Construction Site Security Guard

Full Time posted 3 months ago

Job Description

INDUSTRY: Security

Merit Services is seeking a skilled Construction Site Security Guard to join our client’s dynamic team in Vancouver. As a Construction Site Security Guard, your duties will include ensuring adequate security measures to safeguard valuable assets and creating and maintaining a secure environment for both workers and equipment. We welcome ambitious and diligent individuals who prioritize safety and possess a strong sense of duty to join our team of devoted professionals.


  • Regularly inspect and oversee the construction premises in order to prevent stealing, damaging acts, and unapproved entry.
  • Manage entry points by confirming identity, carrying out safety screenings, and allowing only permitted individuals to access the premises.
  • Ensure that security protocols and safety regulations are implemented to uphold a safe and risk-free environment.
  • In case of alarms, incidents, or emergencies, act quickly and implement the necessary measures to minimize the risks and preserve the well-being of individuals and assets.
  • Frequently examine equipment, machinery, and supplies to identify and communicate any instances of harm, disappearance, or hazards.
  • Ensure precise documentation of security events, daily operations, and guest entry to have convenient access in the future.


  • Completion of secondary education or its equivalent.
  • An approved regulatory agency is responsible for issuing a valid license for security guards.
  • The ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, is essential for successful interactions with site staff and interested parties.
  • The capability to maintain a cool and collected demeanor during stressful circumstances, while also having the agility to swiftly make decisions when needed.
  • Prior knowledge of safety procedures on construction sites as well as experience in construction site operations is desirable.
  • Having certification in First Aid and CPR is advantageous.
  • The ability to work different shifts, which may include evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays, is necessary since construction projects frequently demand security coverage around the clock.


  • A salary that is commensurate with one’s skill set and knowledge, taking into account the competition within the industry.
  • An extensive package of health and dental benefits.
  • A retirement savings program that includes contributions from one’s employer.
  • Compensated time off, including both vacation and personal days.
  • Opportunities for learning and growing professionally through training and development programs.
  • Stimulating and demanding an atmosphere for employment.

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