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Black & McDonald Limited

Security Guard (Casual)


Black & McDonald’s Southern Ontario Facilities Management Operations team is growing! If you are a responsible and collaborative professional searching for the opportunity to build a solid foundation for your career, this position is for you. The Casual Security Guard is located in Toronto, ON and typically reports directly to the Security Manager. There is a possibility of the position converting into a full-time role.

The Casual Security Guard will provide a friendly and safe environment for all patients, staff, volunteers, and visitors.

The Casual Security Guard will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring safety and security of the facility and all those who enter the facility
  • Provide a friendly and safe environment for all staff, volunteers, patients, and visitors
  • Respond as required to all security, safety, and/or emergency situations
  • Operate the Security Office’s CCTV, access control, and panic device systems in the absence of the Security Manager
  • Respond to all access requests in accordance with established protocols
  • Conduct facility patrols and take necessary action based on observation including checking in with employees who work alone after hours
  • Perform “Patient Watches”
  • Monitor parking areas
  • Investigate security and safety related events as required
  • Complete forms, logs, notebooks, work orders, and incident reports as required
  • Act as a member of the internal fire response team and crisis team
  • Adhere to all corporate and departmental policies, procedures, and directives
  • Identify areas requiring updates and/or possible areas of improvement relating to policies, procedures, and directives
  • Completion of other tasks as directed by the manager


  • Communicates Effectively
  • Customer Focus
  • Holds Self and Others Accountable
  • Values and Respects Others


  • Two-year community college Law & Security or Police Foundations diploma is preferred
  • Valid Ontario Private Security & Investigative Services, Security Guard License is required


  • At least 6 months of security experience
  • 3+ years of related experience in a health care environment is considered a strong asset


  • Must be able to work 11.25-hour shifts on a casual, as-needed basis (note that the position may convert into a full-time role pending availability)
  • Must have open availability and able to work on weekdays and weekends
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to proactively achieve resolutions both through direction and negotiation
  • Excellent judgment and ability to demonstrate tact and diplomacy in emergency situations
  • Conflict Resolution skills
  • First Aid and CPR level “C”

Black & McDonald welcomes and encourages applications from persons with disabilities.
Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.

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