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Iconic Vancouver Convention Centre (VCC) is currently seeking motivated, customer-service oriented and OFA2-certified individuals to join our team.

ROTATIONS:

– Saturday and Sunday, 1500 to 2315 hours; or

– Saturday, 0700 to 1500 hours

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitor First Aid calls and assess treatment as required
  • Maintain First Aid supplies including emergency kits, oxygen tanks, wheelchairs, and first aid supplies
  • Monitor OFA email and prepare relevant paperwork as required
  • Ensure the interior and exterior of the Facility is secure
  • Identify and report any unusual activity or persons
  • Identify and report Facility damage
  • Provide access and escort for Clients, Official and Unofficial Suppliers, and Contractors through Facility spaces as required
  • Provide building lockdown and crowd control during facility related protests as required
  • Monitoring for goods left unattended
  • Unlock and lock retail washrooms per schedule
  • Act as floor warden during emergency situations

COMPETENCIES:

  • Effective communication skills and ability to follow instructions and provide clear directions
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to work effectively in a team environment
  • Able to walk for long periods of time
  • Strong customer service skills and ability to maintain a friendly, professional and courteous demeanor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid BC Security License
  • Minimum post-secondary education
  • First Aid Certification OFA Level 2
  • Computer skills required: Word, Excel and email
  • Knowledge of a two-way radio is an asset

 

If you are interested, please email your updated resume soonest possible to aricketts@vancouverconventioncentre.com.

Regretfully, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Vancouver Convention Centre (VCC) is currently seeking motivated, customer-service oriented individuals who have strong leadership skills to join our team.

Rotation: Thursday to Saturday, 2300 to 0700 hours

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide direction and supervision for Security Staff including delivering briefings, deployment, and break relief coordination.
  • Provide leadership to Event Security staff in the absence of Event Supervisors
  • Oversee building integrity and condition including door security, signage, stanchion, and damage
  • Lead by example and ensure all employees are following Vancouver Convention Centre policies, procedures, and health and safety guidelines
  • Ensure all reports, including shift supervisor reports and incident/first aid reports are completed and forwarded as per policy

COMPETENCIES:

  • Demonstrates effective communication skills including ability to follow instructions and provide clear directions; good writing skills are also required
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as well the ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Able to walk for long periods of time
  • Working knowledge of the Ungerboeck Event Business Management Systems (EBMS) is an asset
  • Strong customer service skills and ability to maintain a friendly, professional and courteous demeanor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in customer service, security and supervisory roles with proven proficiency and competence
  • Valid BC Security License

 

To apply, send resume to aricketts@vancouverconventioncentre.com.

Genesis Security is one of the most renowned providers of special event security services in BC for the past 20 + years. We are currently looking to hire experienced Event Supervisors and highly skilled Event Security Guards with proven conflict management skills.

We are excited to announce events are back and we are now putting together our Supervisor and Senior Event Guard teams who will be our core group of event security staff over the next 2-3 years or more. There will be opportunities to grow with the organization, develop your skills and be a part of the most exciting events the city has to offer.

Payrates and Training:

We want to ensure our core group of event security staff are recognised for their abilities and commitment and that we add value to their development with free training programs and the best pay rates.

Subject to qualifications, skills, and experience pay rates will be:

$21 – $25 hr for Event Security Supervisors

$18 – $20 / hr for Premium Event Security Guards

Training (will include but not limited to):

  • Conflict Management and Evictions
  • Mental Health and De-escalation
  • Event Supervisor Training
  • Leadership and Management
  • Tactical Training (ongoing classes)

Pre-requisites:

  • Proven experience in event security. (2 years minimum)
  • Must have a valid BC Security Licence
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills
  • Friendly and approachable disposition
  • Excellent customer service approach and ability to de-escalate situations

Join our events team… opportunities to advance your career!

If you are interested in applying, please click the link below:

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Genesis Security has been one of the most renowned providers of special event security services in BC for the past 20 + years. We are currently looking to hire experienced event security staff to work with us as concerts, corporate / private events and sporting events start again as COVID-19 restrictions are gradually lifted. We have upcoming BC Lions games and concerts at BC Place, Vancouver Giants games at Langley Event Centre and other events at Vancouver Convention Centre, etc.

Pre-requisites:

· Must have a valid BC Security Licence

· Great communication and interpersonal skills

· Friendly and approachable disposition

· Excellent customer service approach and ability to de-escalate situations

· Proven experience in crowd management, access control, deployments and evictions

· Minimum 1 year and more event security experience for Event Guard, 3 or more years event & supervisory experience for Event Supervisors

Join our events team… opportunities to advance your career!

Payrates:

Subject to qualifications and experience.

$16 – $18 / hr for qualified Event Security guards

Part-time hours: 8-16 per week

Expected start date: 2021-07-01

Job Types: Part-time, Casual, Permanent

Salary: $16.00-$18.00 per hour

Iconic Vancouver Convention Centre (VCC) is currently seeking motivated, customer-service oriented and OFA2-certified individuals to join our team.

ROTATIONS:

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 1500 to 2315 hours

Friday and Saturday, 0700 to 1515 hours; Sunday and Monday, 1500 to 2315 hours.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitor First Aid calls and assess treatment as required
  • Maintain First Aid supplies including emergency kits, oxygen tanks, wheelchairs, and first aid supplies
  • Monitor OFA email and prepare relevant paperwork as required
  • Ensure the interior and exterior of the Facility is secure
  • Identify and report any unusual activity or persons
  • Identify and report Facility damage
  • Provide access and escort for Clients, Official and Unofficial Suppliers, and Contractors through Facility spaces as required
  • Provide building lockdown and crowd control during facility related protests as required
  • Monitoring for goods left unattended
  • Unlock and lock retail washrooms per schedule
  • Act as floor warden during emergency situations

COMPETENCIES:

  • Effective communication skills and ability to follow instructions and provide clear directions
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to work effectively in a team environment
  • Able to walk for long periods of time
  • Strong customer service skills and ability to maintain a friendly, professional and courteous demeanor

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid BC Security License
  • Minimum post-secondary education
  • First Aid Certification OFA Level 2
  • Computer skills required: Word, Excel and email
  • Knowledge of a two-way radio is an asset

 

Pay rate up to $20/hr subject to experience.

If you are interested, please email your updated resume soonest possible to aricketts@vancouverconventioncentre.com. Regretfully, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Recruiting for professional Security Guards to protect premises, assets and personnel by being a deterrent presence to prevent illegal or inappropriate actions. Our aim is to deter, observe and report.

Responsibilities

  • Protect client property and staff by maintaining a safe and secure environment
  • Look for signs of crime / disorder and investigate disturbances
  • Presence to deter criminal or illegal activities
  • Take accurate notes of unusual occurrences
  • Report any suspicious incidents, work with law enforcement and first responders when required
  • Patrol buildings and perimeters
  • Monitor and control access at building entrances and vehicle gates
Requirements
  • Proven work experience as a Security Guard or relevant position
  • Valid BC Security Licence
  • Excellent knowledge of public safety and security procedures/protocols
  • Surveillance skills and detail orientation
  • Integrity and professionalism

If you are interested in learning more about being a Static Security Guard, click the link below:

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Genesis Security is seeking experienced mobile drivers to join our rapidly growing Mobile Team. 

Duties and responsibilities: 

  • Conduct mobile and foot patrols 
  • Responsible for the care and good working order of the assigned Company vehicle 
  • Inspect client property against, fire, theft, vandalism, and illegal activity 
  • Deter any criminal activity and other unwanted behavior, real or potential 
  • Respond to alarm calls in a timely manner 
  • Write incident and mobile reports outlining observations and activity during their assigned site visits and alarm responses 
  • Contact relevant authorities and Operations representative as per site / shift orders 
  • Train guards on sites 
  • Any additional duties given by the Operations department. 

Requirements & Qualifications: 

  • Valid BC Security License 
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License (International Driving licences not accepted) 
  • Clean Driver’s abstract (2 years) 
  • Be physically fit, energetic 
  • Mobile experience preferred, security experience a definite advantage 
  • Ability to work cohesively as a team member to achieve team goals 
  • Great time management and ability to multi-task 
  • Superior driving and organizational skills 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, write good reports 
  • Good presence and high maturity level 
  • Able to work unsupervised and good knowledge of downtown Vancouver and Greater Vancouver region. 
  • Must be willing to work up to 12 hours a day and graveyard shifts. Occasional afternoon to midnight shifts. 

Salary: $17.00 / hour 

If you are interested in learning more about being a Mobile Security Guard, click the link below:

Mobile Security Guard

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The premium pay rate is $20.91 / hour 

Successful candidates will have to attend training courses provided by Genesis Security prior starting the job. Applicants cannot be on student visas. 

Mandatory Requirements: 

  • Valid BC Security Licence 
  • Minimum 6 month’s security experience preferably working at tough sites e.g. in DTE Vancouver. 
  • Speak, read and write fluent English, possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. A lot of comprehensive and well written reports are required for every shift. 
  • Physically fit to patrol long distances continuously and climb a multitude of stairs as well as conduct regular evictions of trespassers. 
  • Pleasant in demeanor and project a professional and well-groomed image. 
  • Customer-service focused and a team player, with strong attention to detail. 
  • Positive and outgoing personality, a self-starter with high initiative. 

Candidates with the following experience / certification will be given priority: 

  • First Aid Level 1 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Customer Service 
  • Fire Safety

Please submit detailed resume to recruitment@genesissecurity.com. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. These positions are not open to candidates on Student Visas. 

This opportunity will provide first-rate experience to aspiring law enforcement candidates.  

If you are interested in learning more about being a Premium Security Guards, please click the link below:

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A reflection of the communities we serve.

Our yearly December celebration is a snapshot of the diversity that makes up this company, many religions, backgrounds, stages of life, colours of skin, and of course languages create the soul of who we are. We are Canadian by definition and represent a beautiful cross-section of this countries culture. (We sometimes call it the Christmas dinner – but really – it is an inclusive celebration of the people that make this company possible.)

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Our goal is for every member of Genesis to be an ambassador of safety for our communities and a shield against loss and liability for our customers. The safe environments we create today will build the relationships that carry our success into the future.

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