skip to Main Content

Senior Municipal Law Enforcement Officer

Website The Corporation of the Township of Tay

We are seeking a driven, dynamic individual who thrives in a culture of change and innovation to lead our collaborative Municipal Law Enforcement Team! Our team members are forward-thinking collaborators who are driven to innovate and modernize local government. We are looking for adaptability to our growing and evolving Municipality and enthusiasm for making a positive impact on the Corporation and our Community as one.

Tay Township is located on the sunset shores of Georgian Bay. Our communities of Victoria Harbour, Port McNicoll, Waubaushene and Waverley combine the perfect balance of urban and rural households. Tay Township is a four-season destination offering inclusive cultural and recreational activities for all ages.

Reporting to the General Manager, Protective and Development Services, or their designate, the Senior Municipal Law Enforcement Officer is responsible for the day-to-day administration, coordination and supervision of Municipal Law Enforcement initiatives and work plans for the Municipality. This position is responsible for ensuring enforcement and compliance with respect to Municipal By-laws and other legislation enforced by the Municipality, providing advice to the general public, Council, committees and staff regarding the enforcement of Zoning and other regulatory By-laws and developing new By-laws to address areas of concern within the Municipality.

The position requires the completion of post-secondary education in Law Enforcement, or other relevant discipline, from an accredited educational institution, a minimum of 5 years of progressive Municipal Law Enforcement experience,  a minimum of 2 years of progressive supervisory/management experience, preferably in a municipal or public sector environment, Municipal Law Enforcement Officers’ Association (MLEOA) Municipal Law Enforcement Officer Certified designation in good standing, Standard First Aid and CPR Certification in good standing, and a Class ‘G’ driver’s license in good standing.

Strong consideration may be given to candidates with a proven track record of success as well as a background and certification, in good standing, in law enforcement (other than Municipal).

The successful candidate will be innovative, inclusive and adaptable; and will motivate, develop, empower and engage others. They will have strong written and verbal communications skills and analytical skills as well as an effective presentation style and method. Additionally, they will have superior interpersonal and public relations skills to deal courteously and effectively with all levels of staff and government, elected officials, local boards/commissions, community groups and organizations, and the general public with the ability to exercise tact, diplomacy and proper judgment at all times.

Position involves physical exertion and efforts of driving, sitting, standing, walking/sprinting/running, and prolonged computer/office equipment use. Position requires considerable travel, including but not limited to daily patrols throughout Township, delivery of court documents and attending court proceedings. Position requires both mental and visual concentration with close attention to detail, including attentive listening as well as reading, analyzing, writing/documenting, providing and presenting information. Position may involve difficult conversations with the general public.

The salary range for this position is $35.55 to $41.84 per hour (currently under review) with a 35-hour work week. Overtime required, including attendance at evening meetings, occasional weekends and public holidays, and in the event of emergency situations or critical situations requiring an immediate response. We also offer a comprehensive pension and benefit package (conditions may apply).

Join our team today and help transform the way local government
connects with the community it serves.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to do the following:

  1. Reference the complete position description available on the Tay Township website –
  2. Submit a cover letter and resume via e-mail by 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 9, 2021
    • Human Resources
    • E-mail:
    • Note: Please reference ‘Senior MLEO’ at the beginning of the subject line.

We thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act and in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, will only be used for candidate selection. The Township of Tay is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessible Canada Act, 2019 and all applicable provincial accessibility standards, upon request, accommodation will be provided by the Township of Tay throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

To apply for this job email your details to

Back To Top