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Commissionaires is a not-for-profit provider of security services that operates across the nation. There are now 15 divisions representing all the provinces of Canada and three territories. Commissionaires Southern Alberta is responsible for providing professional security services for Calgary, Red Deer, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, and Suffield. We have protected people and property for public and private sector clients from coast to coast for more than 90 years.

We are continually hiring responsible team members who wish to contribute to the security and well-being of Canadians. Our new focus aligns with our commitment to hiring and developing a more diverse work force. Commissionaires’ team is more than 22,000 people strong and comprised of former military, police, and others of all ages. Our employees work in a variety of roles such as General Security, Alarm Response, Concierge and Support to Law Enforcement, and Support to Government.

Are you someone who enjoys contributing to the security and well-being of Southern Albertans? Do you enjoy projecting the image of safety and security through superior customer service? Are you reliable, loyal, and can be counted on to use good judgment to do the right thing? Do you enjoy working with others effectively and having some fun along the way?

The Canadian Corps of Commissionaires – Red Deer Office is now seeking people with a desire to provide one of our premium clients with excellent service as a detention guard working within the RCMP Detachment in Red Deer. There will be several positions available: part-time on-call guards to augment various additional requirements, i.e. hospital watch, suicide watch. It is anticipated that a full-time opportunity may result from experience gained as a part-time guard.

We are currently offering a $125.00 sign on bonus for a limited time! Conditions apply*



Detention guards monitor and safeguard persons in custody to ensure their security and well-being. Typical duties include observing and performing frequent checks for irregularity, recording activities, assisting RCMP members, organizing meals and maintaining the cleanliness of the cells.


Essential Requirements

  • Successfully complete an RCMP security clearance (Approximately 3 months)
  • Must hold valid Alberta Security Services License
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Ability to work independently or within a team
  • Very good verbal and written communication abilities
  • Current Emergency or Standard First Aid
  • Former RCMP/Military experience (Strong Asset)


Applicants may be submit a cover letter along with their resume indicating how their experiences meet these requirements. 

We thank you for your interest but only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

Southern Alberta
Red Deer
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All job applicants must be residents of Canada.

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