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Access to Information (ATIP)

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This is a Full-time position in Ottawa, ON posted July 25, 2017.

Our public sector client is looking for a Senior Access to Information and Privacy Consultant to support their team.

Roles and Responsibilities

Processing voluminous and complex access and privacy requests that are subject to delays.

Preparing correspondence on various issues, such as memoranda and consultation letters to other government departments and third parties, internal correspondence, etc.

Representing the organization in any investigations conducted by officials of the Offices of the Information Commissioner and the Privacy Commissioner concerning the handling of requests under both the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act.

Providing advice to clients by explaining to them the principals and policies of statutes and current case law, and explaining to requesters what their rights are under both the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act.

Entering case management actions, searching for duplicates and preparing final release packages. The case management and reviewing of records are performed in AccessPro Case Management and Redaction software.

Assisting in the defense of decisions on any complaints submitted to the Offices of the Information Commissioner or the Privacy Commissioner.Providing recommendations regarding the exemption or exclusion of information to be released.

Analyzing, processing, researching and preparing responses to sensitive ATIP requests.Advising, in consultation with the Manager, ATIP, and the ATIP Coordinator, on exemptions and disclosure.

Reviewing sensitive and/or contentious files, including personnel harassment complaints and discipline files.

Qualifications and Experience

Must have experience processing a minimum of ten (10) complex requirements (in excess of 3000 pages) within the last five (5) years.

Must have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience within the last five (5) years working in Access to Information and Privacy fields for the federal government.

Must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in the last (10) years processing requests that fall under Privacy Act.Must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in the last ten (10) years processing requests that fall under Access to Information Act

Skills Required

  • Education level: College
  • Work experience (years): 3-5 years

Package

Salary: N/D