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Security Guard: Temporary Vacancy

Edmonton, Canada Position Type Temporary Shift Type Afternoon,Evening,Morning,Overnight Req ID: 2024-1192287 Work Days Available Monday - Friday,Saturday - Sunday

We are North America's leading security and facility services provider with approximately 300,000 service personnel. At Allied Universal(R), we pride ourselves on fostering a promote from within culture. There are countless examples of individuals who began their career as Security Professionals and today hold positions on our senior leadership team. We offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more for most full-time positions!

Start your phenomenal career with Allied Universal today!

Temporary Full-Time Security Professionals
Location: Outskirts of Fort Saskatchewan
Salary: $20.56/hour
Duration: Approximately 3 months, starting near the end of April
Shift: 12-hour shifts, rotating schedule (full-time hours)

We are looking for temporary Security Professionals to work at one of our industrial sites near Fort Saskatchewan. The ideal candidates are customer-focused, confident under pressure, and excellent communicators. If you can maintain composure in high-stress situations and have the necessary qualifications, we'd like to hear from you.


  • Ability to handle high-pressure situations with composure.
  • Reliable vehicle for transportation to the site.
  • Flexible availability to work days, evenings, nights, and weekends.
  • Fluency in English, with strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Intermediate computer skills for utilizing technology at client-specific sites.
  • Prepared to work in various environments, including adverse weather conditions.
  • Valid Alberta security guard license.
  • Valid Class 5 (non-GDL) Driver’s License.
  • Must be eligible to work in Canada over 40 hours per week.
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • High school diploma or equivalent/GED or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to stand or walk for extended periods, occasionally climb stairs, and lift or carry up to 40 pounds.


  • Check identification of staff entering the facility.
  • Conduct foot patrols of buildings and surrounding areas.
  • Monitor and report suspicious activities and persons.
  • Prevent and detect thefts or vandalism.
  • Write detailed incident reports and maintain daily logs.
  • Enforce rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Resolve conflicts calmly and effectively.
  • Use radios and cell phones to communicate with team members.
  • Follow emergency procedures and respond to alarms.
  • Ensure safety and security protocols are upheld.


  • Opportunities for career growth and advancement.
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • Paid training and development programs.


As part of our standard hiring process, all candidates being considered for employment with Allied Universal are required to undergo a background check. This background check may include, but is not limited to, criminal history, employment verification, education verification, and professional references.