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guard, security

Source: Job Bank


Whitehorse, YT


$18.61 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 35 to 40 hours per week
  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: Will train

Work setting

  • Airport
  • Apartment/condominium complex
  • Bar
  • Bus station
  • Construction site
  • Courthouse
  • Financial institution
  • Government department and/or agency
  • High-tech company
  • Hospital/medical facility or clinic
  • Hotel, motel, resort
  • Industrial facility or establishment
  • Museum
  • Private security agency
  • Public event
  • Railway company/yard
  • Recreational or cultural centre
  • Retail/wholesale establishment/distribution centre
  • School or educational institution/establishment
  • Shopping centre or mall
  • Transportation facility


  • Produce reports
  • Check age identification of patrons
  • Enforce regulations to maintain order and resolve conflicts and to monitor establishment activities
  • Operate security control room equipment
  • Patrol assigned areas
  • Perform security checks of passengers and luggage
  • Prevent and detect shoplifting and theft in retail establishments

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Class 5/5F/G Licence (cars, small trucks and other 2-axle vehicles)
  • Use of force training
  • BST1 and BST2 course certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Provincial/Territorial Security Officer Certificate
  • Security Guard License
  • Security Guard basic (pre-assignment ) training program certificate

Type of experience

  • Corporate building security
  • Mobile surveillance/stakeouts
  • Mystery shopping
  • Preparation of information (evidence) reports
  • Retail loss prevention

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Basic security clearance

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver's licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Sitting
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Walking

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Reliability

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

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