Protective Services Officer

Website Government of Nova Scotia

Job Description:

Reporting to the Security Supervisor, the Protective Services Officer by virtue of authority gained through applicable Legislative Acts, preserves and maintains the public peace in/on all government facilities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The Protective Services Officer works a rotating 24 hour / 7 day shift schedule and provides security services for all government buildings and associated grounds, towards prevention of accidental damage, vandalism, illegal intrusion and/or other occurrences such as theft, unauthorized use of property, etc., in association with local law enforcement agencies, fire departments and building maintenance staff.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work rotating shifts encompassing a 24 hours/7 day schedule including extended shifts and short notice call ins is required
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions with minimal supervision
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Excellent written communication skills with ability to take accurate and complete notes
  • Satisfactory Certificate of Medical Fitness
  • Excellent verbal communication skills with ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage stress effectively
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check, Child Abuse Registry Check, Adult Abuse Registry Check and Internal Security Check
  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to create and maintain positive working relationships
  • A full class 5 (5F) Manitoba Driver’s Licence and valid security license
  • Emergency First Aid/CPR (Level C) Certificate and Automated External Defibrillators (AED) Certification
  • Effective problem solving and sound judgment skills

Job Details:

Company: Government of Nova Scotia

Job Category:  Government

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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