New Job Senior Information Officer In Yukon

Senior Information Officer
Senior Information Officer

Senior Information Officer

Company : Yukon Government
Salary : $91,749–$106,467 a year
Location : Yukon

Full Description

This posting is to fill one permanent full-time position, working 75-hours biweekly.

Yukon government’s vision is an engaged and diverse public service that embraces innovation to deliver positive outcomes for Yukoners.

Who we are…

The Yukon Bureau of Statistics (YBS) is a branch of the Yukon government (YG) in the Department of Finance. YBS helps governments, businesses and residents of Yukon make informed decisions with the provision of timely and reliable statistical information. The Bureau collects, analyses and publishes statistical information, and works on statistical research projects and data modelling.

YBS collaborates with and assists YG departments in providing professional expertise and support in data collection, analysis and statistical research. The Bureau also collaborates with Statistics Canada, other federal departments, and provincial/territorial statistical agencies on matters of mutual interest and exchanges ideas and information with them.

The opportunity…

The Senior Information Officer is responsible for managing daily operations and resources of the Information Services Unit of YBS. The successful candidate will lead the analysis and interpretation of data, development of analytical and summary reports, and dissemination of YBS publications, and will respond to data requests and media queries.

An ideal candidate is expected to have background in and/or knowledge of data analysis and interpretation, writing and reviewing analytical reports, writing information notes for senior management and the media, web dissemination of data and reports, data quality and confidentiality, and data collection methods.

What we can offer you…

Yukon government cares about their employees and strives to offer a variety of learning and developmental opportunities including in-house training. Funding may also be available to support further education.

Flexible work and leave options may be available allowing you to balance your personal and professional needs.

We also have a comprehensive and generous benefits plan, providing for the health and wellbeing of you and your family.

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Essential Qualifications

Important application requirements:

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet each of the following qualifications. Emphasize how your work experiences and related duties align with the essential and asset qualifications listed below. Note that selection for further consideration is based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

Include the month and year you started and ended a job when you list your work experience. This allows us to accurately calculate the length of time you were in the position.

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  • Bachelor’s degree in business, economics or a relevant social science discipline (can be relaxed for candidates with experience in a similar job);
  • Experience in writing and reviewing reports with analyses and presentation of data, and supervising the development and dissemination of analytical reports;
  • Experience in researching, compiling and analyzing data, and presenting results with relevant contextual information to data users and/or the media; and
  • Proficient in using software for data analysis and presentation (MS Office Suite) and/or desktop publication (Adobe InDesign)
  • Experience in dealing with media queries, and knowledge of Statistics Canada’s data will be considered as assets.

Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above may be equally considered.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

To best support the achievement of key strategic and business objectives, candidates may be assessed on:

  • Thinking strategically
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrating client focus
  • Promoting common values and ethics

Contact details:

If you have any questions about this position, please contact: Bishnu Saha, Director of YBS at [email protected]

If you have questions about our recruitment process, please contact: Danielle Marrion, a/Human Resource Consultant at [email protected]

Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
5 July 2023
Close Date
18 July 2023