Security Guard – Multi-Ministry Offices

at Commissionaires Great Lakes
Location Toronto, Canada
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Permanent


Commissionaires is Canada's largest private sector employer of veterans with over 22,000 employees across Canada. We are a not-for-profit organization with a social mandate to provide meaningful employment to former members of the Canadian Armed Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and others who wish to contribute to the security and well-being of Canadians. We are arguably the largest security company in Canada.

Our only reason for being is creating meaningful employment. When you become a Commissionaire, you have opportunities not available to most security organizations. For example, did you know we have been the sole provider of security to the federal government since 1925? From judicial sites to military bases, we have some of the most exciting opportunities for our Commissionaires. Are you in school pursuing a business degree? Did you know we recently completed a security consulting engagement with a $200B pension fund with recommendations to the executive committee and board of directors that will shape their security profile in New York, Hong Kong, London and Toronto? Perhaps you're in school with a background in police foundations? We have unparalleled access to subject matter experts and relationships within the federal and municipal law enforcement community. We are one of the largest providers of non-core policing and bylaw enforcement to police departments and municipalities across the country. In terms of veteran engagement, we are sponsors of Canadian Armed Forces Appreciation Day at the RBC Canadian Open, Rogers Cup, and the Toronto Argonauts.

Our Board of Directors has endorsed a 10-year plan to shape the next 100 years of our storied organization. We're always looking for the best and brightest to join us for the journey.

Commissionaires Great Lakes offers an immediate opportunity for a versatile, highly motivated Security Professional. We are looking for an individual with excellent interpersonal and verbal communications skills, strong working knowledge of computer systems, CCTV experience, a positive attitude and the ability to provide excellent customer service, security and protection for our clients site. As a front-line representative of our company and client's site you must be highly reliable, work well under pressure, able to work with minimal supervision, have the ability to multi task and be a professional who takes pride in your dress, deportment and performance at all times.

Job Profile:

The commissionaire will report to and work with the Site Supervisor and Area Manager. He/she will utilize the post orders to provide superior customer service, security and protection to their client and the client's property/assets.

Duties and responsibilities:
Ensure access control policies and procedures are followed and client property is secured
Monitor CCTV cameras
Maintain positive attitude and professional working relationships with employees, visitors and clients
Complete site reporting requirements, daily logs and written reports
Maintain high standards of personal appearance and deportment
Maintain effective communication
Respond to alarms and calls for assistance
Provide assistance to employees, clients and visitors
Regular interior and exterior foot patrols
Make sure the reception desk is always monitored
Other duties as may be required by the client or site supervisor

Required Education, Qualifications and Experience:
Ontario Secondary School Diploma
Valid Ontario Security Guard License
Valid First Aid and CPR certificate
The ability to stand for long periods of time and complete frequent patrols
Good understanding of computers
Customer service/reception/administrative skills
The ability to work alone while maintaining a high level of service to the client is essential

We also offer Excellent Benefits:
Medical and Dental
Employee assistance program
Family Assistance program
Coaching and counselling support - Career Planning

Shift times

Afternoon 1600 - 0000

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