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Site Specific Duties

Commissionaires Hamilton is seeking to hire personnel who will be assigned to perform contractor escort at a maximum security facility in Waterloo. The security guard will be responsible for ensuring that security considerations at the site are fully adhered to by site contractors.

Generic Responsibilities and Duties

The following identifies the standard expected duties of a Commissionaire of the Hamilton Division. These duties and responsibilities may vary in degree based on posting, but all tasks can be expected of all Commissionaires at any time.

  • Interaction with the public – Conversations and interaction with the public may be stressful and confrontational and a Commissionaire must be able to deal with these confrontations in a polite, courteous and professional manner.
  • Log Reporting – A Commissionaire must be able to describe activities occurring at their post in a concise and accurate, report. The Commissionaire is required to maintain and update an accurate log of activities.
  • Patrols – A Commissionaire must be capable of conducting patrols of their site, as required by the client, in order to ensure that the site remains secure. These patrols may be outdoors and can involve all types of weather conditions.
  • Physical Tasks – A Commissionaire should be expected to be able to perform basic manual labour. This may involve removing a fire hazard from a site, or moving light to medium weight (5-30 lbs.) material as required by a client.
  • Operation of electronic equipment – Commissionaires may be required to use and operate radios, telephones, computers or other advanced electronic equipment. A Commissionaire must be competent in the use of this equipment in order to perform their duties at some sites.
  • Observation – A Commissionaire must have a keen sense of observation. At times, a Commissionaire will be required to recall or identify unusual activity at their post. Their powers of observation will be instrumental in ensuring proper recall and reporting.

Essential Employment Requirements

  • Valid Ontario Provincial Security Guard license
  • Minimum First Aid Certification: Emergency First Aid and CPR Level ‘C’
  • Must be able to gain Federal Security Clearances for post
  • Must be a Canadian Citizen or Resident for a minimum of 5 years to be able to acquire site specific Clearances

Preferred Employment Skills

  • College diploma in Police Foundations, Law and Security, or equivalent is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills – oral and written
  • Excellent report-writing skills
  • Superior customer service orientation
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations
  • Ability to build positive relationships with fellow employees and client staff
  • Strong problem solving skills

Contract length: Indefinite

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: $18.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
Masks, gloves and other sanitization equipment will be provided on demand.

Division
Hamilton
Job Number
CH-006
City/Location
Waterloo
Province
Ontario
Hours of Work
The regular work hours for this posting are 0800-1600 Monday- Friday, but are entirely dependent on the presence of building contractors on site.
Salary/Wage
$18.00 / Hour
Extra Information

Application Questions

  • How many years of military experience do you have?
  • Are you in Waterloo, ON?
  • Do you have the following license or certification: First Aid?
  • Do you have the following license or certification: Security Guard?
All job applicants must be residents of Canada.

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