Tobacco & Vape Enforcement Officer – Kamloops/100 Mile House/williams Lake

Tobacco & Vape Enforcement Officer – Kamloops/100 Mile House/williams Lake

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date October 19, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Flexible, BC
Category Miscellaneous
Client Interior Health Authority
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Community :FLEXIBLE
Facility :FLEXIBLE
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary

Immediate Casual work available for Tobacco and Vapour Enforcement Officers. This position can be located within the IH West region of Kamloops, 100 Mile House or Williams Lake.

Tobacco and Vapour Enforcement Officers are responsible for enforcement roles mandated by the BC Tobacco and Vapour Product Control Act and Regulation (TVPCA/R) and E-substances Regulation (ESR), which include:
1. Preventing the sale, display and promotion of tobacco and vapour products to minors.
2. Protecting the public from the harmful effects of second and third hand smoke and vapour.

Tobacco Enforcement Officers play an important role in the strategy to reduce tobacco and vapour product use throughout B.C. Typical duties include networking with and educating tobacco retailers; working with test shoppers; responding to complaints; delivering warnings and issuing violation tickets and testifying at hearings as required. The Tobacco Enforcement Officer will achieve compliance with the TVPCA/R and ESR through implementation of a progressive enforcement strategy.

*Please specify on your application which health centre location you are applying to* Kamloops, 100 Mile House, Williams Lake

Interior Health are committed to development and encouraging growth. We offer many fulfilling opportunities to support and enhance knowledge and skills and help you progress at every stage of your career.

Note: Any position that is required to enter a LTC/AL/MH facility to provide services, the successful candidate of that position will be subject to the PHO Order regarding mandatory vaccination.


Baccalaureate degree in a health or social science related field, two (2) years’ recent, related experience in regulatory enforcement or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current, valid BC Driver’s License.
Must be eligible for designation by the Minister of Health as an enforcement officer pursuant to S.3(1) of the Tobacco and Vapour Products Control Act.

Interior Health offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, please contact: [email protected]

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