Security Guards - Full-time and Part-time

Security Guards - Full-time and Part-time
Employment type: Full-time
City: Toronto
Last visit: 2014-10-24
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-10-24


The Canadian Opera House Corporation, affiliated with the Canadian Opera Company, is now accepting applications for the full-time and part-time positions of Security Guard at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts located at 145 Queen St. W. Toronto. These opportunities will appeal to confident individuals with exceptional customer service and communication skills. The hours of work will vary covering day, evening and night shifts, and include weekends and statutory holidays.


Perform and maintain access control for stage door entrance and emergency exits

Alarm monitoring and responding to duress alarms, intrusion alarms and door alarms

Key management control including daily key audits and main key ledgers

Report writing such as daily incident and occurrence reports and daily memo-book reporting

Monitoring and surveillance of cameras

Patrol common areas such as box office, mechanical areas, entrances, restricted areas and building perimeter

Perform and assist with emergency response as outlined in the Health and Safety Manual

Follow procedures as outlined in the Building Fire Safety plan

Execute duties at all times in a manner consistent with safe working practices and the Occupational Health & Safety Act

Perform and execute duties in accordance with the department policies and procedures


All applicants must be in possession of a valid Ontario Security Guard Licence and have a current First Aid/CPR/Defibrillator certification

Minimum two years’ security experience working in a fast-paced environment

Operating knowledge of Fire Panel

Operating knowledge of card-access control software

Ability to provide exceptional customer service and strong communication skills

Previous report writing experience

Ability to handle typical and crisis situations in a confident and professional manner

Team player with a friendly demeanor

Ability to work under minimal supervision

Ability to sit for extended periods of time and climb stairs

Ability to work with a high volume of staff, patrons and the general public 

About the Canadian Opera Company

Based in Toronto, the Canadian Opera Company is the largest producer of opera in Canada and one of the largest in North America. The COC enjoys a loyal audience support-base and one of the highest attendance and subscription rates in North America. Under its leadership team of General Director Alexander Neef and Music Director Johannes Debus, the COC is increasingly capturing the opera world’s attention. The COC maintains its international reputation for artistic excellence and creative innovation by creating new productions within its diverse repertoire, collaborating with leading opera companies and festivals, and attracting the world’s foremost Canadian and international artists. The COC performs in its own opera house, the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, hailed internationally as one of the finest in the world. Designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects, the Four Seasons Centre opened in 2006, and is also the performance venue for The National Ballet of Canada. For more information on the COC, visit its award-winning website,


Interested persons are invited to submit their resume and wage expectations, stating interest in the full-time or part-time position, no later than November 21, 2014 to:

Jennifer Toulmin, Canadian Opera House Corporation

The COC thanks, in advance, all applicants who submit resumes. Given the high number of applications, personal responses to inquiries are not possible, and only those considered for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or faxes please.

Career Level: Experienced

Industry: Not for Profit and Charity

Job Function: Security and Surveillance