Reporting to the Corporate Senior Privacy Officer, the Privacy Analyst will assist in the overall development, implementation and on-going maintenance of the Legislative Services Division Corporate Access Privacy Office.
The incumbent will:
- Provide the right of access to corporate records surrounding information requests made under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA) including assisting with the administration associated with access requests related to the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) within the Region’s Long-Term Care facilities
- Adhere to legislative timelines when responding to access to information requests
- Assess the risks involved in releasing information and weigh against compelling public interest to disclose information
- Research privacy legislation and interpret orders from the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (IPC), judicial reviews, discussion papers, privacy investigation reports and industry best practices, evaluate the disclosure of information and apply to responsive records
- Assist the Senior Corporate Privacy Officer in coordinating appeals made to the IPC between the Region, the mediator and adjudicator
- Assist in the on-going review of existing policies and procedures and provide recommendations from various business units and assist in the development and implementation of new policies and procedures
- Assist in the development, delivery and implementation of privacy training and awareness
- Assist in conducting Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA’s)
- Assist in the handling of privacy and information security incidents and complaints
The successful applicant will possess:
- A diploma in Records and Information Management, Library Information Technician or equivalent combination of education and practical experience
- Certification as an Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/C) is an asset
- Several years’ experience working with legislation and the application of best practices, drafting policies and procedures, conducting research and developing training materials related to Freedom of Information (FOI) and/or privacy of personal information/personal health information
- At least 2 years’ experience completing PIA’s, responding to FOI requests, and/or managing privacy breaches/incidents
- Extensive knowledge of the Municipal Act, MFIPPA, PHIPA, and Orders of the IPC and related legislation
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office 365 suite of services, including Word, Outlook, Teams, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat Pro at an intermediate level required
- Experience with Nordat FOI Request Management software is an asset
- Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills with the ability to demonstrate sound judgement, maintain confidentiality and objectivity, and handle matters of a political and/or sensitive nature with diplomacy
- Excellent research, project management, organization and time management skills with the ability to meet strict deadlines
- Strong verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills with the ability to establish effective working relationships with staff, client divisions, members of the public, outside agencies, and members of Council
- The ability to work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision
- Conflict management skills are an asset
- Familiarity with information technology security features and methods is an asset
Conditions of Employment
Proof of education, qualifications and any other job bona fide requirements will be required prior to start date.
In addition, all Region of Durham employees are required to be fully vaccinated, as defined in the Region’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, as a condition of hire in accordance with the Region’s Mandatory Vaccination Policy.
EQUITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION STATEMENT
The Region of Durham is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion within its community and organization, and strongly welcomes and encourages applications from Indigenous Peoples, people of colour, women, persons with disabilities, people from LGBTQ2S+ communities, and people from other diverse communities.
In accordance with the AODA Act, accommodation will be provided throughout the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities.
Job ID: 14899
Department: Legislative Services
Work Location: Whitby, ON
Salary: Start: $38.72 – Six Month: $40.87 – Job: $43.02
Close Date: December 5, 2021
To learn more about this opportunity, please visit: https://bit.ly/38NDww9 and apply online directly to Job ID#14899 no later than December 5, 2021.
We thank all applicants; however, only those to be considered for an interview will be contacted.
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