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Enjoy the rewards of working with Commissionaires. Work alongside experienced people in diverse and interesting job opportunities.




  • Higher-than-industry pay rates
  • Health, drug, and dental benefits
  • Life and accident insurance
  • Paid personal time off, in addition to vacation leave
  • Free uniforms and equipment
  • Free high-quality formal and on-job training
  • Education assistance funds and family scholarship programs
  • Advancement opportunities within a large, national organization


Position:                          Security Officer


Competition Number:      CNS 800-09-10


Location:                          Various locations throughout HRM and Nova Scotia


Working Hours:               Rotating 8 to 12-hour shifts, various hours, and days of the week, full-time, part-time and seasonal


Duties & Responsibilities


While duties vary by assignment, the duties and responsibilities in this security-related role may include, but are not limited to:

  • The security and safety of people, property, and information
  • On-foot perimeter and search patrols, inside and out-of-doors
  • Alarm and security system monitoring and response
  • Ensuring the health and safety of self and others in the workplace
  • Adherence to CNS’ health, safety, environmental and quality policies and systems and practices
  • Adherence to CNS’ Policies, Site Work Instructions, and Site Supervisor’s direction
  • Functions include patrolling, reception and administration, reporting, emergency management and access control


Eligibility Requirements

  • Able to obtain a Government of Canada Security Clearance
  • Grade 10 or above
  • 19+ years old





Send your cover letter and resume to


Current Commissionaires are asked to submit their CNS Employee ID # along with competition number with their application. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.



Commissionaires is Canada’s premier security provider: for more than 90 years, we have protected people and property across Canada. Commissionaires is a federation of private, not-for-profit Canadian companies with the highest retention rate in the industry, currently employing more than 22,000 people nationally.

Commissionaires Nova Scotia (CNS) is an independent member of the federation that is dedicated to providing meaningful employment opportunities to former members of the Canadian Armed Forces, RCMP, and appropriately qualified others who want to contribute to the safety and security of Canadians. With 1,500 employees across the province, we serve government and the private sector in a wide range of roles.


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