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Halifax, NS
Security
Experienced
Full-time - Permanent

SECURITY GUARD 

At Events East Group, we proudly manage and operate the Halifax Convention Centre, Scotiabank Centre and Ticket Atlantic. Our facilities and the events we attract are platforms for prosperity. Whether we're attracting large delegations or hosting an elite group of athletes for an international competition, we are a catalyst for new opportunities and connections between Nova Scotia and the world.

We are now inviting applications for the position of SECURITY GUARD.

The Security Guard plays an integral role in supporting the successful delivery of events at both the Halifax Convention Centre and the Scotiabank Centre. This role ensures a safe and secure
environment at both properties while also delivering a memorable guest experience.

ROLE DESCRIPTION:

The Event Security team helps to ensure a balance between providing event accessibility while also ensuring the safety of all clients and staff. To that end, the Security Guard is responsible for all aspects of security services including patrolling, stationary monitoring, and reading/operating software products including access management platforms and event management systems.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Exceptional customer service skills and a collaborative mindset.
  • Proven ability to act decisively in challenging or stressful situations and to work efficiently and effectively under pressure.
  • Ability to work flexible hours supporting events including evenings and overnights as well as weekends and holidays.
  •  May be required to work long shifts (10-12 hours) with extended periods of standing/walking.
  • Strong communication skills (oral, written, telephone) and ability read and write fluently in English.
  • Clean security record.
  • Minimum 19 years of age.

Education & Experience:

  • Minimum 1 year experience in a security (or related) role required.
  • Grade 12 preferred.

Job Specific/Technical Knowledge:

  • Familiarity with access control software including the Tyco/Kantech security platform considered an asset.
  • Emergency or standard first aid training considered an asset.

Events East is committed to a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve. We encourage applications from qualified African Nova Scotians, racially visible persons, women in non-traditional positions, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons and persons from the LGBTQ+ community. We encourage applicants to self-identify.

Applicants are advised testing may be a component of the selection process. Any applicant invited to participate in testing or an interview and who requires an accommodation should discuss their needs, in confidence, with the Recruiter when selected.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled

HOW TO APPLY: Submit Resume via Career Beacon (link below)

Email: [email protected] (Subject Line: Security Guard


We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for interview will be contacted.

For further information, please visit our website at www.eventseast.com

A little bit about us

Events East

We manage and operate the Halifax Convention Centre, Scotiabank Centre and Ticket Atlantic. Created as part of a government partnership between the Province of Nova Scotia and Halifax Regional Municipality, we work in collaboration with them to manage our business in a responsible and transparent manner.

We were established in 2014 through legislation to operate, maintain and manage the activities of the Halifax Convention Centre in a manner that will promote and develop economic development, tourism and industry in the Province generally, and the Municipality.

Effective April 1, 2017, our mandate expanded to include the continued management and operations of Scotiabank Centre and Ticket Atlantic, formerly under Trade Centre Limited (TCL).

Our facilities and the events we attract are platforms for prosperity. Whether we’re attracting large delegations or hosting an elite group of athletes for an international competition, we are a catalyst for new opportunities and connections between Nova Scotia and the world.

MISSION: WE CONNECT THE WORLD TO NOVA SCOTIA BY CREATING MEMORABLE EVENT EXPERIENCES.

VISION: OUR PEOPLE AND OUR COMMUNITY MAKE US THE FAVOURED EVENT DESTINATION FOR OUR GUESTS.

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