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Paladin Security

Client Service Manager (CSM) - Aviation, Transportation, and Government Portfolio

Victoria, BC
Full Time
5 days ago

Paladin Security: Making the World a Safer and Friendlier Place! Do you have superior customer service skills and a passion for helping people? Are you able to think quickly on your feet and defuse difficult situations? Your track record of handling a great deal of responsibility combined with your varied life experience and enthusiasm for a job well done make you an ideal candidate for our team! The Paladin Difference starts with our officers; we're the best because we hire the best. We believe in promoting from within, respecting people and their differences, providing high quality service and always having fun! If you think you have what it takes to join our team, we want to meet you!

Job Skills / Requirements

Position Overview:

This position is responsible for managing a portfolio of clients and all aspects of Paladin business within that portfolio. This includes not only being the main point of client contact, but also managing the security team that works within the portfolio. The Client Service Manager will regularly be meeting with clients and security staff to ensure that everyone's needs are met. Based out of the office Victoria BC, the successful candidate will be able to travel for business locally and work from client sites for approximately 50% of their working time.


• Monday to Friday 0830 to 1700 hours

• On call for emergencies 24/7

Wage: $65 000- $75 000

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develops and maintains excellent relationships with the clients in the portfolio.
  • Supports Human Resources to ensure sufficient resources are available to meet the company's obligations.
  • Performs interviews and meets all new staff being considered for sites within the portfolio.
  • Ensures all staff within his/her portfolio have adequate training based on industry, provincial and federal regulations, and corporate and client standards.
  • Provides motivational and disciplinary discussions with all staff assigned within the portfolio as needed.
  • Ensures all sites have up to date and complete Site Orders both in hard copy on site and in digital copy on the network server.
  • Performs evaluations of staff assigned to sites on an as needed basis and in accordance with company policies and provides corrective action and remedial training as required.
  • Ensures that there are thorough Site Training and Employee Orientation programs in place at all sites within the portfolio and that all newly assigned staff demonstrate competence on site.
  • Ensures that there are adequate numbers of trained security staff to meet all of Paladin's contractual obligations within the portfolio of business.
  • Analyzes business margins on a contract-by-contract basis to ensure the portfolio of business remains profitable. Margins will be reviewed monthly at a minimum.
  • Assists in negotiating billing rates with the clients in the portfolio to ensure they remain consistent with expected margins.
  • Develops and maintains frequent security evaluations of client facilities and ensures appropriate recommendations are made to clients so that their security needs are met.
  • Communicates appropriate information to Operations and/or the Field Manager as needed to ensure that any outstanding issues are dealt with in a timely fashion.
  • Monitors Incident Reports and takes appropriate action on the reports that are related to sites within the portfolio.
  • Remains on-call to act as an after-hours resource for emergencies.
  • Ensures the Human Resources Manager, Scheduling Manager, and the Director of Operations are aware of the number and types of individuals needed at your sites to ensure overtime is kept to a minimum.
  • Reports regularly to the Director of Operations on matters of company or client interest or significant events.
  • Ensures clients and tenants of the client are aware of and satisfied with the services provided and offered by the company.
  • Develops and promotes Paladin's business where possible in a professional and positive manner.
  • Monitors all accounts receivable of clients within the portfolio and assists accounting when needed to ensure all accounts are kept up to date.
  • Ensures that all services provided by staff assigned within the portfolio are delivered in accordance with the client's wishes and best interests and in accordance with Paladin's Code of Ethics.
  • Responds to communications from clients or staff in a timely manner.
  • Performs other duties as requested to assist with corporate and/or branch needs.


Education and Experience
  • Successful applicant must have a minimum of 3 years experience in a supervisory or managerial capacity, preferably in a Security setting, or a combination of relevant experience and education.
  • Applicants must also have a valid class 5 driver's license and a vehicle that will be used for work purposes.
  • A diploma in Security Management, Criminology or related discipline would be an asset.
  • The successful applicant will be willing to join industry professional associations and have a desire to learn through professional certification processes.
  • Must have working knowledge of appropriate legislation and provincial/national standards in aviation security, and protection of privacy.
  • Must have working knowledge of security clearances and certifications for work in an aviation environment and other federally regulated workplaces.

Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to lead, plan, organize, delegate and problem solve.
  • Proven ability to effectively supervise and manage people.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally, including delivering presentations to groups.
  • Ability to deal with others effectively.
  • Ability to function effectively in a highly dynamic environment.
  • Ability to demonstrate professionalism in all situations.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.


Education Requirements (Any)
Bachelor's Degree

Certification Requirements (Any)
2 years of security supervisor experience
Valid BC Security Licence
Valid Class 5 Drivers License

Additional Information / Benefits
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants that are short listed will be contacted for an interview.

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Paid Sick Days

This job reports to the Director, Vancouver Island

This is a Full-Time position

Number of Openings for this position: 1