Custodial Guard
CivicInfo BC
Burnaby, BC, Canada
27d ago


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.

With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

This role is responsible for guarding detained prisoners within the RCMP detachment. An employee in this position is assigned to a locked maximum security area and is required to maintain surveillance over prisoners to ensure their security and welfare.

  • Additionally, the incumbent will request cessation of damage to cells; will verbally quell minor disturbances; will maintain a prisoner log book;
  • enter electronic data related to prisoner information; and perform minor janitorial tasks. This position also performs related work as required.

    The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of policies and procedures involved in control, custody and the welfare of prisoners plus some experience guarding individuals, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

    Applications should highlight the ability to maintain alertness in confined areas plus be able to demonstrate the ability to act quickly, properly and calmly in emergency situations.

    Successful candidates will also have the ability to deal firmly and diplomatically in maintaining control of the prisoners.

    Physical strength and agility sufficient to perform the work is required. Computer-related skills and current First Aid Certificate are required for this position and the ability to obtain and maintain an RCMP Enhanced Security Clearance.

    Work Hours : 6 : 00am to 6 : 00pm (day shift) and 6 : 00pm to 6 : 00am (night shift), rotating as follows : 2 day shifts, 2 night shifts, and 4 days off

    This position will remain open until filled .

    Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

    Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

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

    If you would like to include a cover letter along with your application, please ensure to include it in the text area for a cover letter section of the application.


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