BLD SC 09R – Building Security Officer

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Author ahnationtalk
Date March 6, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Term
Company BC Public Service
Salary $23.03 - $25.97 - Per Hour
Location Multiple Locations, BC
Category Admin / Office
Client BC Public Service
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BLD SC 09R – Building Security Officer – (58863)

Posting Title: BLD SC 09R – Building Security Officer
Position Classification: Building Security Officer R9
Union: GEU
Location: Delta, BC V4L 2M1 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Richmond, BC V7E 5T2 CA
Salary Range: $23.03 – $25.97 hourly plus shift premiums for afternoon ($1.40/hr) and night ($1.50/hr) shifts.
Close Date: 3/27/2019
Job Type: If and As When Needed
Temporary End Date:
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Liquor Distribution Branch
Ministry Branch / Division: BC Liquor Distribution Branch
Job Summary:

Building Security Officer

Building Security Officer R9

If and As When Needed –  Lower Mainland (Locations include Delta and Richmond facilities)

Additional shifts, up to full-time hours, may be available dependant on the needs of the business. Availability to work a minimum of two shifts per week is required.

STEP into a career with one of BC’s Top Employers since 2009.
The Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) is one of the largest distributors and retailers of beverage alcohol in Canada, generating a net income of approximately $1.08 billion on annual sales of approximately $3.3 billion in fiscal 2016/17. LDB has a workforce of approximately 4,000 full and part-time employees, operates 197 retail stores across the province, oversees the operations of approximately 220 Rural Agency Stores and has the role of wholesaler to approximately 700 private liquor retail outlets and 10,000 licensed establishments.

The LDB is a unique government entity that operates with similar independence to a Crown Corporation under the direction of a General Manager and CEO.

Under the direction of the Building Security Officer Supervisor, the Building Security Officer ensures compliance with all policies and procedures related to security and safety at the Branch Head Office, government liquor stores and distribution centres.  This role also provides security advice to store managers and employees throughout the province, operates a central alarm monitoring system which provides support to Branch facilities throughout the province, and provides security support and the safe guarding of all Branch assets, employees, contractors, customers and business partners.

Nature of Work:                                                                                                                   

The position provides security support, monitoring and protection of Branch assets; employees, property, customers, contractors and business partners.

Working Conditions:

  • Shift work – days, afternoons and nights
  • 24 hour operation, 365 days per year. Work on Statutory holidays will be required.
  • Uniform supplied.
  • Valid BC Driver’s license required.
  • Physically able to manually open and close by pushing/pulling heavy gates (around 500 lbs. in a roller) in the event of a power failure.
  • Perform internal and external foot patrols of the building and its premises on an hourly rotational basis.

An eligibility list for temporary future opportunities may be established. A criminal record check is required.

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications, and competencies. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position. This information will be used as part of the selection process.

Please note that a cover letter is a requirement for this competition.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact Nicole O’Reilly, HR Advisor by phone at 604-252-3219. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

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Education and Experience

  • Successful completion of Grade 12 supplemented by security training – Basic Security Training 1 (BST) through a recognized training school.
  • Previous experience working in security or law enforcement, preferred.
  • Advanced Security Training (AST) through a recognized training school, preferred.


  • Thorough knowledge of Securities Agencies Act and Regulations, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Patrol Duties & Responsibilities, Control Procedures, Fire Prevention, Detection and Safety.
  • Working knowledge of electronic and computerized alarm systems.

Skills & Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to act in a disciplined and ethical manner, treating people fairly, equally and with respect; sensitivity to different communities and people.
  • Proven ability to deal with confidential and sensitive matters using sound judgment, tact and diplomacy and strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated Ability to investigate and report occurrences.
  • MS Office skills with an emphasis on Word, Excel and Outlook
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