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Officers and inspectors in this unit group enforce by-laws and regulations of provincial and municipal governments. They are employed by provincial and municipal governments and agencies.
animal control officer, by-law enforcement officer, commercial transport inspector, garbage collection inspector, liquor licence inspector, parking control officer, property standards inspector, taxi inspector, zoning inspector.
- Animal control officers respond to citizen complaints concerning stray domestic animals, livestock and wildlife; issue warnings and citations to owners; and impound lost, homeless and dangerous animals.
- By-law enforcement officers enforce municipal and provincial regulations, investigate complaints, and issue warnings and citations to commercial and residential property owners and occupants.
- Commercial transport inspectors inspect commercial vehicles to ensure compliance with regulations governing load restrictions, the transportation of hazardous materials and public safety.
- Garbage collection inspectors investigate complaints concerning infractions of garbage collection by-laws.
- Liquor licence inspectors conduct inspections of licensed establishments, advise licencees on laws and regulations, and report contravention of laws and regulations to provincial liquor control boards and agencies.
- Parking control officers enforce parking by-laws on city streets, regional roads and municipal properties.
- Taxi inspectors inspect taxicabs for mechanical reliability, cleanliness, licensing and meter accuracy; investigate public complaints, issue citations and prepare reports; and give evidence to city councils, taxi commissions and in court.
- Zoning inspectors investigate properties in violation of zoning and related by-laws, after receiving requests for licence clearances pertaining to zoning and related by-laws, and on receipt of building permit applications.
By-law enforcement officers may specialize in the enforcement of one specific by-law.
Outlook & Prospects for By-Law Enforcement and Other Regulatory Officers, n.e.c. in South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region||(1 of 3 stars)||2012-02-22|
According to the 2006 Census, only a small number of people are employed in this occupation in the South Coast-Burin region. Therefore, it is likely that the chances of finding employment in this occupation are LIMITED. This means that there are relatively weak employment opportunities for skilled workers in this occupation. Although employment opportunities are limited in the South Coast-Burin region, opportunities may exist in other regions of the province. People who are interested in work elsewhere should research the opportunities for this occupation in other labour markets across the province.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Feb 17 - Feb 21, 2014
- Marine Atlantic has added an extra vessel to its North Sydney to Port Aux Basques run. Numerous sailings have been cancelled over the past few weeks due to inclement weather conditions, which have caused a backlog in commercial traffic.
- Kiewit Offshore Services is looking to hire 80 additional people to work on the drilling support module in Marystown as the Hebron project ramps up. Currently, there are 350 tradespeople and 130 technicians, management and support people on the project.
- The Hermitage Medical Clinic of South Coast-Burin is losing its only Registered Nurse. The position is being transferred to the Connaigre Peninsula Health Centre. The health authority expects the impact to be minimal.
- The lease for Cooke Aquaculture's salmon processing plant expires on January 31. The Barry Group Inc. will not renew its lease and plans to take over the facility. Cooke Aquaculture is looking for another facility and plans to be processing by spring.
- The provincial government announced $15,342 in funding to Netukulimk Fisheries Limited, a company that manages fishing activities by the Miawpukek Band, to complete efficiency audits on its vessels
- The MV Grace Sparkes, which provides ferry services to St. Brendan's, was taken off its normal run to service Bell Island while the Flanders is being repaired. In the interim, St. Brendan's will have a temporary helicopter service.
- A tentative agreement has been reached with workers at the Kiewit shipyard in Marystown. A ratification vote will take place over the coming days.
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