Protection Services Officer Team Leader : Ful Time – 40 hours per week

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The Salvation Army Alberta
Published
April 12, 2019
Location
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Job Type
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Competition #
PS041019
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Employee Relations Department Email: humanresources@salvationarmycalgary.org OR Fax: 403-410-1103 OR Mail: Employee Relations, Centre of Hope, 420 – 9th Avenue S.E. Calgary, AB T2G-0R9
Closing date
April 26,2019
Street Address
Centre of Hope 420 9 Avenue SE

Description

Mission and Values Statement

The Salvation Army is an international Christian church and charitable movement, active in over 130 countries worldwide. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity. The Mission of The Salvation Army is to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs, and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world. This is expressed in spiritual ministry, and also by a wide variety of social services, which are extended without discrimination.

There are four core values that guide all aspects of the Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda Territory.

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship:  We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

For more than 150 years, The Salvation Army has been serving and meeting the needs of people who are experiencing life challenges that leave them vulnerable and marginalized.  Its powerful mission and core values are what attract people to join the organization to further its work. Every position contributes to the spiritual and social services mission of The Salvation Army.

Here's what we have to offer you:

  • Rewarding work where you know you are making a difference to the lives of people in the community
  • Being part of an international organization doing important work worldwide
  • Benefits: health and dental benefits, employer RRSP contributions (matching not required), time off allowance, Employee Assistance Program.

Responsibilities

Here's how you will contribute to the program:

  • Assisting the Protection Services Manager with administration and operation of the Protection Services (Security) department
  • Enforcement of policies, which may include client discipline/banning and attending case conferences
  • Participating in the hiring, orienting, training, scheduling and evaluating of protection services officers
  • Participating in and/or delegating physical searches; ensuring accurate documentation of searches and results in log book
  • Scheduling and performing interior and exterior facility patrols, room and personal searching, monitoring clients/residents activities and providing a calm and unobtrusive presence
  • Liaising with referral, emergency and other external agencies

Qualifications

What you need to get an interview:

  • Current Security Services License as per Alberta legislationGrade 12 diploma and at least 1 year of related experience including security services
  • Previous security experience; in a Supervisory role would be an asset
  • Current government approved Standard First Aid/CPR certificate
  • Satisfactory Police Information Check
  • Ability to communicate with others in a clear, concise and, calm manner and in a way that prevents escalation of volatile situations
  • Proficient in written skills to log information on a daily basis and prepare written reports concerning incidents that have occurred on shift
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Desire to support the mission of The Salvation Army’s work in a compassionate and non-judgmental manner.
  • Please include Competition #: PS041019 in the subject line of your application. We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.
  •  The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation. If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
  • Regular Full Time - 40 hours per week (Weekend work may be required)   3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
  • View our website to learn more about this and other programs we offer: www.salvationarmycalgary.org/residential.html

 

 

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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