New job Detention Guard - RCMP Detachment Mayo in Yukon

Detention Guard - RCMP Detachment Mayo

Company : Commissionaires Victoria
Salary : $23.87 an hour
Location : Yukon

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Mayo - Yukon Territory (RCMP Detachment)

Reports to: Client Service Manager

Wage: $23.87/hr ($23.29/hr + 2.5% RRSP cash)

Shift Times: On-Call/Casual Backup - Anytime

Status: Non-Union


Under the direction of the RCMP Member responsible for Cell Block Operations, the Detention Guard is

primarily responsible to monitor the safety and well-being of persons in custody and perform other



  • Observe and check prisoners frequently and irregularly, this may include the use of Closed- Circuit Television (CCTV).
  • Assist RCMP member(s) when required to search prisoners (training provided) Note: Physical handling of prisoners is not a job requirement for Detention Guards; any movement of prisoners will be conducted by the RCMP.
  • Organize meals, record prisoner activity, and maintain a prisoner activity logbook.
  • Monitor prisoners while in hospital (when required).
  • Maintain cleanliness and tidiness of cells when vacated or arrange janitor assistance.
  • Record and report any damages or repairs to cells.
  • Conduct search of cells prior to occupation and when cells are vacated.
  • Maintain cellblock security by ensuring cell doors are locked at all times.
  • Ensure cellblock keys are tagged and stored safely.
  • Ensure all personal effects removed from prisoners are properly secured.
  • Monitor fire safety and be fully conversant with fire orders.
  • Handle and dispense laundry items.
  • Under the supervision of the RCMP Officer, dispense approved prescription medications to persons in custody.
  • As per the RCMP Unit Supplemental Orders, monitoring prisoners to have or suspected of having suicidal tendencies.
  • Perform escort duties as required for specific detachments.
  • Perform other duties particular to that detachment as laid out in the Unit Supplemental Orders.


  • Valid Occupational First Aid level 1 (St John’s Ambulance OFA1 or equivalent) is a requirement. Once hired, Commissionaires will maintain your certification.
  • Able to obtain RCMP Reliability and Public Works Reliability Clearance (RCMP Clearance can take 4 – 6 months to obtain).
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write and speak in English.
  • Vision: Visual standards are RCMP-V4 (eyeglasses permitted).
  • Able to bend at the waist and climb stairs without restrictions or the use of assistive devices.
  • Mobility Standards: Able to use both hands, occasionally manipulate/lift up to 20 kilograms, bend at the waist and climb stairs without restrictions or the use of assistance devices.
  • Basic level computer skills.
  • Ability to remain in control under trying conditions.
  • Ability to be discrete.
  • Work effectively with other people.
  • Willingness to undergo detention guard training as required, including Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) training and refresher on a semi-annual basis.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Conscientious, enthusiastic, and reliable.


  • Opportunities for advancement.
  • Group-life, medical & dental coverage for full-time employees.
  • Free uniform and dry cleaning.
  • Paid sick, vacation and personal needs time-off.
  • RRSP contributions.

Commissionaires Victoria, the Islands, and Yukon proudly celebrates diversity through an inclusive work environment, and welcomes applicants from candidates of all backgrounds.

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