Security Guard – City of Burnaby (Burnaby, BC)

Security Guard

Competition No.: 2020-SG
Duration: Auxiliary
Salary: $23.91 per hour, plus 12% in lieu of benefits
Last Updated: 12/15/20 12:52 PM

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

The Public Safety and Community Services Department is seeking conscientious and hard-working individuals with strong decision making skills to join the team as auxiliary Security Guards. This is routine security patrol and public contact work, on an assigned day shift, responsible for the general security of a City facility and the adjoining parking facilities. The Security Guard patrols assigned areas and watches for situations and individuals that could cause damage to property or threaten the safety of others; responds to conflict or potentially volatile situations until the arrival of police; receives, greets and directs visitors to intended destination, and provides routine information to same. The position exercises independence of action and judgement in greeting the public, and in deciding how to react to emergencies and disruptive incidents within established procedures; checks for unsafe conditions and hazards within and around city facilities, controls access to facilities, and enforces regulations and directives; monitors closed circuit television and intrusion detection systems; maintains records of incidents and prepares reports on a regular basis; and responds quickly to requests for assistance. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of Grade 12 supplemented by courses in security training, plus some related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Sound knowledge of security industry standards, regulations, policies and procedures; and of the regulations and rules governing the work performed. Working knowledge of the organization of the City, the general functions of its Departments, and the nature of services performed. Ability to deal effectively and courteously with staff, public, and law enforcement; to control entrance to a facility by the public and public conduct in accordance with established policies and regulations; to act quickly, properly and calmly in emergency situations; to maintain records and reports related to the work; and to understand and execute oral and written instructions. Basic Security Training (BST) Certificate (Justice Institute of BC or approved Security Training School) and a Security Worker License for the Province of British Columbia is required.

Please apply online by December 23, 2020.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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