Security Officer

Mill Operations

Job Description

This unit group includes workers who guard and implement security measures to protect property against theft, vandalism and fire, control access to establishments, maintain order and enforce regulations at public events and within establishments, conduct private investigations for clients or employers and provide other protective services not elsewhere classified. They are employed by public or private security agencies, residential complexes, educational, cultural, financial and health institutions, retail establishments, businesses and industry, investigation service companies, transportation facilities, and organizations throughout the private and public sectors, or they may be self-employed.

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  • You want to live an oversized life in one of Canada’s beautiful forest communities
  • A sense of community is important to you
  • You want to make a difference working in a green job
  • You are a team player
  • You are physically strong
  • You want to work in hiking boots, not dress shoes

Communities

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HIGH LEVEL, ALBERTA
ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE, ALBERTA
FORT ST-JAMES, BRITISH COLUMBIA

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Education And Training

A college diploma in law and security or police technology may be required. In Quebec, a permit issued by the Sûreté du Québec is required to work as a private detective or security officer. Security guards carrying firearms require a licence. Completion of secondary school is usually required.

Wilfrid Laurier University
Nicola Valley Institute of Technology
Maritime College of Forest Technology

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NOTE

The requirements listed are generally required qualifications for this Career Type. The qualifications may vary based on the employer and/or the geographic location of that job.

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