Vernon Safety Ambassador (Exempt)



Effective immediately to August 23, 2019, approximately


Competition #:        67-COV-19

Closing Date:          May 28, 2019

Rate of Pay:             $15.00 per hour

Days/Hours:            Varies / 37.5 hours per week

Reporting to the Manager, Protective Services, the incumbent is responsible for promoting community safety in and around the Greater Vernon area.  The Safety Ambassador will assist with community safety outreach programs and be good-will ambassadors for the City.

This position would be most beneficial to individuals looking towards a career in human services, education or law enforcement.

Duties Include:

  • Patrols of the greater Vernon area on foot and on bike.
  • Promotes community safety in and around the Greater Vernon area.
  • Documents incidents of unwanted graffiti vandalism.
  • As a team member, facilitates outreach programs such as wilderness, bicycle, and personal safety.
  • Works closely with the Community Safety Office on local safety issues.
  • Promotes community safety initiatives that support effective community partnerships.
  • Acts as a good-will ambassador.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • All persons employed by the City of Vernon will be required to assist the City in providing emergency services.  Duties assigned during an emergency may differ from regular duties.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Minimum 1 year of post-secondary education or equivalent.
  • Valid First Aid Certification with CPR.
  • Valid Class 7N BC Driver’s Licence.
  • Clean Driver’s Abstract.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be mature and responsible.
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic.
  • Must be able to safely ride a mountain bike.
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an acceptable police information check and vulnerable sector check
How to Apply: 

Please submit your resume, with a cover letter, current driver’s abstract and valid first aid certificate (scan together all documents and submit as one file), quoting the appropriate competition number to:  Human Resources, City of Vernon, using one of the following methods:

  • Online at (In MS Word or PDF Format) or
  • By Fax:  (250) 550-3551

Internal applicants are asked to complete the on-line Application for Internal Posting form located on Jostle and forward this along with a resume.

By making application, you are authorizing the City of Vernon to verify, through whatever means deemed appropriate, any information included in your applicant profile.

The City of Vernon wishes to thank all applicants; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.