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Security Supervisor (Detention Center)

Business Unit:  Security Services
Career Area:  Security Guard

Surrey, British Columbia, CA

Are you ready to suit up?

Do you love to gain valuable work experience and progress your career in law enforcement Then you have come to the right place!

We are looking for a dedicated Security Supervisor (Detention Center) to join our growing Garda World Team and play a crucial role in enhancing the skills and knowledge of our security personnel. You will be responsible for overseeing the care and containment of individuals held at the Immigration Holding Center. If you bring experience working in a supervisory role and thrive in a fast-paced role where building relationships is a key factor to your success, then this may be an ideal opportunity for you! 

We also offer a range of opportunities that will help you achieve your long-term goals.

Pay Rate: Starting at $26.25

What to Expect as a Detention Center Security Supervisor

  • Ensure the protection, custody, and control of medium to high-risk detained persons.
  • Provide the guards with the proper assignments or posts.
  • Utilizing methods authorized by CBSA for conducting searches of cells, detainees, and property.
  • Communicate the shift briefing and procedures changes to the team.
  • Provide support and initial/ongoing training to guards.
  • Execute emergency evacuation protocols when necessary and make sure that the team understands them.
  • Promptly notifying the CBSA both verbally and in written form following critical incidents or deficiencies.
  • Conduct supervisor visits and audits of posts within the IHC.

Successful Candidate have the Following

  • 1 to 3 years experience in personnel management in a unionized environment
  • Applicants must be Permanent Residents or Canadian Citizens
  • Valid BC Security Licence
  • Standard First Aid (CPR and AED) is considered an asset.
  • Advanced Security Training (AST) is considered an asset.
  • Transport Security Clearance (TSC), RAIC, and Class 4 driver’s license are considered an asset. 
  • Bilingual (French and English) an asset

What You’ll Gain

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Career development and advancement
  • Training opportunities
  • Participation in ASIS event


Ready to step into the most renowned security attire?  Apply now!


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: Manager, Security, Bilingual, Management

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