• Security Officer – Facilities Management (Bargaining Unit 179) Halifax
  • Saint Mary's University in Halifax, , Canada
  • jobs
  • 3 weeks ago

jobs description

Date Posted: May 22, 2024

Posting Deadline: June 5, 2024

Department: Facilities Management

Type of Employment: Temporary, Full-time

Group Affiliation: Bargaining Unit 179, ($21.29 per hour)

At Saint Mary's University, you will be surrounded by a talented and dedicated team of professionals committed to accessibility, diversity, and the provision of a positive and supportive learning environment. We recognize the importance of the contribution and growth of each individual in the University's success. We are currently looking for a Security Officer to join our Facilities Management team.

What We Offer

As a team member at Saint Mary's, we are proud to offer many benefits. Some of these include:
• Competitive compensation
• Comprehensive benefits package
• Vacation
• Summer hour schedule
• Employee Transit EPass through Halifax Transit

Job Information And Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Manager, University Security, the Security Officer will:
• Respond to emergency... calls,
• Patrol the campus to protect the people and assets and provides parking enforcement.
• Provide Security dispatch services on a backup emergency basis.
• Enforces University policies and Provincial Laws governing the Protection of Property Act.
• Provide training for new security personnel and contract officers.
• Work collaboratively with other Facilities Management employees to ensure the timely, accurate and effective delivery of services.
• Provides emergency First Aid as needed.

The Collective Agreement can be viewed here.

Experience And Education Requirements

To be the successful Security Officer you will have:
• High School Graduation.
• Certificate from a Recognized Canadian Security Program or acceptable combination of training, education and/or experience.
• CPR, Emergency First Aid.
• Two years' experience in security.
• Working knowledge of computers.
• Ability to work in a team environment.
• Ability to communicate effectively in a positive manner conveying and responding to information.
• Ability to interact with customers in a positive working relationship.
• Ability to work alone and complete tasks with minimal supervision.
• Ability to take initiative in completing tasks with minimal instruction.
• Ability to perform duties in a safe manner, following health and safety legislation and all required safe work practices and procedures, in order to minimize the risk of injury and property damage.
• Ability and willingness to successfully complete Emergency Medical First Responder training (provided by the employer).

Application Details


Apply for this opportunity online using our online application system through Career Beacon. Click on "Apply Now" and complete all required information fields. Qualified candidates should submit the following with their application:
• Resume
• Cover Letter
• Three Professional References

Late applications may not receive consideration. We appreciate all applications and note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.

At Saint Mary's University, equity and diversity are integral to excellence and enrich our community. As an institution committed to fostering an environment of inclusion and respect, we welcome applications from women, Indigenous peoples, racialized persons/visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity and others who might contribute to the growth and enrichment of our community. Applicants are encouraged to self-identify. If you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact Talent Acquisition at hr@smu.ca
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