Current Employment Opportunities - The Regional Municipality of Halton

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Student Tobacco Enforcement Test Shopper (4 vacancies)




Healthy Environments & Communicable Diseases


Student Tobacco Enforcement Test Shopper (4 vacancies)

Salary range:

$14.87 per hour



Applicants will be considered for interviews based on the information provided in their application to the Region of Halton including a current resume and cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration will be contacted.


            These positions are being offered on a casual basis, working approximately 30-50 hours per year. 



The supply of tobacco to persons under the age of 19 years is illegal under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act (SFOA).  To monitor compliance with the SFOA, under-aged test shoppers conduct compliance and enforcement checks (i.e. attempt to purchase tobacco products).  Test shoppers are age tested, trained and carry out activities under the supervision of a Public Health Inspector or Tobacco Enforcement Officer.


Preferred Background:
The successful incumbents must be between the ages of fifteen to seventeen (15-17), and possess excellent verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills are required to be able to observe and recall details of activities. It is also recommended that a recent photograph accompany a resume (the applicants must successfully meet age testing requirements) in order to be considered.


Working Conditions:

Parental consent is required. The incumbents will be required to work evening and weekend hours.



·         Works alongside a Public Health Inspector or Tobacco Enforcement Officer visiting local tobacco vendors to check the vendor’s willingness to sell tobacco products to persons under the age of 19.

·         Conducts field tests to ensure vendor compliance with the SFOA and record details of activities for subsequent field notes.

·         Appears in Provincial Offences Court as a witness as needed.

·         Performs other duties as assigned.



January 9, 2018

Posting Expires:

January 23, 2018

Posting #:



Halton Region is pleased to accommodate applicants who have a disability.  Please inform Human Resource Services at 905-825-6000 ext. 7700 if you require a disability related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process.


NOTE:  Personal information collected through the job application process will only be used for the purpose of determining qualifications for employment. 

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