Security Officer
Iqaluit, NU
Nunastar Properties Inc. owns and manages over 369 residential apartment units and townhomes, including the 6-Storey and 8-Storey apartment buildings at Astro Hill Centre, and ten apartment buildings and townhomes in Astro Hill Landing.

Nunastar’s commercial holdings in Iqaluit real estate include 10,000 sq. ft. of retail space in Astro Hill Centre, which houses Frobisher Inn; a 95-room hotel, a new full-service conference centre, a fitness centre, a movie theatre, restaurants, a convenience store and Government of Nunavut offices.

We are hiring immediately for a seasoned SECURITY OFFICER to ensure the ongoing security of Nunastar assets in Iqaluit and protect and ensure the safety of patrons and staff both inside and outside the hotel, mall, apartment buildings and townhouses.

This position reports directly to the Property & Security Manager and will be based in Astro Hill Centre.


Making Decisions and Solving Problems -- Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

Documenting/Recording Information -- Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.

Getting Information -- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings -- Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.

Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events -- Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.

Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates -- Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others -- Handling complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others.

Performing for or Working Directly with the Public -- Performing for people or dealing directly with the public. This includes responding to customers in restaurants and stores, and receiving clients or guests.

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material -- Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.

Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships -- Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintaining them over time.

Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others -- Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.

Communicating with Persons Outside Organization -- Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.

Performing General Physical Activities - - Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.

Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge -- Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.

Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work -- Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.

Processing Information -- Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.

Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards -- Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

Assisting and Caring for Others -- Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.

Training and Teaching Others -- Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.


Public Safety and Security -- Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.

Customer and Personal Service -- Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

English Language -- Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

Law and Government -- Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process. Knowledge of Canadian Laws an asset.

Clerical -- Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.

First Aid/CRP – current certification in first responder training required.

The knowledge and skills required to be successful in this position would normally be acquired through a combination of formal education or training in policing, security or military training combined with a minimum of 3 years of working experience in the security field or other relevant area. Must be at least 19 years of age.

Work will be in a wide variety of places, including public spaces, hotel and apartment buildings.

Considerable time will be spent on your feet, either at a single post or patrolling buildings and grounds. At times you may sit for long periods behind a counter or at the entrance to a controlled facility.

Work during the day may have a great deal of contact with other employees and the public while sitting behind a desk observing customers on video surveillance equipment or while doing rounds.