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Security Attendant I – Carnegie Community Centre – APPLY NOW !

Security Attendant I – Carnegie Community Centre

Requisition ID: 24596 



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Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh, Vancouver has a commitment to becoming a City of Reconciliation. Vancouver consistently ranks as one of the world’s most liveable cities and is working towards being the greenest city in the world. Named among Canada’s Top 100 Employers, BC’s Top Employers, and Canada’s Greenest Employers, the City of Vancouver seeks colleagues who can help shape and embody our core commitments to sustainability, decolonization, equity and outstanding quality of life for all residents.


Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

 


Main Purpose & Function:


Carnegie Community Centre serve as an important resource to Vancouver’s diverse Downtown Eastside communities. Patrons can participate in educational, recreational, cultural and social programming; enjoy the delicious low cost meals offered at the Centre cafeteria; access life essential services such as laundry, showers, or sheltering services; or simply enjoy the Centres as the safe and welcoming places to connect with their neighbours. Carnegie Community Centre is seeking 4 auxiliary Security Attendant 1s to join the dynamic team.


 


Reporting to a Security Coordinator, this is a front line position with primary responsibilities in relationship building with community members, and Centre safety, security, access control, and incident response and reporting. Security Attendants also work to ensure that the Centres are safe, welcoming and inclusive spaces for the public and staff. Violence Prevention is a priority at the Centres, Security Attendants are expected to use defusing/de-escalating skills when responding to all volatile situations. The Security Attendant will support a 7 day a week, 24 hours a day operations and must be available for both daytime and overnight shifts, 7 days a week as required.


 

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Specific Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Monitoring entrances and facilitating access control of the facilities;
  • Monitoring and upholding the Centres’ Code of Conduct and standards of behavior are being observed;
  • Making regular patrols of the building;
  • Providing support in the event of an emergency including first aid and overdose response;
  • Understanding the needs of and assisting patrons in a supportive manner by providing information and making referrals on the services and activities provided by the Centres and other community partners;
  • Assisting with front desk clerical activities such as answering phones, distributing mail, simple data entry when needed;
  • Communicating information to other staff by way of log entries, incident reports and emails;
  • Communicating effectively using a two-way radio;
  • Maintaining health and safety standards;
  • Receiving routine deliveries;
  • Ability to understand and uphold occupational health and safety policies and procedures, including specific policies related to COVID-19;
  • Performing janitorial and other duties as required.

 


Qualifications


Education and Experience:


  • Completion of Grade 10 (Grade 12 is preferred);
  • Working knowledge of the Downtown Eastside and/or Downtown South community, local agencies and services;
  • Working knowledge of the City’s Community Centres and programs/services available to patrons;
  • Experience working in a community, social service or healthcare environment would be an asset
  • Security BST training and valid Security Officer License would be an asset
  • Occupational First Aid Level 1 certification or the ability to obtain one would be an asset
  • Fluency in a second language would be an asset
  • A clear Criminal Record Check is a requirement of the position

 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Considerable knowledge of the Downtown Eastside/Downtown South, agencies, services and resources.
  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of addictions, mental illness, conflict resolution and violence prevention. 
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, including writing incident reports.
  • Proven ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Proven ability to respond to incident using defusing and de-escalation techniques.
  • Proven ability to respond to emergencies, walk long distances, and carry heavy items using moderate strength and agility.

 

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Business Unit/Department: Arts, Culture and Community Services 


Affiliation: CUPE 15


Employment Type: Auxiliary 


Position Start Date: February 2021


Salary Information: Pay Grade GR-013: $23.44 to $27.45 per hour


Number of Positions: 4


 


Application close date: January 17, 2021


At the City of Vancouver, we are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we so proudly serve. Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, LGBT2Q+ and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Accommodations will be provided upon request during the selection process.  If you would like to be considered for this exciting and impactful career opportunity, please apply through our careers site.


We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion.  

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