Security Project Manager (Physical/Electronic) Job

Job Overview

Ottawa, Ontario
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Compensation
$86,275 - $109,164 Per Year
Date Posted
1 year ago

Additional Details

Good Exp. Required (5 - 9 Years)

Job Description

Language Profile

Bilingual Imperative (English / French)

  • Reading comprehension: Intermediate level (B)
  • Written expression: Intermediate level (B)
  • Oral interaction: Superior level (C)

Your Challenge

If you dream of joining an organization that is small enough to be noticed and big enough to provide a meaningful career, we want to hear from you!

Our Commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility:

As a key component of its strategic plan, the House of Commons is set on being a leader in inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility. As such, we design and continuously evolve our practices to ensure that everyone can fully and equitably participate to the upmost of their abilities. We value that everyone has a contribution to make and has the potential for individual growth. We are One House that leverages diversity in all its forms.

About the Role:

The House of Commons Office of the Sergeant-at-Arms and Corporate Security is currently looking to staff the Security Project Manager position.

The Office of the Sergeant-at-Arms and Corporate Security assumes a ceremonial role; ensures efficient management of communications and information provided by the SAA-CS; maintains an effective liaison with clients, partners and the general public; manages the Memorial Chamber.

The Office of the Sergeant-at-Arms and Corporate Security is responsible for providing critical corporate management services (e.g. leading strategic, business, financial, human resources and operational planning; monitoring, evaluation, policy coordination and oversight) and acts as a corporate change agent to continuously enhance the SAA-CS’s business performance and management practices.

The Security Project Manager is responsible for the strategic planning and delivery of all security components associated with various mission-critical, high impact and high visibility projects within the House of Commons planning, construction, and renovation programs; providing security direction for all phases of the projects as the security specialist on a multidisciplinary team, and acting as Security Services’ User Group Representative.

The incumbent of the position could be subject to travel throughout Canada in order to conduct a variety of risk assessments and provide recommendations accordingly.

Position location: Ottawa, Ontario

Top Reasons to Join the Security Project Management and Technical Operations Team :

We're dedicated to building an inclusive culture where employees can do their best work. We ensure that employees feel valued by helping them grow as people, not just as professionals. In a collaborative environment, this opportunity allows you to work in a multidisciplinary team across the Office of the Sergeant at arms and Corporate Security (SAA-CS). As a Project Manager specialized in physical and electronic security, you will be challenged to think strategically and use your tactical judgment to design and implement solutions to physical security components. Your strong analytical skills will serve you in understanding the threats and knowing how to mitigate risks. You will need to be organized in prioritizing multiple and sometimes conflicting demands. Your strong communication skills to make recommendations to senior management according to current industry standards and best practices will be put into use.

Training and development opportunities.

Work-life balance /35 hours workweek

4 weeks vacation (minimum)

Hybrid work environment:

Over the last couple of years, our organization has developed the ability to successfully adapt to new ways of working while continuing to deliver valuable services to Members of Parliament and the House of Commons Administration. As a result, we will continue to foster autonomy by establishing a flexible hybrid approach where possible. Leaders across the organization are working with their teams to determine the appropriate balance of on-site versus remote work for their roles that will result in a positive outcome for both the organization and its people.

**Please note that as part of this team, it is expected that employees will be required to come onsite a minimum of three days a week or more upon requirements.



  • Successful completion of post-secondary education OR acceptable combination of education, training and/or relevant experience.


  • Experience working with architectural, electrical and mechanical plans;
  • Experience in managing physical security components of projects including the management of consultants, financial and human resources;
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the field of project management including strategic planning, development and delivery of projects to meet integrated business requirements;
  • Experience in developing, presenting and defending business cases and/or briefing notes;
  • Experience in providing recommendations to senior management;
  • Experience in providing physical security expertise in a multidisciplinary team environment.


  • Candidates will be evaluated against the House of Commons Administration Competency Framework – Professional/Advisory


  • Staff the position of Security Project Manager on an indeterminate (permanent) basis. Create a pool of potential candidates that may be considered to staff future vacancies for this position or for other similar and/or related positions on an indeterminate and/or determinate basis. Consideration may be given to candidates with other linguistic profiles.

Essential Information

  • Accommodation Request: You are invited to email for support if there is any need for accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Policy: Effective June 20, 2022, the requirement for all individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to gain entry to the Parliamentary Precinct is being suspended. Please note, however, that the House of Commons reserves the right to reinstate the same or similar requirements at any time without further notice.
  • Other preventative measures will continue to be taken to ensure health and safety during the recruitment process in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic until further notice.
  • Application Process: Please note that only applications submitted through our Career Portal will be accepted. Applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Daylight Savings Time) on September 22, 2022.
  • Additional Essential Information: Please visit the link below.


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