Management Band 2
This is a 6 month temporary opportunity, with the potential to become permanent.
An eligibility list may be established.
Combine your client service, stakeholder engagement and strategic planning skills in this challenging role.
As a Senior Investigator within the Corporate Information and Records Management Office (CIRMO), you are responsible for leading and conducting investigations into serious, complex, and often high-profile government information incidents, including privacy breaches and complaints. You will lead cross government investigation teams of professionals and technical experts and will be responsible for ensuring appropriate steps are taken to contain, remediate and prevent information incidents. Further, you will provide expert guidance to ensure government takes appropriate steps to resolve exposures of sensitive personal information and confidential government business information.
Working in a busy and dynamic office, you will impart authoritative advice with regard to the interpretation and application of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA), other legislation, and government policies. As a senior member of the Privacy, Compliance and Training Branch’s (PCT) Investigations Unit, you will conduct interviews with witnesses and respondents and will maintain close working relationships with the BC Public Service Agency, the Security Investigations and Forensics Unit (OCIO), legal services, law enforcement, the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner and designated ministry representatives such as Ministry Chief Information officers, Ministry Privacy Officers and others.
Your ability to respond to external demands under pressure, set priorities, manage multiple projects, and work effectively both independently and as part of a supportive and dynamic team ensure your success in this challenging senior role.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 first. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquires, please contact Clare.Cronin@gov.bc.ca . 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.ca , 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 Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
University degree in Political Science, Public Administration, Criminology, Law or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
Minimum 2 years’ current or recent (within 4 years of posting date) experience:
Conducting investigations or assessments either in a legislative, regulatory, administrative or other context requiring the use of both influence and authority; and
Interpreting and applying legislation and/or policy (preference given to candidates with experience interpreting and applying legislation and/or policy related to information management).
Minimum 1 year current or recent (within 4 years of posting date) experience providing formal or informal supervision or leadership to junior staff.
Experience managing sensitive and complex issues in a high profile environment, under deadlines, and managing multiple competing priorities.
Experience developing and maintaining relationships with senior government officials, senior level professionals and a wide range of stakeholders.
Experience in report writing, research or evaluation in a regulatory context.
Experience delivering verbal briefings and presentations to stakeholders and executive.
Experience with privacy and access legislation an asset.
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.
Enhanced Security Screening 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