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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||(Undetermined)||2014-07-31|
Employment outlooks have been determined at the provincial level for Newfoundland and Labrador.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Aug 11 - Aug 15, 2014
- St. John¿s-based Talon Energy Services Inc., which specializes in energy services and solutions for the oil and gas sector, has received $500,000 in funding from the federal government to establish an industrial fabrication facility in Port aux Basques
- Scheduling and equipment delivery has delayed the opening of a salmon processing plant in Harbour Breton, which had been hoped to be operational by summer or fall. The plant is now expected to open in February 2015 and will employ 150 people.
- Cooke Aquaculture currently employs 27 full-time and nine casual workers at its fish processing plant in Hermitage-Sandyville. Operations are expected to continue with varying levels of employment over the next few months.
- The provincial government announced $565,000 in funding for infrastructure upgrades and health care projects in Grand Bank
- The provincial government announced $520,000 in funding to purchase fire trucks for the towns of Grand Bank and Lawn. Funding for the trucks will be cost-shared by the provincial government and the towns.
- The provincial government announced $495,000 in funding for infrastructure upgrades and specialized equipment for long-term care residents in health centres in Port aux Basques and Burgeo
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