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Security Investigator


Pickering, ON, CA, L1W 3J2

Req ID:  5300

Status: Regular Full Time

Education Level:  4 year university degree or 2 year college diploma in a related field (an asset)

Location(s): Pickering, ON

Travel:   Yes – 10%

Deadline to Apply: February 16, 2020



BE THE GENERATION to challenge and change.

At Ontario Power Generation (OPG), our values are our strengths. They are fundamental truths about us that don’t change. Safety. Integrity. Excellence. People and Citizenship.  We operate a diverse portfolio of generation assets including nuclear, hydroelectric and solar, and offer challenging and unique work opportunities. BE THE GENERATION to power tomorrow.





Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is looking for a results driven, analytical leader to join our team in the role of Security Investigator in our Pickering location. 


Reporting to the Senior Manager in the Security and Emergency services group, the Security Investigator is mainly responsible for conducting investigations for OPG and working with business units on investigations, gathering intelligence and follow up communication on updates and results with the ultimate objective of maximum prevention of losses to OPG, adherence to OPG’s Code of Business Conduct, and assurance that the security of facilities meets established standards. 


This role is also accountable for corporate security strategies, policies, objectives and standards, investigations, assessment of facilities, security awareness, security skills development, security equipment, and systems and specialized security services.


The Security Investigator also provides expert advice, guidance, direction and assistance to partners, customers and the security function relative to the Security of Corporate Resources, the interpretations of laws, acts, statutes, etc., and the procedures and practices related to law enforcement and prosecution.


This is an exciting opportunity to work in an environment where you will contribute to Ontario Power Generation’s continued growth and success in being Ontario’s low cost electricity generator of choice.




  • Provide security incident investigative service to all units in the Corporation as required or requested in connection with violations of OPG’s Code of Business Conduct, and offenses under the Criminal Code and Federal and Provincial legislation. Work with various external government and law enforcement agencies to obtain their cooperation and assistance in such issues.
  • Provide security awareness and education programs that encourage all employees in the Corporation to share responsibility for security. Work with partners and customers to develop security awareness and education programs to suit particular group needs.
  • In conjunction with field security staff, provide educational programs to make the general public aware of the need for security measures concerning OPG property and equipment, and to gain the public's support and cooperation in such measures.
  • Design, develop, produce and deliver security training programs, lectures and courses, for security function employees, and provide expert advice and guidance in training techniques for the effective delivery of training.
  • Assist line management, partners, customers and field security units by providing expert advice, guidance and information on physical security matters including specific security systems and equipment.  Develop new security systems, as necessary, for applications unique to power industry.  Arrange as necessary to test physical security equipment and systems in cooperation with other units across the Corporation possessing the necessary technical expertise.



  • 4 year university degree or 2 year college diploma in a related field (an asset)
  • Industry related training courses




  • 6 years full time investigations experience (Law enforcement and/or corporate is preferred);
  • Experience with evidence collection and reporting;
  • Experience in presentation of evidence and testimony;
  • Strong investigation and interviewing skills;
  • Thorough knowledge of IT applications, systems and security controls as well as Social Media platforms;
  • Networking abilities;
  • Capable of obtaining federal government secret level security clearance;
  • A results-oriented focus is essential, as is the ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment and effectively manage several investigations simultaneously.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to influence, network and communicate effectively across the company and externally at all levels.
  • Excellent leadership and management skills, sound judgment and decision making, critical thinking and creative problem solving. 

The successful candidate will exhibit uncompromising integrity and commitment to upholding corporate values, and the OPG Code of Business Conduct.



As Ontario’s largest clean energy generator, OPG offers an exciting combination of challenging opportunities and career diversity in a work environment where safety is a fundamental value. Being an OPG employee means you can apply your knowledge, broaden your skills and make a valuable contribution to an organization that is vital to Ontario's success.

At OPG, our values are our strengths.  They are fundamental truths about our organization that don’t change.  Safety. Integrity. Excellence. People and Citizenship.  

Here's why OPG might just be the ideal workplace for you:

  • Exceptional range of opportunities province-wide
  • Long-term career growth and development opportunities
  • Electricity is vital to the province

If you are looking to learn from others and be part of something important, and you are excited about the future of power generation, you will find the right fit at OPG.

Our promise to you:

  • We care about the safety and the well-being of our employees. It is our utmost priority.
  • A supportive work environment where you can be your best every day.
  • Opportunities to stretch and develop in our diverse lines of business.
  • Provide spaces for innovative thinking and solutions, such as Launchpad or X-Lab.   
  • Offer different ways for you to give back to communities where we operate.
  • We support employment equity and diversity.



Please submit your application online at by 11:59 PM E.S.T., February 16, 2020.  OPG thanks all those who apply; however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.





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