|Information & Privacy Coordinator
||City of Abbotsford
This posting closed on
July 13, 2012
at 4:30 PM
||E12-04 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
||City Clerk’s Office
||We are currently offering an exciting opportunity in our City Clerk’s Office, for a dynamic, self-motivated professional with proven skills, knowledge and abilities as an Information & Privacy Coordinator. Reporting to the Deputy City Clerk, this position receives and processes all Requests for Access to Records pursuant to the Freedom of Information and Privacy Protection Act. The incumbent also responds to various public and staff inquiries regarding Requests for Access to Records and provides advice, recommendations and training to staff regarding compliance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Privacy Protection Act.
• Receives Requests for Access to Records from the public and processes them in compliance with the provincial Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (the Act), City policies and procedures, and other relevant legislation, by preparing all notices, correspondence, and submissions, including severing records, collecting and waiving fees where applicable, tracking requests, maintaining records and ensuring the City meets all statutory requirements and obligations;
• Provides routine advice, recommendations and training to staff regarding the Act and Requests for Access to Records. Ensures the development and delivery of training sessions for City staff on the legislative requirements and processes relating to FOI requests;
• Coordinates the development and communication of information provided to the general public regarding the Freedom of Information Protection of Privacy Act;
• Demonstrates an advanced problem solving ability by balancing the legal rights of applicants to access to records, with the obligation to protect privacy of the individual's personal information.
As the successful candidate you have a university degree or diploma in Local Government Management, plus 2 to 5 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. In addition you are a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) or hold an equivalent accreditation. Preference will be given to candidates with working in a unionized, municipal environment.
If you are customer service focused, looking for a challenge and an opportunity to make an impact in a fast growing municipality, this is the opportunity for you!
||For more information on this position and to submit a resume and cover letter for consideration,
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at:
||June 29, 2012 08:30 AM
||July 13, 2012 04:30 PM
|*Please note that the closing date shown above reflects when the posting will be removed from this website. The posting may remain open on the City's website (www.abbotsford.ca/careers) until the position is filled.