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Our client in Calgary is looking for a Security Guard to join their team on a contract basis. Reporting to the Coordinator, Security, we need a security professional with a different approach to maintaining a safe and secure environment. This role accentuates the difference we make in our community by addressing all security concerns with a compassionate approach to resolving issues in a restraint-free approach.  We serve our clients with respect and dignity, and consciously choose not to exercise power or control against our valued clients. This is a relief position, and as such the shifts will be varied . If you think would excel in this position, please apply below.

Job Responsibilities
  • Maintain a safe living and working environment through humility, respect and compassion
  • Aid new clients, volunteers, donors and members of the community at the main office and direct them to the appropriate avenues
  • Monitor premises, clients, community members, volunteers and staff via CCTV to ensure everyone has a safe and respectful living and working environment
  • Monitor the outside of the building for any illegal activity and taking appropriate action
  • Patrol of the building and floors while keeping in contact with the control room with the use of handheld radios
  • Prepare for shift change by relating any information to help assist the oncoming staff
  • Review the DVR regarding criminal activity and taking proper course of action
  • Required to keep your workstation clean and tidy
  • Deal with inquiries from staff, clients, and public
  • Respond to any security issues within the facility and the surrounding outside grounds
  • Perform any related activity that has been asked of by the on-shift supervisor

Candidate Qualifications
  • Alberta Security License is a mandatory requirement
  • Completion of a college or university program in any of the following; human services, police sciences, criminology or other related programs is a definite asset
  • Previous work experience or background in military or law enforcement may replace formal education requirements
  • Experience working in distress and/or high-stress situations, which may include emergency response
  • Experience with CCTV, access control systems and fire response systems is a must
  • Experience in the human services field would be an asset
  • Experience working in a shift work environment preferred
  • Energetic and self-directed, with effective time management and organizational skills including the ability to deal with several priorities at the same time
  • Resiliency and stress tolerance and the ability to maintain composure, remain calm and focused when dealing with a high volume of volatile and stressful situations
  • The ability to make sound rational decisions based on information provided and employ critical thinking where information may not be clear
  • Security staff must show composure and humility when handling situations 
  • Must maintain a professional and positive working relationship with emergency services. (i.e. CPS, CTS, EMS, etc.)
  • Strong strategically focused analytical skills, good common sense; and capacity to provide leadership
  • Well-developed interpersonal, conflict resolution and negotiating skills
  • Resourcefulness and knowledge of community resources and social support systems
  • High morals, ethics and integrity


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