New Job Officer, Security And Investigation Services - Postal Inspector In Alberta

Officer, Security and Investigation Services - Postal Inspector
Officer, Security and Investigation Services - Postal Inspector

Officer, Security and Investigation Services - Postal Inspector

Company : Canada Post - Postes Canada
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Job Requisition Id: 169548
Business Function: Security and Investigations
Primary City: Edmonton
Other Location(s):
Province: Alberta
Employment Type: Full-Time
Employment Status: Permanent
Language Requirement: English Essential
Employee Class and Level: CPMGA01
Number of Vacancies 1
Job Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 06/09/2023

All qualified candidates will be considered however preference will be given to Indigenous people (First Nations, Metis or Inuit) or persons with a disability. This is a special measure employment equity initiative and candidates from this group who wish to qualify for preferential consideration must self-identify.

Job Description

The Officer, Security and Investigation Services is accountable for identifying, in close collaboration with employees, outside agencies and partners, crime risks and other security related exposures that impact Canada Post’s employees, customer information, property, mail, brand value, profitability and sustainability.

Job Responsibilities

Below are the main job requirements and responsibilities for the Officer, Security and Investigation Services.

  • Under the General Counsel delegation of authority decision making matrix, recommends that criminal charges be laid, and may be required to make arrests when individuals are “found committing” certain offences under the Criminal Code of Canada and/or the Canada Post Corporation Act.

  • Authorizes charges under the Canada Post Act and the Criminal Code and obtains search warrants.

  • Monitors compliance with security policies and practices. Investigates criminal acts as they relate to mail using established protocol and the rules of evidence guidelines. Prepares case reports on internal and external crimes, incidents and breaches of corporate policy. Escalates breaches and irregularities as required. Works with external agencies, such as the RCMP and the police forces, to prepare cases going to the Courts or arbitration.

  • Contributes to the development of security standards and procedures consistent with corporate objectives and professional security standards.

  • Analyzes loss data to identify potential crime risk impact and exposure to Canada Post services, products, and brand image. Identifies and recommends preventive security procedures and risk management measures to mitigate risk to mail and corporate assets.

Job Responsibilities (continued)

  • Provides subject matter expertise on postal related offences under the Criminal Code and the Canada Post Corporation Act, preventive security measures, and investigative techniques.

  • Advises business units and facilitates training on security issues and preventive security programs, processes, procedures and strategies that provide for the protection of mail and corporate assets.

  • Represents Canada Post in dealings with local and national and international law enforcement agencies.

  • Conducts security audits of third-party suppliers and partners.



  • Completed post-secondary, preferably in a related field such as Criminal Justice, Criminology, Cyber Security, Security Management, or Business Administration.


  • 2 to 3 years of relevant functional experience.

Other Candidate Requirements

  • Ability to attain and maintain a Top Secret Level security clearance and handle confidential information with the utmost discretion.
  • Proficient computer skills and competent with Microsoft Office programs.
  • Strong communication, analytical, and customer service skills. • Business Intelligence skills an asset.
  • Project management skills an asset.
  • One or more years of experience in a unionized environment an asset.
  • Professional security designations such as Certified Protection Professional, Physical Security Professional, Certified Fraud Examiner etc. an asset.
  • Possess a valid permanent driver’s license (no graduated or temporary license)
  • Have a satisfactory safe driving record per CPC’s Driver Safety Program

Other Information

Safety Sensitive Positions

This position may be considered a Safety Sensitive position.

Employment Equity

Canada Post will represent Canada’s diversity and provide a safe and welcoming workplace that embraces and celebrates our differences. We are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from women, Indigenous People, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.

Disability is defined as a persistent or episodic physical, sensory, or mental health condition and/or functional limitation. Disability includes both visible and hidden conditions and/or limitations that may impact vision, hearing, mobility, flexibility, dexterity, pain, learning, developmental, mental/psychological, and memory.

Conflict of Interest

The Conflict of Interest Policy prohibits employees from hiring, supervising or reporting to, directly or indirectly via the reporting hierarchy, their immediate family or close personal relations. Should you feel that you may be in an actual or potential Conflict of Interest in regard to this job opportunity, you must communicate with the designated Human Resources representative.


Canada Post is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you are contacted by Canada Post regarding a job opportunity, please advise if you have any restrictions that need to be accommodated. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Important Message

Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements as Canada Post cannot make assumptions about your education and experience. We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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