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

Position Summary

Black & McDonald Limited is actively seeking to hire a Security Guard (Casual) 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
  • Provide a friendly and safe environment  for all staff, volunteers, patients and visitors
  • Respond 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 to 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
  • Identify  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 casual shifts throughout the week (Monday-Sunday), sometimes with minimal notice
  • 6+ months of security experience
  • 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
  • 3+ years of related experience in a health care environment considered a strong asset
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. ‚ÄčThe 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: Part Time
Job Experience: Professional
Job ID: 2017111689