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a way to make money and gain experience
Security Guard (Former Employee), Toronto, ONMay 26, 2015
Pros: training is free
Cons: not a lot of work
I learned how to be prepared for anything and everything and not to bring home to work or take work home.

Hardest art of the job was doing work of a suervisor but not seen as a supervisor or treated as one or paid as one.

The most enjoyable part was meeting people and making connections.
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Life experience
Operations Manager (Former Employee), Ottawa, ONDecember 1, 2015
most days are typical with remotes site work. Security staff learn as they go on the job. The management and coworker are always busy doing some sort of task. the hardest part of the job is being thrown into something you do not know about or what to do.
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Very Leanient with time off for many reasons
Security Officer (Current Employee), Edmonton, ABOctober 10, 2012
Pros: very friendly crews at my site
Cons: we do about 6 different jobs on a daily basis.
Standard security procedures, pleasant working environment with several crews. Shift work is rough on some days, but overall bearable.
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Great company
Pre-board Screening Officer (Former Employee), Edmonton, AlbertaJuly 25, 2012
Pros: interesting job.
Cons: management at airport makes it tougher than it needs to be.
I love the job in that it does protect the flying public. What I don't like is how management makes the good people go and lets the bad ones stay.
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Fun enviroment and Great Cowowrkers
Central Services Coordinator (Current Employee), Edmonton, ABMarch 13, 2012
Pros: coworkworkers, busy, fun
Cons: hours keep on changing, not paid enough for what i do.
I have been working at my present employer for about 7 years now and I have enjoyed working with Oxford Properties and my coworkes that have became friends.
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Professional, Well Organized
Security (Current Employee), Security, CONovember 12, 2014
Pros: hour breaks
Cons: long hours
A typical day at work with Garda Security is well managed and organized, through security I have learned how to be more responsible and aware of my surroundings at all time. I have learned to solve tricky situations in wise manners.
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Energetic.
Security Guard (Former Employee), Fort St John, BCApril 12, 2014
Pros: flexible job environment
Cons: rough time when work outside
Totally an energetic one. they try to keep details in each every things. Could able to understand about the security/guard culture. And even though that was a temporary one monetary benefit was high.
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Interesting place to work at; meet new people
Team Leader Screening Officer/ Supervisor (Current Employee), Toronto, ONSeptember 27, 2012
• Trained and mentored fellow screening officers
• Assisted emergency personnel (police, bomb squad, paramedics) with incidents that resulted in aviation threats
• Collected data and completed operational shift log reports
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a typical day at work
Central Services/Security Dispatch Officer (Former Employee), Edmonton, ABMarch 18, 2013
Pros: co-workers where nice to work with
Cons: wage could have been better
Working with Garda was all right but I did not find that the pay was good for what I was doing
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Big company.
Pre-board Screening Officer Level 3 (Former Employee), Edmonton, ABJanuary 25, 2013
Again, it's a security company contracted by CATSA for pre board screeing in an airport. It should not be contracted out because it is again about customer service and security has little to do with the job.
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Poor and inflexible management
Security Screener (Former Employee), Mississauga, ONJune 16, 2014
Pros: paid lunch hour, benefits, salary
Cons: odd hours, no overtime, no premium wages for overnight
Garda's airport division has some great benefits such as high salary, good working conditions and benefits but lacks any proper management of employees.
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Productive and fun
Cruise Screener (Current Employee), Vancouver, BCFebruary 8, 2015
Pros: paid breaks
 Monitor bags for unwanted/dangerous items through x-ray machines, monitor passengers who go through the metal detector.
 Check tickets of passengers and identification of cruise workers
 Make sure passengers feel welcomed
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Lots of places to work
Security Officer (Former Employee), Toronto, ONSeptember 12, 2013
Pros: easy to go to a new locations
Cons: some bosses were bigoted
Many places to work as well as different locations. Nights were hard since it was very quiet. Enjoyed making different routes during patrols.
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great environment at airport
Screening Officer (Current Employee), Mississauga, ONMarch 3, 2013
Pros: many shifts to choose
Cons: unruly passengers/clients
Great people and staff.
managing team is always have your back pushing you to work harder
nice atmosphere
open space
flexible shifts
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FUN WORK PLACE
AGENT DE SECURITÉ (Current Employee), MONTRÉALFebruary 5, 2015
Pros: free lunch
Cons: 24/24
A TYPICAL DAY AT WORK I LEANED MANY THINGS WITH MY HEADMASTER I ADDED MORE EXPERIENCES ABOUT SECURITY
I HAVE LEANED TO WORK WITH TEAM TO BE SOCIABLE
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Easy going, enjoys decipline, hard worker
Security gaurd (Former Employee), Vancouver and EdmontonJuly 26, 2012
I enjoyed bing among the people and being helpful to the society.
My manager and co-workers were are very nice. respectful.
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Fun.Good salary.
Agent de sécurité (Former Employee), Sherbrooke, QCJuly 15, 2014
I worked one summer there and it was very good experience.
Might be interesting for people who willing working in this sphere.
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GOOD START
SECURITY GUARD (Former Employee), Fort McMurray, ABOctober 10, 2012
Pros: free accom.
Cons: cheap
Good company to start at the oil sands. They dont pay much but good job securement if u want to work a long time
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Security Manager
Security Officer and Manager (Former Employee), Calgary ABFebruary 8, 2015
A typical day at work is being a leader. Managing Staff. Leading by example. I believe some people need guidance.

Every job needs a leader.
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friendly enviornment
Dispatch/Control Operator (Former Employee), Toronto ONDecember 11, 2012
Pros: spoke to different people on a daily basis
Cons: rotational 12 hour shifts.
The workplace was sufficent for the job required. The work envoirnment was friendly.
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Headquarters
Montreal Quebec, Canada
Revenue
$5 Billion
Employees
10,000+
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