The role of the Security Service at Aberdeen Mall is to provide a safe and enjoyable environment for the shopping public at the largest shopping destination in the Thompson Nicola Valley. The Aberdeen Mall maintains a staff of 6 uniformed Security members, and 2 uniformed Supervisors. The security department patrols Aberdeen Mall 365 days a year while providing an increased presence during the busier times of the week and year. In the event that you require the assistance of the Security Service, Security staff can be contacted at Guest Services, located at the lower mall entrance. Uniformed, licensed, and radio equipped male and female Security staff patrol the mall, providing security presence and offering assistance as required.
Security Services Available
The Security Service is available to assist mall patrons and tenants in many ways, including but not limited to:
Assisting patrons with location of vehicles
Providing first aid for any injuries or illnesses. Our security staff are trained in CPR, First Aid and use of on-site defibrillator
Locating lost children
Operating a lost and found property program for items found at Aberdeen Mall
Ensuring personal safety through escorts and constant, uniformed patrols
Providing battery boosts; security can assist you in directing all other vehicle problems to a tow truck company
In addition to patrolling the shopping floor, our Security Service also patrol the mall parking lots and outer perimeter. These patrols serve to deter crime, identify suspicious behaviour and to assist shoppers in these outer areas of the Shopping Centre. Calls for assistance are dispatched to the appropriate Security personnel who are trained to deal with any situations that may arise. Our Security Service act as an important link with the RCMP and other emergency services that may be required at Aberdeen Mall.
First Aid and CPR
In order to further protect visitors to Aberdeen Mall, the Centre acquired two Automated External Defibrillators (AED’s) and all members of the Security Service, as well as Administration and Operations staff are trained in the use of these life-saving cardiac devices. All Security and Operations personnel are also trained in first aid and CPR.
Are you interested in working as a member of Aberdeen Mall Security Service? If so, please submit a resume and cover letter, specifying if you desire part-time or full-time hours, to Guest Services located on the lower level. Resumes are accepted on a continuous basis, with interviews held as positions become available. Security experience and post-secondary education (particularly in Law and Security or Police Foundations) is preferred but, not required.