Commercial Security Guard

Thunder Bay, Ontario, ca
Company: Whelan Security
Category: Security
Published on 2021-04-22 19:59:28

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Position: Commercial Security Guard 

Hours: Monday to Friday- 8:30 am to 4: 30 pm 

Hourly Pay Rate: $16

The Security Guard will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of security & safety. The successful candidate/s will have a combination of training and experience that will enable them to work in a commercial office type environment. We are looking for a self-motivated individual who likes challenge – a hardworking, team player with strong communication skills, and attention to detail. 

Duties of security guards shall include but not be limited to the following:

Respond to and provide notification of all emergencies that occur during the shift, to include investigating any health, safety, and security concerns, including medicals, fires, floods, protests criminal acts and building-related issues.

 Comprehensive report writing.

 Conducting patrols to check for problems such as mechanical failures, electrical failures and leaks, etc.

 Ensuring that all access of employees, clients and other visitors are regulated. (access control duties)

 Maintaining the peace; and if necessary enforcing the TPA and applicable sections of the criminal code as required.

 Monitoring of all various security systems, to include CCTV camera systems, access control systems, email, radios, phones, etc.

Leadership Attributes:

 Acting with professionalism and integrity

 Provide excellent customer service to internal and external clients

 Shares knowledge and capabilities; builds relationships with guards working all posts

 Demonstrates an active interest in promoting safety consciousness in the workplace


  • Must be licensed by the Province of Ontario as a registered Security guard and must maintain the license for the duration of the Term.
  • Completion of Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid Certifications required;
  • Basic Security Guard Training (Ministry Course) Standard First Aid, CPR, and Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) (annual recertification required). Systems, (commercial grade locking mechanisms, i.e. maglocks, strike locks, card readers and associated systems). Non-Violent Crisis Intervention WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Material Information System) Report Writing & Note Taking Occupational Health & Safety Training GardaWorld Orientation Customer Service Active Shooter Awareness AODA (Accessibility Ontario Disability Act) Use of Force: Use of Force; encompassing: Trespass to Property Act; (TPA) Legal Authority Effective/Tactical Communication (advance) Crisis Management Handcuffing (Control Techniques & Self Defense)
  • Minimum (2) years security experience working in a commercial and/or government environment..
  • Proficiency in the use of communications equipment (hand held radios, telephones, cellular phones).
  • Excellent knowledge of Windows-based computing systems (Microsoft Office suite of programs).
  • Proficiency in keyboarding in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Familiarity with Access Control/CCTV/Fire & Life Safety equipment/systems.
  • Must be able to work various types of shifts.
  • Health: Must be in good general physical health
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