Employment - Campus Security Officer

Campus Security Officer

Cape Breton University


Weekdays Weekends Nights Shift


CBU is seeking applicants interested in joining the Emergency Management & Security Services team within Risk Management as a Campus Security Officer. This position will be on a casual basis.

Under the general supervision of the Supervisor of Emergency Management & Security Services, the Campus Security Officer is responsible for creating and fostering a safe and open campus community which includes education and the promotion/enforcement of university regulations relating to safety and security. The Campus Security Officer will ensure safety of persons, protection of information, and protection of property. Regular shifts include days, nights and weekends. This is an active, physically demanding position responding to emergencies, requests for assistance, traffic/parking control and enforcement of CBU policies.

The Campus Security Officer is responsible for promoting and ensuring the personal health and safety of employees, students, and visitors as well as buildings on campus or associated with CBU. The Campus Security Officer will investigate occurrences, prepare reports, engage with their community, participate in regular foot patrols and participate in the delivery of educational programs for students and employees.


  • Diploma or Certificate in policing, corrections or criminology; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Valid CPR, first aid and AED certification, or ability to obtain.
  • Proof of valid criminal record check.
  • Police, corrections, or security experience an asset.
  • Demonstrated initiative and proactive approach to security and safety.
  • Strong knowledge in security and in security systems, including ability to provide accurate incident reports.
  • Strong community orientation.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills (listening to inquiries, probing for details, responsive to clients) mental awareness and preparedness.
  • Well-developed computer skills (e.g. MS Word).
  • Physically fit.
  • Able to perform the duties of the position, having regard to your own safety and the safety of members of the public.
  • Willingness to undertake additional training.
  • Willingness to work a shift rotation including days/nights and weekends.
  • De-escalation skills is preferred.
  • Client -Centric skills is preferred.
How To Apply

Cape Breton University will be accepting applications for this position via email. Please follow the instructions below carefully. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.

Applicants may submit their resume and cover letter to Janis_Reid@cbu.ca no later than May 22, 2024.

Email Address: Janis_Reid@cbu.ca Apply here

Intended Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and temporary residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (study permit, open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Nova Scotia
Opportunity Information
Cape Breton University
NOC Code
Security guards and related security service occupations (64410)
Experience Required
Available Openings
Pay Type
To be Determined
Pay Period
To be Determined
Remuneration Per Pay Period
Estimated Weekly Hours
Start Date
End Date
Language Proficiency Level
Posted on
May 14th 2024
May 28th 2024