Security and Alarm Systems Technician

Operations · Markham, Ontario
Department Operations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $18 - 23 DOE

Basic details

Job Title: Security Systems Technician
Location: Markham, Ontario

Type: Full-time, Permanent
Experience: 1-3 years


Spotter Security is growing, and we are looking for talented technicians who will grow with us. Are you a great problem solver who learns quickly, has strong people skills, and works well with minimal guidance? If so, we want you as part of our team!


Our Security Systems Technicians are the face of our company – as the person with whom our clients will meet with most often, your success will build positive relationships with our clients.


Security Systems Technicians Overview

This is very much a hands-on position. You will be driving to customer sites to install, maintain, and update their security system hardware. Our technicians work individually and in teams, and we encourage you to support each other. Our customers' worksites span across the GTA, and you will need to begin and end each day at our Markham office.  


Successful technicians will be able to: 

  • Communicate effectively with our customers, and manage their expectations;
  • Install low voltage cable for security cameras, card access systems, and alarm systems;
  • Terminate CAT5/6 cable with RJ45 and into a patch panel;
  • Mount and terminate access control panels (S2, Brivo, Avigilon);
  • Mount and focus IP cameras (Axis, Avigilon);
  • Mount and terminate alarm panels (DSC);
  • Mount network racks and wall enclosures;
  • Install and terminate door strikes and card readers; and
  • Read blueprints and drawings.


If you enjoy problem solving and will push yourself to learn and exceed expectations, this could be the job for you! We are looking for talented people who enjoy hands-on work and are prepared for labour intensive tasks. 


Please clearly indicate relevant experience and qualifications on your resume. Be sure to make any of the following experience and knowledge clear.  


Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered: 

  • Must have a valid full "G" license
  • Must have a clean driving record/abstract
  • Have clear criminal record check
  • Must be currently able to legally work in Canada

While we appreciate all candidates, these are only the minimum requirements that must be met to be considered for the position, and meeting them alone may not be sufficient for further consideration.


These additional certifications would make your application more competitive, but are not necessary:

  • Ministry approved Working at Heights certification
  • Boom/Scissor lift and/or Bucket Truck safety training
  • Product knowledge certification/courses
  • Completion of IPVM courses
  • Education in Technologist or Electrical programs


What's in it for you?

  • Highly valued and respected - we support our employees with the same high customer service standards we provide our clients
  • Guaranteed full-time hours
  • Competitive pay
  • Extended Health and Dental benefits


Who is Spotter Security?

We have been designing and installing custom security solutions for businesses and commercial sites in Canada since 2004. Our happy clients include many construction companies, manufacturing plants, commercial plazas, logistics companies, warehouses, data centers, education institutes, and other commercial properties. We provide 3 main services:

  • Video surveillance camera systems,
  • Live video monitoring, and
  • Access control systems. 

Our mission is to install the right security solution for our customers so that they never feel let down. And we can only fulfill this promise to our customers when we have a happy team serving our customers enthusiastically. Therefore, we are always looking for talented people who will want to grow with our company. We strive to make sure that our customers are happy, and we do this by make sure that our employees, who serve them, are happy too.


I want to apply! What's next?

  • Read about our company to make sure you want to join our team. Here is a link to our website: https://spottersecurity.com/
  • Our hiring and selection process can include video interviews, skills & knowledge assessments, and background checks (criminal record search and driving insurability). 
  • Please be sure emails from and the domain @app.bamboohr.com will be received and not marked as junk


Good luck – we look forward to hearing from you!


We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected at each stage to continue will be contacted.


Spotter Security is committed to providing accommodations throughout the hiring process in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.  Please advise Human Resources (hr@spottersecurity.com) if you require any accommodations.

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  • Location
    Markham, Ontario
  • Department
    Operations
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    $18 - 23 DOE