Event Security

Position Profile

We are Edmonton’s Destination Management and Marketing Organization (DMMO). We also manage two of Edmonton’s award-winning venues, the Edmonton Convention Centre and the Edmonton EXPO Centre. We help tell Edmonton’s story, elevate the Edmonton experience, and drive inbound visitation and economic impact in the visitor economy.

Working together in a one-team approach aligned by our core values, Explore Edmonton’s business units’ market and sell Edmonton as a year-round destination to visit, work, and play in while also developing products and experiences that have a uniquely Edmonton flavour. And by incorporating the management of the city’s two award-winning venues into Explore Edmonton, we are uniquely positioned to attract major events, meetings, and conventions to our city, generating greater economic impact. While Explore Edmonton’s mandate is focused on generating inbound visitation, what we do and how we do it also enhances and amplifies the quality of life for Edmontonians. The people who live here are our greatest ambassadors, so making it easier for them to love our city makes it easier for us to sell it.

Managed by Explore Edmonton Corporation, the Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre both work toward a vision of being among North America’s top-performing venues and achieve that vision through a commitment to positive social, environmental, and economic impact. As two of Edmonton’s largest and busiest venues, the Edmonton Convention Centre and Edmonton EXPO Centre have a combined 672,000 square feet and welcome more than 1.8 million visitors every year.

Job Details

The Edmonton Convention Centre Group is looking for Event Security to join the team. This role serves as a significant resource for our entire building, providing a full range of services surrounding ECC events and ensuring the safety and security of staff, clients, contractors, and members of the public.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Patrolling and monitoring events at the Edmonton Convention Centre, ensuring the safety and security of staff members, clients, contractors, and members of the public.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Must have a valid Alberta Security Services and Investigators Act License (SSIA License).
  • Minimum 6 months of security industry related experience.
  • Ability to address individuals in a service-oriented manner and to perform their duties calmly under stressful circumstances.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills (English).
  • Possess the ability to sand, walk and sit for significant periods of time. Physical ability will be important to this position as security guards often have to handle and transport materials that are over 25lbs.
  • ProServe and ProTect certification and possession of current certification in standard first aid or equivalent (St. John’s, Red Cross, Emergency Medical Planning Canada – GMCC) would be an asset.
  • Use-of-force and verbal de-escalation training would be an asset.

Explore Edmonton Corporation has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination, or participate in the rapid testing program. Employees who cannot be fully vaccinated based on a protected ground may request an exemption.

Explore Edmonton encourages, supports, and celebrates a diverse and inclusive work environment. We strive to create a workplace that reflects the city we promote and where our employees feel safe and supported every day.  If this role piques your interest, please submit your cover letter to let us know how you feel you could make an impact along with your resume. This posting will remain open until all positions are filled.

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