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Security guard, Industrial

Business Unit:  Security Services
Career Area:  Security Guard

Fort McMurray, AB, CA


We are currently seeking two security guards to fill our Drug Interdiction Teams with our industrial customers.

As a Security Guard on the Drug Interdiction Team, you will work a rotational schedule of 8-shifts working and 6-shifts off, shifts are 12 hours. You must be able to work around dogs and be able to work in all types of weather conditions: Noisy, dusty, damp, cold, hot, wet, slipper. Security Guards in this position must have the ability to attain a Class 4 Driver's license within 90 days of their hire date. Driving safely in all types of road/weather conditions is required. This position places a high importance on communication skills, with above average customer service skills and above average written and verbal communication skills being required. Security Guard must have a proven history of making sound judgement decisions, demonstrate the ability to take direction and follow policy, and pay attention to detail.

This security guard position is at an industrial facility and included foot patrol of building and lodge area. Duties also include access control at gate locations, vehicle searches and processing lodge reservations for guest arriving after standard day hours. Security guards are expected to diligently follow safety protocols.

What you’ll be doing
  • Blocking entrances to search areas.
  • Ensuring that search areas are vacated ahead of time.
  • Hand-searches following a dog alert.
  • Photographing the search target as required.
  • Bagging the exhibits, marking the exhibit bags with date, time, name, employee number, and where the item was found, and sealing them.
  • Ensuring that the search supply kit is always fully stocked and ready.
  • Completion of the search team attendance report and search report.
  • Entering a “Planned Activity” Incident Report is entered for each day’s activity, with search team attendance report attached.
  • Ensuring that an Incident Report exists for everything searched by guards. Priority of this work should be given to reports concerning something being seized.
  • Perform daily reports and incident reports
What we’re looking for

GardaWorld is seeking full-time personnel to work Industrial projects within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.  The candidate is expected to work a rotational shift schedule of 6-shifts working and 8-shifts off, shifts are 12 hours and consist of days and evenings, weekdays and weekends.  Transportation from Fort McMurray to Industrial site is provided.

  • 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 3-year clean abstract)
  • CSTS and OSSA or BSO or CSO
  • Wildlife Awareness and Fit Testing
  • Pass drug and alcohol testing

The successful applicant must be physically fit, ability to pay attention to detail, adhere to a tight deadline, ability to pass an onboarding exam, with excellent spoken and written English language skills, have above average customer service skills and have sound decision making skills.

What we offer
  • Competitive Medical and Dental Benefits package.
  • Competitive hourly wage
  • Variable on-call schedule
  • Complete uniform
  • Career advancement

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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