Prairies Screening Officer

Employment type: Full-time
City: Yellowknife
Last visit: 2014-09-29
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-09-29


Come to build your career at GardaWorld!

With more than 45,000 professionals globally, clients count on us to help them proceed in business and in life with confidence. Our commitment to place integrity first, aspire to higher standards, develop innovative solutions, and provide customer value continues to differentiate us. Garda is one of the most trusted consulting, investigation and security firms in the world, with operations across Canada and the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.

GardaWorld is one of the largest security screening service providers at a number of airports across Canada, ranging from the biggest airport (YYZ Toronto Pearson) to some of the smallest.  We work in a public-private partnership to ensure the safety and security of the travelling public.

GardaWorld has great opportunity for personal growth and advancement.

Do you want to work in a collaborative environment that encourages team cooperation? You can make a difference in a company that gives you the complete latitude to deliver the best customer service.

Multiple positions to be filled immediately along with creation of a candidate pool

Job description (includes but is not limited to):

Screen the travelling public and their belongings

Screen non-passengers and their belongings

Ensure non-permitted items do not enter the secure area

Provide excellent customer service to the travelling public

Complete and be successful at all required training

Represent GardaWorld and our client, C.A.T.S.A in a professional matter at all times


Job benefits

Starting wage varies based on local Collective Bargaining Agreements

(please visit GardaWorld Careers and select “CLICK HERE TO APPLY” for specific details on wage rates)

Parking is provided

We provide paid training

Uniform is provided

Competitive compensation & benefits package

Screening Officers are not on call - Full time, part time or casual statuses available

At most sites we conduct a minimum of 2 shift bids annually, providing you with a stable schedule

Job Requirements

Must be a Canadian Citizen or a permanent resident as defined in the Immigration Act with an employment authorization document

Pass an enhanced security background check

No previous criminal background for which a pardon has not been granted

18 years of age or older

Able to work shifts, 24/7 operations exist at some locations

Have own transportation or access to public transit

Be a high school graduate (GED accepted)

Pass a medical exam

Be able to identify colour, shapes, forms and features (e.g. X-ray images)

Have flexibility of motion including:

moderate lifting, pulling or pushing of bags/items weighing up to 10kg

ability to stand and/or sit for extended periods of time (20 mins- 2 hours)

ability to bend, squat or kneel to perform searches

ability to reach above/below and level of shoulder for up to 20 mins per hour

Skill requirements

Possess a customer service focus, with ability to interact with air travellers and airport employees

Ability to maintain task concentration, attention to detail, observation and situational awareness

Ability to work under pressure and handle stress

Ability to work with the public and deal with conflict resolution

A positive and professional attitude

Ability to work within a structured, highly regulated environment

Excellent communication skills; fluent in written and oral English


Fluency in French

Previous security experience

Note: Travel may be required for training.  Other travel may be requested when assistance is required at other airports (selection based on seniority


Here are the other Airports where GardaWorld Makes of the recruitment:

YZF Yellowknife – Yellowknife NWT

YQF Red Deer – Red Deer AB, Penhold AB, Innisfail AB, Sylvan Lake AB, Blackfalds AB, Bowden AB

YEG Edmonton – Edmonton AB, Beaumont AB, Leduc AB, Wetaskiwin AB, Sherwood Park AB, Spruce Grove AB

YLL Lloydminster – Lloydminster SK, Lloydminster AB, Blackfoot AB

YBR Brandon – Brandon MB, Souris MB, Carberry MB, Minnedosa MB, Rivers MB

YTH Thompson – Thompson MB

YQR Regina – Regina SK, White City SK, Moose Jaw SK, Lumsden SK


GardaWorld is an equal opportunity employer.


We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, however we will communicate only with the selected candidates.




Career Level: Experienced

Years of Relevant Experience: Any

Industry: Security and Surveillance

Job Function: Security and Surveillance