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Full-Time Security Guard, Vancouver Island University

Business Unit:  Security Services
Career Area:  Security Guard

Nanaimo, British Columbia, CA

Are you ready to suit up?

Are you interested in protecting one of Vancouver Islands largest Universities? Our Nanaimo campus is looking for you!

Your role is to ensure the safety and security of our client’s tenants, visitors and assets in a professional and courteous manner. You will enjoy regular and diverse interactions with the public, while also being expected to maintain the highest degree of professionalism and customer service.

What we offer

Competitive wages $17.55/hour - above industry average!

  • Various hours
  • Diverse benefits plan
  • Opportunity for advancement in the security industry
  • Full uniform
What you’ll be doing
  • Patrol campus to ensure safety & security of students, staff, visitors and contractors
  • Use electronic reporting tools to log patrols and incidents / events
  • Access control, security escorts, service call response and report writing
  • Property inspections and enforcement of property laws, client rules, and other regulations                    
  • Assist in the event of an emergency, first aid or any other intervention                  
  • Interact with visitors, customers and the general public on a regular basis
  • Detect, challenge and displace unwanted people    
  • Evacuate the building in case of emergency
  • Collect information on complaints or events
  • Maintain a positive, productive work environment through teamwork                                                                         
What we’re looking for
  • 3 to 5 years experience in the security industry (preferred) 
  • Valid Provincial Security Guard licence
  • Occupational First Aid Level 2 
  • Valid BC drivers license (an asset)
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Available to work days and/or nights 
  • Customer service oriented
  • Leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment


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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