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Senior Security Administrator
Information Systems R18

An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies.

Your skills, confidence and initiative will be valued in this challenging role

We are looking for a dynamic team player to join our team to program, and create card access cards and records as well as monitoring and processing security clearance checks for contractors for courthouses. Sheriffs are responsible for the overall security of courthouses in BC, and as such are responsible for all key and access security at courthouses.

The Security Systems Administrator reports to the Sheriff Services Director, Provincial Programs and provides support and coordinates the delivery of security service within the Sheriff Services Division.  This position is a key contact between the staff, service provider/technician and service delivery personnel.  The position defines, implements, monitors and maintains effective security of data, including applications which contain sensitive personal information.  The role includes the provision of 2nd level technical support to all courthouse locations centrally managed for access and security issues. Individuals that have good organizational skills, problem solvers and who have a good knowledge of word, outlook, and excel are encouraged to apply.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below: 

  • Diploma in Computer Science or a related field and relevant experience OR;

  • Course work leading to professional designation as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP); OR;

  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Experience in developing and maintaining Excel spreadsheets.

  • Experience/training in keyboarding, data entry, word processing and standard computer applications.

  • Experience in applying and interpreting information technology security and administrative policies and procedures and developing client specific guidelines and best practices.

  • Preference may be given to applicants with at least 1-year experience in card access programming.


  • May be required to travel and work in other geographical areas.

  • May be required to work flexible hours, including varied shifts and overtime on short notice.


Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.  

Enhanced Security Screening will be required.


Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume required: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire: YES - You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.

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