Security Guard – Marine Atlantic – Argentia

THE ROLE: 

Commissionaires’ NL provides 24/7 security services to Marine Atlantic – Argentia Terminal. The seasonal Argentia – North Sydney ferry route runs from mid-June to late September.

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 and Responsibilities: 

 The duties and responsibilities in this security-related role may include, but are not limited to:

  • Patrols Both Interior and Exterior
  • Access Control of Gates
  • Escorts to Ticket Booths and Terminals
  • Responding to Calls for Assistance 
  • Lock and Unlock Procedures 
  • Reporting of Any Safety Hazards 
  • Incident Report Writing 
  • Explaining Safety and Parking Policies to Employees, Visitors, Customers and Contractors

WHO WE’RE SEEKING

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Be professional, reliable and recognize the proper chain of command
  • Have a clear criminal record check
  • Be able to complete a Government of Canada Reliability screening through Commissionaires
  • First Aid Emergency Level (1 Day)
  • 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. 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
  • Superior attention to detail with very good verbal communication skills
  • Physical fitness with ability to: 
    • Navigate uneven terrain during foot patrols (in all weather conditions)
  • Excellent customer service skills

READY TO JOIN US?

This position is open to external and internal applicants.

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

City/Location
Argentia

Hours of Work
Casual Call In Shifts. Shifts are 8, 10, 12 hours

Posting Date 2022-06-13
Closing Date 2022-06-27

Salary/Wage
$15.28