Security Guard 1 - #94957
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Job Number: 926072
Positions Available: 1
Years Experience Required: 1
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Posted Date: Nov 20, 2023
Security Guard 1
Forensic Assessment and Triage Unit (FATU)
Complex Care and Recovery Program
The Complex Care and Recovery Program is seeking a part-time, temporary (9 months) Security Guard 1 to work on the Forensic Assessment Unit (Unit 3-5). Reporting to the unit manager, you will provide surveillance and assistance for patients, visitors and staff. You will be primarily responsible for monitoring and controlling movement of patients, staff and visitors through the perimeter of the Unit. You will be responsible for providing both interior and perimeter security measures for the inpatient unit by means of surveillance and documentation as well as being responsible for key control. You will conduct person searches and unit searches as required for security screening or incident investigation. In addition, you will occasionally perform security checks of the unit perimeter and safety/security equipment on the unit. Rotating day, evening and night shifts are required. You will support a healthy workplace that embraces diversity, encourages teamwork and effective communication as well as complies with all applicable regulatory and legislative requirements. This position is located at 1001 Queen Street West.
The successful candidate must have Grade 12 education and the completion of a 2 year recognized Community College Law Enforcement Program. Must provide documentation of a clean Criminal Record and must be licensed under the Private Security and Investigative Services Act, 2005. You must have 6 months - 1 year security experience. Previous security experience in a health care setting is preferred. The incumbent will be a motivated team player with a positive service-oriented approach; you will have strong interpersonal and communication skills with a demonstrated sensitivity toward clients experiencing mental health challenges. You must have the ability to respond to emergencies as they arise while remaining calm and in control of the situation. Must have a fundamental understanding of computers and software applications and must be able to work with minimal supervision, problem-solve and exercise good judgment in varied situations. You must be available to work 12 hour shifts on a 24-hour rotating basis and on weekends. Knowledge of fire and emergency response procedures, W.H.M.I.S. would be considered assets. Bilingualism (French/English) and/or proficiency in a second language would be an asset.
Vaccines (COVID-19 and others) are a requirement of the job unless you have an exemption on a medical ground pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code.
Please Note: This part-time, temporary (9 months) position is part of the OPSEU Bargaining Unit.
Salary Range: $22.17 - $27.33 per hour
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