Security Clearance Specialist

City of Coquitlam

Security Clearance Specialist 


The City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in BC, home to more than 150,000 residents.  Our municipality continues to grow through innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, and state-of-the-art transportation systems.  Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.

This is a specialized clerical work involving the conduct of security clearance investigations and interviews. An employee of this class investigates suspicious and/or unclear issues and activities of potential employees, volunteers and contractors and analyses and evaluates resulting information; reviews and evaluates completed security clearance forms; completes background checks using RCMP databases and information systems; prepares reports summarizing and detailing analysis and findings; makes recommendations for approval/denial of security clearances. Considerable independence and judgement are exercised in matters which are within the framework of established policies and procedures, but policy or unusual problems are referred to a supervisor. Work is reviewed by a supervisor for overall results through discussion and perusal of reports.

Considerable knowledge of the rules, regulations, legislation and practices governing the work performed as well as extensive experience in investigational and interviewing techniques, methods and procedures.  Sound knowledge of RCMP systems PRIME and CPIC. This position requires the ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing as well as maintain effective work relationships with internal and external clients. Also required is the ability to work under minimal supervision and to exercise initiative, tact and discretion.

Completion of grade 12, plus post-secondary courses related to the work and considerable operation policing experience OR an equivalent combination of training and experience.

This position requires a BC driver’s license as well as the ability to obtain and maintain an Enhanced RCMP Security Clearance.

 Please apply online by 5 p.m. October 17, 2019 at

The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Organization: City of Coquitlam
Location: Coquitlam, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Security/Crime Reduction
Posted: April 18, 2019, 9:11 am
Expires: October 17, 2019, 5:00 pm

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