Security Attendant - Security Services - Department of Facilities Management

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, March 13, 2017
Date of Posting: 
March 6, 2017
Department of Facilities Management
Security Attendant - Security Services
Full Time Permanent Position
Hours of Work: 

40 hours per week (8 and 12 hour shifts)

$37,601 per annum as per CUPE 501

The University of Prince Edward Island Security Services Division is seeking to hire a full time Security Attendant to cover dispatch and student residences.


• Staffing the Security Services office dispatch and NRCC desk
• Assist in the protection of persons and property in student residences
• Counter and phone reception
• Respond to emergency, maintenance and a variety of alarm systems
• General key issues
• Lost and found duties
• Provide parking information
• Assist with the investigation of complaints by monitoring CCTV system and copying files as required by officers
• Be aware of potential illegal activities such as stolen property, underage drinking, theft and building security in residence
• Prepare shift reports and other related duties as required


• Have completed courses in Law and Security, Corrections or possess an equivalent combination of training and experience
• Excellent writing, speaking and computer skills
• Be physically able to perform the essential duties of the position
• Knowledge of the UPEI campus would be an asset
• Federal Government and all applicable security clearances will be required

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list to be received no later than the closing date via the link posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

Successful Candidate(s): 

M. McGuigan

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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