Security and Information Assurance Associate

Posting Date: 11 July 2019

Location: Victoria, CA, V8Z 0B9

Company: Babcock

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Underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, asset management, and specialist training, Babcock International works with customers around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the key market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear.


In Canada, Babcock is best known for our work in the Marine sector; providing critical and complex support to Canada’s submarine fleet. We are now expanding our Canadian business into the Aviation sector by providing Aerial Emergency Services to the Province of Manitoba.


Our business relies on our people delivering their best day in and day out. As individuals, we all make a difference to our colleagues, our customers and others who we interact with on a daily basis.  Collectively at Babcock, our employees exude the ‘Being Babcock’ principles that help make us great at what we do:


  • Always strive to deliver
  • Build great relationships based on trust
  • Safeguard customers’ reputations
  • Never compromise on health and safety
  • Challenge ourselves and each other
  • Respect people and value their diversity
  • Thrive on complexity
  • Trust our people to deliver


In this role, you will:


  • Maintain Business Continuity Plans and appendices for the Victoria offices
  • Design, participate in and/or facilitate Business Continuity Plan exercises
  • Liaise with public First Responders to keep abreast of changing response methods
  • Update the Business Impact Assessment, Risk Register, and Business Continuity Plan Strategy document
  • Maintain Information Assurance Maturity Model (IAMM) documentation including evidence binder information
  • Assist information asset owners with their departmental activities and for ensuring positive record of access by users (i.e. joinersmovers, leavers)
  • Host external agencies performing security audits and inspections (corporate or government)
  • Implement recommendations from internal information assurance health checks
  • Perform  building sweeps for unattended critical information assets
  • Complete outbound visit clearance requests for the industrial security program
  • Ensure the completion of inbound visit clearance request for visitors accessing Controlled Goods
  • Perform security assessments for new  hires commencing employment
  • Ensure the positive maintenance of facility keys for critical information assets, office doors, secure rooms, and security locking containers
  • Enter, modify and delete alarm user codes into the facility alarm system for facility staff
  • Program access cards into various areas of the buildings for facility staff
  • Assist with the development of security policies, procedures or security management plans
  • Assist the Security Manager with performing threat risk assessments (Physical Security and/or Critical Information Asset Protection)
  • Assist with the proper maintenance of the Security and Information Assurance website
  • Perform annual security refresher training and briefings to employees
  • Provide safety and security information to company business travellers
  • Ensure all physical security systems is in good operational state
  • Assist with security related investigations
  • Promote all security programs to employees
  • Advising on security requirements pertaining to Halifax based requests for proposals
  • Other duties as required


As our ideal candidate,


  • You hold a post-secondary education in Business Administration, Project Management, or Security Management
  • You have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working within a Industrial Security Program, a Controlled Goods Program, and a Corporate Security Program
  • You have intermediate level experience writing security and/or emergency incident reports
  • Working knowledge of physical security systems (card access, CCTV and alarm systems), establishing or maintaining business continuity programs, and principles for information & cyber security
  • Basic knowledge of emergency management, conducting security related investigations, and conducting business continuity program exercises
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office software suite (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Some Project Management experience and/or qualifications an asset
  • You are eligible for a Canadian NATO Secret Security Clearance, ITAR and Controlled Goods


Applicants, please apply online through our LinkedIn posting or through our website at

Given our commitment to employee development across the board, employees enjoy a long and satisfying career at Babcock in an environment that values their contributions, rewards them properly, and is committed to their safety and wellbeing.  Employee benefits may include but are not limited to:


  • Relocation assistance for individuals and families
  • Pregnancy and Parental Leave top-up available
  • Company sponsored continuing education
  • Employee recognition and bonus programs
  • Reimbursement of annual professional membership dues
  • Health and Wellness Program
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits
  • Employer matching of employee retirement contributions
  • Paid vacation that increases with years of service


Babcock is committed to promoting employee equity and building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. If you require accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you.


We welcome your interest in joining the Babcock family.

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