Director, Protection Services
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July 8, 2013
Senior Manager, Zone 2
Justice and Solicitor General
The Protection Services Branch of Alberta Justice and Solicitor General requires a Director to provide leadership in the development and delivery of security services as well as manage the programs and resources of Legislature and Government Security, Technical Services, Energy Security Unit, Sheriff's Operations Communication Centre and the Alberta Security and Strategic Intelligence Support Team (ASSIST). Reporting to the Executive Director, you will assume responsibility for strategic initiatives and operations, and support business and financial plans.
You will partner in the delivery of security plans on a cross-government and cross-sector basis and provide direction and expertise on policy matters and emerging security issues. You will guide the decision-making of security professionals, identify performance goals and assess results.
Your exceptional leadership, problem-solving and relationship building skills are essential to your success in this position. As the Director, you must have extensive knowledge of security technologies and processes that ensures credibility in your liaison with external agencies and the security services network in Alberta and Canada. You must also have thorough knowledge of Acts and Regulations such as the Peace Officer Act, Safe Communities and Neighborhood Act, Criminal Code of Canada, and the Alberta Counter Terrorism Crisis Management Plan. In addition, you have excellent communication and facilitation skills to effectively respond to sensitive political issues, negotiating to achieve resolution through co-operation and compromise while maintaining the safety and security of government property, employees, and visitors.
A related degree and extensive progressively senior responsibility within a law enforcement/ public sector environment is required, including considerable experience in a management capacity. Coursework in advanced technical security, communication systems and/or management/supervision is preferred. Equivalencies considered.
Requirements of this position include:
Eligible for Peace Officer appointment pursuant to the provisions of the Alberta Peace Officer Act;
Must possess a valid Alberta Driver's License;
A driver's abstract is required;
Qualify with firearms to the established standard;
Qualify for enhanced security clearance to the "secret" level;
Travel within Alberta is required.
$3,871.67 - $4,916.45 bi-weekly
How to Apply
Please submit your application online by clicking on the "APPLY NOW" button below. Only one file can be uploaded. Please ensure your COVER LETTER, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS AND JOB ID 1018136 ON YOUR APPLICATION. Applicants can track competition status online.
If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID to: Lori Montes at Human Resource Services, 9th floor, Brownlee Building, 10365 - 97 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3W7. Fax: (780) 644-1395. If you have applied online, please DO NOT send a duplicate by regular mail/fax.
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. Due to the large volume of applications, we regret we cannot confirm that resumes have been received by our office. Applicants who apply online will receive an e-mail acknowledging receipt of their application. Open competitions are available to the general public and current Alberta public service employees. You must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or eligible to work in Canada.
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