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Protection Services Officer - 14868   View Full Job Description

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Close Date
Open Until Filled
Collective Agreement
Non Contract
Royal Jubilee Hospital
Department/Work Area
ACS Protection Services
Shift Start Time/End Time
0630-1830 1830-0630
Days Off
Job Type
# of Hires Needed
Salary Range
$37,108.50 - $48,691.50
An attractive remuneration package, considering skills and experience, will be negotiated with the successful candidate.
Additional Site Information
Date employee Required
Does the position require a criminal record check?
Travel May Be Required

  Job Description

In accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority, patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at VIHA; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

Reporting to the Team Leader, Protection Services, the Protection Services Officer (PSO) ensures department policies and procedures are followed incorporating guiding principals.  PSO's protect the Vancouver Island Health Authority's (VIHA) clients, property and information, responds to and investigates requests for assistance from staff, patients and the public in matters of security, fire and parking.


A level of education training and experience equivalent to high school graduation, training in a police, security or fire emergency services field and at least one year of recent related experience.  Must have valid B.C Security workers license with an A.S.T endorsement. Valid Level II first aid certification. Eligibility for certification as a Peace Officer.  A Police Officers' Physical Ability Test (POPAT) time suitable to the organization.  Valid BC drivers license. 

  • Demonstrated creativity and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated cultural sensitivity and awareness, and respect for diversity
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, including reporting writing skills
  • Ability to deal with others effectively and to communicate with people in distress and tender support as necessary
  • Ability to organize work
  • Demonstrated ability to take responsibility and initiative
  • Ability to operate related equipment
  • Demonstrated Windows and keyboarding skills
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position