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Security Guard, University

Business Unit:  Security Services
Career Area:  Security Guard

Montréal, Quebec, CA


(Don’t have a licence? Register now to one of our trainings offered by our Campus)

We are currently recruiting and we need YOU to work on one of our biggest contracts, the Université du Québec à Montréal.
As a security officer, you will have a mandate to provide excellent customer service, protect and secure the public and the university. With 28 pavilions, 45,000 students and more than 300 programs of study, the Université du Québec à Montréal, is recognized for its creativity, innovation, dynamism, research and development and international influence.

What you’ll be doing
  • Welcome, inform, direct and escort the different users and visitors
  • Assist in case of emergency, first aid or any other intervention
  • To apprehend the offenders and hand them over to the competent authorities
  • Detect, challenge and displace unwanted people
  • Control access and equipment exits
  • Participate in the transportation or escort of values
  • Perform surveillance rounds
  • Check the premises during any detection from an alarm system
  • Take inventory of safety equipment or fire prevention
  • Write all types of reports
  • Answering calls from the UQAM Security Operations Center (COS)
  • Evacuate the building (s) in case of emergency
  • Collect information on complaints or events
What we offer
  • Hourly rate from $ 17.49
  • Annual salary increase
  • Permanent position
  • Easily accessible by public transit
  • Opportunities for advancement (patroller, dispatcher, team leader, etc.)
  • Uniforms, boots and other equipment provided
  • Be part of a team of leaders
What we’re looking for
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Security Officer License (Don’t have a licence? Register now to one of our trainings offered by our Campus)
  • First aid card recognized by CNESST
  • Minimum of six (6) months of full-time experience in the field of security or having an Industrial and Commercial Security Training (240 hours)
  • Available to work on a variable schedule and on call
  • Ability to evolve in a computerized environment
  • Very good communication both verbal and written


Interested? Apply online or send your resume to audrey-anne.lessard@garda.com


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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