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Security Support Advisor


Pickering, ON, CA, 160 Montgo

Req ID:  39238

Status: Full time

Education Level: College Diploma or University Degree in Police Foundations, Law and Security Administration, Criminology or equivalent

Location: Bowmanville, ON

Travel: 10%

Deadline to Apply: September 30, 2022



OPG continues to set the bar for environmental protection, community involvement and economic impact—all while safely keeping the lights on.

Now we’ve set our sights on being a net-zero carbon company by 2040 and a catalyst to help the economies where we operate achieve net-zero by 2050.

OPG operates a diverse portfolio of generation assets including nuclear, hydroelectric, biomass and solar. We are also a clean tech leader and innovator, offering challenging and unique work opportunities. Help us use our power to change the world. 


In 2025, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is establishing a new corporate headquarters on a campus setting in the Municipality of Clarington located within Durham Region. The new campus will include the existing Darlington Energy Complex located just south of Highway 401 and a new building to be constructed on adjacent land presently owned by OPG. 

BE THE GENERATION to help build a brighter tomorrow.





Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is looking for dynamic, strategic and results-driven professional to join our team in the role of Security Support Advisor.


Working under the direction of Security Training Management and Supervisors, the Security Support Advisor will contribute to the development of security plans, risk assessments, self-assessments and contingency plans.  They will also contribute to the development of site procedures and instructions to support risk management practices, emergency and contingency planning and coordinate site business planning, performance measurements and costing capabilities. 


This is an exciting opportunity to work in an environment where you will contribute to OPG’s public outreach, engagement and education efforts as part of the company’s commitment to growing its social license.




  • Maintain strict adherence to the confidentiality of security protected materials.


  • Coordinate Performance Audit responses and ensure effective and timely completion.


  • Working with Security Training to support site security operations and Corporate Security to manage security processes and procedures to ensure they are up to date and elicit the appropriate response and action to any event.


  • Develop, maintain and provide advice on implementing an information management system, and tools to provide analytical assessments and to meet information requirements for Security Training management, site management, Corporate Security, and performance measures.


  • Conduct computer applications to abstract data from different sources, analyze and summarize into useful information in support of the Nuclear Assessment Programs.


  • In conjunction with the Security Training Manager and Supervisor(s) coordinate with Corporate Security and external resources for all site security-training needs.


  • Work in conjunction with external and internal partners and customers to ensure security standards, objectives, and services are responsive and meeting performance requirements.


  • Coordinate and develop threat and risk assessments and site security contingency plans. The plans will assess potential threats and liabilities to the site and physical security systems and equipment, and provide recommendations to address them. Liaise with site management, security staff, Corporate Security, and external organizations to ensure comprehensive, high quality plans and assessments.


  • Analyze and report on the results of risk assessments identifying conclusions, recommendations and target completion dates for improvement; plan management actions and follow up status.


  • Keep abreast of pertinent measurement and performance assessment concepts, applications and results to be incorporated into planning and development activities.
  • Establish and implement processes that ensure all SCRs, Corrective Action Plans, Action Tracking, and Work Requests are completed on time.


  • Develop reports on a monthly and quarterly basis as required, to support station licensing requirements and internal assessment programs.


  • Maintain a security threat and risk assessment program to collect, review and evaluate on an ongoing basis, security incident information and emerging issues and to disseminate this assessment information in a timely manner.


  • Accountable for the department work management program including the status reporting trending and administration of corrective actions. This will require liaison with maintenance and performance engineering work groups.




  • College Diploma or University Degree in Police Foundations, Law and Security Administration, Criminology or equivalent experience normally acquired during successful continuous employment in an enforcement, statutory compliance, training, military, emergency management field or comparable security environment.




  • Successful employment in an enforcement, statutory compliance, military, emergency management field or comparable security environment and successfully completed relevant post-secondary education.  Or possess the equivalent qualifications normally acquired during successful continuous experience in enforcement, statutory compliance, military, emergency management field or comparable security environment.


  • Have a valid driver's license and have ability to successfully acquire standard first aid and CPR certificates.


  • Have the ability to successfully obtain a Level II Security Clearance as facilitated by OPG.


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 fast-paced work environment. 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 the province’s wellbeing.


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 and OPG’s clean electricity is helping decarbonize other sectors.


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.
  • Offer different ways for you to give back to communities where we operate.
  • Partner with Indigenous communities and support local businesses.
  • We support employment equity, diversity and inclusion.



Please submit your application online at by 11:59 PM E.S.T., September 30, 2022  OPG thanks all those who apply; however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted.



OPG is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and supported. If you require accommodation during the application or interview process, please advise us as soon as possible so appropriate arrangements can be made. If you require information in a format that is accessible to you, please contact



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