BAND 3 – Senior IT Auditor

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date March 7, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $73,400.00 - $101,900.00 - Annual
Location Victoria, BC
Category Information Technology
Client BC Public Service
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BAND 3 – Senior IT Auditor – (58752)

Posting Title: BAND 3 – Senior IT Auditor
Position Classification: Band 3
Union: N/A
Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $73,400.00 – $101,900.00 annually
Close Date: 3/21/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date:
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Ministry of Finance
Ministry Branch / Division: Internal Audit and Advisory Services
Job Summary:

Senior IT Auditor
Management Band 3

This position is excluded from union membership.
An eligibility list may be established.
Please note there is also a similar posting for multiple Senior Auditors in REQ Number 58766.

Over time through performance based in-range movement employees will have the opportunity to reach the maximum of their position’s salary band. The starting salary for this position is expected to be $78,000 per annum.

Relocation Assistance of up to $5,000 may be provided.

Bring your critical thinking skills to this important leadership role with direct influence

The Ministry of Finance’s Internal Audit and Advisory Services (IAAS) supports Treasury Board by providing independent and objective assurance and advice to support governance, accountability, performance management practices and effective financial management.

IAAS covers a wide range of internal audit and consulting services for ministries, agencies and Crown corporations, including:

  • Advisory services to assist change by participating in initiatives and priorities, helping develop new programs and providing solutions to financial and business issues.
  • Audits/reviews of programs and functions to help improve efficiency and ensure governance, management and control systems are operating effectively.
  • Information technology reviews to address business, privacy and security risks and strengthen the government’s overall information management process.

Senior IT Auditors are responsible for performing a wide range of complex IT audit/reviews in major information systems and IT governance areas of the BC public sector to ensure they are aligned with generally accepted frameworks and are consistent with government business strategic direction.  As required, Senior IT Auditors are responsible for conducting non-IT reviews.

As a Senior IT Auditor within IAAS you will be reviewing, testing and analysing government’s IT infrastructure; assessing IT strategies, policies and procedures; evaluating the effectiveness of IT security controls and information systems in supporting business processes; and reviewing the effectiveness of disaster recovery and business continuity plans.  As required, you will supervise and provide direction to audit staff throughout the projects ensuring their work is timely and competently performed.

The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from. This is your opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful regions in British Columbia and work for the BC Public Service.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The BC Public Service is an inclusive and accessible employer. Please advise the hiring manager if any accommodations are required to assist you to ensure equitable participation.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact  DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.cabefore 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 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:

  • Completion of a recognized accounting designation CPA (formerly CA, CGA, CMA); and/or
  • Other relevant education, including MPA, MBA, CIA, CISA
  • Minimum of 3 years of current or recent audit and/or advisory experience (with preference given to internal or performance audit experience).
  • Minimum of 2 years of current or recent experience reviewing IT governance processes and controls, including information systems, change management, systems project management, information security and privacy, and computer operations.
  • Experience in applying generally accepted IT control frameworks (e.g. COBIT, ITIL and ISO) in an audit context.
  • Preference may be given to applicants who have 2 or more years of experience in a complex IT environment which includes security practices.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered, including experience in relevant consulting and/or programs such as verification and program evaluation.
  • Valid Class 5 B.C. driver’s license. A valid Class 7 may be considered.


  • Occasional travel outside the Victoria area is a requirement of this position.

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 – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

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.

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