Access to Information and Privacy Officer, Bilingual

  • Category
    Information Technology - Security
  • Job type
  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Access to Information and Privacy, Bilingual Officer for a 1-year contract with possibility of extension or becoming permanent with our Crown Corporation Client in Ottawa, ON. The successful candidate must hold a valid Reliability Security Clearance or be eligible.

The Access to Information and Privacy Officer, Bilingual will have the following responsibilities:

  • Processes ATI and Privacy requests in accordance with ATI and Privacy legislation and corporate policy. Adheres to processes and timelines, secures the privacy of requesters from disclosure to OPIs and others.
  • Analyzes documents and advises requesters on alternative methods to obtain access to information outside the ATIP Acts, such as through “informal access” to be used by the requester for a multitude of purposes.
  • Provides advice, interpretation and guidance on Privacy and ATI to management, stakeholders, staff and requesters on the application of the Privacy and ATI Acts and related regulations within the Corporation, Explains Privacy and ATI legislation and its application and negotiates on the scope and extent of requests.
  • Assesses Privacy and ATI requests and determines the statutory right of access to corporate information under Privacy and ATI legislation. Analyzes documents and applies the provisions of Privacy and ATI legislation.
  • Explains the requirements of the Privacy Act to requesters, and advises them on how to exercise their rights to obtain and/or correct their personal information for their personal or financial benefit
  • Consults on and resolves cases, including those involving third parties, and others. Safeguards information protected by Privacy and ATI legislation or other statute/regulation from improper or inappropriate disclosure.
  • Keeps up to-date on changes in interpretation affecting Privacy and ATI application, policy and process to ensure that procedures for managing Privacy and ATI remain effective and efficient.
  • Analyzes Privacy and ATI issues and recommends changes to policies, procedures and guidelines. Participates in preparing and delivering Privacy and ATI-related information and training sessions.
  • Negotiates recommendations on the disclosure/nondisclosure of information. Negotiates and develops strategies for the resolution of complaints under investigation by the Information Commissioner.
  • Shares responsibility for advising program managers and employees on the requirements of Privacy and ATI legislation and encouraging adherence.

The Access to Information and Privacy Officer, Bilingual will have the following responsibilities:

  • University degree in a discipline relevant to this position or commensurate to work experience in field of Privacy and ATI
  • 1 to 3 years’ experience in the field of Privacy and Access to information, with at least 1 year’ experience in processing Privacy and ATI requests
  • Exposure to analyzing and interpreting legal and/or policy documentation
  • Proficient computer skills and competent with Microsoft Office programs
  • Experience working with request processing software (Privasoft Access Pro Case Management and redaction, ATIP flow etc) considered as an asset
  • Understanding of requestor/client needs and the proper handling of conflict resolution would be ideal
  • Ability to prioritize assignments under pressure in an organized fashion
  • Strong communication, analytical and customer service skills
  • Bilingual in both Canadian languages

If you are interested in applying to the Access to Information and Privacy Officer, Bilingual position, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the “Apply with Adecco” button above.


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Reference number CA_EN_1_027616_12047935

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.