WORK WITH US, NOT FOR US - Join the Commissionaires BC as a Detention Cell Guard . As the only not-for-profit security company, our focus is on our employees.
A Great Opportunity if you are:
Wanting to add additional income to your household.
Gain experience if you are working towards a career in law enforcement or criminal justice.
Flexible hours – maximize your work-life balance
One of Canada's oldest security organizations, our detention guards work with police departments and municipalities to help in keeping Canadians safe. Reach your full potential today!
Location: 100 Mile House RCMP Detachment
Shift Times: On-Call: Days, Evenings and Overnights
Position Summary: Under the direction of the RCMP Member responsible for Cell Block Operations, the Detention Guard is primarily responsible to monitor the safety and well-being of persons in custody and perform other duties as required.
Duties And Responsibilities:
Observe and check prisoners frequently and irregularly, this may include the use of Closed- Circuit Television (CCTV).
Assist RCMP member(s) when required to search prisoners (training provided) Note: Physical handling of prisoners is not a job requirement for Detention Guards; any movement of prisoners will be conducted by the RCMP.
Organize meals, record prisoner activity, and maintain a prisoner activity logbook.
Maintain cleanliness and tidiness of cells when vacated or arrange janitor assistance.
Record and report any damages or repairs to cells. C
onduct search of cells prior to occupation and when cells are vacated.
Maintain cellblock security by ensuring cell doors are locked at all times.
Ensure cellblock keys are tagged and stored safely.
Ensure all personal effects removed from prisoners are properly secured.
Monitor fire safety and be fully conversant with fire orders.
Handle and dispense laundry items.
Under the supervision of the RCMP Officer, dispense approved prescription medications to persons in custody.
As per the RCMP Unit Supplemental Orders, monitoring prisoners to have or suspected of having suicidal tendencies.
Perform other duties particular to that detachment as laid out in the Unit Supplemental Orders.
Qualifications – Knowledge, Skills And Abilities:
Must be 21 years and older.
Valid Occupational First Aid level 1 (St John’s Ambulance OFA1 or equivalent) or willingness to complete the course prior to being hired. Once hired, Commissionaires will maintain your certification.
Able to obtain RCMP Reliability and Public Works Reliability Clearance (RCMP Clearance can take 4 – 6 months to obtain).
Demonstrated ability to read, write and speak in English. V
Vision: Visual standards are RCMP-V4 (eyeglasses permitted).
Able to bend at the waist and climb stairs without restrictions or the use of assistive devices.
Mobility Standards: Able to use both hands, occasionally manipulate/lift up to 20 kilograms, bend at the waist and climb stairs without restrictions or the use of assistance devices.
Basic level computer skills.
Ability to remain in control under trying conditions.
Ability to be discrete.
Work effectively with other people.
Willingness to undergo detention guard training as required, including Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) training and refresher on a semi-annual basis.
Ability to work independently.
Conscientious, enthusiastic, and reliable.
REWARDS AND PERKS:
Free and paid training programs.
Flexible work schedule – maximize your work-life balance!
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