G4S
Happiness score is 63 out of 100
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G4S Careers and Employment

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About the company

  • CEO
    Ashley Almanza
    65%
    approve of Ashley Almanza's performance
  • Founded
    1901
  • Company size
    more than 10,000
  • Revenue
    $1bn to $5bn (CAD)
  • Industry
    Security & Protective
  • Headquarters
    G4S Limited 46 Gillingham Street, Pimlico, London, England, SW1V 1HU
  • Link
    G4S website
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Rating overview

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Reviews

Healthcare Security Guard in GTA, ON
on 18 April 2022
Good starting company
At the site I was assigned to I was lucky enough to have full time and good people to work with on the front lines. Management is like any other contract security company when it comes to prescreening, interviews, and scheduling.
Security Guard in North York, ON
on 29 April 2022
It was good job, specially for students.
Overall good experience with G4s security. They paid the salary depend on your site. It was my first job in Canada and helped me manage my expenses during studies.
Security Guard in Stratford Ontario
on 12 April 2022
Pay hike helpful during COVID 19 crisis
It was very helpful during COVID 19 to have a positive employer who was able to see the wage problem. Having a higher pay gave me a positive mindset to work harder and be more pro active during my shifts knowing I could afford to pay my bills comfortably.
Security Guard/Concierge in 21 Nelson St. and other sites
on 11 April 2022
Learn a lot on the job however pay is horrible!
My first couple of years with G4S was good although the pay was not. I had started out working in commercial and transferred over to residential where I worked in roles such as patrol guard, concierge and filling in for security supervisor when needed. Had some issues with management where they would take everything from a mobile guard, property manager etc. on face value. If I didn't keep record and documentation they would have left me in the rabbit hole. Just remember to always cover yourself in this line of work, in any work.
Concierge in Toronto, ON
on 9 April 2022
It depends on your site
It is a minimum wage security job in the beginning and may climb to around 20 dollars p/h depending on your site or if you are a manager. Great for a foundation on your resume but not as a career

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Average experience
Interview is average
Process takes about a day or two

Interview questions

It varies but it is not hard to get in, you will be just a number at the end of the day.

Shared on 13 September 2019

Knowledge about customer service

Shared on 26 March 2018

For low level positions - basic personality questions. For high tier position - knowledge of criminal code of canada questions.

Shared on 24 March 2018

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