Security Guard

by London Health Sciences Centre

Reference #: 102281
Position Type: Regular, Part-time
Remote work options: No
Location: London, Ontario
Date Posted: Jul 02, 2024
London Health Sciences Centre

Job Description

Posting Period


Open:  July 3, 2024 

Deadline: July 16, 2024 


Department Name


Security Services

Reporting to the Coordinator, Security, the Security Guard ensures the safety and security of patients, visitors, staff, and building facilities. This is accomplished via crisis intervention, preventative patrols, dispatching of security calls and alarm monitoring, emergency response, investigation, and report writing.  

Rate of Pay:                 $26.43 per hour - $33.02 per hour 

Hiring for Multiple Positions


  • Successful completion of a diploma in Protection, Security and Investigation or Police Foundations, or equivalent
  • Licensed as a Security Guard in the Province of Ontario
  • Recent security experience in a Hospital environment preferred
  • A valid Ontario “G” Driver's License; required to produce a 3 year drivers license record satisfactory to the hospital
  • Required to provide proof of current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support and St. John Ambulance Standard First Aid within ninety (90) days of start date; Hospital requires that you maintain current registration in both these programs
  • Familiarity with local, provincial, and federal legislation pertinent to Security Operations including the Mental Health Act
  • Advanced non violent crisis intervention skills and verbal de-escalation skills
  • Advanced investigative and report writing skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of proper use of restraint systems
  • Ability to react to and coordinate response to a variety of stressful and crisis situations
  • Advanced public relations skills
  • Demonstrated effective communication (both written and verbal), interpersonal and conflict resolution skills with the ability to interact with others in a respectful manner
  • Demonstrated high standards of ethical conduct, exhibiting honesty and integrity
  • Demonstrated proficient knowledge of the use of fire extinguishers and firefighting equipment
  • Ability to work out of doors under unfavourable weather conditions
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to the principles of patient family centred care
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to LHSC's vision, purpose and values
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis

Immunization Requirements:

Before beginning employment at LHSC, all new hires will be required to:

  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus/ Diphtheria/Polio; Meningitis;
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing (two step);
  • Provide proof of Health Canada-approved COVID-19 vaccination reflective of Ontario Health’s current definition of being fully vaccinated

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We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect. LHSC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from equity-denied groups including Indigenous people, racialized people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQIA+ persons. LHSC is also committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive recruitment process. Upon individual request, we will endeavor to remove any barrier to the hiring process to reasonably accommodate candidates, including those with disabilities, while maintaining a fair, consistent and equitable recruitment approach. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Recruitment Services at 519-685-8500, extension #34321 or .

As part of the selection process applicants may be required to complete an examination or test. Please be advised that a reference check may be conducted as part of the selection process.

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory police information check (original document) completed in the last 6 months.

There are so many great reasons to join London Health Sciences Centre. Here are a few of the great reasons for joining LHSC. We know that once you get to know us better, you'll want to add your own reasons to the list!

  • Multiple Professional Growth Opportunities
  • A Shared Leadership Model
  • A Leading-Edge Environment
  • International Acclaim
  • On-Site Wellness Centre

Application Contact Information

Company Name:   London Health Sciences Centre
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