By-law enforcement and other regulatory officers

By-law enforcement and other regulatory officers

NOC
4423

- By-law enforcement and other regulatory officers, n.e.c.

Enforce by-laws and regulations of provincial and municipal governments.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Undetermined
Undetermined

3 Year Job Openings

24
 

Median Hourly Wage

$25.00
$15.35
Low
$34.62
High

Median Salary

$41,225
 

Typically Required

High school or specific training

Employed

150
 

% Working Full Time

89%
 

% Working Full Year

70%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

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.

Main Duties

Animal control officers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Respond to citizen complaints concerning stray domestic animals, livestock and wildlife
  • Issue warnings and citations to owners
  • Impound lost, homeless and dangerous animals.

By-law enforcement officers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Enforce municipal and provincial regulations
  • Investigate complaints
  • Issue warnings and citations to commercial and residential property owners and occupants.

Commercial transport inspectors perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Inspect commercial vehicles to ensure compliance with regulations governing load restrictions, the transportation of hazardous materials and public safety.

Garbage collection inspectors perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Investigate complaints concerning infractions of garbage collection by-laws.

Liquor licence inspectors perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Conduct inspections of licensed establishments
  • Advise licencees on laws and regulations
  • Report contravention of laws and regulations to provincial liquor control boards and agencies.

Parking control officers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Enforce parking by-laws on city streets, regional roads and municipal properties.

Taxi inspectors perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Inspect taxicabs for mechanical reliability, cleanliness, licensing and meter accuracy
  • Investigate public complaints, issue citations and prepare reports
  • Give evidence to city councils, taxi commissions and in court.

Zoning inspectors perform some or all of the following duties:

  • 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.

Also Known As

  • 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
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is required.
  • Completion of a college program or courses in law and security or other related field or Experience in a related administrative or regulatory occupation is usually required.
  • Zoning inspectors or zoning enforcement officers may require a college diploma as a civil engineering or architectural technologist or technician and several years of experience in enforcement and/or building construction or a related field.
  • On-the-job training is provided.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

Data legend

36.7%
Female
63.3%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

Data legend

0.0%
15-24
0.0%
25-34
25.9%
35-44
18.5%
45-54
40.7%
55-64
14.8%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

Data legend

0.0%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
33.3%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
11.1%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
44.4%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
11.1%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

Data legend

60.0%
Public administration
16.0%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services
8.0%
Manufacturing
16.0%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

Data legend

18.50%
Northeast
33.30%
Southeast
29.60%
Southwest
11.10%
Central
7.40%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

Data legend

N/A
Northeast
$57,651
Southeast
$41,394
Southwest
N/A
Central
N/A
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

No Data Available
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$41,225

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$56,285

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$41,225

Newfoundland

$56,757

Prince Edward Island

$45,791

Nova Scotia

$52,149

Canada

$57,488
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

24
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

-1
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

25
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

77
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

0
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

76