Pre Board Screening Officer (Full Time)
Garda - Yellowknife, NT

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Do you want to work in a collaborative environment that encourages team cooperation? You can make a difference in a company that gives you the complete latitude to deliver the best customer service.

GARDA is one of the largest security screening service providers at a number of airports across Canada, ranging from the biggest airport to some of the smallest. We work in a public-private partnership to ensure the safety and security of the travelling public.

Garda Security Solutions has been selected by The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) ( to provide pre-board security screening in selected airports. We aim to provide the best possible passenger experience to the travelling public.

GARDA is currently hiring Full-Time Pre-Board Screening Officers for the Yellowknife Airport.

Job Description:

You would be responsible for screening passengers, non-passengers and their luggage prior to the boarding of the aircraft.

Job Advantages

Rate of Pay : $18.14 per hour upon certification
Free parking, training, and uniform
Excellent benefits after 90 days

Job Requirements

18 years of age or older
Able to work shifts
Have own transportation or access to public transit
Be legally entitled to work in Canada (minimum of 5 years residency)
Be a high school graduate (GED accepted)
Pass an enhanced security background check
Pass a medical exam
Be able to identify colour, shapes, forms and features (e.g. X-ray images)
Have flexibility of motion including:
moderate lifting, pulling or pushing of bags/items weighing up to 10kg
ability to stand and/or sit for extended periods of time (20 mins- 2 hours)
ability to bend, squat or kneel to perform searches
ability to reach above/below and level of shoulder for up to 20 mins per hour

Skill requirements

Possess a customer service focus, with ability to interact with air travellers and airport employees
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to work with the public and deal with conflict resolution
A positive and professional attitude
Ability to work within a structured, highly regulated environment
Excellent communication skills; fluent in written and oral English
Ability to maintain task concentration, attention to detail, observation and situational awareness

  • Previous security experience is an asset
  • French fluency is an asset
  • Travel may be required for 5-10% of work time for training and coverage at other bases

GARDA is an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, however, we will communicate only with the selected candidates.


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About this company
Garda World Security Corporation provides security services primarily in Canada and the United States. Its activities are carried out...