges and presentation of same in relative Courts. The CPO TL will also be responsible to provide CPO expertise to the Director of EM and PS.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Promote excellent public relations and service at all times.
  • Provide leadership and supervision to the CPOs and Photo Radar operator at all times.
  • Ensure the CPOs are being proactive in completing their duties at all times.
  • Ensure the CPO respond to and effectively provide assistance on complaint calls received from the public within 24 hours.
  • Perform administrative and inspection work in the enforcement of community Bylaws specified Provincial Statutes as required and provide advice and recommendations to the Dir EM regarding changes and updates to existing by-laws.
  • Ensure all CPOs have a comprehensive understanding of the various community bylaws, Provincial Statutes and CDME policies.
  • Ensure all CPOs are updated on any new community bylaws as they come into effect.
  • Provide Public Safety expertise by participating in all Town of Coaldale Public Safety Committee meetings and Regional Public Safety Committee meetings with the other communities.
  • Monitor the Solicitor General Web site for CPO Bulletins and updates on a monthly basis and ensure these bulletins are brought to the attention of the Dir EM and the CPOs.
  • Compile and provide weekly and monthly performance statistics to the Dir EM Dept that will highlight all CPO activities to include the time spent in each community; time spent in travel; number of cases; officer’s calls and tickets issued. This will be done through the CDME software, REPORTEXEC.
  • Research and provide to the Dir EM a written monthly municipal by-law “blitz” campaign plan no later than January of each year.
  • Ensure the proper storage of vehicle and body camera images as per GoA Sol Gen and CDME directives.
  • Ensure all CPOs are using proper care and control of the Municipal Enforcement vehicles during periods of use. The CPOs are to report maintenance issues promptly to the TL for subsequent repair.
  • Develop a monthly activity plan for the Photo Radar operator which focuses on high traffic areas to ensure public safety is maintained in these areas.
  • Ensure all CPOs are correctly producing and submitting their files in accordance with GoA Solicitor General reporting procedures.
  • Provide recommendations and coordinate annual staff training programs for CPOs.
  • Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other enforcement agencies and regulatory organizations.
  • Perform other duties as required.


  • Graduate from a post-secondary institution and/or provide proof of experience in Law Enforcement, Bylaw Enforcement / Community Peace Officer Level I. Pass a physical ability test. PARE, POPAT or COPAT.
  • Proven leadership experience in supervisory roles.
  • Knowledge of court procedures on processing and laying charges and serving summonses.
  • Ability to effectively present information in both written and oral form.
  • Ability to learn the provisions of a variety of Bylaws within the four regional communities.
  • Ability to write reports, interpret Bylaws and provincial statutes and present such written reports.
  • Ability to maintain an effective working relationship with all CDME community employees and managers as well as outside law enforcement and regulatory agencies.
  • Proficiency in the operation of the REPORTEXEC software and the MICROSOFT OFFICE suite of computer based programs.

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Apply to submitting your cover letter and resume. This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONAL SERVICES                                                                         

Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Director will be responsible for the direction and oversight of, and the delivery of services within, the Town’s operations, public works, building maintenance, fleet/assets and utilities sub-departments. With three dynamic direct reports to assist in the fulfillment of the mandate of the department, the Director will be involved with a diversity of initiatives, including: policy development, service analysis, benchmarking, budgeting, technical reports, business planning, presentations before Council; media relations as it pertains to departmental matters; coaching; and, safety.

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Prepares annual and long-range operational budgets for the Operations Department.
  • Monitors and controls Departmental spending to ensure effective and efficient expenditure of allocated funds, within the approved budget.
  • Identifies efficiencies and pilot projects, policies and initiatives intended to encourage efficiency.
  • Prepares reports and makes presentations to Town Council on Operational related matters.
  • Identifies competency gaps for Operations staff and recommends appropriate training and development.
  • Responsible for implementing industry best practices throughout all aspects of the department.
  • Liaises with all other Town Departments to co-ordinate service delivery and to ensure that appropriate standards of service are met.
  • Operational resiliency.
  • Ensures that all water and sewer utilities operations meet federal and provincial legislation and standards for environmental practices.
  • Prepares policies and procedures for the Department, with input from Operations staff.
  • Directs the coordination of public works incentives, including, by way of example, incentives for the installation of backflow preventer valves; service connection replacements; and the removal of weeping tile and sump pump connections from sanitary mains to storm sewers.
  • Serve as Operations Section chief under the Town’ Incident Command System, working closely with the Director of Emergency Management on emergency preparedness.
  • Responsible for the analysis of utility rates and service delivery and efficiency.
  • Procurement of fleet, machinery and equipment.
  • Administrative duties within the Operations / Public Works Department and carrying out various human resource initiatives, including training, hiring, performance evaluation.
  • Liaise with Director of Infrastructure & Engineering on capital life-cycle planning, project management and conceptual design.


  • Minimum four (4) year bachelor’s degree in business management, engineering or a related field. Preference will be given to those with evidence of continued education and advancement.
  • Seven (7) to ten (10) years of progressively more responsible levels of management experience in a municipal setting or related field.
  • Member in good standing with APEGGA or certification from the Alberta Society of Engineering Technologists as an Engineering Technologist in the Civil Technology discipline.
  • Adaptable to changing priorities and procedures.
  • Self-motivated, strong analytical skills and detail-oriented.
  • Progressive supervisory experience.
  • Effective presentation and communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational, strategic, planning and implementation skills.
  • Understanding of the industry and area of service.
  • Able to create realistic schedules and meet deadlines under stress and interruptions.
  • Ability to assign and delegate work, problem solve, answer questions and evaluate results of performance.
  • Computer literacy, including effective working skills of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe products and e-mail.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD.

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Apply to submitting your cover letter and resume. For more information regarding this exciting opportunity please contact Mollie Habke at This job opportunity will remain opened until a suitable candidate is found.

 Why work at the Town of Coaldale:

  • Competitive salary
  • Full benefits package (health, dental, vision)
  • RRSP contribution
  • Great working environment

About the Town of Coaldale:

The Town of Coaldale is responsible for delivering a wide range of core municipal services to community residents.  It is our mission to ensure that Coaldale continues to be a preferred place to live, work and play.   For more information, visit our website at

Applicants to be interviewed for the above positions will be contacted within three weeks of the competition closing date. Applicants not contacted are thanked for their interest and encouraged to apply for future positions advertised by the Town.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.