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3 months ago

Security Guard

Flag us Ottawa

Job Description

Internal Job Title: Security Guard
Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time
Location: Ottawa
Work Model: On-site

Rate of Pay: $26.77/hour after probation

Deadline for Submissions: February 5th, 2024

Position Summary

As a Security Guard within our corporate Security Team, you will be responsible for protecting our employees, our assets and the integrity of our secure facilities. You will achieve this by manning an Integrated Security Operations Center (ISOC) and effectively operating and troubleshooting the internal/external security and life-safety systems and by identifying and addressing threats to the security of employees and operations.

What We Can Offer You
  • Compensation: We seek long term relationships with our employees and recognize and reward them with a competitive total compensation package that includes:
    • An industry leading defined contribution pension plan with company matching contributions (up to 5%) and payment of service fees;
    • Best-in-class health, medical and life insurance benefits;
    • Access to virtual and telehealth services and apps; and
    • Very progressive fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits to support all definitions of family.
  • Career: As a knowledge-based organization we will provide you with a wealth of learning opportunities and challenging work that will grow your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Culture: Personal character is the foundation of our culture. CBN’s 7 Core Principles shape and guide our behaviours and underpin the sense of community you will experience at CBN. Equality, diversity, and inclusivity are important to us as an organization, and we are committed to fostering and developing a work environment where every employee is treated with dignity and respect.

What You Will Do

  • Control access to and movement of personnel (employees, visitors, contractors) within the building via a computerized access control system and ensure that no one is granted access to zones for which they are not authorized.
  • Perform regular internal/external building security patrols and monitor security cameras to ensure that mandated security and health and safety procedures are being adhered to across the building and grounds. Investigate identified security and health and safety threats building maintenance issues, communicate them to the ISOC and report them to management.
  • Act as a first responder and react quickly and effectively to emergency situations (fire, flood, chemical, medical, criminal, etc.) by initiating and following established emergency management plans to protect and preserve life, assets and the facility.
  • Ensure the security of our facility and assets by monitoring incoming/outgoing deliveries and shipments. Visually inspect personnel’s purses, bags, toolboxes, etc., on departure from the facility to ensure no unauthorized material is removed.
  • Prepare and submit incident/occurrence reports for security and health and safety-related incidents and communicate and escalate accordingly. Complete daily shift reports and maintain a notebook of your recorded observations regarding potential security or health and safety related threats pertaining to facility issues or personnel behaviours.


Knowledge and Experience

  • Diploma in Police Foundations or similar (mandatory requirement)
  • Experience with the following:
    • Security Operations Center
    • CCTV systems
    • Access control systems
  • Familiarity with Security Audits
  • Familiarity with the Trespass to Properties Act

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Attention to detail

Mandatory Requirements

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Government of Canada Secret (Level II) clearance.
  • Valid Ontario Security Guard License
  • Valid First Aid and CPR certifications
  • Valid Driver’s License G class

About Us

CBN designs and develops industry leading solutions for the following domains: Border Security, Civil Identity, Driver Identification and Vehicle Information, Currency and Excise Control, and Lottery and Charitable Gaming. To learn more, visit

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited is committed to achieving a skilled workforce that reflects the diversity of the Canadian population. We encourage applications from women, visible minorities, people with disabilities and Aboriginal people. Canadian Bank Note Company Limited is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the interview coordinator of any accommodation measures you may require.

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