Security Guard – City of St. John’s – Pedestrian Mall

THE ROLE: 

Commissionaires NL provides Security Services to the City of St. John’s Pedestrian Mall. The pedestrian mall started in 2020 as a way to increase foot traffic into the city’s downtown during the early days of the pandemic. This is a seasonal position from June 30th – September 7th.

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
  • Advancement opportunities within a large, national organization

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • The security and safety of people and property 
  • Traffic control
  • Access control
  • Mobile patrols
  • Reporting writing
  • Radio use
  • Exterior patrols in all weather conditions
  • Assist public by answering general questions

WHO WE’RE SEEKING

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Be professional, reliable and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
  • Be able to communicate effectively
  • Be able to obtain a clear police conduct 
  • Be able to complete extended foot patrols 
  • Driver’s license 
  • Fully vaccinated 
  • Full availability

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. This often involves working in all types of environment conditions at varying times throughout the day or night. 

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 
    • Concentrate and remain alert for up to 12 hours 
    • Communicate observed characteristics/behaviours 
    • Demonstrate problem-solving and sound judgement
  • Physical fitness with ability to: 
    • Navigate uneven terrain during foot patrols (in all weather conditions)
  • 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 encourage applicants from equity seeking communities to self-identify.

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

City/Location
St. John’s

Posting Date 2022-05-05
Closing Date 2022-05-19