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Community Safety Officer

Cannington, Australia

Reference: 5786468

Community Safety Officer


Looking for a career that makes a difference and gets you out in the field? Help us make Canning a safe, welcoming and thriving city.

Reporting to the Senior Community Safety Officer, the role ensures the safety of the City's residents through effective security patrols and consultation with the community. A challenging role that is truly diverse in scope and responsibility, we have casual opportunities available working up to 76 hours per fortnight and up to 12 hour shifts.

In this role, you will undertake diverse duties such as:

  • Conduct highly visible patrols and security checks of residential, commercial and industrial properties to discourage anti-social and criminal behaviour
  • Work with City Rangers to promote awareness of legislation and local laws relating to animal and fire control, parking, disposal of litter, abandoned and off-road vehicles, and public safety
  • Respond to customer requests, investigate complaints and provide excellent customer service, as part of the City's 24/7 Community Safety Service
  • Work together with WA Police by observing and reporting suspicious behaviour

Skills & Experience

  • Certificate II in Security Operations and valid Security Officer license
  • Regulatory Officer Compliance Skills (ROCS) 1 & 2 (formerly known as Ranger Municipal Law A&B)
  • Valid Provide First Aid Certificate
  • Valid Working with Children Check, or willingness to obtain
  • Valid Class C Driver's licence
  • Current satisfactory National Police Certificate (within 6 months validity).
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills and ability to de-escalate situations and resolve conflict
  • Flexibility to work on a roster consisting of up to 12 hour shifts over a 7 day period.


  • A diverse job role with a lifestyle friendly roster of up to 76 hours per fortnight and up to 12 hour shifts (hours can vary due to operational requirements)
  • The opportunity for fulltime work, as opportunities arise
  • Free gym membership to the Riverton and Cannington Leisure Centres!
  • $36.54 - $40.02 per hour + 25% casual loading + super

Impact the Community in a Big Way

The City of Canning aims to be a welcoming and thriving city, giving our people an opportunity to thrive through work that truly makes a difference! With a population of over 90,000 over 64 square km of land, we provide services to support and develop our community every day. We believe that engaging people with diverse backgrounds and all abilities will assist in delivering superior services to our community and are committed to the principles of equal opportunity for all.

The City of Canning is proud of our Culture of Care which means caring for ourselves, our workmates and our community. We comply with the WA State Government's Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

Canning welcomes you to apply:

Click APPLY or contact Reuben Thom on 0409 328 761 for a confidential discussion. Reference 6-2122 and visit our website for more information about the role.

This application process is open-ended and we reserve the right to contact applicants and close the advertising period early.

Applications Close: 30 Jun 2022