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Ministry of Indigenous Affairs
Corporate Management Branch - Director's Office
Job Term:
1 Temporary contract/assignment - up to 12 months
Job Code:
5A004 - Admin05
$66,055.00 - $95,181.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to showcase your knowledge of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) and related information management legislation with the Ministry of Indigenous Affairs, Corporate Management Branch – Director's Office.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:

• lead the ministry's process for responding to Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) requests and services;
• provide advice and guidance regarding information management; security provisions; records collection, retention and disclosure and appeals;
• provide advice and training to ensure clients are in compliance with legislated obligations;
• respond to requests related to complying with Open Government directives;
• interpret and apply requests and recommend responses to decision makers;
• identify contentious privacy issues and prepare briefing materials for senior management.

How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge:

• You have knowledge of and demonstrated experience interpreting and applying the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
• You can apply your knowledge of the ministries mandate, programs, policies and services to provide advice regarding access requests and appeals.
• You have expert knowledge of records and information management legislation, regulations and principles.

Communication, Relationship Management and Consultation Skills:

• You have well-developed oral and written communication skills to discuss and respond to issues, present information and advice and prepare briefing materials, correspondence, reports, etc.
• You apply your relationship building, customer service and interpersonal skills to build a network of internal and external stakeholders and maintain relations with different levels of government.
• You have negotiation and consultation skills to consult with other program areas, ministries and government organizations and gain support for change recommendations.
• You have persuasion and presentation skills to influence adherence to legislation and provide effective training.
• You can deal with complex/sensitive issues with tact, discretion and diplomacy.

Organizational, Prioritization and Coordination Skills

• You demonstrate organizational abilities to coordinate responses to enquiries and issues.
• You demonstrate time management and coordination skills to prioritize workload within legislated time lines in a fast-paced environment with frequently conflicting timelines.

Research and Analytical Skills:

• You have analytical and problem-solving skills to evaluate sensitive information to anticipate risks and impacts.
• You can research, identify and apply relevant precedents for requests and appeals.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 160 Bloor St E, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Association of Management, Administrative and Professional Crown Employees of Ontario
Administrative and Support Services
Posted on:
Friday, May 17, 2019
  • ON-135400/19
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, June 4, 2019 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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