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New Job Security Guard In Ontario

Security Guard
Security Guard

Security Guard

Company : St. Michael's Hospital
Salary : $24.83–$25.83 an hour
Location : Ontario

Full Description

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs regular patrolling of hospital premises ensuring protection of Hospital building, property, and occupants; walking/standing during the duration of a 12 hour shift.
  • Detects and corrects fire and safety hazards. Prepares written reports on all activities including pro-active reports on observed deficiencies.
  • Investigates all complaints from patients, staff, visitors concerning thefts, personal injury, break-ins, fire and safety hazards, etc.
  • Responds to assistance calls including fire alarms, bomb threats, violent persons, missing patients, building evacuations, help alarms, and the provision of security escorts as needed, etc.
  • Interact with staff, patients, and visitors in a positive and customer service oriented manner. Enforces safety and security regulations according to Hospital and departmental policies.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of a recognized 2 year community college program in Law Enforcement and Security, or Police/Military Academy preferred; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.
  • Previous experience in Healthcare Security an asset. Knowledge of computer software applications (Windows environment).
  • Excellent communication (verbal/written), interpersonal, problem solving skills, and de-escalation techniques. Must be able to demonstrate Security's core values of honesty and integrity while ensuring the Safety and Security of the Hospital's patients, visitors, staff and assets.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess and diffuse situations in an emergency situation. Must be punctual, and have an acceptable attendance record.
  • Prospective candidates, upon selection, will submit to an RCMP criminal background check.
  • Must have completed IAHSS (International Association of Healthcare Security and Safety) basic and advanced level of certification within 6 months of hire
  • Must have a valid license with the Ontario private security and investigative services
  • Must pass the hospital's approved training program for use of force, handcuffing, and defensive batons within 6 months of hire
Hours: Must be available to work 12 hour rotating shifts, including days, nights and weekends.