• 03-Mar-2023 to 05-Apr-2023 (PST)
  • K9
  • Vancouver, BC, CAN
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Extended Medical and Dental

K9 Handler

Vancouver Area

About Securiguard

Securiguard Services Limited has been at the forefront of the asset protection arena for almost fifty years by being a leading-edge innovative security and safety solution provider. That is how it has become one of the largest and most trusted private security organizations in Canada.

Securiguard has proven expertise in deploying security and safety personnel in a variety of industries including Corporate, Retail, Property Management, Industrial, Aviation, Marine, Government, Educational, and Industrial/Resource Projects and has the largest and highest accredited K9 detection and screening division in Canada.

With the ability to service clients across Canada including major centers, small towns, and remote locations by air, land, or sea their team of 3000+ strong security and safety professionals, make people feel safe by offering a comprehensive selection of safety and security services and solutions.

Position Summary

As a Canine Handler, you will be playing a vital role in achieving our exponential growth and driving forward our mission to make people feel safe. Your focus will be on establishing and nurturing partnerships by effectively managing all issues in your assigned account portfolio while ensuring a high level of service. You will be working closely with clients, the Securiguard team members, and internal operations, and will be the primary point of contact for client service, employee performance, and incident de-escalation. The team member in this role will report to the Manager, K9 Compliance. This is a dynamic role, and we are seeking someone with a self-starting, entrepreneurial spirit, who is passionate about the industry, and looking for an opportunity to develop their careers with a leading organization!

Start date: ASAP

Location: Vancouver Area

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide K9 Patrol/Protection support in accordance with established procedures.
  • Provide Explosive or Narcotic Detection Support as directed by the K9 Manager which may include searching provisions, vehicles, equipment, air cargo, general facilities etc. in accordance with established procedures.
  • Ability to pass and maintain EDDHT Validations which may take place in other provinces.
  • Ability to liaise with Transport Canada as needed.
  • Provide Excellent Customer Services.
  • Provide and maintain government mandated reports.
  • 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 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.
  • Must attend all mandatory training, both voluntary and paid.

Required Qualifications

  • 2+ years of security experience
  • Must pass a criminal background check.
  • Must have a class 5 driver's license.
  • Must provide a clean driver's abstract and provide abstracts annually.
  • Must have a valid security license and maintain their BST security license throughout duration of employment.
  • Must have the ability to attain enhanced security clearance. Including Transport Canada Security Clearances.
  • 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.

At Securiguard we believe in living and acting by our values: R.E.A.C.H.

· Respect · Empathy · Accountability · Courtesy & · Honesty ·

We make people feel safe and inspire our staff to believe they can make a difference in everything they do. We believe that diversity enables the company to grow towards a better future. By creating an environment which is inclusive and provides equal opportunity for all, ideas are generated which help to solve the problems of a changing and increasingly complex world. Our mission, vision, and values enabled us to be a finalist of the 2021 Canadian HR Awards' Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion category. We are making a difference by encouraging all Securiguard Members to partake and practice allyship, educate themselves, and inspire others to take action. Join us if you believe you can make a difference.


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