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Recruitment Specialist - Calgary (14 Month Contract)

Business Unit:  Aviation Services
Career Area:  Operations and Administration

Calgary, AB, CA



Come build your career at GardaWorld!


GardaWorld Aviation Services is the largest provider of security services to the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA). We deploy specialized security professionals in 28 airports across Canada, protecting the traveling public and enabling smoother and safer cross-border business interactions.


Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, GardaWorld is the world’s largest privately owned security services company. We operate across a range of highly focused business solutions including cash services, protective services and aviation services. Over 48,000 highly trained, dedicated professionals serve clients in North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.


GardaWorld offers great opportunities for personal growth and advancement.


GardaWorld is currently hiring a full-time Recruitment Specialist on a 14 month contract basis. Based out of Calgary International Airport the successful recruiter will support a wide range of recruitment activities for airports across the Prairies region.


Job Summary

Reporting to the General Manager - Logistics, the Recruitment Specialist will join the recruitment team in supporting recruitment activities including full-cycle recruitment, coordination and facilitation of job fairs, administration, onboarding and collaboration across other departments to ensure recruiting activities fulfill current and future operational requirements.


The successful candidate will be providing recruitment support for airports across the Prairies region so frequent travel will be required.


Major Accountabilities / Responsibilities

  • Full cycle, high volume recruitment including job posting, candidate attraction, screening, interviewing, referencing and administration of the applicant tracking system
  • Facilitating multi-level job fairs to test, screen and interview a high volume of candidates
  • Working in collaboration with the recruitment team to monitor all recruiting activities and progress
  • Working with Regional Management and Operations to determine ongoing recruiting requirements
  • Managing and maintaining an accurate pipeline of applicants using an applicant tracking system, (SuccessFactors), to support staffing requirements and ensure quality and compliance
  • Frequent travel required including overnight travel


Job Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Training and career development
  • Parking provided as a taxable benefit



Skills & Experience



  • Minimum 2 years experience in a recruiter role
  • Attention to detail combined with the creativity and adaptability to work in a heavily regulated industry
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and be highly organized in a fast paced and deadline oriented work environment
  • Experience with an applicant tracking system(s)
  • Excellent communication skills, fluent in written and oral English
  • Adaptable to changing objectives and methods with the ability to handle stress
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office, (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Post-secondary education in Human Resources or Business Management, or equivalent combination of related experience



  • Experience in a high volume recruiter environment
  • Experience with large scale recruiting events and multi-level testing events
  • Experience in Aviation, Resources or Security Operations
  • Experience in a unionized environment
  • Experience with SuccessFactors
  • Experience in and the confidence to perform presentations to large groups
  • Fluency in French


Mandatory Requirements

  • Must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident as defined in the Immigration Act with an employment authorization document
  • Able to obtain Transport Security Clearance
  • No previous criminal convictions for which a pardon has not been granted
  • 18 years or older



  • Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their resume that they meet the education and experience requirements. Failure to provide sufficient information will result in disqualification
  • Written / verbal test(s) may be administered. Interviews and reference checks will be conducted
  • Successful candidates must meet and maintain the conditions of employment throughout their employment


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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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