Operations Center Agent
Marquise Group-Division of Compass Canada - Richmond, BC

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Availability: Full-Time, Marquise Customer Service @ YVR
7 days per week, 24 hours daily
Department: Customer Service
Reports to: Manager
Interfaces with: Client (+ all YVRAA employees)
Customer Service Ambassadors
All YVR Stakeholders including, but not limited to; Securiguard, Aeroguard, RCMP, USCBP, CBSA, Greencoats, and all Airlines

General Description:

Marquise Group is the fastest growing facilities management company in our industry. The company was incorporated in 1993 and belongs to Compass Group Canada group of companies. Currently, we have 3000 employees across Canada. Our company provides services in three different sectors: Facilities Management, Hospitality Services and Customer Service. As an industry leader, we provide services to commercial buildings, airport, retail, industrial, education and healthcare specialty facilities. Our mission is to provide service excellence to our clients and their customers.

The Operations Centre Agent plays a key role in supporting the daily operations of YVR on a 24-hour per day basis. The OCA is responsible for all ‘day of’ operations issues, gathering and researching information, maintaining a computerized log of incidents, and dispatching response personnel as defined in the standard operating procedures. The OCAs will work in tandem with all YVR management and stakeholders, Marquise Concierge and other Marquise Supervisors to ensure the successful operation of YVR. This position requires weekend, weekday and overnight shifts, and as such, flexibility is a must.

Specific Responsibilities & Duties:

 Respond to inbound calls (phone, radio and email) for a variety of airport tenants, customers and agencies;
 Act as the initial contact for a variety of agencies such as BC Ambulance, Richmond Fire and RCMP;
 Record call detail and taking appropriate action such as dispatching necessary resources escalating to Operations Management or as instructed by on-duty Operations Manager;
 Provide outstanding customer service to airport tenants and the customers;
 Communication, both in writing and verbally, is a critical function of this role, ensuring all incidents are dealt with in a timely manner, and that the appropriate personnel or agencies are dispatched;
 Monitor critical alarm systems, including the fire and general alarm systems;
 Maintain complete and accurate records of all incidents;
 Support Operations Management (terminal, airside and groundside) as directed by on-duty staff during irregular operating events;
 Additional duties as required.


 Those applicants with a minimum two (2) years experience in aviation, airport operations or complex operations center experience will be strongly considered for the role;
 Proficiency with aeronautical radio communications considered an asset;
 Possess or working towards a Diploma or Certificate in Airport Operations or a Certificate in Public Safety Communications considered an asset;
 Proven ability and experience working with computer systems and have a comprehensive working knowledge of all Microsoft Office programs;
 Must be able to type at a minimum of 50 WPM.
 Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills with an excellent command of the English language; Additional languages spoken would be an asset
 Must be available to work flexible hours including nights, weekends and holidays
 Must have the ability to acquire and maintain RAIC (Airport Security) clearance
 Must be able to apply and maintain additional level of security clearances required by CBSA

Core Competencies:

 Superior written and spoken communications skills
 Strong interpersonal skills and customer service focused in relation to all human interaction;
 Ability to effectively correspond/communicate with all YVR stakeholders with tact, diplomacy, confidentiality, discretion and sound judgment
 Strong leadership skills
 Experience in crisis management role an asset;
 Strong organizational skills
 Strong critical thinking
 Attention to detail

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please apply online at www.marquise.ca. While we thank all applicants for their interest in the Marquise Group, only qualified applicants will be contacted.