FAQ

I don't have a Security Guard License, how can I get one?

You must contact the Ministry of Community Safety & Correctional Services, Private Security & Investigative Services Branch at 1-866-767-7454 or through their website at http://www.ontario.ca/private-security

Do I really need a Security Guard License to apply for a position?

Yes, under the law you cannot be hired or work as a Security Guard without a current and valid license.

I applied with your company, passed your test but you didn’t have anything available at the time; how long will you keep my application active?

All applications for Security Guard positions are kept in our system for up to 6 months.

Do you offer Security Guard training to the public?

No, we do not offer Security Guard training to the public. We only offer orientation and specialized ongoing training to our own employees. To find out more about Security Guard training, contact the Ministry of Community Safety & Correctional Services, Private Security & Investigative Services Branch at 1-866-767-7454 or through their website at http://www.ontario.ca/private-security

Do you do investigations or alarms?

No on both items. We are licensed to provide Security Guards services and do not provide investigation services or alarm services.

I have a Security Guard License from another province, can I use it to get a job with you?

No, you will need to obtain an Ontario Security Guard License in order to apply for a job with us.

I am new to Canada and have no security experience, will you hire me?

We will consider all applicants who have a current, valid Ontario Security License, are authorized to legally work in Canada, are fluent in English and are in good general health.

I am recently retired, semi-retired; can I apply for a job with you?

We will consider all applicants who have a current, valid Ontario Security License, are authorized to legally work in Canada, are fluent in English and are in good general health.

How do I get started working as a Security Guard?

You must first take an approved Security Guard training program, pass a licensing exam and then apply for a the Ministry of Community Safety & Correctional Services, Private Security & Investigative Services Branch at 1-866-767-7454 or through their website at http://www.ontario.ca/private-security

Contact Us

info@magnumprotective.com

Phone: 416-591-1566

Fax: 416-591-1568

1043 Bloor Street West, Toronto, ON M6H 1M4

Our professionalism is in our people. Our guards are committed to delivering value to our clients twenty-four hours, seven days a week. Our training programs, management support systems and staff commitment have resulted in us having one of the most loyal, well trained and professional contract security services in Toronto.