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Unionized Group benefits includes:
Paid On-site training and additional training according to site requirements.
Yearly uniform allowance
Paid Sick Days
Employee incentive programs
Peer recognition programs.
Interested in a career in Law Enforcement or a related public safety field?
Want an opportunity to gain experience in the private sector within our high-profile commercial and retail properties?
Commerce Court has a proven track record of the number of staff that have elevated to Law Enforcement Careers due to its proven security program on-site.
Position: Tactical Security Patrol Guard
Position Type: Full-time, Permanent
Location: 25 King Street West – Commerce Court
Schedule: 12 hours Continental Rotation Schedule of Days and Nights
Hours: 36 to 48 hours per week or 84 hours biweekly
Salary: $21.22 per hour
Education and Pre-requisites:
Valid Ontario Security Guard License
Must be able to pass criminal background and history check
Must have a minimum of 1 year of Full-time Tactical Security Guard
Knowledge of Section 494, Trespass to Property Act and other criminal code of conduct acts
Ability to work under pressure and make sound decisions under duress
Must be able to work all shifts – 12 hours, Days, Nights, and Rotation schedules
Educational background in Law enforcement, Police Foundations, Security and Investigations, Criminology, or related subjects preferred.
Skills & Knowledge
A fundamental knowledge of state-of-the-art security technology such as alarm and access control systems, CCTV systems, communications technologies, and general MS software programs.
Excellent personal computing skills including all office-related products and familiarity with specialized security applications.
Working knowledge of property management operations.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Must demonstrate high attention to detail / observational awareness
Excellent organizational and administrative skills with an emphasis on multi-tasking and shifting priorities.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to maintain a professional demeanour under very stressful situations and duress.
Must be self-motivated and consistently show initiative.
Physical Demands: Walking and standing for 8 to 12 hours
Parking is not available at the site in case if you drive
Required to work, if necessary, various rotating shifts on short notice and be available for work in a 24x7x365 environment.
For more information about Commerce Court
Please visit: https://www.commercecourt.ca/resources
Responsible for activities undertaken on each platoon to ensure that security operations occur consistent with policy, Standing Orders, and the rule of law.
Monitor CCTV surveillance systems
Maintain compliance with and enforce property standards, rules, and regulations in a reasonable manner
Deal with trespassers and unauthorized persons found on the property, in a fair and safe manner, by enforcing the Trespass to Property Act.
Screening unauthorized persons and physically removing unauthorized personnel found trespassing or engaging in criminal acts or breaching the policies. Legally arrest individual and surrender same to Police as soon as possible.
Back-up support - respond to calls and provide support as required/needed.
Completion of Incident Reports and critiquing of security personnel Incident Reports promptly, including ensuring Incident Reports are complete, accurate, aligned with the Standing Orders, and distributed accordingly.
Actively participate in security programs to include prohibited activity enforcement, plainclothes operations, parking enforcement, vehicle inspections, community policing, and the enforcement of life safety and other violations.
Identify security awareness deficiencies and makes recommendations as appropriate.
Completion of projects as assigned by Paragon Management and/or Property Management.
Related fields of acceleration:
Toronto Police Service
York Region Police Service
Peel Regional Police Service
Durham Regional Police Service
Halton Regional Police Service
Waterloo Regional Police Service
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Ontario Provincial Police
Campus Special Constables
Toronto Transit Commission Special Constables
Community Housing Special Constables
Toronto Police Special Constables
Royal Canadian Mint
Toronto Police Court Services
York Regional Court Services
Ontario Provincial Police Court Services
Law Enforcement Agencies
Canadian Border Services Agency
Canadian Security Intelligence Services
Timings: Monday to Friday. 9 am to 4 pm
1210 Sheppard Avenue East – Unit 102, North York, M2K 1E3
Please contact Lauren Williamson at 416-758-3089 for any further enquiries.
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Paragon Security is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on age, ancestry, race, color, citizenship, ethnic origin, place of origin, creed, disability, family status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex (including pregnancy & breastfeeding), or any other protected grounds as outlined by The Ontario Human Rights Code.