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Are you considering a career in law enforcement? Are you legally entitled to work in Canada? Do you possess an unrestricted Canadian Drivers Licence? Do you possess a two year Law Enforcement Diploma or have a minimum of two years law enforcement experience? Do you currently hold valid Standard First Aid and CPR Certificates? If you answered yes to all of these questions then the City of Yellowknife Municipal Enforcement Division may be interested in YOU !

Here's what you need to know.....

The City of Yellowknife recruits individuals possessing well-developed public relation skills and sound knowledge of law enforcement to assume the position of Municipal Enforcement Officer. Under the general supervision of the Manager, Municipal Enforcement, the incumbent will be responsible for conducting vehicle and foot patrols of the city; issuing traffic violations and appearance notices; ensuring compliance with the Highway Traffic By-law and the NWT Motor Vehicles Act; serving court documents; performing traffic control; and ensuring compliance with the City By-laws, including Dog By-law, Noise By-law and Garbage By-law. This position involves shift work.

Qualified applicants must possess a two year Law Enforcement Diploma or a minimum of two years law enforcement experience. A valid Driver's Licence, Standard First Aid and CPR Certificates are required. Preference may be given to persons certified in the use of RADAR and LIDAR. Self-defence (PPCT) training, previous traffic enforcement experience, and a certificate in EVOC (Emergency Vehicle Operators Course) are also all desirable assets. Applicants are required to submit a Driver's Abstract with their resume and will be subject to a Criminal Records Check.

The City of Yellowknife offers an attractive salary and as well as a comprehensive benefits package and relocation.

Current Career Opportunities

All current career opportunities will be posted on the City of Yellowknife's Career Opportunities page. For information about relocating to Yellowknife, visit the YK Community Profile on the City of Yellowknife website.


Hours of Operation

Winter Hours effective following the Labour Day Weekend
until prior to the Victoria Day Weekend (September to May)
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours effective following the Victoria Day Weekend
until prior to the Labour Day Weekend (May to September)
Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Mailing Address & Phone Numbers

Yellowknife City Hall
4807 - 52 Street, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4

Switchboard - (867) 920-5600
Mayor/City Manager - (867) 920-5634
Booking Clerk - (867) 669-3457
Municipal Enforcement (MED) - (867) 920-5630
After Hours (MED) - (867) 920-2737
After Hours (Public Works) - (867) 920-5699