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Security Supervisor

Date:  Nov 16, 2020

Timmins, ON, CA (Canada)

Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and is widely recognized for its principled environmental, social and governance practices. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by robust safety standards, superior execution and technical proficiency. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.



This position will report to the Security Coordinator and will manage several contractors. 

In this role, you will interact with the following external stakeholders:

  • City of Timmins, Timmins Police Service
  • Timmins Fire Department
  • Ontario Provincial Police
  • Ministry of Natural Resources
  • GardaWorld security
  • AC Tech Alarm Securities
  • Convergint Technologies 
  • A variety of contract companies who perform work at Newmont Porcupine sites.


Provide effective supervision and support to a dynamic security team and oversee day-to-day security operations to ensure a fiscally responsible and effective approach to protecting employees and company assets, all while ensuring compliance with applicable laws, safety policies, procedures and position directives.


Safety & Sustainability Expectations

  • Ensure and promote a safe and healthy work environment
  • Promote and adhere to Newmont Safety and Sustainability policies
  • Conduct regular site inspections
  • Assist with conducting monthly safety meetings with security staff
  • Promote and ensure compliance with the principles of Newmont’s Fatality Risk Management requirements and conduct verifications as required
Essential Duties



Security Standards:

  • Work closely with contract security provider to ensure a superior standard of security and asset protection.
  • Work closely with the Emergency Response Specialist to ensure emergency readiness specific to the security team’s roles and responsibilities relating to emergency response.  Respond to site emergencies if required.
  • Effective supervision of the security team to ensure a superior standard of security and asset protection.
  • Ensure proper scheduling (in conjunction with contract security provider) to ensure necessary coverage at all times
  • Ensure all security guards are up to date with provincial licensing requirements
  • Support the contract security provider to ensure all security guards receive necessary training on Newmont Porcupine sites and provide proper documentation of any training conducted to the training department
  • Ensure all security guards are up to date on Newmont Porcupine policies and procedures
  • Liaise with supervisors from other departements to ensure security standards / policies are being complied with and address deficiencies as necessary
  • Ensure critical areas security procedures are followed
  • Ensure security team maintains required First Aid/CPR qualifications

Physical Protection:

  • Ensure permiter security is maintained and access control measures are being utilized and adhered to.
  • Ensure the physical safety of employees, contractors and visitors
  • Coordinate with third party vendors to ensure security and asset protection (i.e. alarm monitoring, access control, CCTV)

Information Technology Security

  • Support Newmont Porcupine IT team to ensure network security is maintained and ensure compliance by security team with any IT related polices and procedures
  • Ensure physical protection of critical IT areas through access control measures

Security Administration

  • Conduct thorough investigations of any security occurrences including:  policy breaches, safety incidents, thefts, accidents, damage or other similar matters.
  • Regularly monitor and evaluate security guard performance to provide feedback to contract security provider nnd make necessary recommendations to ensure that a superior level of service is provided on Newmont Porcupine sites.
  • Assist administrative tasks as requested (i.e. invoices, budget)
  • Assist with threat risk assessments and security vulnerability assessments
  • Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships with municipal and provincial law enforcement agencies and any other stakeholders.
  • Replace Security Coordinator while they are away.
  • Oversee training and support security provider with any required training.


  • Expected to take on a proactive leadership role within the security team
  • Promote and engage other members of the team to remain aligned with Newmont’s strategic plan, vision and values.
  • Provide direction, mentoring, coaching and development opportunities for the security team.
  • Support  and collaborate with North America security team, Newmont Porcupine Management Team, Employees, Contractors, and stakeholders in a professional manner. 
  • Superior communication, problem solving, conflict resolution and and analytical skills

The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Training & Experience


Formal Education, Certifications or Equivalents

  • Education:  Secondary school diplolma (or equivalency)
  • Post secondary education in related field is an asset (i.e:  police foundations, criminology, law and security, etc.)
  • Formal training in security (i.e. CPO, CPP, PSP or similar recognized security designations) is an asset
  • Certification/education in information technology or security technology is an asset
  • Possess (or willing to obtain) security guard and private investigator licence for the Province of Ontario
  • Valid drivers license and a clean driving record

Working Experience - Nature & Length

  • Minimum 5 years experience in related field (security, law enforcement, compliance, military)
  • Investigative / law enforcement experience is an asset
  • Extensive experience with access control, CCTV and other physical security technology systems is an asset
  • Experience in training is an asset.

Leadership Experience - Nature & Length

  • Minimum 3 years experience in a supervisory / leadership role

Other Related Skills, Abilities and Qualities

  • Fluent in English (verbal and written)
  • Professionalism and integrity
  • Demonstrated and proven leadership abilities
  • Motivates and inspires subordinates; builds strong cohesive teams
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Investigative background/skills
  • Effective interviewing experience
  • Self-motivated, proactive and engaged team player
  • Critical incident response and/or command experience
  • Superior computer skills with commonly used office software
Working Conditions


  • If you do not live near our Porcupine mine site in Ontario, Canada, we will require you to relocate for this role.
  • You will work a 5X2 schedule


Please apply to this role by November 30th to be considered for this opportunity. 

Please enter Job Number 7489  to submit your application (www.goldcorp.com/careers).  As an equal opportunity employer, Newmont is committed to diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. All properties owned by Porcupine Operations are Tobacco-Free. This includes but is not limited to all buildings, parking lots, vehicles, the surrounding wooded area, roadways, tailings, rehabilitated sites, etc.