Security Guard – Parks Canada – Gros Morne National Park

THE ROLE: 

Gros Morne is one of Canada’s National Parks which offers a wide range of activities. They offer camping which includes 236 campsites at five Parks Canada locations. Commissionaire’s NL provide security services to these camp grounds on a seasonal basis from June- 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:

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Patrol 5 Campgrounds in Gros Morne
  • Check Vehicles for Entry Permits
  • Enforce Nosie Control Rules 
  • Check for Fire Hazards 

WHO WE’RE SEEKING

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Be professional & Reliable
  • Police Certificate of Conduct
  • Driver’s License 
  • 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
  • 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
  • Computer literacy, and/or an aptitude to learn is an asset

READY TO JOIN US?

This position is open to external and internal applicants.

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
Gros Morne

Hours of Work
Full Time & Part Time shifts available
Sunday-Saturday 1900-0300

Posting Date
2022-05-04

Closing Date
2022-05-18