Security Guards jobs in Canada

 Job Description: The Security Guard is an integral part of the Security team. This role provides a safe environment for our patients, staff, and visitors. This is accomplished through Crisis Intervention, preventative patrols, alarm monitoring, emergency response, investigation, and report writing. The Security Guard will assist clinical teams with potentially aggressive patients to reduce the harm to patient, self and others. This role will also assist Human Resources for employee-related needs, ensuring compliance with legislative requirements, policies and departmental standard operating procedures. The successful candidate supports and collaborates with security/switchboard dispatchers as required.

Position: Security Guard

Unit: Security

Status: Regular Part Time

Salary: $26.45 - $26.84

 Qualification Needed:

  • Valid Security Guard license with the Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services required.
  • Post-Secondary diploma from a recognized educational facility in Law and Security, Police Foundations or Law Enforcement or Protection, Security and Investigation in the Province of Ontario
  • BLS Certification required
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ security experience in a healthcare setting preferred
  • Security experience in a mental health care setting preferred
  • Knowledge of local, provincial, and federal legislation pertinent to Security Operations including the Mental Health Act
  • Knowledge of the Fire Code and use of fire extinguishers and firefighting equipment
  • Demonstrated non-violent Crisis Intervention skills and verbal de-escalation skills
  • Ability to react to and coordinate response to a variety of stressful and crisis situations
  • Proven problem solving and decision-making skills in emergent and critical situations
  • Ability to recognize and respond quickly to situations that are an obvious significant safety risk
  • Demonstrated ability to provide excellent customer service and public relations skills, communication skills both oral and written, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills with the ability to interact with others in a respectful manner
  • Advanced investigation skills and detailed report writing skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge and commitment to patient and staff safety
  • Ability to adapt and work within a constantly changing environment and within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of computer software (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of essential duties of the position
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing/continuous professional development
  • Demonstrated acceptable performance record in alignment with STEGH’s Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis


Work Hours:

The successful candidate must be available to work all tours applicable to the department, which are currently 12-hour shifts. In addition, this position must be flexible to occasional changes in hours when required to meet the operational needs of the department.


Successful candidates must provide evidence of a fully completed COVID-19 vaccination status prior to your first day of work and provide a receipt of vaccination from the Ontario Ministry of Health.

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