Job Description

Security Guard
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
$18.00 - $22.00

Job Skills / Requirements

Paladin Security: Making the World a Safer and Friendlier Place because we CARE!


If you’re someone with a passion for security, law enforcement, lending a helping hand, making a difference in your community, and looking for a great opportunity with a company that cares about your career, we want to hear from you. We are currently looking for experienced Security Officers to join our team at various sites throughout the Lower Mainland.


  • Colleges and Universities: Our Campus Security Officers at these facilities conduct regular foot patrols, monitor CCTV cameras, provide first aid, manage lost & found, write detailed incident reports, and more! 
  • Hospitals and Health Clinics: Our Healthcare Officers respond to alarms, and emergency requests, while utilizing de-escalation skills in order to ensure the safety of our healthcare workers and visitors. 
  • Mobile Division: Our Mobile Officers swiftly respond to alarms, report security breaches and property damage, and provide leadership in emergency situations, supporting our Operations Centre Team.
  • Government Buildings: Our Officers at these facilities conduct regular patrols of the premises, monitor property entrance, authorize entrance of people, secure exits, respond to alarms and more!
  • Shopping Centres: Our Officers at these facilities are responsible for completing investigations, incident reports and will be expected to perform constant patrols and interact with tenants and members of the public to provide direction and promote good customer service while providing a security presence. You will respond to all emergencies, take the lead role in all incidents involving violent individuals, conduct arrests, enforce mall rules, and remove vagrants from the property.
  • Office Towers: Our Officers responsibilities at these facilities include ensuring no unauthorized people enter the workspace, monitor video surveillance for unusual activities, reporting & documenting unusual activities, and more!
  • Warehouses: Our Officers responsibilities at these facilities include ensuring no unauthorized people enter the space, monitor video surveillance for unusual activities, reporting & documenting unusual activities, and more! 

  • Excellent customer service and problem-solving skills
  • Strong English communication skills, both verbal and written; you will need to write detailed incident reports which may even be utilized in court
  • A passion for being active, since your patrols may be indoors or outdoors, in all weather conditions, and can include stairwells, uneven surfaces, and parkades
  • Physical ability to stand and/or patrol for the majority of a shift (8-hours average)
  • Confidence interacting verbally with team members, client personnel, members of the public, and emergency services
  • Some experience in security would be an asset, but other experience in customer service or volunteering can still help you succeed!
  • Confidence approaching and leading in emergency situations, including trauma, aggression, intoxication, bodily fluids, etc.
  • A keen eye for watching and reporting irregularities, such as security breaches, facility and safety hazards, and emergency situations
  • Basic skills in utilizing technology, including writing reports on a computer, tracking patrols in a smartphone, and communicating via two-way radio
  • Eligibility to work in Canada.
Many of our sites are accessible by transit, but it's an asset if you have your own vehicle and a Class 5 BC Driver's License! It's also an asset if you already have other related certifications or clearances, such as Occupational First Aid Level 2 (OFA2), Advanced Security Training (AST), or Marine Transportation Security Clearance (MTSC).

Pay Rate: $18/hr - $22/hr starting, depending on what site or program you work in.


  • An Active Lifestyle: If sitting behind a desk doesn’t appeal to you, you’ll love the dynamic work environment that security can bring.
  • Leading Corporate Culture: Paladin is a Canadian employee of choice because of the amazing people that work here!
  • Career Advancement: Whether you are gaining experience in law enforcement, looking for meaningful work as a student, or simply exploring a field you are passionate about, Paladin gives you the opportunity to advance your skills!
  • Health Benefits & Perks: Full-time employees are eligible for great benefits, and all staff can enjoy exclusive Paladin discounts at your favorite retailers and service providers across Canada!
  • And more! 
Paladin Security is one of Canada’s Best Employers. We have been awarded for our outstanding corporate culture, approach to management, and our customer service. For more information about our company and what we do, visit us here.

Additional Information / Benefits

Paladin Security has a diverse workforce. We believe in and are committed to a workplace culture of respect, inclusion, and diversity. Paladin Security is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities through the interview process and while employed. If you require an accommodation during the interview process, please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants that are short listed will be contacted for an interview.

This is a Full-Time position