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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 South Coast--Burin Peninsula 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
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|South Coast--Burin Peninsula Region||(1 of 3 stars)||2012-02-22|
According to the 2006 Census, only a small number of people are employed in this occupation in the South Coast-Burin region. Therefore, it is likely that the chances of finding employment in this occupation are LIMITED. This means that there are relatively weak employment opportunities for skilled workers in this occupation. Although employment opportunities are limited in the South Coast-Burin region, opportunities may exist in other regions of the province. People who are interested in work elsewhere should research the opportunities for this occupation in other labour markets across the province.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Mar 31 - Apr 04, 2014
- The provincial government announced $1.4M in funding for the construction of a multi-purpose facility for Bay St. George. The project is cost-shared by the provincial government and the town of Bay St. George South.
- The hook and line halibut fishery will open in area 3Pn on the southwest coast on April 3. However, due to issues around the migration of cod, it will close again on April 7.
- The provincial government announced $101,439 in funding to support the revitalization of the Iron Springs Bridge, and to improve access to the Chambers Cove Trail Network in St. Lawrence
- The Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada has extended the cod fishing season indefinitely on the south coast of NL. The extension was requested by the Fish, Food and Allied Workers Union, representing fishermen and plant workers.
- The provincial government announced $561,852 in funding to Dynamic Air Shelters of Grand Bank to allow the company to expand their current operations and explore new markets
- The provincial government announced $177,726 in funding to the Fortune Harbour Authority to complete an extension to a new ferry terminal for passengers travelling to and from St. Pierre and Miquelon
- Coastal Gold Corporation of Toronto is selling the assets of its nickel-copper project in Goian State, Brazil to Falcon Metals. This sale will allow the company to focus on the development of the Hope Brook gold project on the southwest coast of Newfoundland.
- A tender has been issued for road improvements to the Bay d'Espoir Highway. This is part of the $30M pre-commitment of the provincial Budget 2014 to guarantee an early start for projects throughout the province.
- Marine Atlantic has added an extra vessel to its North Sydney to Port Aux Basques run. Numerous sailings have been cancelled over the past few weeks due to inclement weather conditions, which have caused a backlog in commercial traffic.
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