Senior Specialist Cyber Awareness – City of Toronto


Full time

Division: Office of the Chief Information Security Officer

Reports To : Manager Cyber Diplomacy & Awareness

Salary Range: $110,947.20 to $130,353.60

Work Location: 55 John Street, Toronto

Job Type: Permanent Full Time

Shift Information: Monday to Friday, 35 hours work week

The City of Toronto is looking for a Senior Specialist Cyber Awareness reporting to the Manager Governance, Risk & Compliance.


To support the execution of the Chief Information Security Officer’s (CISO) mandate, cyber vision and strategy, providing technical and business advice, support and services to all City divisions, agencies and corporations.

To own the development and execution of the cyber awareness and training program and all associated campaigns and programs that may spin off from them.

To define, develop and support cyber awareness and training programs and initiatives, engaging with teams across the organization to build alignment on key projects and develop execution roadmaps.



  • Post-secondary degree in Business or Technology or a related discipline.
  • Extensive experience in Cyber Security, Information Security and awareness and training program delivery.
  • Strong understanding of project management techniques and methods.
  • Extensive experience in developing metrics ( KRIs, KPIs)
  • Preferred Certifications (any in the list): CISSP, CRISC, CISM, ISO 27001
  • Certification in Training and a  Learning Consultant is desirable.


Find the detailed job responsibilities, qualifications, skills, and other information here.

Additional Comments/Information

A normal work week is 35 hours, however, unforeseen situation may require extended hours of work with little or no prior notice. In case of a cyber incident or breach, rotation shift, continuous extended hours may be required with little or no prior notice.

*Subject to a police check, background check, psychological assessment and/or any other checks on a regular basis as the Office of the CISO handles highly sensitive and confidential information.

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
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