Salary Range: $79,831 to $93,919 per annum
Reporting to the Deputy City Clerk, the Information, Access and Privacy Officer will be responsible for leading the City’s information access and privacy program responsibilities in keeping with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA); develops and leads best-practice policies, procedures and initiatives related to information access, privacy and records management; undertakes election-related duties and other project initiatives as assigned and supporting City Clerk Services’ management team. Duties include developing and leading the City’s information access and privacy program responsibilities in keeping with MFIPPA including formulating decisions on requests, liaising and communicating with members of the public, Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (IPC), City staff, and external stakeholders, and researching and analyzing case law and IPC orders; leading the development and implementation of best-practice policies, procedures and initiatives related to corporate records management including documenting related processes and programs, quality improvement initiatives, and best-practice program reviews; and undertaking election-related duties and other project initiatives, providing support to the leadership team on special projects, undertaking research, developing and implementing data collection instruments and research methods, and reviewing and analyzing data and reports.
Applicants will have a four (4) year degree in in Information Management, Legal or Paralegal studies, Public Administration or related discipline plus a minimum of five years of relevant experience in an information access and privacy role, preferably in a Municipal Clerk’s office or other government agency. You have extensive knowledge of MFIPPA including the legislative appeal framework and responsibilities established by the IPC and current precedence established by Orders of the IPC and case law particularly relevant to the municipal environment with the ability to interpret and apply legislation, IPC Orders and guidance and case law to information access and privacy disclosure decisions. You have experience undertaking research, developing policies, procedures and reports with a collaborative, customer-focused approach to service delivery and proven ability to establish effective working relationships with staff, client groups. Candidates possess excellent communication, mediation, time and project management skills and have proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point).
Interested candidates are invited to provide a resume with covering letter electronically no later than Friday, March 15, 2019, at www.oshawa.ca under City Hall, Employment link. Please note hard copies of resumes will not be accepted.
We thank all applicants, but only those to be interviewed will be contacted.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code. The City of Oshawa will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. Personal information provided is collected under the authority of The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.