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Security Guard interviews at Commissionaires

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at Commissionaires.
Interview experience
Based on 111 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
Based on 111 interviews
Easy
Interview process length
Based on 107 interviews
About a day or two

Security Guard interview process at Commissionaires

Overview experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, rating is 6.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, rating is 3.

Interview process length
About a day or two
45%
About a week
23%
About two weeks
14%
About a month
10%
More than one month
7%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
69%
Background check
56%
Written test
48%
Phone call/screening
40%
Problem solving exercises
28%
Least reported steps
Presentation
10%
Drug test
8%
They have no interview
3%

What candidates say about the interview process at Commissionaires

  • It was formal , cordial and routine. There was no problem.
    Shared on 17 July 2019 - Security Guard (Part Time) - Ottawa, ON
  • Nothing out of the ordinary, may need a Criminal Record Check before the interview process.
    Shared on 30 May 2018 - Security Guard - Lethbridge, AB

Security Guard interview questions at Commissionaires

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Just a normal interview questions.
    Shared on 4 April 2019 - Security Guard - Ottawa, ON
  • How would I react to someone who phone in sick.
    How to treat clients and visitors
    Shared on 6 August 2018 - Security Guard (Part Time) - Kentville, NS
  • Why would you be interested in working for the Canadian Corps of Commissionaires?
    Shared on 29 July 2018 - Security Guard - Hamilton, ON

Security Guard interview tips at Commissionaires

Dress code for the interview
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)58%
  • They didn’t have a dress code14%
  • Formal (business suit)13%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)8%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)7%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at Commissionaires

  • Just be yourself, take the courses offered and move forward. They love it when you show interest in your work with them and that you are willing to do whatever it takes to advance in your job.
    Shared on 15 October 2019 - Security Guard (Full Time) - Nanaimo, BC
  • Dont do it go flip burgers or something else its not worth being in debt for a job your just starting.
    Shared on 15 June 2019 - Security Guard - Kingston, ON
  • Be honest, show ambition
    Shared on 3 April 2019 - Security Guard - Ottawa, ON