Specialist, Security Investigations & Operations x 2 (CPP)

Employer: Saskpower
Location: Regina, Saskatchewan Canada
Job number: 779380


Job Summary: 
The Specialist is accountable to provide subject matter expertise and administration of a specialized function. As a member of SaskPower’s management team, this position is responsible to act as a central point of contact in the management and administration of strategic and operational functions, providing expert advice and direction that aligns with departmental and corporate goals and objectives.


Security Duties Description:
Plan, research, develop, evaluate and implement processes, policies and procedures utilized for the development of strategies and business initiatives that address the organization’s requirements
Act as a subject matter expert in a specialized function to develop, implement, coach and assist management staff in the administration and interpretation of corporate policies; providing advice that is appropriate, practical and consistent with relevant legislation, regulations, laws and/or industry standards
Identify new business solutions and operational efficiencies, while providing recommendations which have a significant impact on SaskPower’s business operations and strategies
Lead and/or participate in cross-functional projects to provide functional expertise for corporate and departmental strategic planning initiatives
Represent the department and prepare and present material to internal and external audiences as required
Maintain knowledge of industry developments and best practices related to area of specialization and adapt them to SaskPower’s operational environment
Provide leadership and direction to project teams and/or assigned staff as required
Perform security investigations under the direction of the Manager, Enterprise Security Investigations & Operations
Conduct interviews of appropriate personnel and prepare clearly written investigation reports in a timely manner when required as part of security investigations For position 1, in addition to the shared accountabilities listed above:
Lead security investigations into occurrences of metal theft, energy theft and other thefts of SaskPower assets.
Meet with external and internal stakeholders as part of conducting investigations, and providing security and deterrence awareness.
Ensure security incidents/events are captured within the security incident reporting database.
Provide statistical tracking and management reporting of incidents/events.
Liaison with law enforcement and external agencies. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:
Post-secondary education resulting in graduation from a Bachelor’s degree program, or equivalent AND/OR;
Related security professional designation(s) or certification(s) such as Certified Protection Professional (CPP); Professional Certified Investigator (PCI); or Physical Security Professional (PSP); AND/OR;
5 years of related security or law enforcement experience.
Must be capable of obtaining Government of Canada Secret level clearance
Team player with the ability to build and maintain strategic relationships both internal and external to SaskPower
Results oriented thinker, with the ability to manage and provide advice regarding complex and confidential issues with sensitivity and professionalism
Excellent analytical, research and problem solving skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work and manage in a changing environment
Excellent facilitation, project management and decision making skills
Ability to foster a culture focused on safety, innovation and teamwork
Demonstrated skill in SaskPower’s competencies
Must have a continuing record of professional development
Security experience gained by working for another electrical utility is an asset
Experience with NERC-CIP is an asset
Successful applicants will be subject to a criminal record check

Travel for this position is required – approximately 30%.

A suitable combination of relevant education and experience may also be considered




For position 2, in addition to the shared accountabilities listed above:
Lead the management of alarm systems (physical intrusion detection) across the Corporation.
Coordinate communications with business areas to ensure user awareness and knowledge of alarm systems and access control.
Work with business areas to ensure their alarm systems are functional and employee lists are maintained.
Develop a preventative maintenance schedule and ensure alarm and CCTV systems are maintained.
Work with internal resources, contractors or vendors to ensure work is completed in a timely, safe and cost effective manner.
Consult with business areas and project teams and provide knowledgeable advice on CCTV, Intrusion Detection (physical) and card access systems.
Provide leadership in the assessment and planning of card access (access control) within SaskPower. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:
Post-secondary education resulting in graduation from a Bachelor’s degree program, or equivalent AND/OR;
Related security professional designation(s) or certification(s) such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP); Certified Information Security Manager (CISM); Certified Protection Professional (CPP); Professional Certified Investigator (PCI); or Physical Security Professional (PSP); AND/OR;
5 years of related security experience
Team player with the ability to build and maintain strategic relationships both internal and external to SaskPower
Results oriented thinker, with the ability to manage and provide advice regarding complex and confidential issues with sensitivity and professionalism
Excellent analytical, research and problem solving skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work and manage in a changing environment
Excellent facilitation, project management and decision making skills
Ability to foster a culture focused on safety, innovation and teamwork
Demonstrated skill in SaskPower’s competencies
Must have a continuing record of professional development
Law enforcement, military or intelligence service experience is an asset
Security experience gained by working for another electrical utility is an asset
Experience with NERC-CIP is an asset
Successful applicants will be subject to a criminal record check

This position may require up to 30% travel, and accommodation of occasional after-hour calls for assistance.

A suitable combination of relevant education and experience may also be considered

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Please apply by May 15, 2016.