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Jail Guard - Casual

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$19.88 per/hr
  • Posted Date:03/14/2019 12:00 PM
Posted March 14, 2019
Jail Guard - Casual
Taber Police Service
Town of Taber

The Taber Police Service is seeking a casual Jail Guard.

As a member of the Taber Police Service, this position performs a variety of security duties relating to the safeguarding and respecting of persons in custody and their property while in compliance with the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and police service policies.

• Must be familiar with policies and operational processes relating to the job.
• Must thoroughly check cell area both before and after occupancy.
• Must check prisoners every 10 minutes.
• Must monitor video systems in place to surveille those in custody.
• Must assist police officers by informing them of any activities relative to the custody, assist the officers in the cell area, and pass along any prisoners requests.
• Must maintain a detailed log.
• Must be able to give court testimony when required.
• Must safeguard property belonging to prisoners.
• Must maintain a high level of confidentiality regarding information gained at work.
• Must be familiar with emergency procedures.
• Must provide meals.
• Must be alert at all times.
• Must treat all prisoners impartially by ensuring comfort and safety.
• Participates in the workplace health and safety program, including monthly worksite and hazard inspections.

• A guard must be able to read, write, and speak English
• Must be able to work effectively with other people and have the capacity to consider and sort out relevant information as well as possess the ability to withstand provocation
• Must be able to follow direction, work alone, be in suitable physical condition, and have a willingness to undergo training
• To be on duty a guard must have First Aid/CPR training
• Ability to provide a clean Police Information Check

DURATION: Permanent Casual Position
START DATE: As soon as possible
SUPERVISOR: Dana Bell, Public Safety Communications Manager
WAGE: $19.88 per hour
HOURS OF WORK: on call, shift work, casually as needed
CLOSE DATE: Till a suitable candidate is found

Please submit resume and cover letter in confidence to:
Dana Bell
Public Safety Communications Manager, Taber Police Service
5700 50 Avenue
Taber, Alberta
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