New Job Freedom Of Information And Privacy In Alberta

Freedom of Information and Privacy
Freedom of Information and Privacy

Freedom of Information and Privacy

Company : Government of Alberta
Salary : $4,621–$6,062 a month
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Job Information

Job Requisition ID: 47478

Ministry: Service Alberta and Red Tape Reduction

Location: Edmonton

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: September 11, 2023

Classification: Subsidiary 02B 3625 Program Services 2

About Us

Every Service Albertan strives to enable the success of our Ministry partners and Albertans through providing exceptional client focused services that meet and exceed our clients' expectations. We are looking for collaborative, agile, solutions focused individuals with strong communication skills and a strong service orientation. If that describes you, please read on.


Are you looking for an exciting opportunity in a fast paced, team-oriented environment? Would you like to apply and continue to build your analytical and collaboration skills? Financial and Administrative Shared Services in Service Alberta and Red Tape Reduction is responsible for the province-wide administration of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP Act). In addition, the division delivers the FOIP program for Government of Alberta departments, and some of their agencies, boards, and commissions.

Reporting to the FOIP Coordinator in one of the FOIP Units, you will work as a member of a team delivering access to information services in accordance with applicable legislation, policies, and processes to enable compliance with the FOIP Act.

The Analyst supports the FOIP Coordinator and Senior FOIP Advisors in the management of access to information requests under Part 1 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP Act).Responsibilities include processing FOIP requests and providing advice and recommendations on access matters. You will consult with clients internally and externally, process cross department requests, advise on the applications of the sections of the FOIP Act, and more.

Your success in this position is built on your ability to interpret and apply the FOIP Act, build trusted relationships, and understanding government operations, programs and services. Your success is also built on strong attention to detail, verbal and written communication skills, well-developed organizational and time management skills required to work in a team environment. The ability to build strong relationships with clients and peers and to manage multiple tasks and competing priorities within tight timelines is essential.


The ideal candidate will have a post-secondary diploma in Business, Public Administration, Law, or a related field plus a minimum of (2) two years of directly related experience in applying legislation, policy and/or FOIP and/or experience with Access issues. See below for equivalencies.

The following are assets:

  • Experience in information access specific role.
  • Experience with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act.
  • Graduation from the Information Access and Protection of Privacy (IAPP) certificate program from the University of Alberta.
  • Experience in facilitating training and/or participation in work groups and/or committees.

Equivalencies are:
A related four-year degree and some related experience; or a minimum of four (4) years of related experience.

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process. This link will assist you with understanding competencies:

You also will have the following competencies:

Agility – Ability to anticipate, assess, and readily adapt to changing priorities, manage resilience in times of uncertainty and effectively work in a changing environment.

Systems Thinking - The work done within the APS is part of a larger integrated and inter-related environment. It is important to know that work done in one part of the APS impacts a variety of other groups/projects inside and outside the APS. Systems Thinking allows us to keep broader impacts and connections in mind.

Build Collaborative Environments - Proactively building networks, connecting, and building trust in relationships with different stakeholders.


$2,310.48 - $3,030.81 bi-weekly ($60,304 - $79,104 / year) - Under review effective September 1, 2023.


Hours of work: Monday to Friday, 36.25 hours per week

Any costs associated with obtaining the required documents/checks as noted or interview travel expenses, will be the responsibility of the candidate. Out-of-province applicants can obtain the required documents/checks from the province they currently reside in.

Links and information on what the GoA has to offer to prospective employees.

  • Working for the Alberta Public Service –
  • Pension plans:
    • Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) –
  • Management Employees Pension Plan (MEPP) –
  • Leadership and mentorship programs
  • Professional learning and development
  • Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
  • Opportunity to participate in flexible work arrangements such as working from home up to two days per week
  • Research Alberta Public Service Careers tool –

How To Apply

If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system,

Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicant.

Once you have created your candidate profile, visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at

Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.

Resources for applicants:

  • Apply for Jobs with the Alberta Public Service:
  • Understanding the Alberta Public Service Hiring Process:
  • ALIS:

Closing Statement

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Liliane Karara at [email protected].

If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check