Noise Enforcement Officer

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Job Title: Noise Enforcement Officer
Job Number:  J0119-1092
Job Code:  09B277
Job Category:  Licensing & Enforcement
Department:  Planning, Building & Licensing
Bargaining Unit:  CUPE
Job Type:  Part Time
Employment Type:  New
Number of Positions:  0
Hours of Work:  0 to 24 hrs/wk
Salary:  $25.30 - $30.95/Hour
Date Posted:  January 31, 2019
Closing Date:  February 15, 2019

Opening Statement

Kingston’s vision of being a smart, livable 21st century city is fast becoming reality. History and innovation thrive in our dynamic city located along the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, an easy drive from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, in the heart of eastern Ontario. With a stable and diversified economy that includes global corporations, innovative startups and all levels of government, Kingston’s high quality of life offers access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.

Position Summary

Responsible for enforcement and education of municipal regulations as they apply to noise and nuisance bylaws.


Responsible for the investigation, response, and enforcement of municipal regulations as they apply to noise and nuisance bylaws and relevant legislation by educating, using tact, firmness, impartiality and sound judgment;

Investigate and respond to external inquires and/or complaints pertaining to municipal by-laws;

Issue warnings and infraction notices to ensure compliance with municipal bylaws and provincial acts;

Communicate effectively and assist Kingston Police as required;

Responsible for crowd control and clearing streets as required;

Prepare reports and update databases as required;

Prepare documentation for Legal Services, attend court and provide evidence in support of charges;

Liaise with internal business units as required;

Act as an ambassador for the City with residents and visitors;

Assist with general duties in the by-law enforcement office;

Follow City of Kingston’s policies and code of conduct;

Conduct duties by foot or in a vehicle;

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Competencies

2 year diploma in Community and Justice Services, Police Foundations, or equivalent;

1 year experience working in a front-line, customer service occupation;

Work experience in by-law enforcement, court proceedings, community services or related field would be considered an asset;

Preference given to candidates who have completed the MLEO (Municipal Law Enforcement) Part 1;

Completion of MLEO Part 2 an asset;

Successful candidates required to complete the MLEO certification within 12 months of hire as condition of employment.

Skills, Abilities, Work Demands

Demonstrated strong customer service skills;

Ability to interact positively with the public while exercising sound judgement and discretion;

Possess the skills to resolve contentious issues in a professional and efficient manner;

Must be team oriented, flexible and committed to continuous self-improvement;

Strong written and verbal communication skills with a high level of attention to detail;

Demonstrated ability to perform under high pressure and in stressful situations at times, while maintaining a positive and tactful demeanour;

Must be able to perform the essential duties of the job; including extensive walking or cycling in outdoor environment in a variety of weather conditions;

Must be available to work a variety of shifts, including nights and weekends;

Must possess and maintain a valid class “G” driver's license with no more than 3 demerit points;

Must obtain and maintain a satisfactory criminal record check, including vulnerable sector, at own expense.

Closing Statement

Please apply to Career Opportunities at: Your resumé must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position. Please upload to your profile, any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position you are applying to. We thank all of those who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. The City of Kingston is committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce reflecting the citizens we serve. We provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. You can request for accommodation related to the protected grounds at any stage of the City's hiring process, i.e., application, assessment and placement. If you are an individual with a disability and you need accommodation in applying for this position, please email us at, quoting the Job Number and the Job Title. If you are invited to participate in the assessment process, we ask that you provide your accommodation needs in advance at that time. Please be advised that you may be requested to provide medical/other documentation to Human Resources to ensure that appropriate accommodation is provided to you. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Personal information, as defined by the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), including (but not limited to) the applicant’s name, contact information, resume and other documents submitted, etc., is collected and will be used in accordance with MFIPPA and all other relevant privacy legislation. The personal information submitted by applicants is collected through a website hosted by Njoyn on behalf of the Corporation of the City of Kingston (the “City”) and will be used by City staff to maintain a inventory of potential candidates and for use in considering applicants for an identified employment opportunity. Questions regarding the collection, used, disclosure, and disposal of the personal information collected shall be directed to:

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