The Residence Safety Team works in uOttawa’s residences in collaboration with the Residence Life Team, Client Relations Team and Protection Services.

Residence Safety Ambassadors and Residence Safety Team Leads help improve the student experience and ensure the safety of members of the university’s residence community. Ambassadors and Team Leads patrol residences and help in the education and compliance of Housing policies.

If you are interested in a career in law enforcement, social work, or something similar, this is a great opportunity to gain practical experience and contribute to keeping our campus safe.

Residence Safety Ambassador

Department: Student Experience and Support
Number of Positions: A maximum of 40
Posting Date: October 11, 2023
Closing Date: N/A. Candidates will be selected from the pool of applicants.
Term of Position: August 19, 2024 – May 1, 2025 with possibility of extension
Remuneration: $17/hr + 4% vacation pay (+ $0.95/hr premium for shifts between midnight and 8:00 am) 
Number of hours per week: 12-20 hours per week in shifts of 4-8 hours mostly at night and on the weekends
Hours worked: Must be willing to work a variety of shifts including overnights and weekends.

Read the full Residence Safety Ambassador job description

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Fill out the application form as soon as possible if you're interested in this position! We will communicate with you by email at your uOttawa account for a short interview. This form is available throughout the academic year therefore you may be contacted long after you have applied. NOTE: you must use your uOttawa credentials to log into the application form.
Apply today!