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Security Guard
Black & McDonald Limited - Toronto, ON
Job Description

People:  Our Strength, Our Future

A career at Black & McDonald will grant you the opportunity to contribute to our culture of continuous improvement, help reinforce our values and shape our contribution to community, and drive our continued success. Our vision is to be the best company to work for; the best company for safety, quality and value; the best company for customer service; and the best company for technical expertise.

 Position Summary

Black & McDonald Limited is actively seeking to hire a Security Guard to be located at a Downtown Toronto facility.  Under the supervision of the Security Management Team, the Security Guard will provide a friendly and safe environment for all patients, staff, volunteers, and visitors.

 Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for ensuring safety and security of the facility and all those who enter the facility
  • Provides a friendly and safe environment  for all staff, volunteers, patients, and visitors
  • Responds as required to all security, safety, and/or emergency  situations
  • Operate the Security Office's CCTV, access control and panic device systems in the absence of the Security Supervisor
  • Respond all access requests in accordance with established protocols
  • Conduct facility patrols and take necessary action based on observation. This includes checking  in with employees whom work alone after hours
  • Perform "Patient Watches"
  • Monitor parking areas
  • Investigate security and safety related events as required
  • Complete forms, logs, notebooks, work orders and incident reports as required
  • Act as a member of the internal fire response team and crisis team
  • Adhere to all corporate and departmental policies, procedures and directives
  • Identifies  areas  requiring  updates  and/or  possible  areas  of  improvement  relating  to policies,  procedures  and directives
  • Completion of other tasks as directed by a Superior


Desired Skills & Experience

Competency Requirements

  • Change orientation (open to change and the ability to identify where it is needed and how to make it happen)
  • Communicates effectively
  • Continuous learning (ongoing effort to learn and contribute to the learnings of others)
  • Customer focus (understand the needs and perspectives of both internal and external customers)
  • Holds self and others accountable (take personal responsibility to meet commitments)
  • Problem solving and innovation (ability to approach problems logically and seek innovative solutions)
  • Teamwork and collaboration (work cooperatively and collaboratively with others)
  • Values and respects others (encourages and supports diversity)

 Education & Skill Requirements

  • Ontario Private Security & Investigative Services, Security Guard License
  • Flexible schedule/availability required. Must be available for shifts throughout the week (Monday-Sunday)
  • At least 1 year of security experience
  • Experience in a health care environment considered a strong asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent  problem  solving  skills  and  ability  to proactively  achieve  resolutions  both  through  direction  and negotiation
  • Excellent judgment and ability to demonstrate tact and diplomacy in emergency situations
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • First Aid and CPR level "C"
  • Two year community college Law & Security or Police Foundations diploma preferred
Company Description
In 1921, William J. McDonald and William R. Black formed Black & McDonald Limited, a partnership to engage in residential wiring. Throughout the years, Black & McDonald has remained a family-owned business with an uncompromising commitment to the founder's principles of delivery as promised and fairness to all. The company has followed a planned course of diversification and expansion, combining growth and financial stability with ongoing investment in our people, and a willingness to pioneer new business opportunities and directions. Black & McDonald is an integrated, multi-trade contractor providing electrical, mechanical, utility and maintenance services to government, industrial, commercial and institutional markets. Currently, Black & McDonald operates across Canada, US and Bermuda. ​The company has over 5,500 employees working out of a network of more than 26 offices.

Black & McDonald approaches accessibility from an inclusive perspective, and will provide reasonable accommodation upon request throughout the recruitment and selection process.

Additional Information
Job Type: Full Time
Job Experience: Professional
Job ID: 20171026587