Careers

Chauffeur – Government House

Province
Newfoundland & Labrador
City/Town
St. John's
Closing Date
December 7, 2022
Hours
Rotation 1 week on, 1 week off. 40 hours during the week on. Must be flexible as shifts could extend based on functions.

THE ROLE

Commissionaires’ NL provides security services and chauffeur duties to Government House. The role is to chauffeur Their Honours to official functions and pay close attention to Their personal safety and security when engaged in public duties.

WHO WE ARE

Commissionaires NL is the province’s not-for-profit provider of security, safety, training, and identification services. We are an independent member of Commissionaires Canada, our parent federation employing over 22,000 nationwide. We exist to provide meaningful employment for veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces and RCMP, their families, and anyone else who wants to contribute to the security and well-being of Newfoundland & Labrador. 

We are recognized with global certifications for our exceptional customer service, management standards, and environmental stewardship.

WHAT WE OFFER

A sought-after employer and community partner, we can help you achieve your goals through challenging work, professional development, and career advancement opportunities. We strive to continually improve and leverage technology to support our growing customer base across Newfoundland & Labrador. 

THE BENEFITS:

  • Higher-than-industry pay rates
  • Health & drug benefits for eligible employees
  • Free uniforms and equipment
  • High-quality, formal, and on-job training
  • Annual paid loyalty award
  • Advancement opportunities within a large, national organization

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Handle mail and courier packages for Their Honours and Executive Office.
  • Maintain two Government Vehicles. Keeping them clean and in good working order. Keep up to date records of all Maintenace performed on vehicles.
  • Once a week wash and clean two Government House Vehicles
  • Follow Itinerary for Official Functions, an ADC will accompany you on all official functions.
  • Assist Residence Manager when required for household functions.
  • Maybe required to assist visitors or callers to Government House.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

  • Be aged 19 or older
  • Be professional, reliable and recognize the proper chain of command
  • Submit a comprehensive resume with your application
  • Be required to complete First Aid at the Emergency Level (1 Day) 
  • Be able to communicate effectively in English 
  • Must have Valid Driver’s License
  • Have a clear criminal record check 
  • Fully Vaccinated 

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS:

The selected candidate will be professional and detail driven individual with a strong work ethic and “can do” attitude. Both physical and mental fitness is required.

Key qualifications and skills to be successful include but are not limited to:

  • Mental alertness with ability to:
    • React calmly, quickly, and appropriately in any crisis 
    • Communicate observed characteristics/behaviours 
    • Demonstrate problem-solving and sound judgement
  • Superior attention to detail with very good verbal communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills

READY TO JOIN US?

Commissionaires NL is an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.