Trainer-learning Facilitator job from Canadian Security Intelligence Service in Toronto, ON, Canada

Monday 14th, March 2022

Canadian Security Intelligence Service

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Toronto, ON


Training and Development

Canadian Security Intelligence Service is a reputed company based in Toronto, ON. We are looking for talented professional from the field of Training and Development to join our team as Trainer-learning Facilitator.

Job Summary

Major Responsibilities

Informatics Learning Facilitators provide generic and specialized software training in support of the Service mandate and operations. Informatics Learning Facilitators will:

  • Analyze, plan and conduct training needs analysis for branches and identify performance solutions by liaising with technical resources (internal and external) and client communities;
  • Develop, design and elaborate scope of training, course objectives, course training standards, lesson plans, instructional strategies, teaching aids, practical exercises, evaluations and reference material as per the CSIS Instructional Design Standards;
  • Train course participants (via virtual or in-person) through formalized or customized training programs on the operation of essential automated systems and equipment; assess course performance and recommend corrective course of action to Management and implement recommendations;
  • Assess, evaluate and validate the effectiveness of training programs based on employees' requirements, evaluations, feedback provided by Learning & Development resources, course participants and implement changes to course content;
  • Manage and lead concurrent training projects to ensure effective scheduling, coordination and monitoring of all project activities by establishing work plans, overseeing, assigning tasks and checking/verifying work of others;
  • Participate in the development cycle of new and enhanced informatics systems and projects by providing evaluation, software/equipment testing, validation and recommendations for configuration changes/improvements;
  • Provide assistance and support for problem resolution of IT related issues by analyzing issues, finding alternatives, determining and implementing solutions for the problems raised;
  • Support CSIS employees in solving informatics, operational and tactical problems;
  • Design and deliver presentations on topics of expertise to course participants by ensuring course design and course delivery adhere to appropriate policies and procedures of the Service;
  • Apply expertise in pedagogy and e-learning to advise the team on the creation of effective learning outcomes, teaching strategies, learning activities and tasks, and assessment strategies;
  • Continually monitor research in teaching and learning, and online learning in particular, to inform/refine evidence-based practices related to course design and delivery;
  • Support and share knowledge with team members;
  • Provide feedback to team members.
  • Undergraduate degree in a field of study related to the position and two (2) years of experience* or;
  • Three (3) year College diploma in a field of study related to the position and four (4) years of experience*.

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

  • Experience developing and delivering training/courses.

Candidates must also possess:

  • Experience working with various software programs and learning about new technology;
  • Teaching experience using a variety of modes of delivery (video, web-based, etc.) and methodologies;
  • Experience conducting research and analysis to make recommendations.


  • Experience in the analysis, design, development and delivery of learning products related to IT programs and activities;
  • Experience delivering virtual training and/or managing virtual learning platforms.
  • One of the following professional designations: Certified Training Practitioner (CTP) or Certified Training and Development Professional (CTDP) or other certifications/training in the field of Education/Adult Learning/Training;
  • Experience in managing projects or sub-projects;
  • Strong data literacy.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Client Service
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Organizational Skills/Multitasking
  • Problem Solving
Conditions of Employment

Not Applicable


While we continue to explore opportunities for flexible work arrangements, the majority of work in our organization must be done in the office and cannot be performed at home.

  • A written test based on adult learning principles and learning foundations will be administered to selected candidates.
  • Candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide a 10-minute teaching demonstration. Details will be provided when interviews are scheduled.
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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.

As a separate employer, CSIS has implemented a Directive on COVID-19 vaccination that is consistent with the overall Government of Canada approach to the COVID-19 vaccination of public servants. Applicants to this staffing process should be aware that all employees of CSIS are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground for discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act. As such, all persons to be appointed to CSIS will be required to attest to their vaccination status no later than on their first day of employment.

CSIS is committed to building a workforce that is truly representative of the Canadians it serves by cultivating a diverse and inclusive workplace environment. This will be achieved by increasing employment equity group representation (including persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, and women) at all levels within the organization through hiring and talent management practices. We will also ensure that appropriate accommodations are made (e.g., specialized equipment, changes to physical workspace) to provide employment opportunities for all qualified candidates. In support of achieving a greater, diverse and skilled workforce, we strong encourage those individuals who belong to one or more of the employment equity groups to self-identify when applying.

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.

Skills required

How To Apply

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