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OPG has armed and unarmed Nuclear Response Force and Nuclear Security Officer positions at our Pickering and Darlington Nuclear facilities. Each position offers challenging opportunities, great career mobility and a work culture where safety is a fundamental value.

Please be aware that these positions will be advertised on our website under the “job search” heading, they will only be available when we are accepting applications. All applications must be completed online by creating a profile and then using your profile to apply to the advertised job.

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These positions involve carrying out nuclear security operations and patrols on a rotating shift basis, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. To be considered, you must:

  • hold a valid Ontario driver’s licence with full driving privileges
  • be eligible to work in Canada
  • be able to successfully pass fitness, psychological and medical testing; and
  • be able to obtain a Level II Security Clearance

The minimum qualifications required for these positions are as follows:

Nuclear Security Officer:
This role calls for successful completion of a Police Foundations or Law and Security Administration diploma, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You must have six months of related work experience.

Nuclear Response Force:
In addition to holding, or being able to obtain, a valid Firearms Possession and Acquisition Licence (PAL), you must have: current St. John’s Ambulance Standard First Aid and Level C CPR certificates; a Police Foundations or Law and Security Administration diploma; and at least one year of experience in a civilian police force, military or comparable security environment (or three years of full-time, continuous experience in such an environment) and the ability to complete a rigorous basic tactical training course.

The location of our Pickering and Darlington Nuclear facilities gives you the choice to live in the suburbs, a small town, or country or cottage settings. In addition, Pickering is within an easy commute of Ontario’s largest urban centre.

Since Nuclear stations are very large facilities, these positions offer an opportunity to be part of a large team working together to provide safe, reliable electricity to Ontario residents and businesses.

Are You The Right Fit?

In addition to the experience requirements listed above, we look for enthusiastic, self-motivated team players who enjoy being challenged and thrive on quick response time. If you want to put your energy to good use and make a valuable contribution in providing a vital resource to Ontario, you could be the perfect addition to the OPG team.

Security Hiring Processes

Here is a quick view of the two separate hiring processes for the Nuclear Security Officer and the Nuclear Response Force positions.

Hiring processes for the Nuclear Security Officer and the Nuclear Response Force positions