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Securiguard Services Reviews

Updated Aug 1, 2019

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Found 81 reviews

3.2
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53%
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56%
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Securiguard Services CEO Darcy R. Kernaghan
Darcy R. Kernaghan
28 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexible hours, some nice coworkers and upper management(in 5 reviews)

  • "Supervisor uniforms are well designed(in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • "C3 horrible to deal with don’t help when issues arise and get mad when people are upset they are forced to stay(in 4 reviews)

  • "Always double check with the schedulers(in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent Company"

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    Current Employee - Manager, Risk & Internal Investigations in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Securiguard Services full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    1. Fantastic work-life balance; 2. Good career development and educational opportunities; 3. Strong support from executive team; 4. Interesting work and projects to take on; 5. Ability to spec into a variety of different verticals and career paths;

    Cons

    1. Line level employee quality can be disparate and unethical at times; 2. Middle management can be complacent with quality assurance; 3. Lack of strong HR team beyond recruiting focus.

    Advice to Management

    Not my area to comment on.

    Securiguard Services2019-07-31
  2. "Decent company to work with"

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    Former Employee - Security Officer 

    I worked at Securiguard Services part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay depending on the site Flexibility

    Cons

    The dispatch unit can be a bit better with their communication

    Securiguard Services2019-06-25
  3. "Below average"

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    Current Employee - Security Officer in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Securiguard Services full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Lots of small clients thus opportunities for on call and part time employees

    Cons

    Employees not staying long enough due to poor management. Quick hiring and firing. No employee development.

    Securiguard Services2019-05-09
  4. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Securiguard Services full-time

    Pros

    Smart Vice Presidents and Branch Managers Good quality assurance procedures in place Finance department is very competant Good emphasis on career growth and work life balance Lots of opportunities for professional development Head office staff are very friendly and welcoming

    Cons

    Some operations managers can be complacent Guard staff can be beat and unethical

    Advice to Management

    Invest in better looking uniforms Hire better guards or invest more in initial training Develop more KPIs to keep management staff accountable

    Securiguard Services2019-04-20
  5. "Security Supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Security in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Securiguard Services full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Effective at giving you your uniform when required.

    Cons

    Will take you off site despite fulfilling all duties required.

    Advice to Management

    Stand up for your workers. If not, they will leave.

    Securiguard Services2019-03-20
  6. "Guard"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Securiguard Services full-time

    Pros

    No camps when I left

    Cons

    Former management was weak on support

    Securiguard Services2019-04-05
  7. "Security"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Securiguard Services full-time

    Pros

    Treats employees as people not numbers

    Cons

    Sometimes not enough work for everyone

    Securiguard Services2019-02-19
  8. "Smart executives"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Securiguard Services full-time

    Pros

    Little frustration when working here, if something needs to be done it gets done without a huge amount of red tape.

    Cons

    Appearance of guards isnt as good as some competitors

    Advice to Management

    Appearance is everything, invest in better uniforms

    Securiguard Services2019-02-13
  9. "V. Good"

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    Current Employee - Static Guard 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Securiguard Services part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good management, they are highly respectful of their workers

    Cons

    Nothing much to say about

    Advice to Management

    Please service work vehicles as they carry the company's brand name

    Securiguard Services2019-02-10
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Not very understanding"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Securiguard Services part-time

    Pros

    none at all. terrible and im gonna quit.

    Cons

    - managers are rude and passive aggressive - seniority is the only thing that matters

    Securiguard Services2019-02-04
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