Operations & Customs Security Manager
Title:Operations & Customs Security Manager
Client:Polaris Transportation Group
Location:Mississauga, ON
Part-Time Permanent Opportunity

At Polaris, our Vision is clear:
We are a supply chain company that defines our success by the positive impact we have on everyone we touch. Our growth will come from clarity of purpose and aligned values today.
We’ve thought hard about some clear values that guide everything we do along the way:
Our priority is Safety
We have each others’ backs
It’s always about our customer
We raise the bar.
If we have the opportunity to speak with you, we’d love to tell you more and we’ll be just as interested in learning about how you live these values as we are in your technical or industry experience.

With over 25 years of sustained growth and customer satisfaction, Polaris Transportation is Canada’s largest privately held cross-border LTL carrier providing daily departures between USA and Canada. Polaris is comprised of five operating divisions which provide a multitude of transportation services, including cross-border and domestic LTL and TL, global logistics, hazmat certified warehousing & distribution and technological development. As leaders of innovation in our industry, we have and will continue to utilize advanced technologies to transform the way we do business. This drive and commitment has resulted in great recognition. Polaris has received the prestigious CCJ’s Innovation of the Year award and for 13 consecutive years, we have won the Shipper’s Choice award with the esteemed higher distinction of Carrier of Choice. We’ve also been named as a Top 100 Trucker for 3 years and one of the best places to work in our industry as a Top Fleet Employer for 3 consecutive years.

We are looking for an Operations & Customs Security Manager to join our close-knit transportation and operations teams as we continue to excel in innovation and service excellence in the industry. You'll be reporting to our Director of Risk Management.

You have been recognized for your strong analytical skills and your ability to use it to identify cause-effect relationships. You demonstrate intellectual rigor when solving problems and make effective decisions at speed. You are looking for an organization that focuses on its people and provides opportunities for growth and advancement. You’ll join a team and culture that will commit to investing as much into your learning and growth as you do.
The schedule for this position is 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. It is a part-time permanent opportunity with benefits.

  • A willingness and a nimbleness to do what it takes to see results ; a bias for action
  • An analytical thinker, you can identify patterns
  • An ability to recognize risks and determine the best course of action in stressful situations
  • Discretion
  • Ensure the daily operational quality of our facilities’ screening process, the security and safety of our fleet, team and the products we move
  • Screening all cargo tendered to us for transport for the presence of prohibited items such as undeclared Dangerous Goods, illegal contraband, and sabotage devices
  • Monitor security cameras for suspicious or s or unusual activity
  • Develop threat intelligence, recognize common attack patterns and storylines
  • Assess indicators of compromise and integrate intelligence into the response lifecycle
  • Watch for any suspicious activity and disturbances. Assess danger and direct the appropriate escalation and response
  • Triage incidents and events, perform widespread and in-depth log and data analysis
  • Coordinate with internal departments and government agencies in case of incident or emergency
  • Provide incident reports or video screen to Safety team as required
  • Develop, coordinate and may conduct security education programs to assist in educating personnel about security systems, individual security responsibilities and the importance of security in the cross-border transportation industry
  • Combine experience, knowledge and intuition to formulate key security processes and activities
  • Bachelor’s degree or college diploma in Law Enforcement and/or Security Administration/Safety
  • Preference will be given to candidates with a background as a Police Officer, Sheriff, Fish and Wildlife Officer, Correctional Peace Officer, Conservation Officer, Level 1 Peace Officer, Firefighter or as a member of the Canadian Forces (regular or reserve)[SO2]
  • Minimum of five years of continuous full-time employment (does not need to be in a related field)
  • Proficient in MS office and the use of computers
  • Good knowledge of the transportation industry, LTL and cross border processes/regs
  • Ability to climb and lift with ease is required, as is as access to a vehicle
  • Experience using TMW (Truckmate) Software or similar is an asset

Polaris Transportation Group is an equal opportunity employer. As part of our commitment to accessibility for all persons with disabilities, Polaris Transportation Group will, upon the request of the applicant, provide accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure equal access to applicants with disabilities. We will consult with applicants to ensure a suitable accommodation is provided.


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