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1 months ago

Shelter Security Guard

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Job Description

Synergy Protection Group Inc. is looking for experienced and dedicated Security Site Supervisor to join our exciting, hard working and growing team in Ottawa, Ontario!

Job Status: Full Time (Permanent Position)

1. Continental shift (Week 1 - Mon/Tue/Fri/Sat/Sun & Week 2 - Wed/Thur) 20:30 - 07:30

2. Continental shift (Week 1 - Wed /Thur & Week 2 - Mon/Tue/Fri/Sat/Sun) 20:30 - 07:30

Synergy Protection Group Inc. is looking for an honest and professional individual to join our team. This is an opportunity to interact with people daily and take pride in keeping them and our building safe and secure. The on-duty Security personnel is often the first person that people come into contact with as they begin their workday or visit of our facility. We’re looking for someone with a friendly attitude who can represent our organization well while focusing on its security.

Job Duties:

  • Thoroughly investigate any security breaches, incidents, or suspicious activities within the shelter premises.
  • Record detailed observations, information, occurrences, and surveillance activities in comprehensive reports.
  • Maintain a visible and vigilant presence on-site to deter potential security threats.
  • Skillfully manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, prioritizing urgent matters effectively.
  • Supervise and coordinate on-site security personnel, ensuring smooth operations and adherence to protocols.
  • Provide guidance and support to team members, fostering a collaborative and efficient
  • Conduct regular patrols of designated areas within the shelter premises to identify and address any security vulnerabilities.
  • respond to any signs of unauthorized access or suspicious behavior.
  • Engage with shelter residents and visitors in a courteous and professional manner, adopting a customer service-oriented approach to security.
  • Address inquiries, concerns, and requests with empathy and efficiency, maintaining a positive rapport with the public.
  • Enforce relevant laws and regulations, including the Trespass to Property Act, to uphold the safety and integrity of the shelter environment.
  • Promptly escalate situations requiring intervention or assistance from law enforcement agencies.
  • Collaborate effectively with external authorities, providing necessary support and information to facilitate their response.
  • Prepare detailed incident reports and documentation for all security-related incidents, adhering to professional standards of writing.


  • A valid Ontario security license and First aid / CPR Certificate
  • A valid G drivers license
  • 2 years of Supervisor Experience
  • Prior security experience is an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Can stay alert at all times
  • Ability to respond well to emergency situations

Why become a part of Synergy family?

We are a people/client-centric security agency. Synergy is redefining the security industry for the 21st century. Delivering uncompromising and guaranteed services augmented with innovative technology that monitors deployment in real-time 24/7 while offering completely transparency and accountability. We believe there is more to good business than just good service. Our philosophy is simple: be a good corporate citizen while enhancing our industry and following the triple bottom line business model.

Perks we offer:

  • We are all about our people and we show it!
  • Competitive pay and comprehensive benefits
  • Extended benefits after completion of 3 Months Probation period
  • Provide free training such as Use of force, Non-violent crisis intervention, Mental Health First Aid, Report writing etc.
  • Responsive management team
  • Accommodate to your flexible schedules
  • Continuous coaching and support
  • Promote diversity through employee engagement
  • Provide growth and development opportunities

Synergy Protection Group Inc. values diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the interview process.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 per hour


  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekends as needed


  • Secondary School (preferred)


  • Security: 2 years (required)


  • Class G Licence (required)
  • Ontario Security Guard License (required)
  • Use of Force Certificate (required)

Work Location: In person

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