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Current Job Postings





The Village of Telkwa invites interested parties to submit proposals to provide Animal Control and other secondary bylaw services within the Village boundaries.  Animal Control will be the primary function of this position.

The Animal Control Officer will be responsible for enforcement of the Village of Telkwa Animal Control Bylaw, and all amendments thereto.

The Bylaw Officer will be required to:

  1. Perform periodic patrols of the municipality, including evenings and weekends on occasion.
  2. Have the ability to communicate verbally and/or in writing to deal with the public regarding Village of Telkwa Animal Control Bylaw. 
  3. Take the necessary training, when available to carry out the duties of the position.  
  4. Implement and provide advice to the CAO and Council on the enforcement of the Village Animal Control Bylaw.
  5. Provide a vehicle (including fuel, maintenance and insurance) and necessary equipment to carry out the duties of this contract. The vehicle must be properly equipped to house animals for transportation.
  6. Provide proper documentation of all incidents and to be prepared to carry out the legal documentation and court appearances to fulfill the requirements of the Bylaw upon support of the CAO and Council.
  7. Provide monthly reports to Council.

Secondary responsibilities will be monitoring and enforcement of the Traffic, Water, and Good Neighbour Bylaws.

The Village of Telkwa will require proponents to have liability insurance and WCB coverage. The Village of Telkwa will provide/arrange for the pound facility and agreed upon equipment to carry out the duties.

Legislative knowledge of the Community Charter related to the respective bylaw would be an asset.

Submissions must contain the following:

  1. A personal resume including personal references.
  2. Proposed schedule of fees or hourly rate required.
  3. Description of vehicle and equipment available.


Submissions must be received by 4:00 pm on December 1, 2017 by mail, email or fax to:

Stacey Price, Director of Finance at:

Village of Telkwa

PO Box 220, Telkwa, BC, V0J 2X0


Fax:  250-846-9572


How to Apply for Employment

Unless otherwise instructed, job applications/ resumes must be received by 4:00 p.m. on the closing date listed in the job posting.  Job applications/ resumes may be received between regular office hours from 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday (except statutory holidays), by one of four ways:

by email to the contact name listed in the job posting;
in person at the Municipal Office at 1415 Hankin Ave, Telkwa;
by postal service addressed to the contact name listed in the job posting, at Village of Telkwa, PO Box 220, Telkwa, BC, V0J 2X0; or
by fax to the Municipal Office at 250-846-9572


Short Listing and Interviews

Village staff reviews all applications and materials submitted to determine if the minimum qualifications and/or special requirements stated in the job posting are met. Staff then ‘short lists’ and arranges interviews within three weeks of the closing of the job posting.  Typically, a minimum of three candidates will be interviewed.  Applicants not making the ‘short list’ will not be contacted.


Contact Information

Any inquires on  job posting above should be directed to the contact person listed in the job posting, but, if they are unavailable, please contact Debbie Joujan, Chief Administrative Officer by phone at 250-846-5212 or via email at during regular office hours from 8:30am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday (except statutory holidays).

We thank you in advance for your interest in working with the Village and look forward to meeting you, should an opportunity become available.

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