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Nws Chief Security Officer

July 30 2021
Industries Consulting services
Categories Security, Protective Services, Defence
Ottawa, ON

Join Nasittuq for a unique and rewarding experience!

Nasittuq is currently bidding on the contract for the Operation & Maintenance of the North Warning System (NWS). The NWS is a joint Canada and United States early-warning radar system with 47 sites located in Northern Canada; a Control Centre and Support Centre located in North Bay, ON and a Contract Management Office located in Ottawa, ON.

This job posting is being advertised in advance of award of a contract. Employment is contingent upon Nasittuq being awarded the contract.

We are looking for someone who cares about their work, is motivated, works collaboratively and thrives in a fast-paced environment. If you are someone who approaches work with passion and the courage to innovate, then this role is for you.

Nasittuq currently provides exemplary technical services to the Department of National Defence (DND) in support of operations of Canadian Forces Station Alert (CFS Alert) in Alert Nunavut. For more information, visit www.nasittuq.com.


The Chief Security Officer will be responsible for coordinating all corporate activities with respect to security and implications, which includes physical security, personnel security, communications security and the protection and privacy of the corporation.

  • Administer the requirements of the NWS Security Requirements Checklist (SRCL)
  • Ensure the physical security of all NWS infrastructure
  • Coordinate the security screening of all personnel
  • Work closely with subcontractors on the security screening process
  • Manage the NWS Communications Security (COMSEC) account
  • Prepare, implement, and administer the NWS Security Plan
  • Develop and implement policies, standards and guidelines related to personnel, facilities, and COMSEC, ensuring corporate compliance with all applicable Government security regulations, including: Project Security Plan, COMSEC Standard Operating Procedures, Controlled Goods Program, Canada/US Joint Certification, Firearms Regulations, and Visit Requests
  • Provides investigational assistance as required to ensure security of the Information Management System


  • Five (5) years of demonstrated industry experience in the preparation and implementation of security programs.
  • Adaptability and ability to manage priorities with attention to detail and work cross-culturally.
  • Computer literate in MS applications, strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Candidates must be Canadian citizens, be eligible and maintain Level (II) SECRET security clearance.

Qualified and interested candidates please apply!

Nasittuq is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified groups. Inuit Land Claim Beneficiary applicants are encouraged to apply and self-identify.

We thank you for your interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.