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Emergency Planning Officer - Security (J.O#10307ier) - Repost

Job Opportunity Program
Toronto, Ontario

Last Day to Apply: October 13, 2017
Employment Type: Full Time




*If you previously applied during the original posting period of July 10-14, 2017 no need to reapply as all applications will still be considered. Thank you.

Guided by a new and ambitious Corporate Plan, the Toronto Transit Commission, North America’s 3rd largest transit system, has embarked on a 5-year journey to transform into a transit system that makes Toronto proud. Our ongoing recruitment efforts are strategically aligned with the TTC’s corporate mission “to provide a reliable, efficient, and integrated bus, streetcar, and subway system that draws its high standards of customer care from our rich traditions of safety, service, and courtesy.”

We are currently seeking an Emergency Planning Officer - Security.


  • Administering the TTC’s Corporate Security Program and Corporate Security Escalation Plan; developing Corporate Business Continuity Plans; planning and implementing security simulation exercises and readiness audits; and developing/reviewing external security emergency response agencies’ emergency plans, procedures and training material as it relates to the TTC
  • Liaising with Municipal, Provincial and Federal representatives as well as specific private sector groups in areas of security preparedness and planning
  • Developing specialized training and information packages; and conducting various training sessions and lectures for TTC employees, supervisors and senior management as well as for external stakeholders
  • Attending and representing the TTC on external and internal emergency planning committees
  • Participating in the TTC customer service Ambassador Program
  • Responsible for treating passengers and employees with respect and dignity and ensuring the needs of passengers and employees with disabilities are accommodated and/or addressed (within their area of responsibility) in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders so that they can fully benefit from the TTC as a service-provider and an employer


  • Extensive knowledge of security management principles, practices and functions including crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED), Intrusion detection and control, Homeland Security Exercise & Evaluation Program (HSEEP), industrial security, CCTV, special events planning, anti-terrorism, emergency operations centres, emergency site management, incident command/ management systems, TTC By-laws and exercise design
  • Comprehensive knowledge of applicable government legislation and codes that apply to security planning; and knowledge of federal, provincial, municipal and private sector emergency plans and practices; detailed knowledge of investigative methods relating to emergency events; and the ability to develop and conduct employee and external training sessions
  • Experience in liaising with external law enforcement agencies (TPS, OPP, RCMP, O-INSET) and working with Federal Agencies (Public Safety Canada, Transport Canada, CSIS)
  • Sound judgement; and good interpersonal, organizational, administrative and verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in using a PC and software applications, including presentations, databases, spreadsheets and word processing
  • Post-secondary education in a relevant discipline, or the equivalent, combined with extensive directly related work experience with police, military or other security planning fields
  • Must pass TTC Transit Enforcement Officer (Special Constable) recruitment and training standards or establish relevant equivalency in accordance with the Agreement between any police services board and the TTC, as amended from time to time, which includes passing qualification requirements, various selection criteria and a comprehensive selection process
  • Must pass mandatory re-qualification training/tests and background investigations/checks as required; and be able to obtain and maintain a special constable appointment in accordance with any established agreement
  • Must be able to receive a Secret Level II clearance form Transport Canada and other Security Clearance as needed; have or obtain TTC’s Subway/SRT Rulebook certification; have a valid Class G Province of Ontario Driver’s Licence and the use of a personal vehicle to conduct investigations, presentations, training sessions, etc.
  • Must have or rapidly acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders including disability accommodation and accessibility requirements pertaining to passengers and employees

Annual Salary Range: $80,007.20 - $100,027.20 (Level 9) – 35 Hour Work Week

At the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), we place a high value on establishing a workplace where people are challenged and respected every day, and we keep Toronto moving with a dedication to service, safety and convenience that is unparalleled in our industry. We invite you to join our team in delivering on our commitment to creating a transit system that makes Toronto proud.

Hiring and selection preferences are not given in the employment of an employee’s relatives. Relatives of current TTC employees cannot be hired, assigned transferred or promoted into positions, where there is a potential conflict of interest due to relationship. If you are qualified for the position for which you are applying, you will be required to disclose the name, relationship, and position of any relative who is a current TTC employee at the employment interview.

The TTC is committed to fostering a positive workplace culture with a workforce that is representative of the communities it serves. Committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, the TTC encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodation is available for applicants, including those with disabilities, throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resource- Employment Services at (416) 393-4570.

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