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City Of Toronto - Respite Security North York $16/hour

City Of Toronto - Respite Security

Location: North York |
Salary: $16/hour |
Posted: 3 Dec 2019 |
Closes: 3 Jan 2020 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: Canada |
Region / Division: North America |
Reference: G4S/TP/3487764/177473

City of Toronto - Respite Guard

Role Responsibility:

Job Summary

A G4S Canada Guards within our City of Toronto Respite division has duties and responsibilities beyond those of a regular guard. This job description assumes that the candidate has met the minimum G4S hiring requirements for Security Guards and has successfully passed all the pre- hire evaluations and requirements. In this role, the incumbent must be flexible to work shifts; days, evenings, nights on weekdays, weekends, and holidays. This role requires an understanding and general knowledge of modern day challenges in an "at risk" environment of communities.

We are currently seeking Full-Time and Part -Time Security Guards with 2 years of Security experience to work in 24 hour Respite Sites. The schedule is a 12 hour shift - continental rotation of either days or nights.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Access Control for the facility/area
  • Manage high volumes of guests at various points throughout the property at highly attended events and/or performances
  • Present a polished, professional, customer friendly image at all times
  • Ability to manage conflicts and incidents quietly and to quietly deescalate without impact to other guests
  • Patrolling inside and outside as required in the post orders
  • Ensure that the Facility’s Safety and Emergency Procedures are followed in response to Fire Alarms and other Site Emergencies
  • Undertake site specific training, follow direction and guidance from Site Supervisor or Area Manager
  • Demonstrate judgment, common sense and decision-making ability, particularly when required to take charge and direct others in emergencies or other incidents
  • Meticulous Record Keeping, Report Writing, Observation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

The Ideal Candidate:

Qualifications and Skills

  • Valid Ontario Provincial Security Guard license
  • Minimum High school education/equivalence
  • Mandatory - must have 2 years of Security Experience
  • Have full immunization in accordance with policy for the position
  • Knowledge of CCTV system function and basic computer skills
  • Must maintain current defensive tactics certification, as required for contract. This may include: Restraint (Use of Force), Sharp/Edged Weapons Defense/ or Baton, Non Violent Crisis Intervention, Mental Health First Aid and Emergency First Aid.
  • Excellent communication skills – oral and written
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent report-writing skills
  • Superior customer service orientation
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations
  • Ability to build relationships with fellow employees and client staff, with a focus on tact and diplomacy including conflict management
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Guards Salary: $16.00/hour

About the Company:

G4S is an inclusive and equitable employer, encouraging applications from qualified women and men including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.


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