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Job Details:

Position: Assistant Supervisor

City: Barrie

Job Type: Full time

Hours: Shifts are Tuesday to Saturday – Afternoon Shifts (16:00-00:00), (12:00-00:00)

Pay Rate: $19.10/hr (Pay rate based on experience and successful completion of a 3-month probationary period)

Required: Valid Ontario Security License


Major Responsibilities

  • Responsible for assisting the Security Site Supervisor with activities undertaken on each platoon to ensure that security operations occur consistent with policy, Standing Orders and the rule of law.

  • Assisting the Security Site Supervisor to supervise and coach security personnel, ensuring all staff are equipped and uniformed as per the standard prior to signing on-duty.

  • Assist with coordinating training to include in-service and refresher training.

  • Completion of Incident Reports and critiquing of security personnel Incident Reports in a timely manner, to include ensuring Incidents Reports are complete, accurate, aligned with the Standing Orders and distributed accordingly.

  • Actively participate with security programs to include prohibited activity enforcement, plain clothes 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 the Security Leadership Team.

  • Complete all training and documents related to training when assigned a trainee. Ensure monthly follow ups are conducted and any additional training is conducted as required.

  • Provide vacation, sick and break relief to the Security Site Supervisors. When providing said coverage, responsible for the duties as detailed in the Security Shift Supervisor Job Description.



Education & Experience

  • A Certificate in Law & Security Administration, Police Foundations or the completion of other post-secondary education is an asset.

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a security supervision / management capacity.

  • A proven record of experience supervising security teams and/or functions.

  • Previous law enforcement or high-profile security experience within a corporate organization, property management or public agency is 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 to include all office related products and familiarity with specialized security applications.

  • Working knowledge of property management operations.

  • Excellent leadership skills.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills with an emphasis on multi-tasking and shifting priorities.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to maintain professional demeanor under very stressful situations.

  • Must be self motivated and consistently show initiative.


Working Conditions

  • Required to work if necessary, various rotating shifts on short notice and be available for work in a 24x7x365 environment.

  • Could be exposed to hazardous situations and conditions when responding to or managing emergencies or incidents.

  • May be required to stand for long periods of time.



  • Employer paid benefits including medical, dental and vision care.

  • Opportunities for growth and advancement

  • Continuous training opportunities


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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.”