District Manager - Oshawa in Oshawa, ON at Securitas Canada

Date Posted: 1/9/2020

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Job Description

Job Code: 91969849916

Category: CAN Manager-Professional

We are looking for a strong leader that is passionate about the Security Industry. As a District Manager with Securitas you will oversee and report on the financial and operational effectiveness of your branch to the Controller.

Securitas clients span the spectrum of business industry, telecommunications, property management, and government. Your diversified experience in security operations, law enforcement, or the military will be an immense benefit to you as you meet with Securitas clientele.

Proven experience in progressive leadership is a must. You will be responsible for providing leadership and direction for your staff at the branch level. Business minded with solid critical thinking skills, you will oversee an effective and efficient operation. Ambition and self-motivation are vital to accomplishing the tasks and goals set by Securitas Leadership.

You will be working in a fast paced, dynamic environment, contributing to the growth of sales in your branch portfolio. You will collaborate with of an effective, experienced team. Presentable and articulate, your communication and interpersonal skills will be crucial as you will be working in an industry with very diverse internal and external clients. Securitas is a world leader in security technology. Your reporting will be accomplished through the use of various web-based information and interfaces.

Travel will be required periodically for business purposes.


  • Manage the General Motors Account with respect to providing guarding service to the following General Motors, Ontario sites: Oshawa, St. Catharines and Woodstock.
  • Manage approximately 100 Unionized to Non-represented staff
  • Meets regularly with client representatives for status updates and addresses any actual or potential problems; negotiates client contracts; supports client start-ups; carries out security planning, assessments and surveys; reviews and updates post orders.
  • Responsible for the bargaining of a Collective Agreement for full-time and part-time guards represented by Unifor.
  • Responsible for all site Labour Relations
  • Oversees the administration of Securitas Retirement Pension Plan for GM Site Employees and liaisons with Securitas Pension representative(s).
  • Manages the administration of benefit plan and WSIB claims
  • Oversees employee database for processing of employee pension statements and pension adjustment for Annual T4.
  • Oversees the process of the annual Uniform ordering for all GM Ontario sites (Oshawa, St. Catharines and Woodstock)
  • Ensures the delivery of high quality, customer service through regular contact with clients; evaluates service quality and initiates corrective action as necessary.
  • Analyzes operational and financial indicators to continuously improve Branch performance; ensures profitable operations with full profit and loss accountability.
  • Recruits, selects, orients, trains, and develops high caliber staff in collaboration with Area management; plans, assigns, and directs work; coaches employees to enhance skills; carries out disciplinary actions as necessary.
  • Develops and administers Branch budget in collaboration with Area management.
  • Maintains a positive, professional environment in full compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures; acts to ensure that staff members understand and comply with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Authorizes appropriate expenditures including equipment, supplies, and vehicles; ensures vehicles are properly maintained and administers driver training; ensures adequate inventory of uniforms, radios, etc.; maintains and submits payroll records and other required information.
  • Ensures scheduling is handled effectively to meet client requirements while controlling labor costs; reviews site reports to ensure post orders and client directions have been followed.
  • Provides input to company, Region and Area initiatives; promptly assists in the resolution of legal, financial, human resources, and administrative issues.
  • Performs additional functions, duties and specific tasks of a similar nature and scope as necessary in order to achieve assigned business objectives.

Job Requirements


  • Competencies (as demonstrated through experience, training, and/or testing):
  • Knowledge of security operations, payroll processes and billing.
  • Knowledge of business operations management and human resources
  • Use of personal computer and spreadsheet software.
  • Ability to synthesize business/financial data and develop solutions.
  • Planning, organizing and leadership skills.
  • Oral and written communications skills.
  • Strong customer service and service delivery orientation.
  • Ability to interact effectively at various social levels and across diverse cultures.
  • Ability to be an effective leader and member of teams.
  • Ability to take initiative and achieve results.


  • University degree and 3 or more years of experience in a field related to the security industry and/or business management, and responsible experience in the security             industry is preferred and/or qualifications to the company’s satisfaction.


If you possess these qualifications and are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter to HRCorpResumes@Securitas.ca