Security Attendant - Security Division - Facilities Management (amended)

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, August 19, 2013
Date of Posting: 
August 8, 2013
Security Division - Facilities Management
Security Attendant (amended)
Full-Time Permanent Position
Hours of Work: 

8 and 12 hour shifts

$36,142 (step one) per annum as per CUPE 501

The University of Prince Edward Island Security Services Division is seeking to hire a full time Security Attendant.
Perform such duties as: staffing the Security Services office dispatch desk and assisting in the protection of persons and property in student residences. These duties will include but are not limited to: counter and phone reception; response to emergency requirements; response to maintenance requirements; responding to a variety of alarm systems and dealing with general building security; fire prevention; assisting with the investigation of complaints, preparing shift reports, completing building rounds, etc.
1. Have completed courses in Law and Security, Corrections or possess an equivalent combination of training and experience;
2. Excellent writing, speaking and computer skills
3. Be physically able to perform the essential duties of the position.
4. Knowledge of the UPEI campus would be an asset.
5. Participates in continuing education activities to ensure own professional development.
6. Ability to think creatively.
7. Not have been found guilty or convicted of an offence under the Criminal Code of Canada, the Narcotics Control Act, or the Food and Drugs Act, or if convicted, shall have received a pardon.

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and references to be received no later than the closing date to Please ensure that your first and last name and the competition number are included in the email subject line. You can also apply in person 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): 

J. Kennedy

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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