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NPS-V Driver

Business Unit:  Aviation Services
Career Area:  Operations and Administration

Mississauga, ON, CA

The NPS-V Driver plays a pivotal role in the transportation of employees and stakeholders to and from Non-Passenger Screening-Vehicle (NPS-V) checkpoints. Additionally, the driver is responsible for maintaining an Airside Vehicle Operators Permit (AVOP) issued by the airport authority, conducting daily vehicle inspections, coordinating vehicle maintenance and rental vehicles, ensuring vehicle cleanliness, transporting consumable supplies, and completing required paperwork and filing.



Key Responsibilities

  • Safely transport employees and stakeholders to and from NPS-V checkpoints
  • Adhere to all safety protocols, traffic rules, Airport Authority regulations, and internal Garda World regulations.
  • Obtain and maintain a valid Airside Vehicle Operator Permit (AVOP) issued by the airport authority.
  • Ensure that screening operations are uninterrupted while transiting employees from one screening location to another.
  • Conduct regular inspections of the assigned vehicle to ensure it meets safety standards,
  • Coordinate regular maintenance and necessary repairs with appropriate facilities.
  • Maintain cleanliness of vehicle interior and exterior
  • Transport consumable supplies to designated locations.
  • Complete all documents and reports regularly and ensure all documentation is filed according to industry standards.


Qualifications & Requirements

  • Valid Driver's license with a clean driving record
  • Maintain an Airside Vehicle Operators permit (AVOP) issued by the airport authority.
  • Ability to obtain and retain a RAIC (Restricted Area Identity Card) and Transport Canada Clearance
  • Strong understanding of safety protocols and regulations
  • Ability to work with a flexible schedule and adapt to changing needs.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills, with the ability to handle operational challenges and escalations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively coordinate with screening personnel and stakeholders.
  • Ability to work under pressure and maintain composure in fast-paced environments.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and work schedules, including irregular shifts.
  • Commitment to maintaining certification and meeting training obligations as per CATSA requirements.
  • Works well in a team environment.
  • Strong integrity and ability to follow directives



  • Technical: Demonstrate a solid understanding of Garda World, CATSA, and Airport authority rules and regulations. Technical knowledge of operating and maintaining vehicles.
  • Communication:  Effectively communicate with passengers and screening personnel for their assignments. Communicates clearly and effectively mechanical concerns.
  • Interpersonal skills:  must be able to maintain a calm, polite, and professional demeanor during potentially stressful encounters. Teamwork with coworkers is critical. Build positive relationships with internal and external clients, gaining their trust and respect.
  • Vigilance:  Maintains a prominent level of vigilance, strictly adhering to safety protocols, traffic rules, and other regulations.
  • Critical thinking: make decisions promptly, occasionally with incomplete information. Must be able to respond appropriately, critically, and independently to various security-related situations.


Working Conditions

  • Physical requirements include but are not limited to standing for extended periods, lifting/pushing/pulling luggage or other items, bending, squatting, crouching, sitting, and kneeling.
  • Working outdoors in various conditions during the year for short periods.
  • Work on a set schedule during operational hours (e.g. morning, afternoon, evening, overnight), potentially including weekends and holidays. Shifts are not always flexible and vary from airport to airport.
  • Adhering to regulatory requirements, such as licensing, certifications, and compliance with transportation laws.

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 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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