• Administrator, Security (COMSEC), S4

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(7/25/2018 6:21 PM)
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  • Company Overview

    At General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada, Canada’s premiere defence company, innovation happens on a daily basis. We develop and deliver highly-complex leading edge technology, products and systems that make important contributions to our customer’s success in land, airborne, maritime and public safety applications. The challenges and opportunities are endless.The results – incredible.


    Our employees are exceptional. We are proud to employ more than 1,100 talented individuals across Canada. Working in a collaborative environment, our employees are encouraged daily to contribute their technical knowledge and expertise. Our employees are passionate, dedicated, and conscientious about the work they do which results in our ability to deliver the highest value, customized solutions in order to meet the most demanding requirements.

    Project/Program Overview

    Under the direction of the Security Manager, the incumbent assists the Communication Security (COMSEC) custodian in providing direct support to the various programs on (COMSEC) requirements and compliance, as well as general, indirect corporate COMSEC requirements.


    • Provide COMSEC support to all applicable programs as directed by the Security Manager and the COMSEC Custodian
    • Assist the security manager in providing training for staff with respect to COMSEC Security protocols/compliance and works with the COMSEC custodian to develop and maintain training material
    • Address and report issues/non-compliances to the security manager
    • Assist the custodial staff in processing incoming COMSEC shipments, including dismantling of CCI items and disposing of non-CCI items
    • Assist the custodial staff in preparing outgoing COMSEC shipments
    • Assist the COMSEC custodian in obtaining all required paperwork transactions for outgoing COMSEC shipments
    • Assist with the handling and transport of COMSEC items
    • Support the COMSEC custodian to maintain and comply with COMSEC protocols by performing compliance checks and audits
    • Manage and maintain Movement of Assets List
    • Assist COMSEC custodian in project and day to day duties with respect to activities associated with incoming and outgoing shipments
    • Support positive control of COMSEC assets
    • Assist the COMSEC custodian to maintain access list for all COMSEC areas
    • Perform any other task assigned by the security manager or COMSEC custodian, as required


    • Requires a minimum of 4 to 5 years of related experience
    • Extensive working knowledge of COMSEC handling, packaging and accounting
    • Working Knowledge of the Canadian Controlled Goods Program
    • Working knowledge of ITAR
    • Working knowledge of the Defence Production Act
    • Knowledge of the Department of National Defence Security COMSEC directives
    • Knowledge of the Communications Security Establishment, Security COMSEC directives
    • Direct experience with COMSEC handling and accounting
    • Able to plan, and execute all tasks within the prescribed timeline
    • Strong presentation skills
    • Strong people skills, as the incumbent will need to liaise directly with production staff when security rules are not followed
    • Strong ability to work independently with minimum supervision
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously




    • High School Diploma Required
    • College Diploma or University Degree considered an asset


    Minimum 10 year consecutive residence in Canada – for Canadian Secret Security Clearance
    Applicants will be required to obtain/hold a valid and current Canadian security clearance to gain access to the classified spaces, information and equipment in order to perform the work associated with this position.


    General Dynamics Mission Systems – Canada is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace.  Workplace accommodations are available.


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