Security Guard
Scarborough Health Network
Scarborough, ON, CA
2d ago

Across our three hospitals

and eight satellite sites, Scarborough Health Network (SHN) is shaping the future of care. Our many programs and services are designed around the needs of one of Canada’s most vibrant and diverse communities.

We are home to North America’s largest nephrology program, as well as the designated cardiac care and spine centre for Scarborough and surrounding communities to the east.

We are proud to be a community-affiliated teaching site for the University of Toronto and partner with a number of other universities and colleges, helping to train the next generation of health care professionals. Learn more at

The completion of this online form serves as your application and will be used to determine if you meet the requirements of this position.

Please ensure that you have provided all pertinent information necessary to be considered for this vacancy by the close date.

Reporting to the Manager of Security, the Security Guard will be responsible for prevention of theft and property vandalism, controlling access to the facility and restricted areas within, maintain order and enforce regulations within the facility.

Requirements :

  • Secondary school graduate or equivalent
  • Graduate of a Law Enforcement Program from a recognized community college
  • Current license with the Private Security and Investigation Act
  • Minimum 3 years prior security experience
  • Minimum 2 years recent experience with hospital security practices and procedures
  • Police and Criminal Background check
  • Thorough and complete knowledge of all hospital Emergency Codes
  • Demonstrate compliance with and support of hospital and departmental directions and interpretation and compliance with hospital and departmental policy and procedures
  • Ability to deal effectively with the general public
  • Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal skills
  • Evidence of sound organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to handle stressful and delicate situations with tact and diplomacy
  • Excellent communication, documentation, interpersonal and teamwork skills and demonstrates a commitment to customer service when dealing with patients, colleagues, volunteers and other members of the community and public.
  • Ability to work well independently and to exercise sound judgement
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to SHN's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff safety, patient safety, environmental safety and participates in regular in-service education in this area, including demonstrated understanding of Supervisor Health and Safety Awareness under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA)
  • Exposure to LEAN principles, an understanding of methodologies and tools and commitment to the use of these in support of departmental operations and corporate objectives
  • Ability to perform the essential duties of the position
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Demonstrates values consistent with SHN s Code of Conduct and is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with Health & Safety policy and legislation.
  • Utilize protective equipment provided and identify and reports hazards
  • Engages in ethical conduct and strives to understand and appreciate the diversity of our patient / staff population and community
  • Excellent work performance and attendance
  • Scarborough Health Network (SHN) embraces and celebrates our community’s unique multicultural heritage and diversity. SHN is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a culture of inclusiveness and diversity reflecting our diverse patients, staff and community alike.

    We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

    Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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