Available Positions

AVAILABLE POSITIONS

Commissionaires BC operates across mainland British Columbia and our job opportunities range from security guarding to enforcement officer to senior managerial positions. We welcome applications from those seeking an opportunity to maximize their talents and realize their ambitions in a highly fulfilling, collaborative environment.

Vet Technician
Posted: 27 Jan 2015
Job #: 20006
Location: Surrey
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TitleVet Technician
CitySurrey
LocationCity of Surrey
Date Posted27 Jan 2015
Closing Date
Hours of WorkFriday – Monday
Salary/Wage$18.00 per hour
Job Posting #20006

Job Overview

The Vet Technician’s primary role is to care for the health and well-being of the animals in the Facility’s care. The primary focus will be on the assessments of animal health, administering medications, ensuring proper quarantining of sick animals and coordinating with Veterinarians on further medical care as required.

Job Profile

  • Following policies and procedures as set out in Post Orders under direction from the site supervisor
  • Maintaining the health and welfare of animals
  • Administering medications
  • Performing animal care duties, such as nail clipping and bathing as required
  • Disease control, including the quarantining of sick animals, recommendations for treatment, cleaning and preventative measures
  • Providing for the humane destruction of animals according to the BC SPCA Animal Welfare Committee’s approved recommendations
  • Coordinating veterinary care as required for sick or injured animals
  • Observing, evaluating and recording animal behaviours and reporting any behavioural issues or concerns to the site supervisor
  • Grooming and socializing of the animals as time permits
  • Assisting the adoption coordinator as required for the viewing and processing of animals
  • Ensuring public safety
  • Using discretion and good judgment at all times
  • Working with diverse groups of people in a professional, respectful manner
  • Following direction for all other duties as assigned by the site supervisor

Required Education, Qualifications and Experience

  • Previous experience in a same or similar role
  • Must be physically fit and be able to carry a minimum of 20 lbs
  • Have an understanding of dog behavior and body language and be familiar with different dog breeds
  • The ability to learn, understand, interpret, communicate, and enforce the city’s bylaws that pertain to animals
  • The ability and ideally the experience dealing with aggressive dogs
  • Must exhibit examples of dealing with stressful situations
  • Experience in customer service and conflict resolution
  • Strong communication skills both written and spoken with the ability to provide clear, detailed documentation
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • A clean criminal background

Application Procedure

If you would enjoy working with our team of committed professionals please submit your resume using the Apply link and complete our online application form.

In accordance with our mandate, applicants with service in the Canadian Forces or RCMP will be given preference, however, all qualified applicants will be considered.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Service & Response Coordinator
Posted: 26 Jan 2015
Job #: 20001
Location: Vancouver
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TitleService & Response Coordinator
CityVancouver
LocationCommissionaires BC Corporate Head Office
Date Posted26 Jan 2015
Closing Date
Hours of WorkFull Time. You must be able to work a variety of shifts covering a 24 hour x 7 days/week operation centre. This includes over night shifts, weekends and holidays.
Salary/Wage$17.50/hr
Job Posting #20001

Job Overview

As BC’s largest security organization, Commissionaires BC, provides comprehensive security solutions that integrate highly trained people and technology. We are dedicated to providing employment for Canadians with varied backgrounds, including responsible citizens, students, and ex-servicemen.

Our continued growth requires us to hire and train a bright, individual to be on-call to support our team. We offer paid training for this position and encourage your continued growth and success with Commissionaires BC. To learn more visit us at www.commissionaires.bc.ca.

Please note that this is 24/7 operation requiring successful applicants to be available for day, evening, graveyards shifts.

Job Profile

As the Service & Response Coordinator you will support existing and current work sites with temporary staffing coverage for short term needs such as vacation, sickness and contract escort services. These services are provided to private and government clients at various sites throughout the Lower Mainland. You will also monitor and respond to a web based lone worker program that ensures the safety and welfare of any employee who is working in an isolated location.

Key Accountabilities

  • Respond to and monitor inbound supervisor and client staffing requirements in a timely manner understanding the site and character requirements
  • Select an appropriate staff member to fill the request from a casual bank of commissionaires
  • Provide a complete and accurate briefing of work to commissionaires allocated to the work assignment
  • Conduct a follow up and review with the client and commissionaire member to ensure quality performance and collect any feedback
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating the workforce schedule system to ensure accurate personnel information is recorded in a timely manner
  • Accurate completion of order and review of worked hours via completion of timesheet for submission to Manager, Operational Support for sign off
  • Expected to visit sites in conjunction with Business Unit managers to understand operation and site requirements
  • Responsible for ad hoc reports as required to the Finance team for billing information
  • Perform accurate entry into Operations Pass-on-Books to maintain detailed and professional handovers at every shift change
  • Ability to conduct written reports, perform note taking and record incidents accurately
  • Contribute new ideas and feedback to enhance effectiveness of the Operations Centre
  • Expected to take responsibility and initiative for mini projects and other assigned tasks that support the unit and organization.
  • Support the Interior Operations Centre (Kelowna) as and when needed with the aptitude to understand how others actions and decisions impact both Operations Centres

Required Education, Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a customer service environment
  • Previous work experience in call centres, operations and logistics would be beneficial to the role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven time management skills, expected to prioritize tasks and to arrive for shifts promptly for handovers
  • Must be able to work all shifts, flexibility and adaptability with schedule assignment
  • Ability to handle stressful situations and stay calm under pressure in the event of a reported emergency
  • Excellent computer skills, proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Excel and Outlook – aptitude to learn a workforce scheduling system
  • Superior customer service skills and professional telephone manner
  • Excellent administrative skills with attention to detail, accurate order processing and follow up
  • Strong team player and highly organized
  • Capable of obtaining security clearances and criminal background checks
  • Valid BC Drivers Licence in good standing
  • Will be tested on written report skills, typing speed and knowledge of computer software
  • Ability to work in a diverse workforce, treating all staff fairly and equally

Application Procedure

If you would enjoy working with our team of committed professionals please submit your resume using the Apply link and complete our online application form.

In accordance with our mandate, applicants with service in the Canadian Forces or RCMP will be given preference, however, all qualified applicants will be considered.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Bylaw Enforcement Officer
Posted: 26 Jan 2015
Job #: 20021
Location: Vancouver
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TitleBylaw Enforcement Officer
CityVancouver
LocationUBC
Date Posted26 Jan 2015
Closing Date
Hours of WorkCasual
Job Posting #20021

Job Overview

Parking Enforcement Officers are charged with the responsibility of enforcing by-laws as proposed and sanctioned by UBC. This is inspectional, regulatory and investigational work entailing public relations and liaison tasks in which the incumbent exercises independent judgment, action, and tact. This position is ideal for someone looking to develop into a law enforcement career.

Job Profile

In this position, you will be required to:
• Investigate and process by-law complaints concerning parking infractions and violations;
• Enforce regulations and by-laws related to parking;
• Do daily patrol checks of assigned areas by car and foot;
• Gather evidence and appear in Court as a witness;
• Issue parking and other municipal by-law infraction tickets;
• Prepare routine reports and perform clerical duties.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

In order to qualify for this position, you must have the following:
• A valid, fully graduated class-5 drivers licence with a clean abstract;
• BST Training and/or Bylaw Enforcement Certificate are assets;
• Physically fit: the ability to stand and walk for long periods of time
• Considerable knowledge to the by-laws and regulations related to parking regulations, or be willing and able to learn said by-laws quickly;
• The ability to investigate complaints and enforce by-laws and other regulations with tact, impartiality, firmness, and the use of sound judgment;
• The ability to prepare routine reports and perform clerical duties;
• Ability to handle stressful situations
• The ability to walk long distances, the majority of the shift is spend walking;
• The ability to use computers efficiently and effectively.

Application Procedure

If you enjoy working with a team of committed professionals please submit your resume using the Apply link and complete our online application form.

In accordance with our mandate, applicants with service in the Canadian Forces or RCMP will be given preference, however, all qualified applicants will be considered.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

OFA 2 Certified Security Officer
Posted: 26 Jan 2015
Job #: 20053
Location: Vancouver / Burnaby Area
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TitleOFA 2 Certified Security Officer
CityVancouver / Burnaby Area
LocationVancouver Police Department
Date Posted26 Jan 2015
Closing Date
Hours of WorkCasual
Job Posting #20053

Job Overview

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Commissionaires is one of Canada’s largest security organizations that offers a unique combination of integrity, experience and innovation. We are comprised of a well-trained, diverse team that enables us to provide the best solutions and highest quality of service in the industry. Commissionaires offers flexible employment and valuable experience for individuals seeking a career in law enforcement or for those looking to make a difference in their community.

All applicants must be certified in OFA Level 2 in order to be considered.

Job Profile

DUTIES WILL INCLUDE:
Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

• Internal and external patrols including the parkade
• Access control of VPD staff, including members and civilians, and third party authorized service contractors
• Act as first responder in building emergencies such as evacuations and medical emergencies
• Monitoring of CCTV cameras
• Investigating incidents and completing incident reports clearly and accurately and forward to the client and site supervisor in a timely manner
• Act as a line of emergency response and provide first aid to all employees in a prompt, easy accessible and appropriate manner. OFA 2 certification is a requirement for this role.
• Report all incidences to the site supervisor and provide investigation reports.
• All other duties assigned by the site supervisor and operations management.

The above duties are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the Commissionaire. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities.

Required Education, Qualifications and Experience

At a minimum, applicants must meet the following education, training and qualifications prior to commencement of position duties:

• All applicants must be willing and be able to successful pass an Enhanced Security Clearance through the VPD.
• Hold a valid BC Security License, Public Works/Reliability Clearance and Occupational First Aid Level 2.
• Have demonstrated interest and experience in serving the public
• Fluent English written, verbal and reading skills. Fluency in French would also be an asset
• Intermediate computer skills would be an asset with proficiency in Microsoft Office, and other office equipment including faxes and photocopiers Positive attitude with professional demeanor and strong interpersonal/customer service skills
• Excellent attention to detail to fulfill job duties regarding daily reports and incident report writing
• Excellent problem solving skills and ability to handle emergency situations in a calm and professional manner
• Ability to work independently and make sound decisions in varying situations
• Ability to diffuse and negotiate difficult situations
• Takes pride in dress and deportment
• Ability to work in a diverse workforce, treating all VPD members, VPD civilians and COV staff fairly and equally.
• Strong team player skills
• Physically fit and able to stand for long periods and able to work in a range of weather conditions throughout shift including working indoors and outdoors.

Application Procedure

If you enjoy working with a team of committed professionals please submit your resume using the Apply link and complete our online application form.

In accordance with our mandate, applicants with service in the Canadian Forces or RCMP will be given preference, however, all qualified applicants will be considered.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant Manager, Client Services – Kelowna BC
Posted: 23 Jan 2015
Job #: AMCS-Kel01/15
Location: Kelowna
Closing: 2 Feb 2015

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TitleAssistant Manager, Client Services – Kelowna BC
CityKelowna
LocationKelowna
Date Posted23 Jan 2015
Closing Date2 Feb 2015
Hours of WorkFull-time with shift work requirement
Job Posting #AMCS-Kel01/15

Job Overview

Reporting to the Manager, Client Services this position contributes to the financial performance, brand and reputation of the organization by ensuring customer service excellence with efficient, responsive, cost-effective, compliant security solutions and enforcement. Responsible for the leadership of personnel and employee relations.

Job Profile

Major Responsibilities
• Meet with clients face to face at the respective management level to maintain excellent client relations, discuss staffing requirements, identify client concerns, and to facilitate proactive service delivery
• Conduct site visits to monitor operations ensuring service is in compliance with quality standards and client requirements
• Conduct and document initial site risk assessment for safety in accordance with existing policies and procedures and continue to monitor safety requirements at all contract sites
• Review, monitor and facilitate the production of Post Orders that describe the client’s requirements for the management of the site to ensure compliance and health and safety requirements
• Initiate and suggest continuous improvement opportunities related to increased efficiency, cost effectiveness and quality of services
• Provide 24/7, on-call management and security coverage on a rotational basis, including days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays
• Track expenditures, in particular overtime & training, to ensure responsible resource management
• Conduct follow-up action on ISO audit reports, investigating any issues such as safety concerns, high levels of absenteeism and/or overtime and ensuring that the situations have been addressed and all required action has been taken
• Contribute to the maintenance of 24 hour on-call status for the Safety Line
• Liaise with other managers and staff of other departments to share information and identify opportunities for collaboration and/or improved services or productivity of processes
• Assists with the development, implementation, and maintenance of computer systems and processes, i.e. in-house software (CEMS)
• Occasional travel required to remote sites within British Columbia

Accountabilities
• Build and maintain positive client relations to contribute to the overall success and positive reputation of the company
• Explore opportunities for business growth with existing clients and potential clients
• Build and support a high-performance team through the effective leadership and management of people
• Contribute to the successful management of the organization through the sharing of information with peers, management and co-workers
• Provide direct supervision and leadership to over 15 site supervisors, who in turn are responsible for over 200 security officers; ensuring they have the information, support, equipment and required kit needed to successfully perform their delegated responsibilities

People Management
• Create an environment for positive employee relations by using sound judgment and working with human resources to ensure the fair and consistent treatment of all employees
• Motivate and support employees to achieve their performance goals, taking proactive action when necessary, and ensuring compliance with all policies and practices
• Facilitate positive relations between site supervisors and commissionaires
• Support a productive work environment by setting and communicating a clear vision, outlining goals and developing objectives with the team
• Provide direction and guidance by informing, briefing and instructing on policies procedures and guidelines and on their implications and implementation
• Conduct and document regular meetings and site visits with site supervisors to maintain communication, provide career and administrative support, and to deliver required kits, clothing and other documentation
• Works with human resources to ensure the effective recruitment and placement of employees, also ensuring the effective utilization and placement of temporary employees
• Monitor and measure the performance of site supervisors and provide feedback regularly and facilitate the performance management process annually as per policy
• Identify training needs and facilitate on-site training as required
• Ensure that procedures and policies for the processing of staffing requirements, dress and deportment, documentation and record-keeping, specialized security clearance, call-in procedures regarding the Safety Line, and other required activities and guidelines are documented, fully understood, and implemented in a timely manner (including the processing of timesheets, monthly schedules, reports, evaluations, security clearances, disciplinary matters, probationary reports, etc.)
• Conduct safety meetings and discussions on a regular basis, including direct participation as a member of the Health & Safety Committee
• Investigate allegations of harassment and misconduct, make recommendations and implement as required
• Meet regularly with the Manager Client Services to review the status, issues and concerns of all sites
• Comply with all department policies and processes related to the management of delegated responsibilities

Required Education, Qualifications and Experience

Education & Knowledge
• Education: High school diploma supplemented with post-secondary degree or diploma in management or business administration or equivalent professional experience.

• Experience: 5 to 7 years of relevant experience such as policing, security, or military along with 3 years’ experience at a supervisory or management level, demonstrating excellent leadership skills

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Skills and Abilities (Minimum Required)
• Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
• Able to work cooperatively with clients, senior management, peers, co-workers and team members
• Able to demonstrate a high level of professionalism, tact, and diplomacy
• Able to act independently and make decisions within the scope of assigned duties
• Excellent communication skills both oral and written
• Customer service driven with mediation & conflict resolution skills
• Proactive team leader with excellent problem solving skills
• Proven time management and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and work under pressure in a dynamic and remote environment
• Advanced computer skills and the ability to learn in-house software programs
• Ability to think strategically, act tactically and demonstrate good judgment
• Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
• Continuous, lifelong learner
• Proven ability to take accountability for personal actions and decisions

Professional / Technical Knowledge (Minimum Required)
Advanced understanding of:
• Security Management Experience and/or Professional Designation
• Proficient to expert computer skills Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and the ability to learn in-house programs
• Valid BC Driver’s License in good standing
• Valid BC Security License or ability to obtain
• Working towards CPP designation

Required Security Clearances
• Must consent to a Criminal Background Check as a clean criminal record is a requirement and to obtain PWGSC Basic Reliability and Secret Clearance, as well as other site specific clearances

Application Procedure

Please submit your resume and cover letter by February 2nd, 2015 to careers.si@commissionaires.bc.ca

In addition to a panel interview, selected candidates will be tested on computer skills and will be provided with an Organizational Management System (OMS) questionnaire to complete on-line.

All qualified applicants will be considered and we appreciate your interest in Commissionaires BC, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Commissionaires BC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Security Officer – Bilingual in French
Posted: 20 Jan 2015
Job #: 20042
Location: Richmond
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TitleSecurity Officer – Bilingual in French
CityRichmond
LocationRichmond Passport
Date Posted20 Jan 2015
Closing Date
Hours of Work40 hours
Job Posting #20042

Job Overview

POSITION
Bilingual Guard – Passport Richmond
* This is a position that requires applicants to be bilingual in French

LOCATION:
Surrey

HOURS OF WORK/AVAILABILITY
Full Time – Monday through Friday, 9:30am – 6pm

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
This position the security and access control for the Passport Richmond office. This site is mostly customer service, dealing with a high volume of people coming in and out of the site.

Job Profile

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Access control;
• Interior and exterior patrols;
• Respond to alarms;
• Assists in the maintenance of good order in the public areas of the building;
• Enforcement of parking policies and regulations;
• Sign out keys and issues temporary passes to authorized persons only.
• Maintain a safe environment for all personnel and the public;
• Answer inquiries from the public as required.
• Provide assistance to Passport Richmond staff as required.
• Throughout the day, maintain records and logs, and/or responding to emergency situations.
• Ensures that the client’s instructions are carried out as per written policy, in accordance with the site’s Post Orders.

The above duties are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities.

Required Education, Qualifications and Experience

KEY QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

• Important note: Fluency in French is required for this position.
• Passport Richmond is a federal site and therefore, preference to those who have served in the military or RCMP will be given preference.
• All applicants that have met the minimum requirements may be tested on their written and computer skills.
• Hold a valid BC Security License.
• Fluent English written, verbal and reading skills.  Fluency in French is required for this position.
• Intermediate computer skills would be an asset with proficiency in Microsoft Office, and other office equipment including faxes and photocopiers.
• Positive attitude with professional demeanour and strong interpersonal/customer service skills.
• Excellent attention to detail to fulfill job duties and incident report writing.
• Excellent problem solving skills and ability to handle emergency situations in a calm and professional manner.
• Ability to work independently and make sound decisions in varying situations.
• Physically fit and able to stand/walk for long periods.

Application Procedure

If you enjoy working with a team of committed professionals please submit your resume using the Apply link and complete our online application form.

In accordance with our mandate, applicants with service in the Canadian Forces or RCMP will be given preference, however, all qualified applicants will be considered.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Cell Guard
Posted: 16 Jan 2015
Job #: 20019
Location: Abbotsford
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TitleCell Guard
CityAbbotsford
LocationAbbotsford Police Department
Date Posted16 Jan 2015
Closing Date
Hours of WorkCasual
Salary/Wage$17.00
Job Posting #20019

Job Overview

Job Description
Commissionaires BC is looking for a versatile and highly motivated individual to augment the team of commissionaires at the Abbotsford Police Department.  As a successful candidate you are highly reliable, have excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills, work well under pressure, can handle extremely stressful situations and volatile individuals.  You are able to sit/stand for long periods of time and are physically fit.  You will be required to successfully complete and obtain a criminal background and security clearance.

Job Profile

Key Accountabilities
• Book and release individuals bought in by the APD Officers
• Monitor all detainees to ensure their security and well-being;
• Observe and check detainees frequently and irregularly;
• Assist Abbotsford Police Officers when required to search detainees (training provided);
• Monitor and maintain documentation of for court proceedings and sheriffs
• Conduct searches of cells prior to occupation and when cells are vacated;
• Maintain cellblock security (ensure cell doors are locked at all times);
• Ensure cellblock keys are tagged and stored safely;
• Ensure all personal effects removed from detainees are properly secured;
• Perform interior patrol of building
• Monitor fire safety and be fully conversant with fire orders;
• Perform other duties as outlined by the ADP

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Required Education, Qualifications and Experience
At a minimum, Guards must meet the following educational and training qualifications prior to commencement of Guard duties.
• BST Training with a 75% pass mark to meet CGSB Standard;
• Hold a Occupational First Aid Level 1 or be willing to complete training and testing.
• Demonstrated ability to read, write and speak in English
• Computer skills and experience managing inventory
• Experience doing extremely detailed work
• Physically fit and able to demonstrate confidence around volatile individuals
• Ability to climb ladders and lift boxes weighing 35lbs
• Ability to handle stressful situations
• Previous security or cell/detention guarding experience an asset
• Clean criminal background check and ability to obtain APD clearance required

Application Procedure

Application Procedure If you would enjoy working with our team of committed professionals, please submit your resume and cover letter by pressing the apply now option.

In accordance with our mandate, applicants with service in the Canadian Forces or RCMP will be given preference, however, all qualified applicants will be considered.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Security Professional
Posted: 30 Dec 2014
Job #: 20036 – KM
Location: Burnaby Mountain Area
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TitleSecurity Professional
CityBurnaby Mountain Area
Date Posted30 Dec 2014
Closing Date
Hours of WorkSpare, as needed
Salary/Wage$15.00
Job Posting #20036 – KM

Job Overview

Commissionaires is one of Canada’s largest security organizations that offers a unique combination of integrity, experience and innovation. We are comprised of a well-trained, diverse team that enables us to provide the best solutions and highest quality of service in the industry. Commissionaires offers flexible employment and valuable experience for individuals seeking a career in law enforcement or for those looking to make a difference in their community.

Commissionaires BC requires security professionals and mobile patrol personnel to oversee two complex, high profile sites. As this is a 24/7 site, it will require applicants to be available for both evening and graveyard rotations.

Job Profile

Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

• Provide superior customer service to clients and general public.
• Provide access control at main gate and issue out passes as required.
• Securing administrative and contractor offices.
• Monitor and log all deliveries.
• Report all incidences to the site supervisor and provide investigation reports.
• Assists with Front Desk duties where a high degree of customer service, discretion and attention to detail are required. Enforces security of site buildings, staff and parking lots.
• Records all activities on a log sheet in and out of the main gate and administers clear directions to all visitors of facilities.
• Ensures Access Control and Emergency procedures are followed.
• Monitor CCTV cameras, alarm response equipment and intrusion sensors. Liaise with afterhours security personnel for alarm response as needed.
• Liaise with outside companies that the client and commissionaires BC utilize for the site
• Ensure that all loaned equipment is serviceable once returned on afternoon shifts.
• Ensure that all outstanding passes and equipment are carried over on the log on graveyard shifts.
• All other duties assigned by the site supervisor and operations management.
The above duties are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the Commissionaire. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities.

Required Education, Qualifications and Experience

• A valid BC security license.
• Ability to pass a criminal record check.
• Possession of an OFA Level 1 certification is an asset.
• For mobile patrol, must have valid BC Driver’s License and able to provide a clean BC Driver’s abstract.
• Have demonstrated interest and experience in serving the public.
• Fluent English written, verbal and reading skills.
• Intermediate computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office, and other office equipment including faxes and photocopiers.
• Positive attitude with professional demeanour and strong interpersonal/customer service skills.
• Excellent attention to detail to fulfill job duties and incident report writing.
• Excellent problem solving skills and ability to handle emergency situations in a calm and professional manner.
• Ability to work independently and make sound decisions in varying situations.
• Physically fit and able to stand for long periods and able to work in a range of weather conditions throughout shift including working indoors and outdoors.

Application Procedure

If you enjoy working with a team of committed professionals please submit your resume using the Apply link and complete our online application form.

In accordance with our mandate, applicants with service in the Canadian Forces or RCMP will be given preference, however, all qualified applicants will be considered.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Security Professionals Kamloops
Posted: 17 Dec 2014
Job #: 2014-12ResDivKamloops
Location: Kamloops BC
Closing: 31 Jan 2015

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TitleSecurity Professionals Kamloops
CityKamloops BC
LocationKamloops City & Area
Date Posted17 Dec 2014
Closing Date31 Jan 2015
Job Posting #2014-12ResDivKamloops

Job Overview

As one of BC’s largest security organization, we provide comprehensive security solutions that integrate highly trained people and technology. We are looking for individuals with excellent communication skills and a positive ‘can-do’ attitude to provide superior customer service, security and protection for our client sites. As a frontline representative, you are a professional who takes pride in your dress and deportment. You can learn more about us by viewing our website at: www.commissionaires.bc.ca

Job Profile

• Provide superior customer service to clients and general public.
• Conduct security patrols of assigned buildings and provide access control. Monitor cameras.
• Proactively respond and resolve emergency situations and conflicts.
• Complete evacuation and emergency response procedures.
• Clearly write daily logs and reports of all incidents.
• Effectively communication problems or concerns to the Site Supervisor.
• Possess excellent multi-tasking, problem solving, prioritizing and organizational abilities.
• Maintain ongoing knowledge of and perform all duties with high safety standards.

Required Education, Qualifications and Experience

• For clearances purposes, applicants must have the ability to obtain clearances to the Secret Level.
• Hold a valid BC Security License and Occupational First Aid Level 1 or be willing to complete training and testing.
• Fluent English written, verbal and reading skills.
• Have demonstrated interest and experience in serving the public.
• Positive attitude with professional demeanour and strong interpersonal/customer service skills.
• Excellent attention to detail to fulfill job duties and incident report writing.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office and experience working with computers, camera monitors plus other office equipment such as fax and photocopiers is required.
• Excellent problem solving skills and ability to handle emergency situations in a calm and professional manner.
• Ability to work independently and make sound decisions in varying situations.
• Ability to stand for long periods and climb long flights of stairs.
• Valid BC Driver’s license is an asset.
• Minimum 19 years of age; High School diploma; good physical fitness is a strong asset.

Application Procedure

If you would enjoy working with our team of committed professionals, please forward your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant background quoting the job posting # in the subject line to careers.si@commissionaires.bc.ca .
We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Security Officer – Reserve Division
Posted: 12 Dec 2014
Job #: 80404
Location: Vancouver, Surrey, Burnaby, Richmond
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TitleSecurity Officer – Reserve Division
CityVancouver, Surrey, Burnaby, Richmond
LocationVarious Locations
Date Posted12 Dec 2014
Closing Date
Hours of WorkVarious: Full time, Part time and Casual Available
Various ShiftsShifts could include: mornings (7am-3pm), afternoons (3pm-11pm) and nights (11pm to 7am). Will vary based on the job assignment.
Assignments

Potential assignments could be: RCMP sites, bike patrol, escort services, animal control, bylaw enforcement and general security.

HOURS OF WORK/AVAILABILITY ON-CALL, CASUAL with a minimum of four shifts availability per week across a seven day period is preferred.  Those applicants with more availability will be given preference.

Shifts could include: mornings (7am-3pm), afternoons (3pm-11pm) and nights (11pm to 7am) but will vary based on the job assignment.

LOCATIONS

We have various locations to offer.  However, the bulk of our sites reside in Vancouver, Burnaby and Surrey.  Access to a vehicle is an asset but most sites are located on the transit line.

LONG TERM

Commissionaires on the Reserve Division will be considered for permanent and full time opportunities in Security and Enforcement based on performance.

Job Posting #80404

Job Overview

As one of BC’s largest security organization, we provide comprehensive security solutions that integrate highly trained people and technology. We are looking for individuals with excellent communication skills and a positive ‘can-do’ attitude to provide superior customer service, security and protection for our client sites. As a frontline representative, you are a professional who takes pride in your dress and deportment. Commissionaires on the Reserve Division will be considered for permanent opportunities in Security and Enforcement based on performance.

Job Profile

  • Provide superior customer service to clients and general public
  • Conduct security patrols of assigned buildings and provide access control
  • Proactively respond and resolve emergency situations and conflicts
  • Complete evacuation and emergency response procedures
  • Clearly write daily logs and reports of all incidents
  • Effectively communication problems or concerns to the site supervisor
  • Possess excellent multi-tasking, problem solving, prioritizing and organizational abilities
  • Maintain ongoing knowledge of and perform all duties with high safety standards

Required Education, Qualifications and Experience

  • To be successful you must have resided in Canada for the last five years and not been out of the country for more than six months at a time in order to complete required security clearances
  • Have demonstrated interest and experience in serving the public
  • Hold a valid BC Security License and Occupational First Aid Level 1 or be willing to complete training and testing
  • Fluent English written, verbal and reading skills
  • Intermediate computer skills would be an asset
  • Positive attitude with professional demeanour and strong interpersonal / customer service skills
  • Excellent attention to detail to fulfill job duties and incident report writing
  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to handle emergency situations in a calm and professional manner
  • Ability to work independently and make sound decisions in varying situations
  • Willingness to work shifts ranging from 8 hours to 12 hours, rotating days, afternoons and nights as required by client site
  • Physically fit and able to stand for long periods and able to work in a range of weather. conditions throughout shift including working indoors and outdoors
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and experience working with computers plus other office equipment such as fax and photocopiers preferred
  • Valid BC Driver’s license is an asset
  • Minimum 19 years of age, High School diploma, and good physical health
  • Fluency in French (verbal and written) is an asset

Application Procedure

If you would enjoy working with our team of committed professionals please submit your resume using the Apply link and complete our online application form.

In accordance with our mandate, applicants with service in the Canadian Forces or RCMP will be given preference, however, all qualified applicants will be considered.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Detention Guard – Kelowna
Posted: 3 Dec 2014
Job #: 12-2014
Location: Kelowna
Closing: 31 Mar 2015

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TitleDetention Guard – Kelowna
CityKelowna
LocationCity of Kelowna
Date Posted3 Dec 2014
Closing Date31 Mar 2015
Hours of WorkFull time and -part-time: covering 7 day 24 hour per day cycle
# of Positions3
Job Posting #12-2014

Job Overview

Successful candidate will be accountable to Commissionaires BC and the client to carryout site standing orders in a 7 day a week 24 hour day in a highly confidential and emotionally intense environment.

Job Profile

  • Provide safety and wellness to detainee
  • Access Control in and out of designated areas
  • Process detainee – photo/fingerprints, data entry into an in-house system
  • Assisting  RCMP Members with itemizing and logging effects
  • Cell checks and accurate recording of details
  • Escorting detainee as required with RCMP member
  • Order and serve meals as  required
  • Testify in court
  • Alertness to emergency situations and response accordingly

Required Education, Qualifications and Experience

Experience in a team environment preferable in a leadership role with proven leadership and time management skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent administrative skills with attention to detail, accurate processing and follow up checks
  • Ability to work in a diverse workforce, treating all staff fairly and equally
  • Highly organized and self- motivated
  • Ability to diffuse and negotiate difficult situations
  • Strong team player skills
  • Capable of obtaining or have obtained RCMP security clearances and criminal background
  • Must be able to work all shifts, flexibility and adaptability with schedule assignment
  • Will be tested on written report skills, typing speed and knowledge of computer software

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Acute and keen attention to detail
  • Ability to cope with lifestyle behavioural issues
  • Must be able to work shifts to provide 24/7 coverage
  • Must maintain confidentiality
  • Must be physically fit

Application Procedure

For Internal candidates, please submit a Transfer Form BC040 found on “MYCBC” forms page and cover letter asap to careers.si@commissionaires.bc.ca quoting “Detention Guard Kelowna Internal 12-2014” in the subject line.

For External candidates, if you would enjoy working with our team of committed professionals please submit your resume using the Apply link and complete our online application form.

Experience in Law Enforcement civilian or military is an asset. Preference will be given to those with the RCMP Reliability Clearance.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Security Officer
Posted: 3 Dec 2014
Job #: 20051
Location: West Vancouver
Closing:

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TitleSecurity Officer
CityWest Vancouver
LocationDepartment of Fisheries and Oceans
Date Posted3 Dec 2014
Closing Date
Hours of WorkCasual
Salary/Wage$14.30
Job Posting #20051

Job Overview

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Commissionaires is one of Canada’s largest security organizations that offers a unique combination of integrity, experience and innovation. We are comprised of a well-trained, diverse team that enables us to provide the best solutions and highest quality of service in the industry. Commissionaires offers flexible employment and valuable experience for individuals seeking a career in law enforcement or for those looking to make a difference in their community.

Job Profile

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES AND DUTIES:
- Extensive interior and exterior patrols of the building and premises
- Ensure that the client’s instructions are carried out as per written policy, in accordance with the site’s Post Orders
- Access control
- Visitor verification in a professional manner
- Monitor all incoming mail
- Monitor
- Emergency and alarm response
- Exceptional customer service

Required Education, Qualifications and Experience

REQUIRED EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

At a minimum, applicants must meet the following education, training and qualifications prior to commencement of position duties:

-Basic Security Training (BST) Certified and must hold valid BC Security License
-Must hold a valid OFA 1 Certificate or be willing to re-certify
-Physically fit and able to execute extensive interior and exterior patrols
-Excellent command of the English language both oral and written
-Ability to multi-task and problem solve
-Clean criminal record and ability to obtain required government clearances

Application Procedure

If you enjoy working with a team of committed professionals please submit your resume using the Apply link and complete our online application form.

In accordance with our mandate, applicants with service in the Canadian Forces or RCMP will be given preference, however, all qualified applicants will be considered.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Public Safety – Long Term Opportunities Available
Posted: 30 Sep 2014
Job #: PS – 001
Location: Burnaby
Closing:

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TitlePublic Safety – Long Term Opportunities Available
CityBurnaby
LocationPublic Safety
Date Posted30 Sep 2014
Closing Date
Hours of WorkVaries
Job Posting #PS – 001

Job Overview

Site Location:   Public Safety - Burnaby
Title:   Patrol/Guard/Security Operations Centre
Hours of Work:  Night / Evening / Day shifts (including weekends and holidays)

Job Profile

• Meet and greet visitors and Site staff members.
• Respond to inquiries in line with site access protocols.
• Participate in Site Scenario Training, on-job-training and refresher training as required.
• Ensure confidentiality for staff members and the site
• Maintain a safe environment for all personnel and the public.
• Actively seek methods and procedures that will enhance site operations.
• Carry out any other related duties as requested by the client or Site Supervisor.
• Enforces security of site building.
• Closely monitors security cameras.
• Responds to emergency situations by dispatching security personnel to the scene.
• Liaises with all security personnel on site regarding specific activities or concerns, reviewing situations through security camera system and reporting or advising of response required.
• Maintains open communication with all security personnel on site and assigned to various posts.

Required Education, Qualifications and Experience

QUALIFICATIONS
• Be of good character, sound mind, honest, trustworthy, reliable and capable of obtaining a Top Secret Clearance
• Top Secret Clearance process include a thorough investigation on past activities, associations and your character; examination of vices, dishonesty, and financial status; polygraph test – must complete and pass testing.
• 1 to 2 years experience within Commissionaires BC or similar is considered an asset.
• Hold a valid Security License
• Possesses an OFA Level 1 Certificate
• Basic level computer skills with working knowledge in MS Office applications
• Preference will be given to military/RCMP veterans
•This site is operational 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Candidates must be willing and available for nights, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
• Fit and able to walk on a regular basis in order to conduct internal patrols of floors and stairwells. Ability to negotiate stairs and walk long distances.
• When required – ability to sit for more than 75% of each shift.
• Excellent communications (oral and written) skills.
• Proficient report writing skills.
• Exceptional customer service skills.
• Ability to prioritize, multi task and work under pressure in a dynamic work environment.

Application Procedure

If you enjoy working with a team of committed professionals please submit your resume using the Apply link and complete our online application form.

In accordance with our mandate, applicants with service in the Canadian Forces or RCMP will be given preference, however, all qualified applicants will be considered.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Detention Guard – McBride RCMP Detachment
Posted: 15 Jul 2014
Job #: DG/MCB
Location: McBride, BC
Closing: 15 Sep 2014

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TitleDetention Guard – McBride RCMP Detachment
CityMcBride, BC
LocationMcBride RCMP Detachment
Date Posted15 Jul 2014
Closing Date15 Sep 2014
Hours of WorkShift work
Salary/Wage$15.75 per hour
Job Posting #DG/MCB

Job Overview

RCMP Guards monitor and safeguard person in custody. Applicant must live with a 30 min. drive of the Detachment.

Physical handling of prisoners is not a job requirement for Detention Guards.  Any movement of Prisoners will be conducted by the RCMP.  Guard duties are to monitor prisoners and to document prisoner movement/activities, as per RCMP policy guidelines.

Job Profile

Monitor all prisoners to ensure their security and well being;

  • Observe and check prisoners frequently and irregularly;
  • Assist RCMP member when required to search prisoners (training provided);
  • Organize meals, record prisoner activity and maintain a prisoner activity logbook;
  • Watch prisoners while in hospital when required;
  • Maintain cleanliness and tidiness of cells when vacated or arrange janitor assistance;
  • Record and report any damages or repairs to cells;
  • Conduct searches of cells prior to occupation and when cells are vacated;
  • Maintain cellblock security (ensure cell doors are locked at all times);
  • Ensure cellblock keys are tagged and stored safely;
  • Ensure all personal effects removed from prisoners are properly secured;
  • Monitor fire safety and be fully conversant with fire orders;
  • Handle and dispense laundry items;
  • Under the supervision of the RCMP Officer, dispense approved prescription medications to persons in  custody and :
  • Perform other duties particular to that station or detachment as outlined in the Unit.

Required Education, Qualifications and Experience

At a minimum, Guards must meet the following educational and training qualifications prior to commencement of Guard duties.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Demonstrated ability to read, write and speak in English or French as appropriate;
  • Bilingual Guards may be required for some communities;
  • Basic level computer skills an asset;
  • Vision: Visual standards are RCMP-V4 (eye glasses permitted);
  • Able to use both hands;
  • Occasionally required to manipulate/lift up to 20 kg;
  • Able to bend at the waist and climb stairs without restrictions or the use of assistive devices; and
  • Valid level one First Aid Certificate c/w Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Duty-specific Guard training  provided to successful candidates prior to commencement of Guard duties; and

  • Refresher training provided to RCMP Guards in accordance with RCMP directives;

Application Procedure

If you would enjoy working with our team of committed professionals, please complete our online application form. E-mail guards@commissionaires.bc.ca Or fax to 250 763-1099 or complete  an application at the RCMP Detachment
In accordance with our mandate, applicants with service in the Canadian Forces or RCMP will be given preference, however, all qualified applicants will be considered.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Security Professionals – Veteran positions
Posted: 31 May 2013
Job #: VETERAN
Location: Vancouver, Burnaby, Chilliwack and Surrey
Closing:

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TitleSecurity Professionals – Veteran positions
CityVancouver, Burnaby, Chilliwack and Surrey
LocationVarious Locations
Date Posted31 May 2013
Closing Date
Hours of WorkCasual to full-time positions available
Job Posting #VETERAN

Job Overview

Have you served in the Canadian Forces? Are you an ex-RCMP Officer?

WE ARE CALLING ON VETERANS & EX-RCMP OFFICERS FOR DUTY WITH COMMISSIONAIRES BC

If you are physically fit, highly reliable, have excellent verbal and written English communications skills, work well under pressure and can complete and obtain a criminal background check and enhanced security clearance then JOIN US TO SHARE YOUR EXPERIENCE AND HELP PROTECT CANADIANS.

Job Profile

Our continued growth requires some additional expertise to complement our team. These are casual to full-time positions. As former Canadian Forces and RCMP members you will use your experience to continue doing what you have been professionally trained for —protecting Canadians. To learn more visit us at www.commissionaires.bc.ca.

We offer you a competitive start rate, flexibility and benefits for part-time and full-time positions. We have created a work environment that respects our team of professionals and provides opportunities for enriching skills and allowing commissionaires to achieve their personal goals.

Required Education, Qualifications and Experience

  • Former Canadian Forces (Regular / Reserve) or RCMP service
  • Basic Security License or willing to train and obtain one
  • Customer service experience and good computer skills
  • Clear criminal record and able to obtain Secret Security clearance (min 10 years verifiable history)
  • Minimum 18 years of age, High School diploma, good physical health
  • Willing and able to work irregular hours (days, afternoons, midnights, weekends and holidays)
  • Previous employment as a security guard an asset

Application Procedure

If you would enjoy working with our team of committed professionals please submit your resume using the Apply link and complete our online application form.

In accordance with our mandate, applicants with service in the Canadian Forces or RCMP will be given preference, however, all qualified applicants will be considered.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.