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Pre Board Screening Officer (English/French) YTZ Billy Bishop Airport

Business Unit:  Aviation Services
Career Area:  Airport Security Screening

Toronto, ON, CA



Pre-Board Screening Officer  - Toronto Pearson International Airport and Billy Bishop Airport (Toronto Island) - YYZ

Watch your career take flight at GardaWorld!


GardaWorld is the largest provider of aviation services for the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA), offering security screening services in 28 airports across Canada.


Our officers are tasked with protecting air travelers by screening them and their belongings, while exhibiting the highest degree of vigilance in challenging circumstances. Our officers undergo rigorous specialized training up to 180 hours, both in class and on-the-job in order to acquire CATSA Screening Officer certification.


We are currently recruiting Pre-Board Screening Officers for Toronto Pearson International Airport and Billy Bishop Toronto Island Airport, on a Part-Time basis. 


As a Screening Officer, you:

  • Greet, direct and inform passengers through the screening process
  • Efficiently process passengers, non-passengers and their baggage prior to their entry into the secured area of the airport
  • Operate hi-tech screening devices (e.g., x-ray, walk-through metal detector, hand-held metal detector, full-body scanner, etc.)
  • Manually conduct physical searches of persons and baggage, through direct contact or in close proximity with passengers
  • Report and escalate incidents via pre-established communication channels


For a more information on the position, we invite you to view the following video at: http://bit.ly/2flBFjT


Job benefits

  • Wage during the training process: $21.79/hour
  • Competitive employee benefit plan
  • Parking cost is reimbursed as a taxable benefit
  • Uniform is supplied
  • Training and career development opportunities
  • Unionized position (IAMAW Local 2921)


Ideal candidates possess

  • Competence and ease with technology
  • Strong communication, customer service and people skills
  • Ability to prioritize, remain calm and multi-task under pressure in a dynamic environment
  • Accountability for their own actions and decisions
  • Alert and detail-oriented
  • Previous experience in the security and aviation industries is an asset


Application requirements

• Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident status

• 18 years of age or older

• High school diploma or equivalent (GED)

• No previous, non-pardoned criminal background

• At least one (1) year experience in customer service

• Fluency in English and French, spoken and written is an asset

• Available to work and commute day and night shifts, including weekends and statutory holidays

• Physical requirements include but are not limited to standing for long periods of time and lifting/pushing/pulling luggage and other heavy items (up to 22kg).


*Our officers must be able to obtain a Transportation Canada Security Clearance (RAIC) and a valid medical from CATSA, in addition to successfully completing the extensive training program.


The hiring process takes between 4 to 6 months to complete.


GardaWorld is an equal opportunity employer and takes pride in a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability or any other protected status.


All GardaWorld Security Screening Inc. employees are required to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine series, approved by Health Canada, as a condition of hire. Should you be the successful candidate, you will be required to comply with the GardWorld’s mandatory Vaccination Policy that is in effect.


We thank all applicants for their interest in the position; however, we will communicate only with selected candidates. You can apply only once within a 6-month period.



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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