BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Custodial Guard

Competition No.: 2019-CG1
Duration: Auxiliary
Salary: $26.36 per hour + 12% in lieu of benefits (2019 rates)
Last Updated: 3/20/20 2:48 PM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

This auxiliary role is responsible for guarding detained prisoners within the RCMP detachment.  An employee in this position is assigned to a locked maximum security area and is required to maintain surveillance over prisoners to ensure their security and welfare.  Additionally, the incumbent will request cessation of damage to cells; will verbally quell minor disturbances; will maintain a prisoner log book; enter electronic data related to prisoner information; and perform minor janitorial tasks. This position also performs related work as required.

The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of policies and procedures involved in control, custody and the welfare of prisoners plus some experience guarding individuals, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.  The ideal candidates will have the ability to maintain alertness in confined areas plus be able to demonstrate the ability to act quickly, properly and calmly in emergency situations. Successful candidates will also have the ability to deal firmly and diplomatically in maintaining control of the prisoners.  Sufficient Physical strength and agility to perform the work is required. Computer-related skills and current First Aid Certificate are required for this position as well as the ability to obtain and maintain an RCMP Enhanced Security Clearance. Work Hours: 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM (day shift) and 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM (night shift).

This position will remain open until filled.        

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Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

​We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Police Services,Security/Crime Reduction
Posted: March 24, 2020, 11:53 am
Expires: April 23, 2020, 11:59 pm