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Emergency Management and Corporate Security Advisor

Strathcona County
Strathcona County
Application Deadline: 2022-01-25
Date Posted: 2022-01-14
Location: Sherwood Park, Alberta
Compensation: $39.17 to $48.96 per hour

RCMP and Enforcement Services

Competition number: 001-2022-EXT-RCM
Closing date: 01/25/2022
Job type: Permanent Full-time
Department: RCMP and Enforcement Services
Pay range: $39.17 to $48.96 per hour ($81,473.60 to $101,836.80 per year)
Hours: 40 hours per week

Reporting to the Manager of Enforcement Services, the Emergency Management and Corporate Security Advisor is the subject matter expert for Strathcona County on security issues related to physical/personnel security, threat, risk and impact assessments, planning, training and related policy development. Though positioned in the RCMP and Enforcement Services Department, this role works laterally to provide leadership, coordination and support to all County departments, and is part of the County’s approach to enterprise risk management (ERM).

This role is also an active law enforcement presence in response to threats and serious incidents including assessment and post-investigation follow-up in coordination with police and County administration and is key in maintaining partnerships with external stakeholders and various organizations such as the RCMP and Corporate Security Services with the AB Ministry of Justice and Solicitor General and City of Edmonton.

· Support the development of an ERM framework for risk identification and mitigation policies specific to external impacts
· Provide advice, research and support both internally and externally in developing and enhancing security measures for County facilities and related infrastructure
· Play a key role in completing threat risk assessments (personnel and asset/facility based), process reviews, policy development, and conducting preventative security training and educational campaigns
· Support Departments in the development of Department Emergency Response Plans (ERPs) and Business Continuity Plans (BCPs)
· Development and delivery of ongoing training, education and employee security awareness programs for County personnel
· Identify emerging security issues/risk and ensure the County is well positioned to respond

Skills and Abilities
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills including strong computer skills
· Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with people from a variety of backgrounds
· Manage multiple priorities and produce results in an environment with uncompromising deadlines
· Ability to negotiate agreements, present arguments on behalf of the County and exercise judgment where compromise is often necessary to secure a positive outcome
· Demonstrated proficiency to translate technical and security concepts into non-technical language and present effectively to large audiences
· Maintain productive relationships with individuals and organizations at all levels of the public service and the private sector
· Ability to handle and safeguard highly confidential and sensitive information in an appropriate manner
· Successfully coordinate the work of professional staff, project teams, contractors and consultants
· Ability to work independently and in a team environment with a strong commitment to Corporate Values

· Minimum of two years related post-secondary education preferably in a recognized Public Security/Police Program plus five (5) years of related law enforcement experience with demonstrated training in law enforcement and management skills
· Professional designation as either Certified Protection Professional or Physical Security Professional
· Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) – Level One
· Supervisory experience would be an asset
· Extensive knowledge of Strathcona County Bylaws and legal authorities within the bylaws
· Comprehensive knowledge of the Canadian and Alberta legal systems for procedures and practices, as well as all applicable Alberta Legislation relevant to Emergency Disaster Planning
· Knowledge of the court system for proper documentation and presentation of court documents and testimony
· Extensive knowledge of the Alberta Emergency Act, Alberta Traffic Safety Act and ICS principles
· Knowledge of security systems and technologies, and knowledge of public security procedures, policing methods and relevant legislation and policy

Conditions of Employment
· In accordance with the Employee COVID-19 Vaccination Directive and Procedure, all employees of Strathcona County are required to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination or will be required to participate in a rapid testing program
· Eligible for RCMP Enhanced Reliability Security Clearance
· Eligible for Alberta Community Peace Officer Appointment CPO level 1 (preferred)
· Valid First Aid, CPR and WHMIS certifications
· Valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s licence and submission of a 5-year Driver’s Abstract with less than 7 demerits

Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered.

In addition to providing a dynamic working environment, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package including a flexible spending account as well as an Earned Day Off program.

Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials as noted in the resume.

To apply, go to:

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies for similar positions within the next 6 months.

Competition #001-2022-EXT-RCM closes January 25, 2022

Thank you for your interest in Strathcona County. We only contact candidates selected for interviews.

A cover letter must be submitted along with a resume describing the interest in this position.

Strathcona County
Application Deadline: 2022-01-25
Date Posted: 2022-01-14
Location: Sherwood Park, Alberta
Compensation: $39.17 to $48.96 per hour