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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 Thompson--Okanagan 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
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Local Labour Market News
Week of Apr 29 – May 03, 2013
- Construction of the $100M mixed-use Monaco high-rise development in downtown Kelowna should begin this fall and last two and a half years
Week of Apr 22 – Apr 26, 2013
- Work has begun on a $9M yacht club in Kelowna; construction will last for a little over a year. Most of the mechanical, electrical and plumbing consultants are local.
Week of Apr 15 – Apr 19, 2013
- Penny Land Bargain Outlets, a non-profit retailer of liquidated goods in Summerland, will close on May 31, 2013 due to sluggish sales. The charity shop, which raised funds for youth organizations, employs three full-time and several part-time workers.
Week of Apr 01 – Apr 05, 2013
- Canadian Tire in Salmon Arm will be re-opening in a new, larger building. As a result, they hired 30 new employees on top of the existing 60 employees.
- The federal and provincial government will provided $50M for highway construction in Kelowna, creating construction jobs
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