The Innisfail RCMP Detachment is currently accepting applications for Casual Detention Guards.
This position involves the safekeeping of prisoners under the general supervision of the RCMP. Detention guards monitor and safeguard persons in custody to ensure their security and well-being. Duties include frequent checks and documenting prisoner movement/activities, as per RCMP policy guidelines, assisting RCMP members, organizing meals and monitoring the cleanliness of the cells. Physical handling of prisoners is not a job requirement. The person in this position may have frequent exposure to verbal abuse.
Required knowledge, ability and skill
-ability to work shift work
-ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions
-ability to efficiently utilize a two-way radio
-ability to be tactful and courteous, particularly in difficult and sensitive situations
-ability to work independently with minimal supervision
-ability to evaluate situations and exercise sound judgment to make decisions in emergency and non-emergency situations
Conditions of employment
- successful completion of RCMP security clearance (approximately 3 months to complete)
- first aid/CPR/AED
- valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
Duty-specific Guard training is provided to successful candidates prior to commencement of Guard duties. Refresher training will be provided to RCMP Guards in accordance with RCMP directives.
Applicants residing within the immediate geographical area of Innisfail will be given preference in this competition.
To apply, please hand deliver or mail resume and cover letter to:
Innisfail RCMP Detachment
Innisfail AB T4G 1S6
We appreciate the interest of all applicants; however, only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.