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Security Guard, Tactical

Business Unit:  Security Services
Career Area:  Security Guard

Winnipeg, MB, CA

Are you ready to suit up?

If you are looking for a job where you will be working undercover, this is the one for you! As a Tactical Guard , you will play a key role in preventing shoplifting, fraud, vandalism or any other crime!  We are currently  offering Full time and Par time Opportunities  for Tactical Guards.

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

Despite the challenges over the last year, we’re growing our ranks in Winnipeg  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 does a Tactical Guard in Winnipeg do ?

  • Tactical security will be dispatched to stores that have been identified with a higher level of threat and criminal activity
  • Tactical security will be responsible for the prevention of external theft, mischief/vandalism, assaults, disorderly conduct, removal of undesirable people, and apprehension of evident shoplifters.
  • Tactical Security will have extensive training and knowledge of arrest/search/seizure, first aid, handcuffing and control tactics, self defence and non violent confrontation intervention
  • Tactical will utilize the tactical uniform with slash vests, handcuffs and slash gloves.
  • With an obvious theft, the guard should make their presence known at the exit. With the suspect customer approaching, the guard should utilize key messages and direct statements to discourage the theft from occurring
  • The list of key messages and direct statements should be used
  • Tactical Security should make all attempts to discourage shoplifting, however if all attempts fail, a tactical security guard may apprehend a shoplifter if the theft is obvious and the suspect customer continues to leave with the unpaid product.
  • If the suspect becomes aggressive, tactical security should make all reasonable and lawful attempts to retrieve the unpaid merchandise and allow the suspect customer to leave with personal and staff safety being the first priority and. They should take note the distinguishing features of the individual, and immediately call the police. If the suspect enters a vehicle, the make, model and license plate should be noted.
  • Tactical security will be allowed to use force only when force has been applied by the suspect first. This will be in a defensive manner to protect themselves from a violent situation and continue with the arrest.
  • Tactical guards should not apprehend or pursue an offender outside the store. If a suspect is fleeing call the police

Qualifications to become Tactical Guard in Winnipeg ?

  • Good Note taking skills
  • Previous experience as a Tactical guard (an asset)
  • Valid Provincial Security Guard license
  •  Customer service oriented
  •  Must be able to work Evenings
  •  Leadership and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment

What do we offer ?


  • P3- Sat ( 0800 to 1400) Sunday (1000 to 2000)
  • Pay- $15.26 Per hour
  • Free Uniform
  • Corporate Discounts 
  • Health and Medical Benefits
  • Career advancement opportunities

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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