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BC Hydro and Power Authority

Security & Investigations Adv - Vancouver

Richmond, BC
Full Time
7 days ago

NB 51043714 - NC 51044000

BCH-R-3714-210322E1Employment Posting ID:

Security & Investigations Adv - Vancouver Positions Available: 1

Full-time (37.5 hrs/wk)Status: Horne Payne SubJob Location: Permanent Lower MainlandRegion:

We're BC Hydro and we have a big job to do.

Keeping the lights on for over 4 million people across the province takes a lot of talented people doing many different jobs. From working deep in a generating station, atop a power pole, or behind a desk, whatever it is that makes you tick we offer challenging careers to help you reach your potential.

We're investing more than $2 billion per year in major capital infrastructure projects to help meet the growing demand for safe, reliable power. We're upgrading transmission lines, building new substations, and investing in our hydroelectric generation facilities.

We aim to provide meaningful and challenging work, opportunities for growth and a healthy work/life balance. We've been recognized for excellence and been named one of B.C.'s Top Employers and one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers.

It's our vision to be the most trusted, innovative utility company in North America by being smart about power in all we do.


* Conducts investigations of a highly confidential nature regarding energy losses and potential thefts, including situations with employee/contractor involvement and/or stolen BC Hydro assets, throughout BC

* Conducts energy balance investigations, temporary feeder inspections, and regular reporting on distribution losses.

* Ensures the protection of security sensitive information and plans and, where thefts are confirmed, provides evidence to support criminal complaints and civil litigation

* Responds to high profile physical and employee security incidents, as required

* Directs the activities of electrical employees and/or contractors assigned to the field inspection program

* Maintains relationships with law enforcement, safety officials, and other BC Hydro departments, within their assigned region.

* Provides consulting services to management on a variety of energy theft issues and problems.

* Direct and conduct assessments of revenue security risks.

* Must be prepared to travel throughout the province of BC and posses a valid BC Driver's License.

* Must be prepared to work flexible and/or extended hours as required

BCH-R-3714-210322E1 - Security & Investigations Adv - Vancouver

NB 51043714 - NC 51044000

* Must be prepared to testify in court and interpret BC Hydro records


The successful candidate will have: * A degree or post graduate degree in a related discipline

* 8-10 years progressively more responsible security investigation experience, preferably in a corporate environment in the Electrical Utility industry or a minimum of 12 years police experience

* Proven expertise in the investigation of criminal offences and security breaches, interviewing of witnesses and gathering of evidence.

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to deal effectively with groups and individuals at all levels of the Corporation.

* Strong relationship management as well as proven ability to effectively collaborate with and influence stakeholders, both internal and external

* Well established relationships within law enforcement

* Be able to obtain, Government of Canada Security Clearance, minimum Secret Level II

* A valid Class 5 BC Driver's License.

* Experience and proficiency with computer programs such as Microsoft excel, word, outlook and the ability to learn and quickly adapt to complex business applications

* Must have good time management's skills and the proven ability to work in a multi-task environment.

* Background and experience in electrical utilities as well as experience in conflict resolution/ violence in the workplace would be as asset.


We're always looking for exceptional people to bring new ideas, fresh thinking and the motivation to help shape the electricity system in B.C. It's an exciting time to be a part of our team as we invest in our system and prepare to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

Our values guide our work. Want to join us?

We are safe. We are here for our customers. We are one team. We act with integrity. We respect our province. We are forward thinking.

BC Hydro is an equal opportunity employer.

HOW TO APPLY Don't forget to update your Candidate Profile with your current resume and copies of your

BCH-R-3714-210322E1 - Security & Investigations Adv - Vancouver

NB 51043714 - NC 51044000

certifications. If applicable, include your Trades Qualification. This will ensure we have all the necessary information to assess your application without any delays.

Click on the Apply button in order to complete the steps to apply for this job.

Date Posted: 2021-04-09 Closing Date: 2021-04-25
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About BC Hydro and Power Authority

BC Hydro is one of the largest energy suppliers in Canada. We generate and deliver electricity to 95% of the population of British Columbia and over four million people. It’s our vision is to be ...

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1001-5000 employees