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Coordinator Protection Design & Technology

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Coordinator Protection Design & Technology

PHSA Corporate

Burnaby, BC

In accordance with the Purpose, Vision, Values and Coast Salish Teachings, and strategic directions of PHSA, safety, including both patient and employee safety, is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA. As such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.

The Coordinator, Protection, Design & Technology coordinates protection building design and security technology input for the Fraser Health Authority and the Provincial Health Services Authority projects. The Coordinator Projection, Design & Technology administers the platform of electronic and other related security systems and technology; provides leadership in the implementation and evaluation of new and existing security related technologies; coordinates the system linkages with other Integrated Protection Service departments such as Emergency Management/Business Continuity, Parking, Information Technology and supports the Regional Manager with the daily operations.

What you'll do
  • Responsible for providing building design and security technology input for major construction and renovation projects across the Organizations to ensure Integrated Protection Service standards for safe design and technology applications are met.
  • Supports the development and maintenance of Integrated Protection Service standards for building design security, security sensitive areas and the application of security technology; communicates these standards to Facilities Planning, Facility Maintenance and Operations at the Organizations, project managers, contractors and others as part of an ongoing working relationship with these key groups.
  • Acts as the primary Integrated Protection Services contact across the Organizations in the implementation of electronic access control, closed circuit television, intrusion/duress, parking systems and other related technologies; participates in the management and oversight of the contracted security service provider for the Organizations; conducts physical security risk assessments and security reviews for the Organizations.
  • Programs associated protection/security equipment including operational functions such as schedules, cardholders, control graphics, users and codes; maintains the security and integrity of security systems and related administrative processes for the Organizations.
  • Makes recommendations to and coordinates with internal and external stakeholders of the Organizations such as general contractors, project managers, engineers and staff regarding the implementation of security related systems for the Organizations.
  • Provides advice to and participates with Labour Relations, Directors/Managers and other staff in the Organizations in the investigations involving staff with a particular emphasis on those involving security or information technology; plays a lead role in the application of security technology that may be required for sensitive investigations; supports the development of action plans regarding issues including the investigation and determination of appropriate actions for the Organizations.
  • Develops and administers training/education/promotion programs relating to the use of security related systems and processes for the Organizations; develops implements and administers preventive maintenance programs for applicable associated equipment.
  • Assists with the preparation of operating and capital budgets associated with the administration and operation of applicable equipment, in collaboration with the Regional Manager, Integrated Protection Services; develops and conducts audits relating to system use/potential abuse, making modifications as required; develops and implements installation and programming standards for security related equipment.
  • Ensures an appropriate and prompt response to related issues and complaints; maintains a computerized inventory of all associated equipment and supplies for the Organizations.
  • Liaises with other Integrated Protection Services staff in the capacity of protection project design and technology and other related integration requirements; coordinates the interface between security technology and system functions related to Parking, Transportation Demand Management and Emergency Management/Business Continuity; liaises with Parking Services to ensure the integrity of the access control program.
  • Liaises with external emergency services such as police and fire departments in response to incidences and issues impacting the Organizations' staff, clients and operations.
  • Provides after hours on-call function for Integrated Protection Services for the Organizations, as assigned.

What you bring

  • A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Diploma in Facilities Planning, Project Management, Criminal Justice and/or a related field, supplemented with five (5) to seven (7) years' recent related experience in administering, maintaining or installing access control/photo identification, CCTV, intrusion/duress systems and/or associated hardware and software in a large complex multi-site institutional or campus environment, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, plan, manage, organize, and problem solve
  • Working knowledge of appropriate legislation and provincial/national standards on protection standards, security, surveillance and the protection of privacy
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with others effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to function effectively in a highly dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the BC Health Care environment
  • Demonstrated organizational skills to effectively to prioritize workload and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of risk management concepts and practices
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively, both independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated negotiation and facilitation skills while maintaining mutually beneficial vendor relations
  • Demonstrated leadership skills to foster a respectful and motivating work environment
  • Ability to operate related equipment including related software applications
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position

Skills & Knowledge
  • Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
  • As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have: Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities of settler colonialism on Indigenous Peoples and familiarity with addressing Indigenous-specific anti-racism, anti-racism and Indigenous Cultural Safety and foundational documents and legislative commitments (The Declaration Act, the Declaration Action Plan, TRC, IPS, Remembering Keegan, etc.).

What we bring

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That's why we're focused on your care too - offering health, wellness, development programs to support you - at work and at home.
  • Join one of BC's largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations - offering vast opportunities for growth, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.

Job Type: Regular, Full-Time

Salary Range: $74,618 - $107,264 /year. The starting salary for this position would be determined with consideration of the successful candidate's relevant education and experience, and would be in alignment with the provincial compensation reference plan. Salary will be prorated accordingly for part time roles.
1795 Willingdon Ave, Burnaby, BC V5C 6E3
Closing date:
Applications accepted until position is filled
Hours of Work:
0800-1600 (Monday to Friday)
Requisition #

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

What we do

The Provincial Health Services Authority ( PHSA ) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people - Be compassionate - Dare to innovate - Cultivate partnerships - Serve with purpose.

Learn more about PHSA and our programs:

PHSA is committed to equity in our hiring and employment practices. With learning and compassion, we are addressing existing inequities and barriers throughout our systems. PHSA is seeking to create a diverse workforce and to establish an inclusive and culturally safe environment. We invite applications and enquiries from all people, particularly those belonging to the historically, systemically, and/or persistently marginalized groups identified under the B.C. Human Rights Code.

One of PHSA's North Star priorities is to eradicate Indigenous-specific racism, which includes dismantling barriers to health care employment at every level. We welcome Indigenous individuals to apply and/or contact the Sanya'kula Team (Indigenous Recruitment & Employee Experience) for support at .

Indigenous-specific anti-racism initiatives are rooted in addressing the unique forms of discrimination, historical and ongoing injustices, and marginalization faced by Indigenous peoples. These initiatives align with an Indigenous rights-based approach, recognizing the inherent rights and self-determination of Indigenous communities. PHSA must uphold legislative obligations and provincial commitments found in the foundational documents such as including Truth & Reconciliation Commission's Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), Reclaiming Power and Place Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls Calls for Justice (2019), the Declaration Act Action Plan and Remembering Keegan: A First Nations Case Study.

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at

Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of June 14, 2024. If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.

If you have not registered your internal profile, a password is required to log in for the first time. To obtain your password, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk at 604-875-7264 or 1-855-875-7264. Please note regular business hours are Monday - Friday (excluding stats), 8:30am to 4:30pm. For inquiries outside of regular business hours, please email the Internal Jobs Help Desk at and a Help Desk Representative will contact you the next business day.

About PHSA

Canada's first provincial health services authority. Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) is one of six health authorities – the other five health authorities serve geographic regions of BC. PHSA's primary role is to ensure that BC residents have access to a coordinated network of high-quality specialized health care services. PHSA operates provincial programs including BC Children's Hospital, BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre, BC Emergency Health Services, BC Cancer, BC Centre for Disease Control and BC Transplant. It is also responsible for specialized provincial health services like chest surgery and trauma services, which are delivered in a number of locations in the regional health authorities.


Government Health Care

Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-07

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