Relief – Security Officer

Submitted on Tuesday, 01/31/2023 - 5:47 pm

Hull Services has an organizational commitment to pursuing truth and reconciliation, decolonization and anti-oppression.

About Us:

Hull Services has long had a reputation for providing leading edge child, youth, and family mental health services. We work with children, youth and families who have experienced mental health struggles, behavioural problems, developmental delay, neglect, abuse and trauma. Hull offers them an opportunity to seek well-being and happiness, with a focus on mental health. Hull’s vision is for resilient young people and families to thrive within communities that support their mental health and well-being. Hull’s programs and services include prevention and early intervention, family-based treatment, school-based services, community group care, campus-based care, adult services and education and training. Located in Calgary, we have been serving Alberta’s young people and families for 60 years, and support over 8,000 young people and families each year.

For more information about Hull Services, please visit our website:

The Program:

Hull Services is a trauma-informed, relationship-based, Therapeutic Campus-Based Care Campus serving many youth and children for 6 to 18 years of age. We incorporate the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT), an evidence-based practice developed by Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D., into out therapeutic milieu and treatment plans.

The Position:

The Security Officer role involves providing a safe and secure environment for all staff, children, youth and visitors. Primary responsibilities include responding to emergent situations, conducting regular patrols and security checks on campus, and investigating irregularities. The job may also incorporate other responsibilities specific to the needs of a particular program.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Patrol interior and exterior areas of the campus.
  • Respond to and report any irregular or concerning activities or persons on campus.
  • Screen visitors and employees as they enter the property during the hours of 8:00p.m. and 4:00a.m. and notify programs as required.
  • Conduct security checks of all doors, windows, gas lines, Agency vehicles and other areas as assigned.
  • Provide back-up to programs and assist with emergent situations involving children and youth as required.
  • Write detailed reports including daily activity reports.
  • Transport children and youth to and from the hospital if required.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Degree or Diploma in a related field and/or experience working in security is an asset.
  • Alberta Basic Security Guard Training and Security and Services license.
  • Experience in Therapeutic Campus-Based Care treatment or congregate care setting preferred.
  • Ability to effectively respond to emergencies and make immediate decisions while maintaining professionalism and composure.
  • Demonstrated interest, commitment, consistency, and a high level of personal maturity and responsibility.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as effectively and cooperatively with co-workers.
  • A Police Information Check, which includes a vulnerable sector search, is required (or is in process of being completed) prior to employment.
  • A Child Intervention Record Check is required upon commencement of employment.
  • Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and ability to drive Agency vehicles (min. 2 years driving experience with a class 5/GDL class 5 license).
  • Completion of ASIST, First Aid, Therapeutic Crisis Intervention and Certified with CYCAA would be considered an asset.

Other working conditions: the role requires some physical exertion and requires a willingness to drive.

How to Apply:

  • If interested, please direct your email, cover letter and resume to
  • Please indicate “Your Full Name – Relief Security Officer” in the subject line of your email.

Application open until a suitable candidate is found. 

At Hull, one of our core values is Inclusion and we seek to understand people’s lived experience, holding a deep respect for their unique backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities, cultures and identities. It is our desire to humbly build trust and mutual respect with the people we serve who have often been marginalized and oppressed for their differences. To achieve this, Hull seeks open, self-aware individuals who reflect the diversity of those we serve and can help us build a safe, healthy, inclusive culture. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, place of origin, religious beliefs, gender, gender identity, gender expression, physical disability, mental disability, marital status, family status, or sexual orientation.