BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Head Jail Guard
Regular full-time

(Monday to Friday Day Shift)
Police Support Services / Community Services Department


Supervise a proactive team in a respectful environment

The Head Jail Guard is a member of the municipal supervisory team at the RCMP Detachment and is responsible for the security and wellbeing of persons detained at the RCMP Detachment.  The incumbent is also responsible for supervising other guarding staff, preparing work schedules and completing documentation related to prisoners.  The incumbent may be exposed to violent or hostile individuals and may be exposed to unpleasant working conditions in their course of their duties.

To qualify for this challenging position you must have high school graduation along with a minimum of three years’ relevant experience, including one year experience as a guard and at least one year of supervisory experience.  A Level 1 First Aid certificate with training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the automated external defibrillator (AED) is also a requirement.  The completion of formal supervisory skills training is considered an asset.  If you have exceptional ability to self-motivate, demonstrated judgement and problem solving abilities, and are committed to customer service excellence, this is career for you!

As a condition of employment, the incumbent must be able to obtain and maintain a clear RCMP Enhanced Reliability Status clearance.

This regular full-time position offers a starting wage of $32.55 per hour plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Hours of work are nine consecutive hours between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. with a one hour unpaid meal break.

Please apply in confidence by January 28, 2019 to:

Additional information about the City of Prince George and a detailed job description can be found on our website. 

The City of Prince George thanks all those who apply; however, only those selected
 for an interview will be contacted.

Location: Prince George, BC
Region: North Central / Cariboo
Professional Categories: Police Services,Security/Crime Reduction
Posted: January 9, 2019, 1:22 pm
Expires: January 28, 2019, 4:30 pm