City of Pickering - Security Guard - Casual

Paladin Security - Pickering, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Description:
Be an accurate and dependable resource having knowledge about services on campus
Be able to comprehend and demonstrate competencies of City of Markham and the Security policies and procedures with an ability to use a customer service approach
Be attentive to the needs of the visitors and as well as be able to build relationships with the city community.
Be able to keep an open and objective mind, remembering the city’s diverse community.
Encourage a safe and supportive environment.
Assist visitors, and employee during crisis and contact the necessary emergency services as needed
Frequently inspect the facility for damage and report to management.
Ensure that the property is safe by ensuring all security measures are functioning properly.

Job Duties

Ability to work alone or in a team
Enthusiastically conducts proactive patrols, and be able to address policy breeches, and note facility concerns.
Ability to write detailed incident reports for all emergency and day to day activities
Attend and investigate security alarms and emergencies in a timely and professional manner as not to create a panic amongst the public
Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors and other persons
Ability to de-escalate a crisis situation, provide support and liaise with emergency personnel including; police, fire and paramedic resources.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Logging in/out of Key, Radio and pager audits
Handle Lost & Found items and inquiries
Report any unsafe working conditions in any/all departments
Ability to provide first aid and medical response when required to any person(s)
Respond to all types of occurrences.
Patrol Civic Centre interior and exterior, including boiler room patrols
Excellent Deportment

Job Requirements

Minimum One (1) year Security Guard experience in a municipal government or corporate environment would be an asset.
Post-Secondary education in a related field would be an asset.
Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Must have a customer service oriented attitude
Must possess a valid Security License for the Province of Ontario
Must possess a current First Aid/CPR certification
Must possess a current NVCI certification
Must possess a valid Use of Force certification
Physical Demands; excessive walking, standing, exposed to all weather conditions and extreme temperatures
Patrol assigned area on foot or on bicycle
Utilize two-way radio and computer applications
Excellent verbal and written English communications skills required. Bilingual and Multilingual applicants preferred.
Previous knowledge of Perspective reporting software an asset
Previous knowledge of C-Cure/S2 access control software an asset
Must participate in professional development and on site leveling system requirements
SafeTalk and/or ASIST training would be an asset
Must be flexible with shift availability (security operates 24 hours/day)
Previous experience or training within a loss prevention/security field preferred
Must complete all required site training within 30 day of on-site hire date
Additional job-related task and duties as assigned

Site Benefits

Free parking available for successful applicant
Industry leading and recognized certified professional development opportunities for successful applicant

To: All Security Personnel

From: Julie Baines

Date: February 12, 2020

Closing Date: February 18, 2020

Re: Job Posting

Position: Security Operative

Site: City of Pickering - City Hall and Library side

City: Pickering, ON

Status: Casual

Hours: Various Hours

Pay Rate: $14.26-$19.00

Paladin Security: Making the World a Safer and Friendlier Place! Do you have superior customer service skills and a passion for helping people? Are you able to think quickly on your feet and defuse difficult situations? Your track record of handling a great deal of responsibility combined with your varied life experience and enthusiasm for a job well done make you an ideal candidate for our team! The Paladin Difference starts with our officers; we're the best because we hire the best. We believe in promoting from within, respecting people and their differences, providing high quality service and always having fun! If you think you have what it takes to join our team, we want to meet you!

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