The Consulate General of Canada in New York is hiring a Readiness and Security Program Officer to provide assistance in supporting the delivery of the Canadian citizen services and emergency management programs.
Position title: Readiness and Security Program Officer-[Anticipatory Staffing]
Section: Security and Emergency Management
Location: Consulate General of Canada, New York
Position no: EXT-TBC
Starting salary: $76,315 USD, plus benefits
Competition no: 2018-10
Date posted: April 30, 2018
Closing date: May 13, 2018
Employment Tenure: Indeterminate. This staffing process may be used to create an eligibility list of qualified candidates for this position and similar positions with various tenures, including indeterminate, term, assignment/ transfer, and/or acting opportunities at the Consulate General of Canada in New York, which might arise in the 12 months following the completion of this competition.
Note: Relocation expenses will not be paid in any circumstance.
All applicants must:
ü Demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements under language, education and experience;
ü Confirm residency in the United States;
ü Confirm independent work authorization in the United States.
Note: Failure to provide any of the information required above will result in your application being rejected. All communication relating to this process, including email correspondence may be used in the assessment of qualifications.
Summary of duties:
The Readiness and Security Program Officer (RSPO) ensure that the Consulate General of Canada in New York is always in a state of readiness to respond to international emergencies affecting Canadian communities abroad, as well as maintaining and enhancing the mission’s operational and physical security. The RSPO is also expected to develop and maintain relationships with a wide range of local authorities who provide emergency and security services and intelligence, and liaises with counterparts in other organizations.
Condition of employment (must be met):
Candidates must demonstrate clearly how they meet the Education and Experience requirements listed below:
A high degree of fluency in written and oral English is required
· A degree from an accredited university or college; and/or a specialized education in corporate/public security or risk analysis; and/or an acceptable combination of relevant experience, education, and training related to the duties and specific areas of competence required by the position.
Candidates who meet the Education and Experience requirements will be assessed on the following qualifications. The assessment may be a written test, an interview, an in-basket exercise, a skills test, or any combination of these methods.
The staffing process will consist of a review of all applications to ensure that applicants meet the essential requirements. Please note that failure to meet any of the essential requirements eliminates candidates from further consideration in the competition. Only those applicants who meet the essential requirements will be contacted by the Human Resources Section for an in-person interview and/or other form(s) of assessment (a written test, an in-basket exercise, and /or a skills test) designed to evaluate each applicant's knowledge, abilities and personal suitability for the position (Rated Requirements). All candidates are required to show proof of legal status to live and work in the US.
The Consulate General offers a competitive salary, generous leave and a strong benefits package to include medical, dental, long term disability, and a pension plan to name a few.
The Consulate General is committed to conducting inclusive, barrier-free selection processes.
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