Suite 35, 135- Cardigan Street, Carlton, Vic 3053 Australia

EMPLOYMENT

WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE A MEMBER OF OUR CASUAL TEAM?
Most security operatives commencing with Crownland Security commence as a casual security operative unless applying for a specific full time or part time role.
During the casual employment phase employees will be supervised and performances reviewed frequently. This helps our  team supervisors in determining suitability to vacant part time or full-time positions.

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

STAGE 1.

Once you think you meet our minimum selection criteria prepare and provide us with your resume, certified copy of your certificates and licences and any other required pieces of evidence and supporting documentation for our review.

STAGE 2.

Once the review is complete and you are successful you will be invited to undertake a written examination.

STAGE 3.

Once you are deemed competent in the written exam you will invited to an informal chat. This is a chance to get to know each other and ask questions.

STAGE 4. [Applicable only to Full Time Positions]

You will be required to undertake a random urine drug test. This test must be taken by our preferred provider, at a date and time determined by Crownland Security. The cost of this drug testing is covered by Crownland Security. 

STAGE 5.

If you are successful, a letter of employment will be provided and a date and time will be confirmed for your induction and uniform fitting.

Once you have received your uniform, our rostering team will be in touch regarding available shifts. 

MINIMUM SELECTION CRITERIA
“ALMOST ANYONE CAN OBTAIN A SECURITY LICENCE HOWEVER ,
ONLY A FEW CAN BECOME A CROWNLAND SECURITY OPERATIVE.”

ALL APPLICANTS ARE SUBJECTED TO A WRITTEN EXAMINATION.
EXAM TOPICS COVER THE FOLLOWING LAWS:

CRIMES ACT 1958
SUMMARY OFFENCES ACT 1966
PRIVATE SECURITY ACT 2004
PRIVATE SECURITY REGULATIONS 2016
LIQUOR CONTROL REFORM ACT 1998

SOME OF THE TOPICS COVERED:

Duty of Care
Negligence
Searching powers
Arrest Powers
Use of Force
Negligence
Threat to kill/inflict serious injury
Assault
Loitering
Trespass
Burglary
Possessing house breaking implements
Escaping Custody
Drunk & Disorderly
Food & Drink Spiking

‘RECRUIT’

LIMITED OR NO SECURITY OPERATIONAL EXPERIENCE.
RECENTLY COMPLETED THE QUALIFICATION AND LICENCE OBTAINED.
PRIVATE SECURITY
INDIVIDUAL LICENCE:
ACTIVITIES:
• Crowd Controller
• Security Guard
SUB ACTIVITY:
• Armed Guard (Qualified, not necessarily endorsed)
• Unarmed Guard
• Cash in Transit
• Control Room Operator
• Control Room Monitoring Centre Operator
MUST HAVE:
• Current First Aid
• Current RSA
• Current Working with Children
• Current White Card (Construction)
CHARACTER:
• Impeccable Attitude
• Professionalism
• Leadership
• Reliability
• Strong values
• Right attitude
• Good judgement
• Good temperament
REFEREE:
• RTO Instructor
• Previous Employer

‘VETERAN’

LICENCED FOR OVER 5 YEARS AND HAVE MAINTAINED ADEQUATE EDUCATION AND TRAINING THROUGH PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT.
CAN DEMONSTRATE OPERATIONAL AND LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE ACROSS A RANGE OF INDUSTRIES
EXPERIENCED >>
PRIVATE SECURITY INDIVIDUAL OPERATOR LICENCE:
ACTIVITY:
• Crowd Controller
• Security Guard
SUB ACTIVITY:
• Armed Guard (Endorsed)
• Unarmed Guard
• Cash in Transit
• Control Room Operator
• Control Room Monitoring Centre Operator
PRIVATE SECURITY INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION LICENCE:
• Security Adviser (Cert IV in Security & Risk Management)
• Security Equipment Installer
MUST HAVE:
• Current First Aid
• Current RSA
• Current Working with Children
• Current White Card (Construction)
DEMONSTRATE:
Evidence of minimum 5 years security industry experience across all of the licenced activities and sub activities.

‘THE CHOSEN ONE’

Our senior security team members are continuously on the prowl for amazing talent and one of us may slip you a business card and ask you to contact us.
This is in no way guarantee of a position. It just means we’ve been observing you and we like what we see and would like to talk.
If you do not meet our Minimum Selection Criteria (The Veteran), you must be willing to undertake the necessary training and licensing.
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ABOUT OUR INTERVIEWS
Our interviews are relaxed and conversational in style, and an opportunity for you to tell us more about the things you have listed in your CV, and more about your interests and aspirations in the security industry and in life generally.
The interview is also a perfect time for you to test us. We’ll answer any questions you might have about the company, and about what it’s really like to work with us.
Before your interview we’ll make sure you know who you’ll meet, so you’ll have time to prepare for the discussion.
Before your interview we’ll make sure you know who you’ll meet, so you’ll have time to prepare for the discussion.
On completion of the interview stage, we invite all applicants who have taken the time to meet with us to come back again to share a coffee or drink, or two, and meet a larger group of our security personnel. You can test your questions on them too!
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HOW TO APPLY
Reading the position description (available for most sites and venues) is the best way to assess your own suitability and optimise your application.
The position description will indicate the skills, experience and attributes relevant to the role. Though we’ll assess you against these criteria’s, you should still apply even if you don’t meet them all, because we’ll consider everything you have to offer and compare you with other applicants on the basis of your overall profile.
  • Covering Letter
  • Resume
  • Copy of all Certificates
  • Copy of Licences
  • 3 Professional Referee Contacts

APPLYING FOR AN ADVERTISED POSITION

APPLICATION DETAILS
The particular requirements for our job applications will be indicated in the job advertisement. Some jobs require a typed application letter and resume whereas some will require you to complete an application form which will give us all the necessary details to assess your background and suitability for the position.
Where an application letter and resume are indicated as requirements, it is helpful to show how you meet the criteria for the job. This could be encompassed in the detail of your covering letter.
In your resume, include the name, title, organisation and contact number of two referees from the security industry who can describe your work performance. Ideally, one should be your most recent supervisor.
We’ll ask your referees to describe your performance against the requirements of the job. If you don’t want us to call your referees prior to your interview, show on your resume that you’ll provide their contact details at your interview.
Please make your enquiries and application according to the instruction for the specific job.
THE INTERVIEW (ADVERTISED POSITION)
The selection panel usually includes the position’s manager/supervisor, and another person who’s involved with the job. There may also be a third person on the panel who is from another related area, to provide a balanced input about the requirements of the position. The interview process is designed to allow you to talk to us about your work history, how your experience and background meets the needs of the job, your interest in the particular role and in working at Crownland Security. The interview is also an opportunity for you to find out more about the particulars of the job, the people you would be working with and the environment you would be working in.
SHORTLISTING
We usually shortlist within two weeks of closing our advertising for a position. If you’re shortlisted, we’ll call you to arrange an interview and tell you who’s on the selection panel as well as any other requirements such as testing or paperwork you need to bring.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS
All job offers are subject to referee checks. Most positions (other than casual appointments) also have a 3 month probation period. Some jobs also will be subject to certain screening checks such as a health check, current driver’s licence, or numeracy and literacy testing.
A proof of your qualifications is also mandatory.
We’ll tell you at your interview what specific items are required for your job.
NOTIFICATION LETTER & FEEDBACK
We’ll acknowledge your application as soon as it is received. If you are not shortlisted, you will be advised in writing after we’ve made a decision and the successful applicant has accepted our offer. This may take up to four weeks after the advertising for the position has closed.