New job ADMN O 21R - Investigative Analyst**AMENDMENT - CLOSE DATE UPDATED** in British Columbia

ADMN O 21R - Investigative Analyst**AMENDMENT - CLOSE DATE UPDATED**

Company : BC Public Service
Salary : Details not provided
Location : British Columbia

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Investigative Analyst
Administrative Officer R21

There are currently one permanent full time and one temporary full time position until 12/30/2022 available. The temporary full time opportunity may be extended and/or become permanent.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and/or permanent vacancies.

Bring your strong analytical skills and client service focus to this dynamic team role

The B.C. government’s information management functions are organized within the Corporate Information and Records Management Office (CIRMO). CIRMO promotes modernized information management across government by:

  • Establishing legislation, policies and procedures;
  • Supporting operations;
  • Providing training;
  • Assessing compliance.

Through these initiatives, CIRMO ensures that information management policy, training and compliance are aligned and integrated. CIRMO also ensures that accountability for government’s many information management functions is well understood and transparent.

The Privacy, Compliance and Training Branch (PCT) provides services, support, and leadership to assist ministries, the broader public sector and the private and not-for-profit sectors to understand their responsibilities under the FOIPPA and PIPA, respectively. PCT provides Information Management training, consultative support on strategic privacy and access issues, supports Ministry Privacy Officers and the implementation of the Privacy Management and Accountability Policy and reviews Privacy Impact Assessments for all ministries.

As an Investigative Analyst, you provide overall corporate direction and specialized privacy and information management expertise to the Government of British Columbia, the broader public sector, and British Columbians.

You impart authoritative advice and interpretation regarding the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA), the Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA), the Information Management Act (IMA), their regulations, related policies and procedures, and their interactions with other enactments. You also plan, develop, manage and implement investigations into actual or suspected information incidents, privacy breaches and privacy complaints, and provide investigative leadership and specialized expertise to address information incidents that are the responsibility of the Government of British Columbia.

Your ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders is essential as you must gather information necessary to evaluate compliance relative to the requirements of FOIPPA. You possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, ensuring thorough investigative note taking and data tracking for investigations, preparing briefing materials on emergent privacy and information management issues, delivering training on privacy and access legislation, and providing advice and recommendations to government and other public bodies on a range of related issues, including measures to prevent future information incidents. You facilitate the preparation of data and metrics and the administration of case management applications to support the investigative team in carrying out their duties.

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. We acknowledge all Indigenous peoples on whose territories we work and play. We honour their connections to the land and respect the importance of the diverse teachings, traditions, and practices within these territories. Consider joining our team and helping us build an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, M├ętis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email: or by phone: 778-698-1336.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to, 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 Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
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 may be considered.
  • Minimum 1 year current or recent (within 4 years of posting date) experience:
    • Interpreting and applying information management or privacy legislation; or
    • Conducting program evaluations, investigations, or audits in a regulatory context.
  • Experience developing and maintaining relationships with senior government officials, senior level professionals and a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Preference may be given to candidates with experience in report writing, research or evaluation in a regulatory context.
  • Preference may be given to candidates with an investigative accreditation such as Justice Institute of BC Investigation and Enforcement Skills Certification or equivalent training and experience

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.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) 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 (STANDARD): YES - You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.

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