Photo Radar Operators/Peace Officers


The Photo Radar Operators are peace officers that work within the Specialized Traffic Enforcement Unit of Calgary Police Service and are responsible for conducting enforcement at designated sites assigned to them through the Directed Deployment Program and set up their units in accordance with their training. They are responsible to make accurate notes of violations during their shifts and make necessary camera adjustments to ensure continued quality of violation images while in operation. The Operators are often called upon to present their notes in court and must be comfortable speaking in a public setting in front of a Judge.

The work schedule for the successful applicant is a four on four off rotation and alternates between 0600 – 1600 hours and 1500 – 0100 hours. Court date attendances can be scheduled on days off.


  • Must be a present employee of the Commissionaires
  • Must provide proof of the successful completion of a minimum of High School, IQAS, or GED (Post-secondary is not accepted by the Solicitor General when applying for Peace Officer status.)
  • Advanced computer skills most notably Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook) are essential
  • Strong attention to detail, data entry and report writing skills
  • Successfully complete a CPS enhanced security clearance background check
  • Personable team player with a proven ability to operate independently in a wide variety of dynamic and challenging situations
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated with strong organizational, time management and priority setting skills
  • High level of English fluency for speaking, reading and writing
  • Proven ability to work in a fast paced environment with minimum supervision
  • Proven ability to make informed decisions without unnecessary delay
  • Class Five Driver’s License (no GDL) and a clean drivers abstract
  • Former Canadian military or RCMP a strong asset

Applicants must submit their resume, proof of education and a cover letter indicating how their experiences meet these requirements.  Applications will be received until a suitable candidate has been found. Only those applicants who have been chosen for an interview will be notified. Cover letters, resumes and proof of education must be submitted through Criterion or [email protected]