New Job Rcmp Jail Guard - Temporary In Alberta

RCMP Jail Guard - Temporary

Company : City of Grande Prairie
Salary : $26.24 - $32.21 an hour
Location : Alberta

Full Description

The* Opportunity*
The City of Grande Prairie, RCMP Department, is currently seeking a Jail Guard, you must have the ability to work as part of a team. You must have basic computer skills and knowledge. This position will be working shifts as 24 hour coverage is required, including weekends and Statutory Holidays. You must have the ability to multitask, as this environment is very busy and multiple duties occur simultaneously. You must be able to deal with interruptions and immediate demands from others in the work environment.


  • Monitor the health and welfare of prisoners through both video and physical checks
  • Alert the RCMP Sargent of any threats to prisoner health and welfare
  • Inform the RCMP Sargent of any prisoners requiring medical assistance
  • Store, monitor and distribute medications for prisoners, as required
  • Prepare and provide food for prisoners
  • Keep up to date cellblock records (prisoner court activity, meals, booking in/out, etc.)
  • Document any unusual occurrences in cellblock
  • Secure prisoner belongings
  • Inform RCMP Sargent of prisoners needing phone calls or other concerns
  • Assist RCMP members with the 'booking in' process for prisoners
  • Operate the Detachment computerized prisoner booking tool (PAT)
  • Update prisoner documents

You Bring
To be successful, you will possess a High School Diploma. In addition, you should have a minimum of two years' experience working in a busy operational environment, you must be able to work in a highly confidential work environment with graphic and disturbing material and experiences. It would be considered an asset to have work experience with the Police Reporting and Occurrence System (PROS) as well as working in a law enforcement environment. An equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered. Preference may be given to candidates who currently possess a RCMP Enhanced Security Clearance. In addition, you must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the following competencies:

  • Decision Making
  • Teamwork
  • Work Standards
  • Motivation
  • Reliability
  • Adaptability
  • Communication
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Attention to Detail

Grande Prairie RCMP Detachment
10202 - 99 Street
Grande Prairie, Alberta

$26.24 - $32.21

Shift Work: 4 Days on, 4 Days off ; 2 Days and 2 Nights; 11 hour shifts

Selection Process
We thank you in advance for your interest. Those selected for an interview will be contacted by phone or email. We will contact those who did not make it to the interview stage by email within one month of the closing date of this job posting.
1. Submit cover letter and resume using the "Apply Now" tab on this web page.
2. Applications will be reviewed, short-listed and interviews will be scheduled.
3. Applicants must clearly illustrate, via the covering letter and/or resume, how they meet the Education and Experience factors outlined in the Qualifications section. Failure to do so, could result in the application no longer being considered in the selection process.
4. The selection process will include testing, interview and reference checks.
5. Candidates must possess or be able to obtain, and maintain, a RCMP Security Clearance, which is significantly more involved than a Police Information Check.
Note: Once you apply and upload a resume you should receive an email confirming that your application has been submitted for this position. If you receive this email, there is NO further need to contact us regarding this position.
Due to the high volume of applications that we receive per job posting, we are not able to answer job specific questions before the interview stage. If you are successful in getting to the job interview stage, we will be more than happy to answer any questions you might have at that time.

Job Types: Temporary, Contract

Work Location: Multiple Locations