Security Guard On-Call

City of Calgary
Calgary, AB
Wed Dec 01 2021 07:01:03 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time) save share
If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary . City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. We support work-life balance, promote physical and psychological safety, and offer competitive wages, pensions, and benefits. Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.

The City is committed to fostering a respectful, inclusive and equitable workplace which is representative of the community we serve. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism and reconciliation. Applications are encouraged from members of groups that are historically disadvantaged and underrepresented. Accommodations are available during the hiring process, upon request.
As a Security Guard, you will enforce and follow procedures as well as protect City of Calgary assets (including people, information, facilities and equipment). Primary duties include:
  • Operate and monitor video surveillance systems and intrusion alarm systems.
  • Monitor, respond to and report life safety and maintenance systems on issues and incidents.
  • Provide initial response to all security-related situations.
  • Conduct site specific visitor management and access control requirements.
  • Perform general administration duties, including report writing, data entry, word processing, and telephone/reception duties.
  • Perform foot and mobile patrol duties, as required.
Qualifications
  • You must have 1 of the following combinations of education and/or experience prior to starting work:
    • A High School diploma or equivalency (e.g. GED), plus at least 3 years of security-related experience; OR
    • A completed 1 year certificate in Criminology, Policing Studies, Justice Studies, Law or related field with at least 1 year security related experience; OR
    • A completed 2 year diploma in any of the fields noted above with less than 1 year security related experience; OR
    • A degree in any of the fields noted above.
  • A valid Security Guard License issued by the Alberta Solicitor General's Office.
  • Current Standard First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Level 'C', and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certification.
  • A valid Class 5 Driver's License (or provincial equivalent) with no more than 6 demerits or Graduated Driver's License (GDL) with no more than 4 demerits, no current suspensions or charges pending is required.
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel) and Internet Explorer, and a minimum typing speed of 30 words per minute.
  • You have well-developed interpersonal, problem solving and communication skills, along with the ability to work effectively with employees and the public at all levels.
Working Conditions: This position requires physical demands, including: lifting up to 75 lbs.; bending, crouching, pulling, twisting, turning, and riding; operating elevators with repetitive lateral opening; closing manual elevator doors; frequent walking and climbing stairs; and performing duties in varying weather conditions. The ability to work under stressful conditions and interact with confrontational persons is required.
Pre-employment Requirements
  • An enhanced security clearance will be conducted.
  • Applicants will be tested for appropriate skills.
  • Must obtain a City of Calgary operator's permit.
  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
  • Effective November 1, 2021, all City of Calgary employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For more information, please refer to COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.
Note: Successful applicants will be required to complete a comprehensive training program.
Pre-employment Drug Test:
An offer of employment for this position will be conditional on an applicant passing a pre-employment drug test. This test assesses for use of drugs including cannabis. Failure to pass a pre-employment drug test may prevent an applicant from being hired into any safety sensitive position for a period of up to twelve months.

Union: CUPE Local 38


Business Unit: Corporate Security
Position Type: 7 On-Call
Location: Various
Compensation: Pay Grade 5 $27.98 - 37.40 per hour
Days of Work: Based on a 24 hour operation, days of work
will include weekends, evenings and statutory holidays.
Hours of work: On-Call hours will be based on operational
requirements.
Audience: Internal/External
Apply By: December 7, 2021
Job ID #: 304830

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