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Asset Protection Security Guard

If you thrive on success and team work in a team culture, Agnico Eagle offers career opportunities on a global scale. We provide rewarding and challenging work that will help you grow your skills and your career. Agnico Eagle is committed to creating meaningful opportunities for our employees and we encourage everyone who works for us to contribute to their full potential. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We provide a safe work environment and seek to ensure all individuals are treated with respect and dignity, free from harassment, discrimination, bullying and retaliation. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. Disability-related accommodations during the application and selection process are available upon request. Interested? We hope you are.



Location: Detour Lake Mine

Rotation: 14 days in, followed by 14 days off




At Agnico Eagle, our values never waver. We believe in trust, respect, equality, family and responsibility. Why? Because they express who we are and they have helped us succeed in business for over 60 years.



We value you – your unique set of skills and experience. We value your willingness to build those skills and make a meaningful contribution to our company. And, we value your commitment to treat every person on our team with respect, helping us to operate safely, protect the environment and make a positive contribution to our local communities.



Based at the Detour Lake Mine site, we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Asset Protection Guard to join our Asset Protection team reporting to the Asset Protection Supervisor.   


Detour Lake is the second largest gold producing mine in Canada with the largest gold reserves and substantial growth potentialThe open pit mine is located in northeastern Ontario, approximately 300 kilometres northeast of Timmins and 185 kilometres by road northeast of Cochrane, within the northernmost Abitibi Greenstone Belt. The mine is situated in the area of the historic Detour Lake open pit/underground mine operated by Placer Dome which produced 1.8 million ounces of gold from 1983 to 1999. The Detour Lake operation has a mine life of approximately 22 years with an average gold production of 659,000 ounces per year.


The Asset Protection Guard is accountable for day to day security operations at the Detour Lake Mine and off-site properties when required.



Your responsibilities will include:


  • Access control monitoring and coordinating employees entering/leaving the mine site and or high security areas;
  • Responsible for security of production related areas and product movement, including safeguarding mining assets, including both physical property and intellectual property, safeguarding the physical safety of all personnel;
  • Overseeing and/or conducting searches of persons, property and coordinating onsite investigations as required;
  • Assist in Security Execution operations, coordinate and respond to all site-based emergencies, organize and conduct medical transport as required;
  • Aid in the prevention of theft, vandalism, trespassing and any other actions that may disrupt the safe and secure operation of the mine site;
  • Assist in training surrounding the execution of Security related activities ensuring competency and functionality of all Critical Controls relevant to the work;
  • Wildlife management through the use of deterrent device;
  • Administrative duties including but not limited to all related daily documentation;
  • Maintaining compliance of all security processes and procedures;
  • Conducting any additional security related tasks and investigations as directed by the Detour Lake Mine Asset Protection Management.



Our ideal candidate has:


  • A valid Ontario Private Security and Investigative Services Issued Security Guard License;
  • A degree, diploma or certificate in Police Foundations, Law and Security Administration or a related program is an asset;
  • Security training at an accredited institution with a minimum of 2 to 5 years’ progressive experience in a security or police related role is essential;
  • Advance knowledge in investigations, interviewing and report writing is essential;
  • Knowledge of Mining/process environment is an asset;
  • Advanced MS Suite skills, MS Office skillset and PC based competency mandatory;
  • Excellent verbal, written and listening skills;
  • Willingness to obtain Certified Protection Officer(CPO) credentials mandatory;
  • Continued education in relevant field of study mandatory in order to maintain CPO designation;
  • Possess a valid Ontario Pleasure Craft license;
  • Possess a Restricted Operators Certificate for Aeronautical communications;
  • Possess a valid Possession & Acquisition license.



Together, we are building a world-class gold mine and our success is determined by the hard work and dedication of our team.   All of our team members are rewarded with a competitive benefits package and on-the-job perks, including:


  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation
  • Travel Allowance
  • Group benefits package
  • Training and learning opportunities


Should you be the successful candidate for this role, you will be contacted by a member of our Human Resources Department to schedule an interview.

Together, we are Going for Gold in everything that we do and our success is determined by the hard work and dedication of our team.