Airport Security Office Assistant
in Halifax, NS

Halifax, NS
Full-time - Permanent
Entry Level
$20.00 / hour
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Competition Number: 560208
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The pay rate for this role is $20.00 an hour. 

Site Description: Halifax Stanfield is Atlantic Canada's principal full-service airport providing passengers and cargo clients with direct access to markets across Canada, the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean Basin, Europe, and Asia. Halifax Stanfield offers Canada Customs services on a 24-hour, seven day a week basis, and it's the only airport in Atlantic Canada with U.S. preclearance and International to Domestic processing facilities. The Airport is a major economic generator, contributing $3.8 billion annually to the provincial economy pre-pandemic. In 2020, Halifax Stanfield served 995,000 passengers and processed nearly 33,000 metric tonnes of cargo.

Job Description: A Security Office Assistant is responsible for the security and administration of the Security Office. Duties include baggage storage, lost & found, key control, and visitor pass sign out. In addition to providing customer service to the public and airport community, the Security Office Assistants provide administrative support to the Pass Control Office, review applications, and assist persons attending Pass Control. Security Office Assistants report directly to the Security Services Manager.

This position will work a 4 on 4 off rotation, with 2 day shifts and 2 night shifts (12 hours).


  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Administrative training or equivalent experience
  • Computer proficiency
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to work well under pressure

If you are selected for this role the following conditions will need to be met in order work at the site:

  • Valid RAIC through Transport Canada
  • Security License through the NS Department of Justice
  • Online Training courses as required

We thank all applicants for their interest! Only those applicants that are short listed will be contacted for an interview.


High School Diploma/GED

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Paladin Security: Making the World a Safer and Friendlier Place! Do you have superior customer service skills and a passion for helping people? Are you able to think quickly on your feet and defuse difficult situations? Your track record of handling a great deal of responsibility combined with your varied life experience and enthusiasm for a job well done make you an ideal candidate for our team! The Paladin Difference starts with our officers; we're the best because we hire the best. We believe in promoting from within, respecting people and their differences, providing high quality service and always having fun! If you think you have what it takes to join our team, we want to meet you!

Paladin is happy to offer health and dental benefits to full-time employees.


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About Paladin Security

Paladin Security was established in 1976 as a provider of basic security guard services. Over its 40 years of operation, Paladin has grown into the largest privately-owned, full service security in Canada. With 26 offices from coast to coast, Paladin integrates trained security professionals with state-of-the-art technology and specialty services. 

The Paladin Difference lies in our depth of knowledge. It's evident in our stringent personnel selection process and our industry- leading training programs. We don't just hire employees, we hire ambitious, service-oriented people who understand the augment of our culture, and have a desire to be the best. 

By investing in our people, processes and equipment, we have developed the most responsive customer service programs in the industry. We are proudly one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, Gold Standard, and we hold ourselves to the highest standard of constant and never-ending improvement.

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