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Paladin Security

Security Officers - Saltspring Island

Full Time
4 hours 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


Do you love solving problems or brightening someone's day? Paladin Security is currently accepting applications for full-time and part-time Security Officers to join our supportive housing portfolio on the beautiful Saltspring Island, B.C. This position would be full time in the evenings or overnights working with a vulnerable population. This creates valuable experience for anyone interested in social work, community development, or further work in the field of supportive housing.

Wage: Starting at $21.50 per hour.

We are also offering a $1,500 hiring bonus to security officers with a valid BC Security license.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

• Build rapport with residents, site staff and neighbours, helping to keep the site calm, safe and respectful.

• Write clear and detailed reports including incident, emergency, liability and day to day reports.

• Watch for and report irregularities, such as security breaches, facility and safety hazards, and emergency situations and contact emergency responders as required.

• Provide first aid and medical response when required to any person(s).

• Create a security presence to help deter illicit activity.

• Exercise crowd control and evict trespassers

  • Provide exceptional customer service, with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Have a strong working knowledge of non-violent crisis intervention and de- escalation technique.
  • Have strong observational skills.
  • Have ability to make immediate decisions, while maintaining composure in emergency response situations with minimal supervision
  • Hold a valid First Aid/CPR certification or are willing to obtain.
  • Are comfortable standing or being outdoors for long periods of time. Don't worry, our sleek jackets will keep you warm.
  • Are eligible to work in Canada.
  • Have prior experience and a valid security license, which are considered an asset. If not, you're in luck! We will help you acquire your security license and even pay for it.

Minimum Job Requirements

• 6 months Security Experience is an asset and/or 6 months customer experience is an asset.

• Ability to obtain a valid security license

• Excellent verbal and written English communication skills

• Ability to stay calm and collected under stressful or emotional situations.

• Strong interpersonal skills are critical for this posting

  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Good problem solving and decision making skills, including working under pressure.
  • Discretion when handling confidential and private information.
  • Ability to pass a security clearance.
  • Ability to stand, walk and sit for extended periods of time.
  • Flexible availability including weekends and graveyard shifts.
  • Must be at least 19 years of age and have a high school diploma.

  • Competitive wages
  • Promotion from within
  • Company-paid training & uniforms
  • Benefits & recognition programs

Please note that all interviews are being conducted remotely at this time, via phone, and/or video chat.

"Employees receiving a hiring bonus are expected to commit to 3 months of continued full-time work after payment. If not completed, amount may be recovered from final paycheque."



Education Requirements (Any)
High School Diploma/GED

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 Security Programs Manager - Ewan Chesterley.

This is a Full and Part-Time position