Security Officer


Canada is our stage
Those four words inform everything we do as a catalyst for performance, creation and learning across this great land. We are proud to be a home for many of Canada’s most exciting artists who captivate audiences on our stages and on stages across the country.

Job Number: J1119-0038
Job Title: Security Officer
Employment Type: Part-Time continuing
Job Category: Operations
Open Positions: 2
Posting Date: November 5, 2019
Closing Date: January 31, 2020
Salary: $20.49/Hour
Language Requirement: Bilingual
Working Hours: As Required, shifts are evenings, weekends and days.
Job Reports To: Manager, Security & Housekeeping

Key Activities

Shifts are 4:00 p.m. to midnight, midnight to 8:00 a.m. or 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

As an employer who values diversity in its workforce, we encourage candidates of the following designated groups to apply to this exciting opportunity:
- Women
- Visible minorities
- Indigenous peoples
- Persons with disabilities.

Key activities:
Reporting to the Manager, Security & Housekeeping, the incumbent is accountable for the security of the NAC facilities while providing information to the artists, the visiting public and staff of the Centre.

Additional duties include but not limited to:
- attending to the central command office,
- documenting all routine activities on the Security Management Software,
- monitoring fire alarm panels and video surveillance cameras,
- accessing the control system and sensor and motion alarms,
- directing pedestrian and vehicle traffic,
- administrating building keys and access Fobs,
- managing lost and found items,
- responding to emergency and first aid calls,
- patrolling the Centre during all hours especially during performance times,
- controlling crowds,
- securing all doors and entrances.

Skill Requirements

  • College diploma in Law & Security with three (3) years related security experience, or an equivalent combination of education, work experience and a Provincial Security License would be an asset;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, CCTV and Security Management Software;
  • Ability to follow directions and work with limited supervision;
  • Must be friendly, upbeat, and work well with other employees and be able to interact with guests;
  • Ability to work under pressure and to react quickly in emergency situations;
  • Must be able to stand & exert well paced mobility for up to eight (8) hours;
  • Exceptional customer service skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, tact and discretion with patrons;
  • First Aid and CPR certificates would be an asset;
  • WHMIS training a definite asset and will be required upon hire;
  • Fluently bilingual in both official languages (English and French) with strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • A past record of satisfactory attendance and punctuality is a requirement.*

    *Regular attendance at work is an expectation of employment and an essential part of every job.

  • Who Can Apply

    Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Candidates invited to an interview will be responsible for all travel and accommodation expenses. If relocation is required, the successful candidate will be expected to pay for his/her relocation expenses.

    As an employer who values diversity in its workforce, we encourage candidates to self-identify as members of the following designated groups: women, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

    While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for interview will be contacted.

    Important Notice

    If you are a person with a disability and require accommodation for an interview or written exam, please advise us when initially contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a valid Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment