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Human Resources Director

Business Unit:  Security Services
Career Area:  Operations and Administration

Calgary, AB, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Edmonton, AB, CA

GardaWorld is the world’s largest privately-owned security services company, offering a wide range of highly focused business solutions including leading-edge security services. Headquartered in Montreal, our 90,000 highly trained, dedicated professionals serve clients across North America, Africa and the Middle East. In today’s complex world, security has become a vital concern for everyone and is the foundation of our present and future success.

We are looking for a Human Resources Director for our Security Services division in Western Canada. The position will be based either in Vancouver, Edmonton or Calgary depending on the selected candidate. The HR Director will need to travel frequently throughout Western Canada.


Your mission at GardaWorld

The HR Director will be responsible for driving business performance in Western Canada by providing strategic direction, coaching and development to senior operations leaders.

He will collaborate with the regional operation team to deliver initiatives that strengthen organizational capabilities in employee relations, health & safety, talent acquisition and leadership development.

The HR Director will be a dynamic team player with an entrepreneurial vision, who is highly motivated to develop and articulate clear and compelling HR strategies. If you have strong organizational skills, can influence, inspire and motivate others, and want to make a difference in a fast-paced environment, we are waiting for you!



  • Build and maintain a strong relationship with senior management based on the demonstration of added value related to Human Resources
  • Supports and guides regional management teams with overall HR practices
  • Develop regional HR priorities and build plans that align to business objectives and ensure compliance with regional and national labour law
  • Coach and develop operational capability on employee relations, performance management, goal planning and engagement
  • Implement human resources strategies including labour relations, talent acquisition, health and safety, succession planning, employee relations and retention initiatives
  • Coach and mentor the regional Human Resources team in developing and maintaining strong partnerships with operations
  • Coach and mentor the regional recruitment team in developing strong recruitment strategies and delivering high quality candidates while providing exceptional candidate experience
  • Actively participate in improving the effectiveness of HR practices, to help ensure the achievement of the strategic objectives of the company
  • Create policies, procedures and best practices related to HR needs for Western Canada operations
  • WCB Claims management and escalation (when required)
  • Work with established GardaWorld HR systems
  • Liaise with National HR team members
  • Other related duties



  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources and/or CPHR Designation
  • 8 to 10 years of progressive HR experience with large, multi-branch company spread over a large geographic area
  • Strong knowledge of labour laws and regulations in Western Canada (BC, AB, SK, MB)
  • Excellent computer literacy
  • Strong ability to coach, mentor and lead
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and approach
  • Energetic, enthusiastic with a winning focus and attitude
  • Outstanding communicator and influential developer
  • Great team player, sensitive to the organizational needs
  • Eager to be a game changer and have a willingness to be a part of the solution

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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