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Lead, Security Systems And Technology Protection Services

Full Time
3 days ago
Position Summary
If you are looking for friendly, supportive staff, and work life balance this may be just the opportunity that will take your career to a new level.

In accordance with the established vision and values of the organization, the Lead of Security Systems and Technology, Protection Services is accountable to the Regional Director, Protection Service. The Lead will direct special projects and initiatives under the Protection Services portfolio that may be site- specific, organization-wide, or working together with counterparts in other organizations. The Lead will act as an internal design consultant for renovations and capital projects ensuring NH facilities are safe yet accessible and poised to support patient-centered care initiatives while taking into account limitations of the facility, its infrastructure, and technology capabilities. The Lead will be responsible for the development, implementation, and management of a master plan for Northern Health's (NH) electronic security systems and will take a leadership role in assessing requirements, developing specifications, and procuring security technology while providing organizational direction in this regard. The Lead will maintain linkages and regularly communicate with internal stakeholders such as Information Technology, Capital Planning, Plant Services, NH Property Management, Workplace Health & Safety, and site leadership. Additionally, the Lead will maintain relationships with third party groups including, but not limited to, industry peers, and security technology vendors.

Starting salary will be approximately from $86,398 to $107,997 and will be based on education, training, experience, and salaries of similar positions.

Prince George Prince George is the centre of business, education, health and culture for northern British Columbia and services a rural population of about 300,000. The region's economic growth and diversification strategies are creating outstanding opportunities for investors, employers and employees. Affordable housing, land prices and transportation costs, due to short and quick commutes; result in one of the lowest costs of living for a city of its size in the province. Additionally, wage rates fall above provincial averages, providing residents of Prince George with a high standard of living in one of BC's most beautiful regions. The city itself is the 4th largest in British Columbia and has a population of approximately 82,300 local residents and a service centre for nearly 320,000. It is built on the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako rivers. Prince George is the home of the University of Northern British Columbia - Canada's Green university. The warm, friendly and diverse population attests to a strong and dynamic community spirit. Check out Prince George for more information on what this community has to offer.

What Northern Health has to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
• Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
• Financial Support for Moving Expenses is available for eligible positions
• Employee referral program
• Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
• "Loan Forgiveness Programs" are offered through the Federal and BC Government for eligible professions.

As part of your application process, you will need to upload the following documentation:
• Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
• Registration number (if you are part of a regulated profession)
• Any supporting documents regarding education/qualifications for this position. Examples may include:
• Program certificates or diplomas
• High school/college/university transcripts etc.
• It is also recommended to provide a cover letter and resume

• A bachelor's degree in business, healthcare administration, technology, building design, criminology, or a related discipline and specialized training in protection services or criminology.
• Five (5) to seven (7) years of experience in security/protection services, preferably in a healthcare environment, with specific experience around electronic security systems, building design consultation, and project management or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• A Certified Healthcare Protection Administrator (CHPA) designation through IAHSS is preferred.
• Education and training in investigations, threat assessments, Health Emergency Incident Command System (HEICS), and/or Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED).

Skills and Abilities:
• Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills in a complex environment.
• Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to facilitate and negotiate.
• Proven ability to build and maintain effective relationships.
• Working knowledge of appropriate legislation and provincial/national standards for fire safety, building codes, security, and protection of privacy.
• Demonstrated commitment to client focused services and teamwork.
• Demonstrated project management education, experience and success with multi-faceted projects and stringent timelines.
• Ability to integrate administrative, professional and operational aspects of the department throughout Northern Health in an effective and efficient manner.
• Ability to develop and nurture an environment where quality improvement principles are embraced and used on a continuous basis.
• Physical ability to perform the duties of the job.

Who we are
Northern Health covers an area of nearly 600,000 square kilometers and offers health services in over two dozen communities and 55 First Nation's communities. We deliver hospital and community-based health care for a population of 300,000.
Employing more than 7,000 staff throughout the region, Northern Health provides exceptional health services for Northerners, through the efforts of dedicated staff and physicians, in partnership with communities and organizations in Northern BC.
There is a wide variety of career opportunities available in our two dozen hospitals, 25 long-term care facilities, public health units and many other offices providing specialized services.
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