Protective Services Officer II
Alberta Health Services
Fort McMurray, AB
Your Opportunity:
Protective Services at Northern Lights Regional Health Centre is a 24 hours a day 7 days a week department who employs sworn Community Peace Officers that ensure a superior level of safety and security to all patients, visitors, and employees while they are in attendance at our facilities. The services provided are an integrated approach with our clinical partners using a patient and family centered care approach with emphasis on customer service. Protective Services as the law enforcement and disaster response unit within the facility will utilize and enforce regulatory, federal, provincial, and municipal legislation\policies to ensure the delivery and access of healthcare. As a member of Protective Services, officers will interact with a myriad of select populations all with unique and or specialized needs. It is Protective Services' paramount goal to assist in maintaining a space that all people can safely access and deliver quality healthcare. This position may offer the opportunity to be deployed to St. Therese Healthcare Center or Cold Lake Healthcare Centre. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Fort McMurray Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $12,480. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.

Description:
As a Protective Services Officer II, you will provide security and protective services for all patients, visitors, staff and AHS property including: violence monitoring, prevention and intervention; enforcement of applicable federal, provincial and municipal statutes; asset loss prevention and internal investigations; preparation of court documents and securing evidence; risk assessment and hazard identification; arrests, apprehensions and detentions of persons and first responder to critical events. You will provide support for facility departments on matters of security and safety practices, participates in reviewing and recommending policy, and fosters and maintains positive public relations through relationships with internal and external contacts.

Classification: Protective Services Officer II
Union: AUPE GSS
Department: NLRHC Plant Security
Primary Location: Fort McMurray N Lts HC/Mnt Hlt
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
FTE: 1.00
Posting End Date: 22-JUL-2019
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
Date Available: 01-AUG-2019
Hours per Shift: 12
Length of Shift in weeks: 8
Shifts per cycle: 26
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $32.04
Maximum Salary: $36.69
Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Provided

Required Qualifications:
Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent. Active or eligible for appointment as a Community Peace Officer I by the Alberta Solicitor General. Completion of the Physical Abilities Requirement Evaluation (P.A.R.E.) within 6 months prior to commencement with Alberta Health Services. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).

Additional Required Qualifications:
Minimum 2 years of experience as a within Alberta Health Services Protective Services, proven leadership and mentoring skill sets, well establish knowledge of Peace Officer authorities and how they apply to the position, proven competency with CCC 494 arrest procedures, understanding of emergency procedure within the context of Alberta Health Services, thorough understanding of the Alberta Mental Health Act. Successful candidate must have a valid PARE time of 4:45 or less.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates with two years or more post-secondary education in a law enforcement or criminal justice discipline, have experience in a health care environment, completed ICS-100 and or 200.