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Security Guard

Business Unit:  Security Services
Career Area:  Security Guard

Fort McMurray, AB, CA

Every day, thousands of Canadians are working to get us through the COVID-19 pandemic, and GardaWorld is at the forefront of this effort. Join us and help us keep our essential Industrial security services open and safe.



We are seeking full-time personnel to work within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.  The incumbent will work 12-hour shifts, and a rotational schedule of 7 shifts on 7 shifts off. The schedule will include dayshifts, nightshifts, weekdays and weekends and work is performed in all types of seasonal weather conditions including dusty dry areas. The incumbent is responsible for their own transportation to the work site.

Security personnel should always demonstrate a work safe attitude, and diligently follow safety protocols, instructions, policies and procedures. The successful candidate will cross-train for multiple post.  Previous work experience in customer service and demonstrated sound decision making skills are considered an asset.


What you’ll be doing

  • Access control through the computer system
  • Perform daily reports and incident reports
  • Act as first responder during events, crisis situations and emergencies
  • Perform surveillance rounds
  • Occasionally escort maintenance in restricted areas
  • Foot Patrol of building and grounds
  • Pedestrian bag searches and vehicle searches.


What we offer

  • Competitive Medical and Dental Benefits package.
  • Competitive hourly wage
  • Complete uniform
  • Career advancement


What we’re looking for

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Valid Alberta security guard licence
  • Valid standard first aid - level C (2-day course)
  • Security experience
  • Intermediate computer skills required
  • At ease working as a team and offering excellent customer service
  • Must reside within the RMWB
  • Must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license (No GDL’s), with drivers abstract (minimum 5 year clean)
  • CSTS and OSSA or BSO or CSO
  • Pass drug and alcohol testing


Security guards must be physically fit, with the ability to complete multiple foot patrols including climbing multiple set of stairs safely during a 12-hour shift. Candidate must have the ability to pass an onboarding exam, with excellent spoken and written English language skills. 

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.