Employment Services Elgin


Security Guard St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital

Date Posted:

September 09th, 2022


Site:                                    St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital

City:                                    St. Thomas

Status:                                Full-time

Hours:                               12 hour Continental – Days and nights  

Pay Rate:                          $18.18/hr



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Job Description:

  • Working on assigned shifts, you will provide proactive and reactive security patrols and response to incidents.
  • You should display excellent customer service skills and be able to work with people you are under stress or in need of medical assistance.
  • In this role, it is essential that you are physically fit and able to stand and walk for long periods of time.
  • You will be required to operate the Switchboard duties including call handling, dispatching, monitoring of building alarm systems and CCTV.
  • Perform a variety of preventative and reactive duties to include, but not limited to interior and exterior patrols within the hospital as well as exterior of all buildings and areas of the organization.
  • Provide Use of Force/Restraint as required and directed under the Mental Health Act
  • Provide security escort service to staff and visitors as requested.
  • Daily lock and unlock of facilities
  • Provide motor vehicle assistance to staff and or visitors as required.
  • Responsible for the collection of all lost and found items and produce the proper documentation and location of owner of property when possible.
  • Accountable for keeping accurate logs and notebook entries of all shift activity and calls for service.
  • Accountable to write accurate reports upon investigations or reportable occurrences in timely manner upon completion of occurrence.
  • Investigate and follow-up of incidents, report writing, door opening requests, CCTV camera reviews.
  • Security Guards shall warn persons of rule infractions or violations, and apprehend or evict violators from premises, using force when necessary.
  • Responsible for all office duties (i.e. ID badges, key distribution, lost and found etc)

Essential Job Functions:

  • Be courteous and cooperative with a high quality of customer service.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively at various social levels and across diverse cultures.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly with clinical staff, and the general public while conveying professionalism and authority at all times.
  • Able to maintain a professional composure when dealing with unusual circumstances and people under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.
  • Write clear, concise, and legible reports.
  • Communicates any concerns/issues with Site Coordinator.



  • Diploma in Police Foundations/Protection, Security & Investigationsor equivalent from a recognized College, University or equivalent ie: military, police college or hospital security guard experience
  • Valid Ontario Security Guard License 
  • First aid & CPR Level C Certification
  • Proficient in English, written and oral
  • Immunization Record (measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, and TB skin tests 1 and 2)
  • Proof of double COVID-19 Vaccine

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