Creating a Culture We Can Be Proud of at Blackbird

In recent months, ‘The Great Resignation’ has earned headlines across North America. Companies are struggling to hire and retain talent in the workplace, with many business leaders turning a blind eye to the core reasons why people aren’t jumping at their job vacancies.

In many industries, workers have long dealt with issues such as poor pay, poor working conditions, and heavy workload. As employers look to staff up, quality candidates realize they don’t have to deal with this reality any more. Instead, they’re looking to work for companies that appreciate their value, help them grow, and provide a culture that aligns with their values.

At Blackbird Security, culture is central to everything we do. When we founded the company, we had four core principles in mind:

  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Adaptability

What this means in practice is that we treat others with dignity and respect at all times, ensuring all decisions and actions are conducted without bias, functioning as one team regardless of how big the company grows, and constantly striving to learn, grow, and adapt to stay current with changing safety and technological needs. However, we acknowledge that culture isn’t enough. If you want to hire and retain quality staff, you need to make an effort to impress.

Quality Perks for Quality Work

Our aim as a business is to exceed expectations and deliver value to our clients. We achieve this through our outstanding team of professional security guards. We strive to hire hardworking, trustworthy people and empower them to perform their roles to the maximum of their ability. For this, we offer the following range of benefits:

  • Competitive wages
  • Opportunities for career growth (inside and outside our organization)
  • Extensive Training
  • Mentorship from industry leading security professionals
  • Vacation allowance
  • Flexible working hours suitable for modern life

Career Growth Through Blackbird Academy

Blackbird Security currently employs over 300 trained security staff, helping us provide best in class service to clients in locales stretching from Vancouver all the way to Toronto. We believe in promoting from within, with staff moving up to occupy more senior positions internally.

Whether you view your long-term future inside (or outside) of our organization, our industry leading Blackbird Academy training school will mentor you toward fulfilling your career goals. In fact, many of our alumni have progressed to enrolling successfully in the RCMP and Vancouver Police Department, with some transitioning to corrections.

Through Blackbird Academy, we offer Canada’s most comprehensive security training program, equipping our staff to act as calming frontline liaisons in the event of any scenario. We understand inherently our people are our biggest strength. That’s why we equip them with the tools and skills they need to enjoy a successful career in the security field.

National Service, Local Focus

Since our founding, Blackbird Security has earned our reputation as Canada’s best security company. We have offices in Vancouver, Victoria, Kelowna, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Regina, and Toronto. Our ownership is 100% local and private, and our owners are actively involved in the day-to-day operation of the business.

We offer a full range of professional security services, including:


What Our Clients Say About Our Professional Security Services

“Their guards are professional, reliable, and have excellent customer service. They deal with any incidents, loitering or attempted drug use on property immediately, tactfully and effectively. They have done outreach and formed good direct relationships with of our tenants. I would recommend this company for any malls or shopping centres looking for professional security guards.” Bill Cannon. Commercial Operations Manager, Bosa Commercial.

“We had the pleasure of hiring Blackbird Security for our industrial portfolio, which covers over one million square feet in area. They have been amazing to work with, offering great communication, detailed reports and the willingness to always go above and beyond their scope of work to ensure a proper job has been completed. I would recommend this company to property managers who want to ensure first class service to their tenants.” Perry Mahal, Property Manager, Onni Group.

Professional Security Service – Let Blackbird Security Help

Ready to upgrade your security solutions? Why not work with Canada’s best security company? If you’re interested in upgrading your security services, we’d love to hear from you. Contact Us and let’s discuss your unique needs.

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