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ARCHIV 24R – Digital Information Strategies Archivist

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Author pmnationtalk
Date September 1, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $63,973.31 - $72,937.86 - Annual
Location Victoria, BC
Category Miscellaneous
Client BC Public Service
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ARCHIV 24R – Digital Information Strategies Archivistv

Posting Title: ARCHIV 24R – Digital Information Strategies Archivist
Position Classification: Archivist R24
Union: GEU
Location: Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $63,973.31 – $72,937.86 annually
Close Date: 9/13/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date: 6/30/2021
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Citizens’ Services
Ministry Branch / Division: Government Records Service, CIRMO
Job Summary:

Digital Information Strategies Archivist
Archivist 24

An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and/or temporary opportunities.
We currently have one temporary vacancy till 30/06/2021.

An excellent opportunity to join this dynamic team and apply your technological skills

Are you keen to take on a key role in the modernization of records management in the Government of British Columbia?  Are you a passionate innovator with expertise relating to information management in the digital context, archival and records management principles and methodologies, and/or digital preservation management?

The Corporate Information and Records Management Office (CIRMO), within the Ministry of Citizens’ Services, provides corporate information management oversight and guidance to all ministries and applicable broader public sector agencies.  It is committed to ensuring that strong information management policies and practices are in place, and that all public service employees understand their responsibilities.  The Government Records Service (GRS) is the lead branch in CIRMO respecting the life-cycle management of information.  It provides direction, advice and a range of services to client ministries and agencies, and is responsible for the establishment of a new digital archive for government records of permanent value.  GRS is a leader in delivering on government’s commitment to transform its information management in the digital age through the implementation of the Information Management Act.

The Digital Information Strategies Archivist develops, revises, and advises on government-wide information management legislation, policy, standards, and guides; undertakes strategic research and planning projects relating to digital records, digitization, and digital archives; provides information management advice to stakeholders and clients; and performs special projects and other duties on behalf of the Director, Archival & Records Initiatives.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact Susan.Hart@gov.bc.caDO 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. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • A degree in archival science, library science, or another relevant field, combined with two (2) years’ relevant work experience (e.g., developing/implementing policy, providing policy advice in an Information Management context, digital information management research and planning in a records management context); OR, an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be considered.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience with information management research and/or information management policy development.

Preference may be given to applicants with one (1) or more of the following:

  • Those who self-identify as Indigenous.
  • Experience working with Indigenous organizations and/or communities.
  • Experience in digital information management policy and strategic planning.

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.

CRC – A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


Cover Letter: YES – A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Resume: YES – Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire: YES – You will be required to answer a standard 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.

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