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CBSA Security Guard

Business Unit:  Security Services
Career Area:  Security Guard

Calgary, AB, CA Airdrie, AB, CA Okotoks, CA, T1S2E9 Cochrane, CA, T4C2X8

More than a job – 26% of our corporate employees at GardaWorld Canada started as frontline employees. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset and you’re ambitious, this could be just the beginning of your career journey with GardaWorld!

Despite the challenges over the last year, we’re growing our ranks in Calgary now more than ever! With our wide variety of contracts, you can be sure that we have a position that can fill your needs and goals. Join our team of dedicated and highly qualified professionals! If you are interested in a fulfilling career in a one-of-a-kind premium high profile position, you have picked the right position!


What you’ll be doing:


  • The safe and secure control and custody of individuals in all the work sites and at other locations (e.g., hospitals, hearings, etc.) as required by the CBSA
  • Complying with and applying all CBSA policies and POSOPS, and ensuring all individuals follow site specific rules
  • Monitoring and controlling designates areas inside and outside the resources assigned work location
  • Following CBSA building emergency procedures
  • Admitting individuals to the IHC or other CBSA facilities
  • Conducting intake (logging and itemization of personal effects) and decontamination of individuals belongings
  • Using CBSA-approved search methods
  • Communication using radios that comply with all provincial and federal regulations
  • Completing report and forms as required
  • Applying use of force principles and methods for intervention when handling individuals
  • Using metal detectors and x-ray technology
  • Monitoring individual’s behavior through active engagement and using verbal de-escalation techniques, as required
  • Entire outer perimeter is safe and secure. Reporting verbally and in writing.
  • Ensuring all illegal items or substance are removed from an individual’s personal belongings upon admission at Admission & Discharge
  • Admitting visitors to the IHC and advising specific rules and policies
  • Keeping up-to-date records, inventories and handing all incoming and outgoing mail
  • Meeting detained and non-detained individuals at in-bound domestic flights and
  • escort them to their outbound flight
  • Escorting individuals who have voluntarily withdrawn their application to enter Canada to their outbound flight and confirm departure.
  • Transporting individuals between terminals, airline counters for check-in, baggage examination when required.
  • Retrieving incoming calls on the video reception phone and properly advise the CBSA on-duty Superintendent
  • Completing the COD package for non-detained individuals, including making a copy of the individual’s boarding pass and having them sign their COD;
  • Booking flights and checking in individuals who have been deemed inadmissible to Canada


What we offer:


    • We offer competitive wages starting at $22.20/hr
    • Comprehensive health benefits
    • We can guarantee 40 hours/week
    • Uniform provided free of charge
    • Career advancement opportunities in the security field or within the head office
    • Opportunities to grow alongside GardaWorld
    • Continuing education through GardaWorld Campus- Use of Force Training
    • Corporate discounts
    • Paid onsite training


 Skill Requirements:

    • Fluency in English, spoken and written. Fluency in French is an asset
    • Excellent communication, customer service and people skills
    • Previous experience in the security industry
    • Strong computer skills
    • Available to work and commute any scheduled shifts in a 24/7 operation including weekends and public holidays
    • Leadership and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to work in a stressful environment
    • Ability to stand on foot and walk for long periods of time



Career Requirements:


    • CBSA Enhanced Reliability
    • Contract Security Program (CSP) Reliability Status
    • Vulnerable Sector Check
    • Valid Alberta Security Guard licence
    • Full Class 5 Drivers license with clean drivers abstract
    • First Aid and PR Training with Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
    • Must be able to obtain a Transportation Canada Security Clearance (RAIC)
    • Over 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent (GED)
    • Must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Residence
    • All GardaWorld employees are required to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine series, approved by Health Canada, as a condition of hire. Should you be a successful candidate, you will be required to comply with GardaWorld’s mandatory Vaccination Policy that is in effect.


We thank all applicants for applying. Those who are selected will be contacted for further procedure


GardaWorld: Make the world a safer place

GardaWorld is a global leader in the security industry, offering a wealth of opportunity to individuals looking to gain experience and develop professionally in a growing industry. We offer flexible schedules, diverse work assignments spanning multiple industries, and training and career advancement opportunities. We embrace diversity and welcome newcomers, women, students, retirees, reservists, veterans, and more to join our team, as we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, we will communicate only with the selected candidates.

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