Enforcement Officer (10 positions) - Ontario

Enforcement Officer (10 positions) - Ontario
Employment type: Full-time
City: Toronto
Last visit: 2014-10-30
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-30


The Ontario College of Trades is Ontarios - newest and largest - professional, regulatory body. Established to serve over 500,000 Ontarians working in the skilled trades, the Ontario College of Trades will ensure that tradespeople and apprentices benefit from the highest standards in the areas of regulation, safety, education and certification. It will also promote the expertise and professionalism of its members to employers, potential apprentices and consumers.

In preparation for its launch in early 2013, the College is now filling key staff positions in communications, corporate services, member services and policies and programs.  To assist the organization in this crucial development stage, the College is seeking individuals who embody the kind of passion, commitment and professional expertise that is the hallmark of our future membership base.

The Ontario College of Trades offers its employees a modern office space in the heart of downtown Toronto; a collaborative work environment; inclusive hiring policies; competitive benefits packages and opportunities for advancement.

For more information, please go to www.collegeoftrades.ca.



Job Band 10: $37.4347.41


 The successful candidate will:

Conduct inspections and investigate events at a large variety of industrial, retail, construction work locations.

Collect and seize evidence, interview and obtain statements from employers, workers, supervisors, and other relevant parties.

Prepare and submit information and report to manager for review and further action as required.

Issue orders, field visit reports and requirements, and follow-up.

Communicate standards of compliance to workplace parties regarding workplace situations.

Monitor trade information/trends.

Utilize trade/sector data and/or information from external sources, to target workplaces for inspections and/or investigations.

Audit and promote the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009 (the Act) and regulations with workplace parties.

Conduct meetings with workers/employer representatives and associations; conduct follow-up inspections and take action to ensure compliance.

Issue Certificates of Offence and serve Part 1 Offence Notice and Part I and Part III Summonses, give evidence in court, serve summonses and summons to witness; act as an agent of the College in court proceedings.

Liaise with other College staff and share knowledge; accompany them at Trade Board and Divisional Board meetings.

Please note: This position requires extensive driving throughout the region and at times travelling across the province.      



Excellent investigative techniques to carry out inspections/investigations at workplaces.

Knowledge of the Act, pertinent regulations, standards and codes, and sections of other relevant provincial or federal statutes and regulations.

Experience laying charges under the Provincial Offences Act and/or giving evidence and preparing briefs for disciplinary committees for self-regulated professional colleges.

Knowledge of court procedures practices and processes.

Knowledge of trade regulations, theories, techniques, technical data, reports and drawings, processes, practices, issues, work procedures, equipment, management and operational policies and practices in the sectors under the responsibility of the Act.

Experience with reviewing / examining / auditing financial statements including payroll records, employment records, income statements and / or balance sheets

Knowledge of computer information technology, the College’s computer databases and related software packages, in order to use sector and work planning systems, and input/access information data systems.

Knowledge of relevant College division and department policies, roles and procedures.

Ability to work independently and under minimal supervision.

Ability to prioritize and identify issues as they come up.

Analytical and evaluation skills to interpret information collected

Time management, mentoring and delegation skills.

Superior problem solving and strategic thinking skills.

Excellent consultation, verbal communication, and written communication skills.


*This position is represented by OPSEU.


Prior to the offer of employment, the top candidates will be required to undergo employment screening checks, which includes a police records check and work references.



Please forward your resume, together with a separate cover letter by November 12th, 2014, to careers@collegeoftrades.ca. Only applications submitted via email will be accepted.

 Be sure to quote the following competition number in the subject line of your email: OCOT-040-14

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The College embraces diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. No agencies, please.

 The Ontario College of Trades is an equal opportunity employer.

 To view our vacancies or to check the status of this vacancy, please visit http:www.collegeoftrades.ca/careers.

Career Level: Experienced

Industry: Not for Profit and Charity

Job Function: Security and Surveillance

Website: http://www.collegeoftrades.ca