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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 Jul 07 - Jul 11, 2014
- Work is well underway on the drilling support module for Hebron's gravity-based structure (GBS) at Kiewit Offshore Services in Marystown. There are 1,250 employees working on the project, and Kiewit is looking to hire electricians and pipefitters.
- The federal and provincial governments, together with the Town of Marystown, have contributed over $14M in cost-shared funding for a new recreational complex in Marystown on the Burin Peninsula
- The provincial government announced $829,000 in capital works funding for water system upgrade projects in Baine Harbour and Burin. The projects will be cost-shared between the provincial government and the towns of Baine Harbour and Burin.
- The provincial government announced $1.2M in funding for the completion of a water project and for road and sewer upgrades to the towns in the Fortune Bay - Cape La Hune district. The projects will be cost-shared between the government and the towns.
- The provincial government has awarded a $121,200 contract to North Shore Roofing Ltd of Mount Pearl to replace the roof at Bay d'Espoir Academy in Milltown. Work is expected to be completed in September.
- The provincial government awarded a $5.8M contract to Puddister Trading Company and Norcon Marine Services to provide a ferry service to the south coast communities of La Poile and Rencontre East
- The provincial government announced $350,000 in funding for upgrades to the water system in Burgeo. The funding will be cost-shared by the provincial government and the Town of Burgeo.
- Canada Fluorspar in St. Lawrence has been sold to CF Acquisition Inc., a subsidiary of Golden Gate Capital. However, the company will still be managed by the current management team in St. John's.
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