Custodial Guard

City of Coquitlam

Custodial Guard

Open Until Filled


The City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in BC, home to more than 150,000 residents.  Our  municipality  continues  to  grow  through  greenfield  and  infill  development,  innovative  urban  design,  inspiring  arts,  culture  and  recreation  programs,  and  state‐of‐the‐art  transportation  systems.  Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner,  while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.

The City of Coquitlam’s RCMP Detachment is currently recruiting for auxiliary Custodial (Cell)  Guards. In this position you will work 12 hour rotating shifts (7am‐7pm and 7pm‐7am) and be responsible for the safekeeping of prisoners as well as maintaining the security of the jail cell area.

The successful candidate will maintain surveillance over prisoners’ physical condition, visually and  through the use of closed circuit TV, to ensure their security and welfare. You will assist with booking and searching prisoners.  Other responsibilities include preparing and serving meals to  prisoners and completing light janitorial and maintenance duties within the jail cell area.

The successful candidate will have completed Grade 12, supplemented by related training and  experience, including a first aid certificate. Other requirements include strong interpersonal and organizational skills, the ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) with all levels of  internal and external contacts, the ability to maintain detailed records, as well as being  comfortable using various RCMP computer applications.     

You must be able to obtain and maintain an Enhanced RCMP Security Clearance.    

A CUPE hourly rate of $25.84 to $27.99 (2018 Rates), with 12% in lieu of benefits. Applicants under  consideration must be able to obtain and maintain and Enhance RCMP Security Clearance.    

Please apply on‐line at
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected
for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Organization: City of Coquitlam
Location: Coquitlam, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Police Services
Posted: August 27, 2018, 10:45 am
Expires: March 31, 2019, 4:30 pm

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