Dissemination Officer

Canadian Security Intelligence Service - Ottawa, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Summary

The Dissemination Officer is responsible for the dissemination and triage of intelligence products in support of the branch's production lifecycle.

Major responsibilities:
Review dissemination requests, analyze information and provide summary reports/responses/briefing material to key partners,
Conduct research in operational and open source databases and websites to obtain additional information on client requests,
Liaise with external/internal key partners to obtain additional information and ensure accurate dissemination of intelligence products and triage of domestic and foreign reporting,
Provide information and guidance on policies and procedures to clients,
Develop, maintain and update dissemination protocols, processes, tools and tracking systems; upload and publish reporting into databases,
Maintain awareness of current events/threats and operational investigative priorities.
2-year College diploma and two (2) years of experience* or;
High school diploma and seven (7) years of experience*

The educational program must be from an accredited learning institution recognized in Canada.

If you have completed a program outside of Canada, you will be required to obtain proof of a Canadian equivalency at your expense through a recognized credential assessment service

Note: Any higher level of education could be recognized as experience.


  • Experience reviewing and analyzing documents to ensure accuracy and identify missing or inaccurate information.
  • Experience in providing client service and responding to requests.
Experience using desktop publishing software or web design tools including, but not limited to Adobe InDesign and Drupal.
Experience using data software including, but not limited to SharePoint and Excel.
Organizational skills / multitasking
Adaptability / Flexibility
Client Service
Conditions of Employment

Ability and willingness to work overtime on short notice.


The majority of work in our organization must be done in the office and cannot be performed at home.

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Security Requirements
Candidates must be eligible to receive an Enhanced Top Secret security clearance. The process involves a security interview, a polygraph, and a background investigation that includes credit and financial verifications. The use of illegal drugs is a criminal offense. Drug use is an important factor considered in your reliability and suitability assessment during the selection process. Therefore it is important not to use any illegal drugs from the time you submit your application.

Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their application how they meet each Education and Experience criteria. Failure to do so will result in the applicant being screened out of the career opportunity.

CSIS is a separate employer and is not subject to the Public Service Employment Act (PSEA). CSIS has its own classification, compensation system, and a different staffing regime. As such, we use a different staffing process and terminology.

CSIS is committed to diversity and inclusion and the equitable participation of all Canadians. Should you require accommodation in relation to a disability, please tell us at the beginning of the selection process. This information will be kept confidential.

The personal information provided in your application is protected under the Privacy Act and will be held in Personal Information Bank SIS/P-PU-025.

We thank all applicants for their interest in CSIS. However, only those who are selected for further consideration will be contacted.