New Job Information Management Specialist In Alberta

Information Management Specialist
Information Management Specialist

Information Management Specialist

Company : Natural Resources Canada
Salary : $65,547 - $70,622 a year
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Natural Resources Canada - Canadian Forest Service
Edmonton (Alberta)
$65,547 to $70,622

For further information on the organization, please visit Natural Resources Canada

Closing date: 20 May 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.

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Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

The Government of Canada is committed to building a skilled workforce that is representative of Canada's diversity, which includes the recruitment of Canadian Veterans and releasing Canadian Armed Forces personnel:

We encourage applicants to identify any abilities, competencies, and/or experiences acquired through employment with the Canadian Armed Forces where applicable.

On October 6, 2021, the Government of Canada announced details of its plans to require vaccination across the federal public service. As per the new Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination for the Core Public Administration Including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, federal public servants in the Core Public Administration and members of the RCMP must attest to their vaccination status. The requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated applies whether they are teleworking, working remotely or working on-site. This is a condition of employment and it applies to indeterminate (permanent), determinate (term), casual, and student hiring. Should you reach the point in the selection process where it is necessary to verify terms and conditions of employment then the hiring manager or a human resources representative will contact you in order to complete an attestation.

The hiring organization will accept applications on-line only. All job applications must therefore be submitted through the Public Service Resourcing System. To submit an application on-line, please select the button “Apply Online” below. Persons with disabilities preventing them from applying on-line are asked to contact 1-800-645-5605.

For this selection process, it is our intention to communicate with candidates via email for screening and assessment purposes. This will include communication of screening results and invitations to written tests and interviews. To that end, candidates must include a valid email address in their application. It is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure that this address is functional and that it accepts messages from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email). It is also the candidate’s responsibility to ensure accurate information is provided and updated as required.


The Information Management (IM) Specialist is responsible for managing and coordinating all IM activities at the Northern Forestry Centre, including publishing. This includes effective management of information resources of business Value (IRBV), safeguarding and protecting this information and ensuring proper storage and retrieval of information throughout its life cycle. The IM Specialist is also responsible for the development of a Northern Forestry centre IM plan including the management of data.

Intent of the process

A pool of (fully or partially qualified) candidates may be established through this process to staff identical or similar positions at the AS-03 group and level within Natural Resources Canada and with other federal government departments with various tenures (determinate period or permanent), various language requirements (English Essential, French Essential, English or French Essential, or Bilingual), linguistic requirements (imperative and/or non-imperative) and profile(s) (BBB/BBB, CBC/CBC, CCC/CCC, etc.), various security requirements (Reliability status or Secret clearance), various conditions of employment and for various locations.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

  • A secondary school diploma or employer-approved alternatives. Employer-approved alternatives to a secondary school diploma are a satisfactory score on the PSC test approved as an alternative to a secondary school diploma; or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.

Degree equivalency

  • Experience in coordinating information management activities
  • Experience in data administration
  • Experience in developing plans and strategies

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

  • Experience managing financial resources.
  • Experience coordinating editing and publishing services.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

English essential

Information on language requirements

  • Knowledge of administrative policies, directives, processes and practices specific to information management
  • Knowledge of database management techniques
  • To effectively support clients and create processes to identify and implement information management needs
  • To establish and maintain a document tracking system
  • Demonstrating Integrity and Respect
  • Thinking things through
  • Working effectively with others
  • Showing Initiative and being action oriented
  • Organizational skills
  • Diplomacy
  • Judgment

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

  • Successful completion of an Information Management diploma program from a recognized post-secondary institution.

Degree equivalency

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Covid19 Vaccination Attestation

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

Acknowledgment of receipt of applications will not be sent; we thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

All information obtained throughout the selection process, from the time of application to close of process, may be used to evaluate the candidates.

You must provide proof of your education credentials. Candidates with foreign credentials must provide proof of Canadian equivalency. Consult the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials for further information at

References must have an in-depth and direct knowledge of your work, and must be able to answer specific questions pertaining to your achievements and strengths. References must have worked with you for at least six (6) months within the last five (5) years.

An interview may be conducted.

A written examination may be administered.

Candidates must meet the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position.

Candidates may be required to meet the other qualifications, depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.

Candidates must meet the conditions of employment and continue to meet these same conditions during their employment.

Random selection and/or top-down selection may be used at any time during the process to identify which applicants will be further assessed.

Natural Resources Canada is committed to establishing and maintaining a representative workforce. This organizational need may be identified as part of the appointment decision. In such cases, qualified candidates who self-declare as members of a visible minority group, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities or women (in non-traditional occupations) could be considered in priority.


Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.