Licenced Security Guard - Edson
Backwoods Energy Services
Edson, Alberta, CA
1d ago

Company Overview

Backwoods Energy Services is 100% Indigenous-owned and provides construction & security services to the construction industry in Western Canada.

We work with industry to create partnerships and economic opportunities for the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation community. With a focus on building lasting client relationships, Backwoods is committed to safety excellence and quality service.

Our mission is to drive economic opportunity by empowering Indigenous people and communities.

Role Summary

Maintains safe and secure environment for customers and employees by patrolling and monitoring premises and personnel; patrols and protects assigned property, promotes and enforces safety and security and acts as a visible deterrent against irregular activity.


  • Maintain a safe and secure environment for our clients by patrolling and monitoring premises
  • Monitor surveillance equipment, inspect buildings, equipment and access points
  • Access Control : Permit authorized persons entry to site when required
  • Prevent losses and damage by reporting irregularities, inform violators of policy and procedures; restrain if necessary
  • Control traffic by directing drivers
  • Complete daily Field Level Hazard Assessments (FLHA’s) and Daily Occurrence Reports (DOR’s) and Incident Reports (IR’s) when required
  • Inspect Backwoods vehicles, notify Security Coordinator when service is required
  • Maintain environment by monitoring and setting building and equipment controls
  • Arrive for your shift on time. If you know you will be unable to fulfill your duties, you must communicate with the Security Coordinator ahead of time or organize a replacement
  • Able to work efficiently and effectively both as part of a team or individually on site
  • Work Conditions

  • Work outdoors in all weather conditions when required, work indoors or in camps
  • Driving Backwoods truck in all weather conditions; advise Security Coordinator when service is required
  • Adhere to all traffic laws and regulations, such as driving within speed limits.
  • Shifts are generally 12 hours per day; Hours of Work Averaging Agreement in place.
  • Overtime and weekend work may be required
  • Qualifications

  • 1-year experience in Security
  • ABST training / AB Security Guard License - REQUIRED
  • Additional training : First Aid / CPR / AED, CSTS-09, PCST & H2S
  • Local candidates preferred
  • Objectivity, emotional control and dependability
  • Able to follow complex instructions, both written and verbal
  • Knowledgeable about security operations and procedures
  • Key Performance Indicators

  • Able to react appropriately in emergency & high stress situations
  • Able to anticipate, identify and solve problems
  • Utilizes exceptional judgement & decision-making skills in order to provider professional service to clients
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