Physical Security Coordinator
Ottawa, CA
2d ago


The Physical Security Coordinator will be a member of the BGIS NCR RP1 Security Team and will support the physical security program in compliance with both the RP1 contract, BGIS corporate policies, and all applicable Government of Canada Security Polices.


Physical Security

  • Assists the Security Manager as the BGIS NCR initial point of contact for physical security related incidents, issues, questions, or concerns for the NCR Region.
  • Conducts scheduled and random physical access reviews at BGIS FMZ offices to ensure compliance with BGIS security policies and standards and Document Safeguarding security requirements.
  • Develops and manages a Security Sweep program for the BGIS Ottawa office.
  • Ensures Post Orders for BGIS Managed Commissionaires are updated annually.
  • Maintains the Alternate Company Security Officers (ACSO) listing for the NCR, performs audits, changes and keeps up to date as required.
  • Assists in the Management of the Threat and Risk Assessments for the NCR and tracks and audits the Implementation Plan for each.
  • Provides guidance and advice to Project Managers for physical security related projects. These projects can include the updating of any security systems in the buildings and projects relating to the implementation of recommendations from the respective Threat and Risk Assessment for the building.
  • Provides guidance to internal facility and / or project management teams as required under the direction of the Regional Security Manager.
  • Assists in the implementation of cost saving initiatives and best practices.
  • Attends Building Security Committee Meetings.
  • Training & Awareness

  • Manages the NCR Security Awareness Program including for the BGIS Ottawa office. Activities include creating security awareness bulletins, conducting presentations to BGIS’ Operations and Project Management teams.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Diploma or equivalent in the Security Management field
  • Minimum of 3-5 years in the physical security field
  • Experience in design, implementation and / or management of physical security projects
  • Experience in writing formal policies, guidelines and procedures
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Able to calmly manage a fast-paced work environment with several ongoing high-priority tasks
  • Able to process, prioritize and respond to a high-volume of e-mail communication
  • Knowledge of supporting security disciplines, document control, visitor access, personnel security processing, and security processes and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate information to various audiences and all levels of the organization, both verbally and through written communications
  • Must be dependable, responsive, customer-focused and possess the qualities of diplomacy, tact, excellent judgment, discretion and initiative and perform in a multi-tasked and dynamic environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Requires the ability to make sound decisions, manage time, take independent action, analyze problems and provide focused solutions
  • Strong and effective leadership skills
  • Working knowledge and understanding of the Policy on Government security all related Government of Canada security standards and industry standards.
  • Bilingual : French and English, spoken and written
  • Licenses and / or Professional Accreditation

  • The following are not required but considered an asset :
  • oA certification or professional designation from an internationally recognized body; oCertified Protection Professional (CPP)oPhysical Security Professional (PSP) designation considered an asse

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