Mobile Security Officer

This job opportunity is being advertised on behalf of the following organization and is not a Manitoba government civil service position.

Mobile Security Officer

HC2 Mobile Security Officer

Regular/full-time; Regular/part-time

Department of Families

Security Branch, Manitoba Housing and Renewal Corporation

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 411

Salary(s):   HC2 $17.76 – $20.98 per hour

Closing Date:   September 8, 2021

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

This is a preference competition. All applicants are encouraged to apply, however first consideration for this competition will be given to Indigenous people. Applicants are requested to self-declare at the time of application.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 6 months.

Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay.

Applicants are required to provide a photocopy of their security guard license and class 5 driver’s license with their resume to proceed with the screening stage of the selection process

If you are looking for interesting and challenging work, this is a great opportunity to join our team. One of our roles is to promote community development and create opportunities for people to engage in activities that promote well-being and social inclusion where they live. Housing is integral to this process and we strive to safeguard an adequate supply of safe and affordable housing in communities across Manitoba, particularly for those of low and moderate income or those with specialized needs. It is also our role to sustain and improve the condition of existing social housing. For more information, we encourage you to visit our website at: https://www.gov.mb.ca/housing/index.html.  

To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form. See below for further instructions.

Click here to access the application form.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Valid Manitoba Security Guard licence under the Private Investigators and Security Guards Act (photocopy required when submitting application)
  • Current Manitoba Class 5 Drivers licence (photo copy required when submitting application)
  • Must provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Record Check with a vulnerable sector search
  • Must provide a current and satisfactory Adult Abuse Registry Check
  • Must provide a current and satisfactory Child Abuse Registry Check
  • Current and valid First Aid and CPR certificate
  • Ability to travel and work 12 Hour Shifts days, nights 7/24
  • Must be physically capable of performing the duties associated with the position

Qualifications:
Essential:

  • Significant mobile security guard experience 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of security bylaws and acts; i.e. Private Investigators and Security Guard Act, section 494 of the Criminal Code of Canada
  • Experience writing comprehensive incident reports
  • Superior interpersonal skills and ability to establish trust and maintain strong networks of internal and external partners and stakeholders 
  • Experience de-escalating volatile matters demonstrated by superior conflict resolution skills, problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Effective verbal communication skills demonstrated by the ability to respond with quality, speed and political acumen 

Desired:

  • Experience conducting visual inspections of building operating systems such as Fire Life Safety, lighting, water lines; etc.

Duties:
The Mobile Security Officer is the first responders to various issues within Manitoba Housing owned properties and is required to act independently in relation to his/her delegated authority, often under considerable pressures, and must be sensitive to political and public oversight. Responsible to perform vehicle and foot patrols of Manitoba Housing properties.  Identifies risks and fully documents matters of concern; engages in problem solving throughout their shifts: deescalates agitated and sometimes volatile matters; assesses the safety of a situations; investigates complaints (security and maintenance), refers and escalates criminal matters to police services or internal Security Investigators.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 411

Service Centre 4

Human Resource Services

600-259 Portage Avenue

Winnipeg, MB , R3B 2A9

Phone:  204-945-7518

Fax: 204-945-0601

To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form. See below for further instructions.

Click here to access the application form.

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed by internal applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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