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Legislative Assembly
Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
Leg Assembly/I09 - Leg Assembly/I09
$91,339.00 - $143,082.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Want a truly enriching career?

The Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario is an independent officer of the Legislature with a multifaceted mandate in the areas of access to government held information, access to one's own personal information and health records, and privacy protection. We have an opening for an adjudicator in our Tribunal and Dispute Resolution Division.

Salary Amended

What can I expect to do in this role?

As an Adjudicator you will be:
Deciding matters under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA), Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA) and Part X of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017 (CYFSA). The successful candidate will be expected to carry a significant caseload of PHIPA and CYFSA files, deciding matters under these highly technical statutes. Applicants should highlight any relevant experience with PHIPA/CYFSA in their cover letter.

How do I qualify?


As the successful candidate, you have experience adjudicating in an administrative tribunal setting, and having proven ability to interpret and apply concepts under complex legislation. You have experience performing in a time-sensitive, caseload-driven environment that is subject to a high degree of scrutiny from the media and the public. You will have well-developed writing skills; experience in FIPPA/MFIPPA/PHIPA/CYFSA and in the interpretation and application of complex legislation; familiarity with administrative law concepts applicable to the exercise of statutory decision-making authority; excellent analytical skills; aptitude for impartial adjudication and well-developed communication/ interpersonal skills.

Commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti-racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

  • Qualified List Information:
    • A list of qualified candidates will be established for the Adjudicator position in the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario and will be in effect for twelve (12) months from the date the list is created. Qualified candidates on the list may be considered when filling future permanent and/or temporary vacancies in this position.

  • OPS & IPC Reciprocal Staffing Agreement:
    • The IPC has a Reciprocal Staffing Agreement with the Ontario Public Service (OPS) that enables employees to accept positions in either organization while retaining their access to benefits, pension contributions, and years of service.

  • Hybrid Work:
    • Like many organizations, the IPC is considering the future of its workplace arrangements. It is implementing a hybrid work model and various work arrangements may be possible.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, 2 Bloor St E, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Legal Services
Posted on:
Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Collection of Information

Your personal information is being collected and will be used to determine your qualifications for employment with the Ontario Public Service, and for recruitment modernization initiatives. OPS Careers is an authorized common service in accordance with s. 6 of the Ministry of Government Services Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. M.25 and this collection of personal information is necessary to the proper administration of OPS Careers.

Please do not provide more personal information than what is asked of you. For example, do not include your social insurance number, photograph, or banking information, etc. with your application. We strongly encourage you not to provide us with information beyond that which is requested in the job posting.

If you have any questions about the collection, use, disclosure, or retention of your personal information, please contact us.

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Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, October 26, 2022 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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