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Employment Opportunities





Resumes are now being accepted for the position of Casual Security Practitioner.

Please apply to Case Management Coordinator, Murray Skeggs at: no later than noon on Monday, June 15, 2015

Late applications will not be accepted. Successful applicants will be required to produce a clean CPIC (Canadian Police Information Check) as a condition of employment.


Working as a member of the Campus Security Team, the Security Practitioner provides front line security services to the Queen’s University community in keeping with the department mandate to promote a safe and welcoming environment that recognizes and is respectful of the diverse nature of the Queen’s Community. Reporting directly to the on-duty Security Supervisor on a shift by shift basis, answers calls for assistance from community members while actively patrolling properties on foot.


The Security Practitioner will assist the Security Supervisor in dealing with any and all issues of safety and the protection of people and property on or in relation to Queen's University. The Security Practitioner will respond promptly and appropriately to requests for assistance while communicating thoroughly and effectively with their Supervisor and the Emergency Report Centre. The Security Practitioner will act as a representative of the department of Campus Security when dealing with various external community partners and internal units and departments.


* Security Practitioners must possess and maintain an Ontario Security Guard License, issued by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.

* Security Practitioners must be physically fit, alert, and capable of extensive walking (8- 12 km per shift in all weather conditions) and working outside of regular operating hours.

* The position requires an ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing. Basic computer skills will be required.

* The position will require a valid driver's licence with a clear driving record.

* Post-secondary education in the field of Private Security or Law Enforcement is considered an asset as is updated First Aid/CPR training.


The position requires responsible and perceptive individuals who are capable of monitoring and assessing a variety of situations. Candidates must be mature individuals with the ability to respond quickly, in a manner that demonstrates good judgement based on clearly established policies and procedures. Candidates for the position of Security Practitioner must be able to work effectively and respectfully in a socially and culturally diverse community


The Security Practitioner must be able to make quick decisions regarding issues to be reported to the Security Supervisor. The candidate must be able to make recommendations to the supervisor based on observed facts as they arise and be prepared to respond to the situation as directed.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Murray Skeggs at .

Full Time Positions:

Any Full time positions in our department will be listed with Queen's Human Resources at  (613) 533-2070.


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