• 03-Aug-2022 to 02-Oct-2022 (PST)
  • K9
  • Kelowna, BC, CAN
  • Full Time

Do you love Dogs? Do you enjoy a career making a difference? Western K9 Security Services Inc. and Securiguard K9 provide K9 protection and detection services for clients throughout Western Canada. With over 30 years of experience, we are the largest supplier of K9 services in Canada and have provided services to all levels of government, as well as corporations, industry, and other high-profile assignments. Our K9 teams are government certified and licensed in Patrol and Explosive or Narcotics Detection. Our advanced teams train with Canadian and U.S. Law Enforcement, the only private K9 Security teams to do so. Our highly skilled teams work in high profile sites including Ports, Airports, Arenas, Industrial Sites and Remote Locations.

We are currently recruiting for dedicated K9 Handlers to join our team of certified professionals!

Position Summary:

K9 Handlers to perform duties in various locations throughout BC Interior, with some out of province travel. As a K9 Handler you will first start your career in Patrol. As you progress in your career you may be selected for Detection School. Here you will become a highly skilled K9 operator with opportunities for further career advancement and travel.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide K9 Patrol/Protection support in accordance with established procedures.
  • Provide Explosive or Narcotic Detection Support as directed by the K9 Operations Manager which may include searching provisions, vehicles, equipment, general facilities etc. in accordance with established procedures.
  • Providing Excellent Customer Services
  • Ability to change schedule when needed and have an open availability.
  • Attend weekly K9 maintenance training.
  • Interior & Exterior Patrols as required, including but not restricted to parking lots, stairwells, hallways, common area facilities.
  • Prepares and maintain documentation to ensure thorough training of assigned canine.
  • Assist and respond to any calls by the K9 Operations Manager for additional service as required.
  • Coordinating & Liaising with Police and other Emergency Services Providers as Required.
  • Providing detailed reports, including occurrence reports, incident reports, and patrol reports as required.


  • 2+ years of security experience
  • Must have a class 5 driver's license.
  • Must provide a clean driver's abstract and provide abstracts annually.
  • Must have a valid BC security license and maintain their BST security license throughout duration of employment.
  • Must have the ability to attain enhanced security clearance.
  • Must have an open availability.
  • Must be fit to stand/sit/patrol for up to 12 hours per day, carry 50lbs, and walk up and down stairs.
  • Must commit to a 3-month K9 training program.
  • Must have the ability to work outside during inclement weather.
  • Must ensure that deportment is impeccable (includes cleanliness, neatness, high level of personal hygiene)
  • Maintain care for assigned dog in the field or kennels.
  • The ability to take care of K9 after hours and provide a suitable home and friendly environment for a dog.
  • Must have a suitable vehicle to transport K9 to and from work in an approved crate.
  • Must be willing to accept requisite responsibilities for working with or around narcotics/ explosives in a training medium or in an operational environment.
  • Experience and skills to deal with difficult people.
  • Exceptional report writing skills.
  • Customer Service and solutions focused.
  • Ability to work independently or with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to accept direction and guidance (listening skills) follow instructions.


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