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WSP Canada

Security Consultant

Ottawa, ON
Full Time
5 days ago
At WSP, our Strategic Security & Technology team provides Security, ICT and Audiovisual systems to position WSP as a leader in the market. We're looking for a Security Consultant to join the Ottawa team located at our Queensview office. Reporting to the Director, you will oversee large security projects throughout the region.

Why WSP?

  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer,
  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada;
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things;
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.
We offer attractive pay, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits, including virtual healthcare, a wellness platform, great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.

#WeAre WSP

A day in the life:
  • You'll be responsible for technical security systems design (video surveillance, access control, intrusion detection, duress, RTLS, and the integration of these systems
  • You'll execute Physical Security Audits and Assessments
  • You'll perform Security Systems Studies, Conceptual Design Narratives, Schematic Design, Detailed Design, Construction Documents, Tender Review, Project Management, Construction Administration and Project Closeout
  • You'll write security briefs, reports, specifications and proposals
  • You'll conduct workshops and presentations both throughout the course of the project and to secure new business
  • You will always ensure health and safety policies are followed at all sites and take WSP's Life Saving rules to heart

We'd love to hear from you if you have...
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in a security consultancy or equivalent role
  • Demonstrable experience managing large security projects
  • Experience writing proposals and bids, and understanding project finance, contracts and commercials
  • Ability to obtain a Public Works and Government Services Canada Level 2 security clearance and work in a secure environment
  • Must be willing to travel periodically and as required for project assignments
  • Must hold valid driver's license and vehicle to travel to client sites

Ideally, you'll also have:
  • Experience with Threat Risk Assessments and Physical Security
  • Experience in communications networking preferred
  • Familiarity with alternate delivery models (Alliance, DBFM, Design-Build) is an asset
  • ASIS Certification CPP or PSP and P.Eng are benefit but not required

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.


  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

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