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Head (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON14 July 2016
I thoroughly enjoyed working at CSIS over the course of my 25 years. However, time as come for new experiences allowing for professional growth and advancement.
Pros
Gym on premise
Cons
lack of advancement
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The performance of each investigator is accurately measured and appropriately acknowledged by management.
Security Investigator (Former Employee) –  Toronto office20 January 2014
Conduct security interviews on individuals seeking to work for the federal government or the sensitive sector ie. Atomic Energy and is required to have a security clearance as condition of employment. Conduct the follow up investigation on the information gathered during the interview, prepare a detailed report with a recommendation to grant or deny a clearance.
Conduct security interviews on individuals seeking to immigrate to Canada. Complete a detailed report outlining the reason to grant or deny a clearance. Travel to various immigration offices to conduct such interviews.
The job included extensive travel mostly driving to various locations to cover northern Ontario. However, this job was very enjoyable due to the autonomy given to each investigator.
Pros
The job included the use of government vehicles and meals when out of the office and a per diem.
Cons
extensive travel up to 500 km per day over and above interview time and follow up investigation.
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Extremely interesting place to work
Intelligence Officer (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON30 September 2013
It is unlike any other job out there! I can't really provide too much detail on the work, but it is always interesting, always demanding and always rewarding.
Pros
Dynamic and fast-paced, with access to information unlike any other job.
Cons
Incredibly steep learning curve.
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