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Posting Number: CUPE-1356-1-8610
Position Title: Property Watch Official
Department: Security Operations, Campus Services and Business Operations
Affiliation: CUPE-1356-1
Salary: $18.45/hour
Duration: Continuing Full-Time
Hours: On-going 12-Hour Night Shifts, currently 8:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. with a rotating schedule over a two (2) week period. NOTE: The listed hours are subject to change based upon operational needs; flexibility is required. While currently a 12-hour rotational shift model is being used, the department is reviewing some of its scheduling requirements. The applicant must be able to meet changes in scheduling as required.
To use an intervention capable security model to provide security services to the York University community. This includes, but is not limited to, conducting patrols, property watch and access control activities to assigned areas of the campus. As directed and in concert with other security services classifications, supports and assists Security Operations in responding to calls for service.
Community College diploma in a related field (Law and Security, Police Foundations, etc.) or equivalent training, experience and education in a security or related field. Must possess a valid Ontario Security Guard License and current valid First Aid and CPR Certificates.
Two years experience in a security field preferred. Experience and training in the Ontario Use of Force Model including certification in the use of expandable batons and handcuffs is preferred.
Essential: Shall possess the following: a sensitivity and commitment to the needs and concerns of a diverse community; excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to deal calmly and effectively with people including tact and diplomacy; the ability to work as a pro-active team member; basic word-processing; familiarity with email and demonstrated working knowledge of computers and software in general; good communication skills, including oral, written and listening; skills in basic crime prevention methods; the ability to work as a pro-active team member; the ability to take direction; the ability and willingness to undertake and participate in various departmental training initiatives and exercises; familiarization with federal, provincial, and municipal laws applicable in a university environment; Must successfully complete the York Security Services Advance Patrol Training certification program as required. A position designated as bilingual will require written and oral fluency in the French and English languages. Language proficiency tests will be administered.
Additional Notes :
Any offer of employment is conditional upon completion and submission of a satisfactory criminal background check. York University may use the results of the criminal background check to determine suitability of the candidate. Advancement within Security Services based upon competition. Please note a complete application package consists of: an application form, recruitment questionnaire, cover letter and resume.
Cover Letter Required: Yes
Internal Posting Date: October 9, 2013
Internal Application Deadline: October 16, 2013
Extended Posting Date: October 9, 2013
Extended Application Deadline: October 16, 2013
External Posting Date: October 9, 2013
External Application Deadline: October 16, 2013

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If you are unable to send applications by email, you may apply by fax to (416) 736-5381 OR drop off your application package at the ‘drop-off slot’ located outside of Room 1055 in the Physical Resources Building. For more information call (416) 736-5317.

The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. York University is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.

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