Join our diverse team of security professionals who help ensure safety within our city. City of Toronto’s team was named winner of the OSPA Outstanding Security Team for their achievements, high standards and continued education and support for staff.

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We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and pension, opportunities for career growth, an inclusive work environment and more. Additional benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Pension
  • 100 per cent employer-paid health, vision and dental benefits, including family coverage
  • Maternity, parental and adoptive parent leave with top-up payments
  • Paid vacation, sick and personal days
  • Discounts on TTC passes, Bike Share, gym memberships and more
  • Opportunities for advancement

Security Guards

City of Toronto Security Guards are responsible for protecting people as well as City assets and facilities.  

Highlighted responsibilities include: 

  • Responding and effectively handling emergency and non-emergency, security and law enforcement calls 
  • Monitoring and patrolling assigned areas 
  • Responding to public inquiries and representing the City of Toronto in a positive manner 
  • Conducting security audits  

Control Centre Operators

City of Toronto Control Centre Operators monitor security systems and respond to calls. They act as a first point of contact for the public and security staff. 

Highlighted responsibilities include: 

  • Providing first-line direction to in-house security staff 
  • Monitoring facilities through remote systems 
  • Handling emergency and non-emergency calls to security lines 
  • Dispatching and providing real-time guidance to mobile patrol security guards 

The first step is applying through the City of Toronto’s website. Start by viewing the list of Corporate Security positions currently open and choose “Apply now” to begin the process.

Note that applications must have a valid Security Guard License and First Aid/CPR Level C. Please indicate you have these licenses/training in your application and provide copies where possible.

Once you have applied, see next steps and what to expect from in-person hiring events.

  • Application cut-off date for February 25 hiring event: Now closed.
  • Online Written Test: February 20
  • In-Person Hiring Event and Interviews: February 25
  • Reference Checks: February 26 to March 8
  • Job Offers and Employment Notice: Will immediately follow
  • Onboarding: Will immediately follow
  • Foundational Training: Tentatively commencing March 25
  • In-Field Training: Will immediately follow
  • Full Deployment: Will immediately follow

People & Equity collects personal information under the legal authority of the City of Toronto Act, 2006 S.O. 2006, Chapter 11, Schedule A, s 136(c), Human Rights Code R.S.O. 1990, Chapter H.19, s 11(1), and the City of Toronto Municipal Code, Chapter 169, Article 4, Chief People Officer of People & Equity, s 169-4.1. The information is used to verify eligibility to work for the City of Toronto, assess application trends and inform the development of enhanced and future recruitment processes and programs. Questions about this collection can be directed to the Senior Human Resources Consultant, Metro Hall, 55 John Street, 5th floor, Toronto, Ontario M5V 3C6 or by telephone at 416-392-4738.