New Job Security Guard In Alberta

Security Guard
Security Guard

Security Guard

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $29.41–$39.30 an hour
Location : Alberta

Full Description

If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary. City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. We support work-life balance, promote physical and psychological safety, and offer competitive wages, pensions, and benefits. Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.
The City is committed to fostering a respectful, inclusive and equitable workplace which is representative of the community we serve. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism and reconciliation. Applications are encouraged from members of groups that are historically disadvantaged and underrepresented. Accommodations are available during the hiring process, upon request.
As a Security Guard, you will enforce and follow procedures as well as protect City of Calgary assets (including people, information, facilities and equipment). Primary duties include:
  • Operate and monitor video surveillance systems and intrusion alarm systems.
  • Monitor, respond to and report life safety and maintenance systems on issues and incidents.
  • Provide initial response to all security-related situations.
  • Conduct site specific visitor management and access control requirements.
  • Perform general administration duties, including report writing, data entry, word processing, and telephone/reception duties.
  • Perform foot and mobile patrol duties, as required.
  • You must have 1 of the following combinations of education and/or experience prior to starting work:
    • A High School diploma or equivalency (e.g. GED), plus at least 3 years of security-related experience; OR
    • A completed 1 year certificate in Criminology, Policing Studies, Justice Studies, Law or related field with at least 1 year security related experience; OR
    • A completed 2 year diploma in any of the fields noted above with less than 1 year security related experience; OR
    • A degree in any of the fields noted above.
  • A valid Security Guard License issued by the Alberta Solicitor General's Office.
  • Current Standard First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Level 'C', and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certification.
  • A valid Class 5 Driver's License (or provincial equivalent) with no more than 6 demerits or Graduated Driver's License (GDL) with no more than 4 demerits, no current suspensions or charges pending is required.
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel) and Internet Explorer, and a minimum typing speed of 30 words per minute.
  • You have well-developed interpersonal, problem solving and communication skills, along with the ability to work effectively with employees and the public at all levels.
Working Conditions: This position requires physical demands, including: lifting up to 75 lbs.; bending, crouching, pulling, twisting, turning, and riding; operating elevators with repetitive lateral opening; closing manual elevator doors; frequent walking and climbing stairs; and performing duties in varying weather conditions. The ability to work under stressful conditions and interact with confrontational persons is required.
Pre-employment Requirements
  • An enhanced security clearance will be conducted.
  • Applicants will be tested for appropriate skills.
  • Must obtain a City of Calgary operator's permit.
  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
Note: Successful applicants will be required to complete a comprehensive training program.

Pre-employment Drug Test: An offer of employment for this position will be conditional on an applicant passing a pre-employment drug test. This test assesses for use of drugs including cannabis. Failure to pass a pre-employment drug test may prevent an applicant from being hired into any safety sensitive position for a period of up to twelve months.

Union: CUPE Local 38
Business Unit: Corporate Security

Position Type: 3 Permanent and 8 Temporary
(up to 12 months)
Location: Various

Compensation: Pay Grade 5 $29.41 - 39.30 per hour
Days of Work: Based on a 24 hour operation, days
of work will include days, evenings, weekends and
statutory holidays.

Hours of work: Non-standard 40 hour work week

Audience: Internal/External
Apply By: February 23, 2023

Job ID #: 307126