Security Worker

The Salvation Army B.C. Kelowna
October 15, 2020
Kelowna, Canada
Job Type
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Closing date
October 23, 2020
Street Address
1480 Sutherland Ave.



  • Monday thru Saturday 7:00pm – 9:00 pm
  • November 16, 2020 thru December 24, 2020


Position Purpose Summary:

Job Purpose: The Security Worker is responsible for the security and safety of the Christmas Kettle drop-offs.



  • Makes scheduled rounds of inspections, checks safety/security, monitors premises
  • maintains an atmosphere of calm, providing an unobtrusive presence
  • Maintains logbooks and completes occurrence reports
  • Understands and is aware of emergency/disaster procedures and follows through
  • Liaises with referral sources and other external agencies as needed (e.g. police, parole, urgent situations)
  • Ongoing enforcement of policies, which may include client discipline or recommending banning of current or prospective clients
  • Meets visitors/volunteers and directs and accompanies them as necessary
  • May handle kettles containing donations in accordance with policy (a secondary person always present)
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Minimum Education Level Attained: The successful applicant will have completed Public School plus specialized courses.
  • Minimum Prior Experience:  The successful candidate must have up to twelve months’ prior experience.

PREFERRED SKILLS/capabilities:

  • Some security experience will be an asset


The incumbent must take the following precautionary measures (in addition to health and safety rules):

  • Universal Precautions
  • Hepatitis B Shot
  • Wear safety shoes

Wear gloves & PPE following all COVID safety protocols


Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

  • Background check consent
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A clean drivers abstract
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training

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.

This posting is open to external and internal candidates alike. If you are an internal applicant, please advise your Department Head of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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