Careers

Security Guard – DFO

Province
Newfoundland & Labrador
City/Town
St. John's
Closing Date
April 17, 2024
Hours
Full Time
Wage
$16.20

THE ROLE: 

Commissionaires’ NL provides security services to DFO at their St. John’s location.

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 & RESPONSIBILITIES:

While duties vary by assignment, the responsibilities of this role may include but not limited to:

  • Interior Patrols
  • Monitoring Cameras
  • Monitoring Alarms
  • Sending and Receiving Emails 
  • Writing Reports 
  • Assisting Visitors when Required

WHO WE’RE SEEKING

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: 

Candidates must: 

  • Be aged 19 or older
  • Be able to complete a Government of Canada Reliability screening through Commissionaires
  • Be professional, reliable and recognize the proper chain of command
  • Have a clear criminal record check
  • 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 

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: 
    • Climb multiple flights of stairs with ease 
    • Navigate uneven terrain during foot patrols (in all weather conditions)
  • Superior attention to detail with very good verbal communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Computer literacy, and/or an aptitude to learn is an asset.