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CBSA Security Guard

Business Unit:  Security Services
Career Area:  Security Guard

Surrey, British Columbia, CA

Are you ready to suit up?

Do you thrive in an environment where attention to detail, compassion and vigilance are paramount?
Ready to start an exciting career that combines responsibility, professionalism and dedication, what about advancing your security career?  The CBSA Security Guard position is the right opportunity for you! 

In this role you will have the opportunity to help in creating a safe and supportive environment while practicing paramount skills that would help elevate your career.
We are proud to provide security service for the Canada Border Services Agency at their Immigration Holding Center and are currently seeking dedicated security professionals who are passionate about the industry and ready to play a key role in maintaining national security and public safety.

Apply now to seize this exciting opportunity with Garda World!

Applicants must be Permanent Residents or Canadian Citizens.

What's in it for you?


  • Starting hourly payrate of $21.33-$26.50
  • Full time – rotational schedules
  • Uniform provided at no cost
  • Opportunity to gain experience while working alongside Federal Law Enforcement Officers
  • Opportunity to progress your career in law enforcement
  • Continued education through Garda World campus

What does a CBSA Security Guard in Surrey do?

As a CBSA guard, you will be responsible for monitoring people who have arrived at the airport who are experiencing immigration complications and cannot officially enter the country.

In this role you will:

  • Ensure the protection of people, assets, and property.
  • Escort people within the facility, using restraints to ensure the safety of everybody.
  • Demonstrate empathy and compassion and a recognition that you are working with individuals under stress.
  • Observe, monitor, and report on behaviour of detainees.
  • Conduct regular foot patrols - both indoor and outdoor facilities
  • Monitor and properly utilize security software and equipment!
  • Generate daily incident reports.
  • Utilization of tactical training to de-escalate potentially dangerous situations.

This work requires vigilance, and efficiency, but also a talent for customer service and compassion as you will be working with people within a vulnerable situation.

Qualifications to become a CBSA Security Guard in Surrey:


  • A valid British Columbia security guard license
  • A valid and current First Aid Level 1 (OFA1)
  • Advanced Security Training (AST)
  • Canadian citizenship or Permanent residence status
  • High School diploma / Proof of education
  • Ability to pass a Public Works Clearance and a Vulnerable Sector Check Available to work flexible hours.
  • 1-year of security guard experience
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership capabilities.
  • Experience working in a high-stress environment with quick responsiveness to emergency situations.
  • Understanding of the importance of conciseness, security, and safety


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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