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Site Security Officer

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Job Description

Job Description:
Casual, On-Call
Wage & Pay Grade: $26.45/hour (PG8) + 10% in lieu of benefits and vacation
Availability required: evenings, nights, & weekends.
Date Posted: June 3, 2024

Who we are...
The Pacific National Exhibition is an iconic institution in BC, famous for bringing generations of people together to celebrate and build memories. This 114-year-old, non-profit organization has an annual operating budget of over $70 million dollars and generates revenue through four activity streams: the 15-day annual summer Fair and winter Fair which average more than 700,000 people annually, Playland amusement park which welcomes 400,000 guests annually including Fright Nights, and a busy year-round portfolio of events including concerts, trade shows and film, cultural and community events. In total we bring over 2 million people through the site each year. The fourth activity stream is park care and facility maintenance. The PNE is proud of the work it does at Hastings Park and has a vibrant team that is passionate about events, guest experience and delivering memorable experiences.

At the PNE, we strive to create an environment that reflects our organization’s core values: Enthusiasm, Excellence and Evolution. With a focus on these core values, we are committed to achieving our mission which is to “Deliver Memorable Experiences” for all who interact with the PNE whether it is our guests, our employees, or the community.

We are looking for a diligent and talented individual to join our PNE Public Safety Team and help us maintain a safe environment for all guests and team members. Site Security Officers of the Public safety Team will work under the direction of the Manager, Public Safety. If you have experience and passion for event security, then this is a perfect opportunity for you.

Why join our Team?
  • Exhilarating and fun-loving culture
  • Flexible work environment
  • Opportunity for free or discounted tickets to shows, events, sports games, and much more
  • Staff discounts for Playland, The Fair, and Fright Nights, as well as all PNE Food Stands
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Opportunity to create lasting memories and friendships!

What will you do this year?
In your role as a Site Security Officer, your primary accountabilities will be to:
  • Responsible for the protection of PNE assets from damage or loss due to fire, theft, vandalism, and weather
  • Conduct rounds in and around buildings, rides, shops, lots, roadways and yards
  • Secure and unsecure buildings as required
  • Use electronic scanners, CCTV, access control equip. computers and other portable devices to ensure the security of the site
  • Conduct hazard assessments and equipment inspections
  • Maintain detailed records and reports of all activities
  • Document and report site safety concerns
  • Investigate and document building alarms
  • Maintain roadways and parking lot safety, ensuring parking barriers and other traffic control measures are deployed appropriately
  • Deploy parking barriers and other traffic control systems as required
  • Provide security escorts for PNE assets
  • Provide security for staff working on-site
  • Provide emergency First Aid
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment
  • Ensure PNE Uniform and Appearance policy is adhered to at all times
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Complete daily vehicle inspections in an accurate and timely matter and report deficiencies

What else?
  • Must be highly motivated and able to work independently
  • Must be bondable
  • Must hold a valid Security license and a willingness to obtain AST
  • Minimum Level I Occupational First Aid Certification, or equivalent
  • Must be available to work various shifts, including evenings, graveyards and weekends.
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to follow corporate and department policies and procedures
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to reliably attend work without lateness or attendance issues
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills, including tact, diplomacy and flexibility to work effectively with management, staff, contractors and the public
  • Must have a valid class 5 BC Driver’s License and will be required to provide an up-to-date Driver’s Abstract confirming a clean driving record
  • Must have basic computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, etc.
  • Thorough knowledge of physical layout of all PNE parking facilities and gate locations is considered an asset
  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings, nights and weekends.
  • Candidates must undergo a Criminal Record Check

Who are you?
  • Skillful communicator
  • Proactive
  • Reliable

Where and when to APPLY?
Applications can be submitted via the PNE website at and will be accepted until the role is filled.

Preference will be given to candidates who submit their resume/cover letter before Sunday, June 23. We look forward to hearing from you!

The PNE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating an inclusive workforce that reflects the diverse community we proudly serve. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or age. If you require any support or accommodations throughout any stage of the recruitment process, please contact the People & Culture Department at

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