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Post Name Security Guard
Company Name Paragon Security
Expected Salary CAD 17 to CAD 18 Per Hour
Address Toronto, ON, Canada M2K 1E3


  • Valid Ontario Security Guard License
  • Physical Demands: excessive walking, standing for 8 to 12 hours, exposed to all weather conditions and extreme temperatures
  • Prior experience as a Security Guard is considered an asset.
  • Be able to keep an open and objective mind, remembering that residents and staff have a diverse background
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must demonstrate high attention to detail / observational awareness
  • Must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence and the ability to work productively and efficiently in a team

Major 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 breaches, 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.
  • Screening unauthorized persons and physically removing unauthorized personnel found trespassing or engaging in criminal acts or breaching the policies. Legally arrest individual and surrender same to Police as soon as possible.
  • 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
Industry Private
Education Required High School Diploma
Schedule Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours 


Unionized Group benefits include:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance.
  • Paid On-site training and additional training according to site requirements.
  • Yearly uniform allowance
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Employee incentive programs
  • Peer recognition programs.

We are accepting Walk-in Interviews at the below-mentioned address.

Timings: Monday to Friday. 9 am to 4 pm

1210 Sheppard Avenue East – Unit 102

Additional Information:

Please contact Gurpreet Boparai at 416-758-2988 for any further inquiries.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants that are shortlisted will be contacted for an interview.

Paragon Security is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on age, ancestry, race, color, citizenship, ethnic origin, place of origin, creed, disability, family status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex (including pregnancy & breastfeeding), or any other protected grounds as outlined by The Ontario Human Rights Code.

Interview Questions:

  1. Tell me a little about yourself.
  2. How would your previous employer describe you?
  3. Do you consider yourself an attentive person?
  4. What are your interests and hobbies outside of work?
  5. Why are you interested in this job?
  6. What are your career goals as a security guard?
  7. Explain your previous experience as a security guard.
  8. What skills make you qualified for this position?
  9. What is your favorite part of being a security guard?
  10. What is your least favorite part of being a security guard?
  11. What would you do during your downtime at this job?
  12. How comfortable are you with being on the premises alone in the evening?
  13. Are you able to work primarily night shifts?
  14. What industries have you worked in as a security guard?
  15. Please explain what your responsibilities were in your last security role.
  16. How have your previous experiences prepared you for this role?
  17. What is your greatest strength as a security officer?
  18. What is your greatest weakness as a security officer?

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