Capital Power (TSX: CPX) is a growth-oriented North American power producer headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta. The company develops, acquires, owns, and operates power generation facilities using a variety of energy sources.
Capital Power owns approximately 5,100 megawatts (MW) of power generation capacity at 25 facilities across North America. Approximately 1,000 MW of owned generation capacity is in advanced development in Alberta, North Dakota, and Illinois.
Brief Posting Description:
One Permanent Full-Time Position.
Reporting to the Vice President, Risk Management & Internal Audit, the Senior Manager, Security & Contingency Planning is to protect the company by providing leadership to the company’s physical security team; representing the Department to the Executive and the rest of the Company; and ensuring that the physical security team evolves in organization, capability, and equipment to keep pace with the threat environment.
Provide and maintain a comprehensive access control process to protect Capital Power people and property.
Provide leadership of the background check process to ensure that there are no missed background checks or personnel risk assessments.
Provide an effective, efficient, and confidential investigation service for Capital Power.
Provide thorough risk-based and timely security advice to Capital Power facilities and departments.
Maintain a thorough understanding of all applicable security regulations.
Ensure that there are no major physical security incidents or breaches from unidentified threats or risks.
Ensure that Capital Power maintains a full suite of threat response, business continuity, disaster recovery, emergency response, and crisis management plans.
Maintain oversight of the contingency planning process through automated tools such as a dashboard.
Participates in Integrated Site Assessment (ISAT) tours of Capital Power facilities.
Develops and submits an annual budget within prescribed limits.
Participates in contract award process for security guard and security systems.
Provides physical security advice to new construction projects to ensure that losses both during and after construction are minimized.
Provide advice to Business Development on physical security threats and risks to potential acquisitions as requested.
Constantly looks for ways to improve the security function at Capital Power while using technology to lower costs.
Anticipates and solves physical security challenges.
Assists facilities in balancing their physical security requirements with operational and other priorities.
Constantly scan sector and corporation for physical security risks and ensure that appropriate mitigations are put in place.
Provide information on new physical security to the Vice President of Risk Management & Internal Audit.
Ensure good relations between Security & Contingency Planning and Operations and Information Systems.
Develop and maintain good relations with regulators – NERC, system operators, and Natural Resources Canada.
Recognition of Capital Power’s leadership role in security and contingency planning in the electricity sector, especially with NERC, the CEA, and the AESO.
University Baccalaureate or higher
Board-Certified in Security Management through ASIS International
Professional security management, military, or law enforcement
Knowledge of cyber security would be considered an asset
Relationships with Public Safety Canada, the Communications Security Establishment, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s National Critical Infrastructure Team, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Natural Resources Canada, and the Electricity Information Sharing and Analysis Center would be considered an asset
Threat vulnerability process
Physical Security risk management
A good understanding of technical security means such as CCTV and intrusion detection systems
Office environment with plant visits
Must be able to travel by air
Must be able to travel to the United States.
Internal Number: IRC7275
About Capital Power Corporation
Capital Power is a growth-oriented North American power producer headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta. The company develops, acquires, owns, and operates power generation facilities using a variety of energy sources. Capital Power owns approximately 5,100 megawatts (MW) of power generation capacity at 25 facilities across North America. Approximately 1,000 MW of owned generation capacity is in advanced development in Alberta, North Dakota, and Illinois.