Job Details - Bilingual Security Officer

Bilingual Security Officer

Commissionaires Nova Scotia


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The Security Professional is responsible to protect “People, Property, and Information” of all our clients. They report to Site Supervisors and perform Site Security, Access Control, COVID Adherence, and other duties assigned by the client. This assignment is scheduled for 10-weeks. Other assignments are available on completion of this detail. 

Start Date: June 25, 2021
End Date: September 5, 2021 at 12:00(midnight)
Job Competition Closing Date: May 31, 2021 at 11:59pm


While duties vary by assignment, the duties and responsibilities in this security-related role may include, but are not limited to:

  • Foot and vehicle patrols of the campground and some high/medium use areas
  • Be attentive to Public Safety concerns, vandalism, illegal campers
  • Monitor campground entrances gate, campsites for disturbances and noise-related incidents
  • Report serious violations of Park Rules to the Park Warden
  • Document all violations in the nightly report log
  • Public Relations by representing Parks Canada, the Government of Canada and Commissionaires Nova Scotia
  • Public Assistance – provide park information to visitors
  • Ensuring the health and safety of self and others
  • Adherence to CNS’ health, safety, environmental and quality policies and systems and practices
  • Functions include patrolling, reception and administration, reporting, emergency management
  • Ensure all COVID protocols are in place and maintained
  • Other duties assigned by the Park Warden and/or the CNS Cape Breton District Manager


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  • Able to obtain a Government of Canada Security Clearance
  • 19+ years old
  • This requires the incumbent to be fluent in both official languages, French and English

Motivation is critical to our selection process – please consider this as you present your application.


The incumbent must possess the following experience, skills, and attributes: 

  • Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Professional in Appearance and Deportment
  • Mental alertness: the ability to react calmly, quickly, and appropriately in a crisis, the ability to concentrate and remain alert, a good memory and ability to communicate observed characteristics/behaviours, and demonstrated sound judgement and problem-solving ability
  • Physical fitness: the ability to navigate uneven terrain to conduct foot patrols in all weather conditions, good dexterity and balance, good vision and hearing, and superior attention to detail, including the ability to hear, observe, or smell changes to the work environment
  • Ability to work and thrive in a team environment as well as working on your own
  • Superior communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Situational awareness with sound observation skills
  • Ability to be flexible, prioritize, and adapt to change
  • Ability and willingness to successfully obtain a first-aid certificate
  • Ability and willingness to complete CNS’ Security Officer Course
  • Valid Nova Scotia Driver’s License

Although not required to apply, the following attributes are considered assets:

  • Veterans of the Canadian Forces or RCMP
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training
Intended Job Posting Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian, Permanent Residents, and Temporary Residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (Study Permit and Open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
Inverness County
Nova Scotia
Job Information
Commissionaires Nova Scotia
NOC Code
Security guards and related security service occupations (6541)
Experience Required
Available Openings
Pay Type
Pay Rate
Estimated Weekly Hours
Start Date
June 25th 2021
End Date
September 5th 2021
Language Requirements
Must be Bilingual
Language Proficiency Level
Beginner (CLB 1-3)
Posted on
May 18th 2021
June 30th 2021