BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Custodial Guard

Competition No.: 2019-037
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: $x - $x - $4,585 – $4,774 – $4,966/month (Pay Grade 14)
Last Updated: 2/11/19 8:48 AM

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 role is responsible for guarding incarcerated prisoners in the RCMP detachment. Custodial Guards are assigned to a locked maximum security area housing prisoner cells, and are required to maintain surveillance over prisoners to ensure their security and welfare; to request cessation of damage to cells; to verbally quell minor disturbances; to maintain a prisoner log book; to enter electronic data of prisoner information; and to perform minor janitorial tasks. Guards may search and escort prisoners, as required. 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. Ability to maintain alertness in a confined area housing prisoner cells; to act quickly, properly and calmly in emergency situations; and to deal firmly and exercise discretion and diplomacy in maintaining control of prisoners is needed. Physical strength and agility sufficient to perform the work is required. Computer-related skills and current CPR/First Aid Certificates are required as is the ability to obtain and maintain an RCMP Enhanced Security Clearance.

This position works 84 hours bi-weekly.

Please submit your application by Thursday, February 21, 2019.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

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: February 11, 2019, 11:25 am
Expires: February 21, 2019, 4:45 pm