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Detention Center Security Officer

Business Unit:  Security Services
Career Area:  Security Guard

Surrey, British Columbia, CA Richmond, British Columbia, CA Coquitlam, British Columbia, CA West Vancouver, CA, V7T 2W4 New Westminster, British Columbia, CA White Rock, British Columbia, CA North Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Langley, British Columbia, CA

Are you ready to suit up?

If you are looking for a job where you have significant responsibility, this is the one for you! As a Detention Center Security Officer, you are responsible for overseeing the care and containment of individuals held by law enforcement agencies.

We provide people with growth opportunities. 30% of our frontline employees are promoted to become part of our operations team.

Despite the challenges over the last year, we’re making our ranks in Vancouver, now more than ever! With our wide variety of contracts, we have a position that will accommodate your needs and help you reach your goals.

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive wages and comprehensive health benefits
  • Uniform provided
  • Paid training (such as Conflict resolution, Mental Health and Use of force)
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Corporate Discount and Recognition Programs

What you'll be doing

  • Ensure the protection, custody, and control of detained persons.
  • Assist and work alongside law-enforcement agencies to ensure safe and secure transport of detainees.
  • Recording detainee admissions and discharges.
  • Monitoring and performing regular searches of cells, detainees, and the property.
  • Enforce the regulations in effect at your client's premises
  • Write daily reports and incident reports efficiently and effectively.


  • BC Security Licence
  • Standard First Aid (CPR and AED)
  • Advanced Security Training (AST) required
  • Transport Security Clearance (TSC), RAIC, and Class 4 driver’s licence are considered an asset 
  • Bilingual (French and English) an asset



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.

Job Segment: Corporate Security, Security Guard, Security Officer, Security, Bilingual

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