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Security Technical Support Specialist



Slave Lake

Competition #:


Open To:

All Applicants

Date Posted:

October 14th, 2021

Closing Date:

October 28th, 2021 - 11:59pm

Compensation Rate:

$60,888 to $80,256

Hours Per Week:


Additional Information:

For over 50 years, the Northern Lakes College vision has been to increase accessibility to educational opportunities. With 25 locations across northern Alberta, program sites throughout Alberta, and a unique Supported Distance Learning model, students can access quality educational opportunities without leaving their community. Students can study from the comforts of home, work, on the road, or from one of the many College locations. Northern Lakes College offers a variety of university transfer, diploma, and certificate programs, including Academic Upgrading, Business & Administrative Studies, Health & Human Service Careers, Pre-Employment & Apprenticeship Trades, Resource Technology, University Studies, and Continuing Education & Corporate Training certificates and courses. We support and promote professional development and wellness opportunities, and provide our employees with an attractive benefits plan and competitive salaries. The College service region offers numerous recreational activities for the entire family to enjoy!

Northern Lakes College has the following full time position available:

Security Technical Support Specialist

Reference #NLC-1914

Salary: $60,888 to $80,256

November 2021 to ongoing

Location: Slave Lake


  • A Computer Tech Certificate, Net Plus or equivalent designation is required;
  • Three years’ experience working with building security systems;
  • Related safety system maintenance experience is required;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required;
  • A background in Instrumentation or Electrician would be an asset;
  • Criminal Record Check;
  • Driver’s License

Successful candidate must provide College or University transcripts and Criminal Record Check, proof of Covid 19 Vaccination, negative PCR test within the past 72 hours or an approved exemption to Human Resources prior to commencement.

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Please submit a resume quoting the reference number NLC-1914  to:

Northern Lakes College, Human Resources, 1201 Main Street SE, Slave Lake, AB  T0G 2A3 

Or fax resume to: 780-849-5881

Closing Date: October 28, 2021

Northern Lakes College thanks all applicants for their interest in employment; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Position Description

Security Technical Support Specialist

Nature and Scope of Work

This position reports to the Senior Director of Facilities and Ancillary Services. This position will be responsible for the all aspects of security throughout Northern Lakes College’s service area. This position will also have contract and budget responsibilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Installs, monitors and supervises the daily operation of the; access system, the intrusion alarm system, the fire alarm system and the College keying systems throughout the College service area. This position deals with all code issues related to the systems they are responsible for.
  • Supervises contracted security providers and responds to incident reports.
  • Identifies and provides costs for security maintenance and new security projects. Provides rational, set priorities and implement projects utilizing in-house staff, contracted services or a combination of both within the NLC service area. Monitors budgets to insure project costs and budget expectations are being met.
  • Provides in-house training for NLC staff on all security related equipment located at their campus. Responsible for doing systems inspections and security inspections at all campuses. This position will also be involved with the College’s Emergency Response Plan.

Knowledge and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate must have a working knowledge of the security systems that they will be responsible for. This will include the daily operation, maintenance and contract requirements to deal with the various issues arising from the multiple College sites.


A minimum of Grade 12 or equivalent, with 3 years of building security systems and related safety system maintenance experience is required. This person must hold a computer tech certificate, Net Plus or equivalent designations and a valid class 5 driver’s license. The successful candidate must provide a clean Criminal Record Check. An individual with an Instrumentation or Electrician background would be an asset.



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