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4 weeks ago

Shelter Security Specialist

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Job Description


Are you passionate about Safety & Security and seeking the opportunity to join a team of Security professionals?

A.S.P. Incorporated has provided security and customer service solutions for over 20 years to Canadian clients. We employ over 2000 employees and are a subsidiary of ICTS EUROPE, operating in 22 countries and employing more than 17000 professionals. A.S.P provides services to some of Canada's largest airports and has a significant presence in the Commercial and Residential spaces in Ontario and Alberta.

A.S.P. Inc is seeking experienced police and military personnel for security specialist positions in City of Toronto Respite, Refugee, and Shelter locations. We are committed to helping those who have served find fulfilling careers within our workforce. We value the expertise and experience of veterans and reservists, and we are eager to facilitate their transition to civilian life. Additionally, a career with ASP can provide experienced security guards with the skills and work experience required to become a police officer, CBSA agent or Correction officer.

Applicants must be honest, confident, and socially aware individuals with a responsible attitude and who have the ability to assess situations and react quickly. They should be resilient, tenacious and be able to remain calm in what can sometimes be hostile situations. Strong leadership, confidence and communication skills are important, with the ability to work alone or as part of a professional team dealing with demanding challenges.

What you will do:

  • Providing Security Guard Services at Respite Center.

  • Monitoring and patrolling assigned areas;

  • Observing, investigating and acting on possible breaches of security, fire and safety hazards, illegal entry, theft, and malfunction or interruption of utilities;

  • Providing highly visible with professional knowledge of security protocols and the ability to react in multiple scenarios.

  • Acting as an ambassador of the client site by creating a presence that builds a safe and welcoming environment for all service users, employees, and visitors. Providing customer service, responding to inquiries and performing guarded tours along designated routes;

  • Informing the designated authorities in the event of security, fire, or health emergencies. Escorting designated authorities, police, fire, and ambulance personnel to emergency locations;

  • Documenting all security incidents into a clear, concise ,complete and accurate security incident report

  • Recording and maintaining logbook of daily activities, unusual or special occurrences and issuance of equipment to staff.

  • Enforcement of the Trespass to Property act including physically removing individuals found trespassing or engaging in criminal acts on premises or the assigned property.

  • Performing emergency response duties in accordance with the Emergency Response Manual.

  • Receiving/recording complaints, conducting investigations, preparing incident reports, and conducting follow up investigations;

  • Liaising with Shelter management to communicate any issues and challenges to site operations and reporting any health and safety concerns or fire and life safety concerns.

Who you are:

  • 1 year of Canadian Police or Canadian Armed forces experience

  • Graduate from a recognized community college in thee field of law enforcement, security administration or related field, including justice studies, social service, mental health and/or healthcare

  • Minimum of two (2) years experience within North American security industry and experience in a related security function

  • Hands on experience with making or assisting arrests.

  • Eligible to work in Canada.

  • Strong communication and observation skills.

  • Ability to work in high stress environment.

  • Ability to make quick and informed decisions.

  • Licensed by the Province of Ontario as a registered Security Guard and must maintain the license for the duration of employment.

  • Smart Serve, De-Escalation, SCDT, Standard First Aid, CPR and AED certifications

  • Comprehensive knowledge of common security policies and various related Acts, Codes and legislation, including the Criminal Code, the Trespass to Property Act, the Fire Code and WHMIS

Why you should work with A.S.P:

  • We care about our team and their personal and professional success.

  • We offer competitive salaries.

  • You can have flexible schedules.

A.S.P. Incorporated is committed to supporting a diverse workforce from various communities within which we operate. We encourage all qualified professionals, without regard to race, gender identity, colour, sex, marital / family status, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, aboriginal status, age, etc. to apply.

To apply please send your cover letter and resume to

We hire for PERSONALITY. We train for the job.


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