Greater Toronto Airports Authority careers 2022 in Toronto, ON – Specialist, Security (2 term – 8 months & 10 months)

  • Full Time
  • Toronto, ON
  • Applications have closed

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About the job

The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) is a unique and dynamic place to work. Approximately 1,400 GTAA employees work non-stop with our partners and agencies to deliver a safe and welcoming airport experience at Canada’s leading global hub airport, Toronto Pearson. The impacts of the pandemic have been significant to our industry, yet we remain Pearson Strong and are realizing the opportunity to accelerate our Healthy Airport commitment. Join us on our accelerated journey in creating the airport of the future in a smart, healthy and profitable way.

Reporting to the Manager, Security Operations Control this position is responsible for dispatching and coordinating security response by monitoring, evaluating and transmitting information to responding agencies; acting as a central communications point, assisting in the overall coordination of all security related events, identified by the Specialist, and initiated through the Perspective logging system; maintaining airport security by monitoring airport access control computer systems; observing and recording the responder activities through the use of the GTAA camera system.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for monitoring access control systems and dispatching resources as required
  • Responsible for monitoring camera systems in support of access control systems and independently
  • Central communication point for all security incidents at TPIA (Toronto Pearson International Airport)
  • Coordinate maintenance of all security related systems (hardware and software)
  • Coordinate access for special events, construction, urgent maintenance, etc.
  • Monitor and assist in the coordination of operations within the terminal and airside such as swing operations, maintenance shutdowns, PSL (Primary Security Line) displacements, construction, DCA (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) operations, baggage operations
  • Assist employees with RAIC (Restricted Area Identification Card)/keycard issues
  • Assessment of unattended items and dispatch of appropriate resources
  • Security system SME (Subject Matter Expert) assisting internal departments and external agencies by providing direction for security related matters

Candidates with relevant external experience must provide references with their applications in order to confirm this experience.


  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with all required doses of a vaccine approved by Health Canada. The GTAA will provide reasonable accommodation to individuals who cannot be vaccinated due to disability or any other ground protected by the Canadian Human Rights Act.
  • Must possess a Post-secondary school Diploma or Degree
  • Applicants with a combination of education and/or certification or experience in the provision of Security Services or Airport Operations may also be considered
  • Must possess 3 years’ experience in an airport or security operations
  • Call center or dispatching experience will be considered an asset
  • Must possess strong computer and computer keyboarding skills, accurate data entry with an ability to obtain a minimum keyboarding speed of 36 words per minute
  • Must be able to obtain and retain Transportation Security Clearance

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • The successful incumbent will have a strong knowledge of Emergency Response procedures
  • Familiarity with airside, groundside and terminal layouts
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and oral, written and listening communication skills
  • Ability to assess, prioritize simultaneous calls and make decisions based on tactical thinking
  • Must possess excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Must be proficient in the use of all MS Office software programs
  • Must be familiar with federal security legislation and corporate protocols
  • Ability to work under periods of stress during emergencies and high-volume workloads
  • Must have understanding of life safety monitoring systems and related interface with security systems
  • Understanding of Security Incent Management Program SIMP
  • Understanding of Safety and Security Programs
  • Must be familiar with the Toronto Pearson and terminal layout

What’s in it for you!

We offer our GTAA members amazing benefits, including retirement planning, group health benefits, employee assistance programs (EAP), paid leave, education and training, as well as recognition and rewards programs.

Company: Greater Toronto Airports Authority

Vacancy Type: Temporary · Associate

Job Location: Toronto, ON

Application Deadline: N/A

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