Security Guard – Seneca College Newnham Campus (W9)

Job description
  • Position: Security Guard
  • Site: Seneca College – Newnham Campus
  • City: North York, Ontario
  • Job Type: Full time, Permanent
  • Hours: Continental Days and Nights (0700-1900 + 1900-0700hrs.)
  • Pay Rate: $16.00/HR
Role and Responsibilities:
  • Understanding the needs of the student residents and being able to build relationships with the residents in the community.
  • Help develop a healthy environment in which students have concern and respect for the rights of others
  • Enthusiastically conducts proactive patrols to build relationships with students, address policy breeches, and note facility concerns.
  • Ability to de-escalate a crisis situation, provide support and liaise with emergency personnel including police, fire and paramedic resources.
  • Be able to facilitate an environment that allows students to meet their academic goals.
  • Attend and investigate security alarms and emergencies in a timely and professional manner so as not to create panic among the college staff and students.
  • Deal with trespassers and unauthorized persons found on the property, in a fair and safe manner, by enforcing the Trespass to Property Act.
  • Maintain the peace, safety, and security of all students, college staff and clients on the property
  • Respond to all emergency response needs such as providing first aid, missing persons, etc.
  • Ensure that the property is safe by ensuring all security measures are functioning properly.
  • Monitor CCTV surveillance systems
  • Maintain a detailed memo book and prepare incident reports on all matters dealt with
  • Obtain statements and collect information for Incident
  • Logging in/out of Key, Radio, and pager audits
  • Handle Lost & Found items and inquiries
  • Report any unsafe working conditions in any/all departments
  • Other duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements:
  • Must be available to work fulltime – rotational shifts
  • Valid Ontario Security Guard License and First Aid & CPR certificate
  • Minimum of 6 months of experience in security environment (campus security preferred)
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Physical demands: excessive walking, standing for 8-12 hours
  • Post-Secondary education in a Law Enforcement/Security program
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Must demonstrate high attention to detail / observational awareness
  • Be able to keep an open and objective mind, remembering that residents and staff have a diverse background
  • Employer paid benefits including medical, dental and vision care, life insurance
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • You will be matched with a Career Centre Representative to monitor your development and support your success
  • Continuous training support and opportunities
  • Employee incentive programs
  • Peer recognition programs
  • Free Parking onsite
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