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Campfire Ban in Effect July 12, 2024 at 12pm

Please be advised that the City of Langford will be implementing a campfire ban effective at 12pm on July 12th 2024 in conjunction with the Province ban for the Coastal Fire Centre taking effect on the same date and time. The prohibition is being enacted to help prevent human caused wildfires and protect public safety.

The campfire prohibition does not apply to cooking stoves that use gas, propane or briquettes, or portable campfire devices that use briquettes, liquid, or gaseous fuel, provided they are CSA or ULC approved, and the height of the flame is less than 15 centimetres.


Langford City Hall has reopened and resumed full services as of 8:30 a.m. Monday, July 8th.

Most departments of City Hall were left temporarily inaccessible following the flood event on June 26th, 2024. While restoration work continues, operations are back to full capacity, functioning out of two floors of 877 Goldstream Avenue.

Administration, Bylaw, Parks, and Engineering Departments will be available on the second floor of City Hall.

Finance, Planning, Building, and Business Licensing Departments will be available at the ground floor unit #117 of 877 Goldstream Avenue. This unit is accessible from the left side of the building, directly off the rear parking lot.

Committee and Council meetings remain uninterrupted and will be held as scheduled on the third Floor of City Hall in Council Chambers.

Signs are in place to direct residents seeking assistance from specific departments. Alternatively, support continues to be available through email and phone 250-478-7882.

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Community Patrol Officer

Bylaw Enforcement
Employment Type:
$33.20 to $36.88 (2024 rates)
Posted Date:
March 25, 2024
Closing Date:
April 2, 2024 12:00 pm
Last Updated Date:
March 25, 2024 10:49 AM
Job Descripton:


Would you like to be part of a dynamic, fast paced, award winning local government organization?  A team that prides itself on providing effective local government services for local residents?  Do you have the right attitude, qualifications, and superior people skills for the job?  If so, the City of Langford invites you to apply to join our Community Safety and Municipal Enforcement Department!

We are seeking a self-starting individual to fill an important public safety and patrol position as a Community Patrol Officer (CPO). As a CPO, you will serve as a front-line field contact with the public through the patrol and monitoring of City public places with a focus on diplomacy, providing public education as well as enforcement of City bylaws where needed.

In this position, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Collaborate with other regulatory and safety agencies such as the RCMP and Fire Rescue to assist in emergency situations, and perform traffic and crowd control as required
  • Regularly patrol Park sites, Trail networks and other public spaces, working in all weather conditions and in various terrains – most often on bicycle or on foot
  • Professionally provide information related to the interpretation and application of the City of Langford Bylaws and enforce bylaws through education, notices, tickets and charges
  • Investigate complaints and incidents with a goal to resolve recurring offences
  • Maintain notes and data, and prepare and deliver written and verbal reports


Qualifications for this position include:

  • Completed (or enrolled in) law and law enforcement-based studies, such as JIBC Investigative Skills, Criminology Program Studies, Province of BC A/R/Cst Training, or RMO training
  • Previous documented and related experience in successfully enforcing bylaws and regulations
  • Superior communication (verbal and written), and customer service skills with ability to effectively deal with and resolve conflicts including those that may involve physical aggression of others
  • Knowledge of and ability to use various computer word processing, programs and databases
  • Physically fit and able to perform manual outdoor work in all types of weather conditions
  • Must possess a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and OFA Level 1 First Aid certification


This is a regular, full-time position with hours set to meet operational needs including nights, weekends, and holidays. The hourly rate is $33.20 to $36.88 per hour plus an excellent benefits package including one of Canada’s top pension plans, and a 35-hour modified workweek schedule with flex days.

Please submit your resume by email to (identify the position you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail). Applications will be accepted until noon on April 2nd, 2024.


We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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