Freedom of Information Analyst
Administrative Officer R18
An eligibility list may be established.
Contribute your flair for organization and prioritization
The Management Services Division provides corporate support to the Economy Sector client group. This group is made up of the ministries of: Jobs, Trade and Technology; Municipal Affairs and Housing; Tourism, Arts and Culture; and Labour. Support services for Destination BC and the Auditor General for Local Government also fall under the Division’s responsibilities.
This position works within the Information Management and Strategic Initiatives work unit, which is part of the Management Services Division and a shared resource for the Economy Sector. This position supports the timely response to access to information requests for the Economy Sector client group.
This position responds to access and privacy requests, working to find practical and equitable solutions within the parameters of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA) and makes recommendations on the release of information and the protection of privacy for the Economy Sector client group.
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For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact David.Padgett@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Degree in Information Management, Public Administration or other directly-related discipline and 1 year experience performing analytical work OR;
- Diploma in Information Management, Public Administration or other directly-related discipline and 2 years’ experience performing analytical work OR;
- An equivalent combination of education/training and experience. Recent and related experience includes:
- Experience interpreting and applying legislation, policies and directives (examples include: policies and laws of the provincial, federal, or municipal governments).
- Experience in negotiation, mediation, and/or conflict resolution.
- Preference may be given to applicants who have one of more of the following types of experience:
- Direct experience in interpreting freedom of information /privacy or similar legislation.
- Experience in managing caseloads.
- Experience working in a high-volume customer-service environment.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Cover Letter: NO
Resume: YES – A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.
Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.