Under the direction of the immediate supervisor, performs surveillance duties in University buildings and grounds in order to ensure protection against fire, theft, vandalism, or any other damage. Responds to emergency calls.
Major Duties & Responsibilities:
Makes rounds and inspects assigned locations and grounds reporting in by 2-way radio and/or registering on a time clock as necessary. When encountering occupants outside normal hours, verifies their identity, destination, asks for proof of authorization, ensures their registration and expels intruders.
Verifies that the doors and windows of premises are locked according to established schedule.
Is responsible for surveillance related to crime prevention (such as thefts, break-ins, vandalism, etc. ) by immediately contacting McGill security and/or the police.
Responds to emergency calls requiring immediate intervention. Verifies the closure of gas valves and all other machinery or equipment that should not be in operation at the time of verification. Reports any unusual or urgent situation, and/or takes appropriate measures to remedy the situation.
In the case of emergency, takes appropriate measures for evacuation of the premises and direct occupants to the exits. Performs first aid procedures if necessary.
Provides information to visitors, answers the telephone, and transmits messages.
Completes simple reports.
Verifies the condition of fire prevention equipment and alarm systems and vehicles used to make the rounds.
On occasion, clears building entrance and spreads materials to prevent slipping. May be called upon to intervene in the event of water damage.
Attends courses on security, prevention, first aid and participates in training exercises.
The list of duties and responsibilities outlined above is representative and not a complete and detailed list of tasks, which may be performed by an employee whose position has been matched to this generic job description.
Education & Experience:
High School Leaving
First Aid Certificate
Six (6) months related experience
Other Qualifying Skills And/Or Abilities:
Service-oriented and able to maintain a professional manner and appearance at all times. Valid Security Certification. Ability to work as part of a team. Able to remain calm in emergency situations and to solve problems in area of responsibility. Ability to work closely with the Residence Life and Accommodations teams. Experience overseeing the well-being of students within residences and intervening whenever necessary. Experience doing rounds and inspecting assigned locations and grounds reporting. Ability to use 2-way radio. Comfortable with in person validation of identity, destination and proof of authorization when encountering occupants outside normal hours. Experience in surveillance related to crime prevention and reporting of any unusual or urgent situations to McGill Security and or police. Ability to verify condition of fire prevention equipment, alarms systems, as valves, machineries or other equipment accordingly. Excellent interpersonal skills. English written and spoken, French spoken.
Protection Supervisor (ER)
$19.77 - $27.25
Student Housing and Hospitality Services
Residence Business Operations
Hours Per Week:
August 16 - May 15
9pm to 5am, Sunday, Monday Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Occasional weekend/evening and night overtime required during peak periods.
How To Apply:
Please submit your cover letter and curriculum vitae, clearly indicating the reference number, to Student Housing and Hospitality Services:
McGill University, Student Housing & Hospitality Services
475 Sherbrooke Street West
hrapplication2.shhs [at] mcgill.ca
The deadline to apply for this position is January 28, 2020 at 5:00 PM.
- Current employees: please indicate your McGill ID number in your application.*
We thank all applicants for their interest in McGill University. However, Student Housing and Hospitality Services will only contact applicants selected for an interview.
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