Watch and Security Manager

Website Global Affairs Canada

Job Description:

Watch and Security Managers play a key role in supporting Canadians affected by emergencies overseas, whether they be employees working in Canada’s Embassies, High Commissions, and Consulates or Canadian citizens affected by large-scale emergencies. As the first point of contact for employees and Canadians facing a wide range of emergencies, including natural disasters, infrastructure issues, criminal activity, civil unrest, terrorism and armed conflict,

Job Responsibilities:

  • Watch and Security Managers provide the initial analysis on rapidly evolving international events and are responsible for taking appropriate initial actions. Using a variety of information tools, the Watch Unit also provides senior leadership with a “heads-up” on emergencies before seeing the events unfold on news networks.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience providing front-line emergency response services during international emergencies.
  • A degree from a recognized post-secondary institution, or a combination of education, training and/or experience.
  • Ability to communicate orally
  • Ability to interpret and apply government security and emergency management policies and strategic directions.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, adapting to shifting priorities to meet deadlines;
  • Ability to communicate in writing;
  • Experience working in an emergency management or public safety related operations center that operates on a 24/7 basis
  • Experience working as a member of an emergency response team in response to a crisis situation

Job Details:

Company: Global Affairs Canada

Job Category: Government

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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