Freedom of Information Assistant-Government <O9>

Job Section: 
Public Service/Government
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Job Description: 

Freedom of Information Assistant required for a Provincial Government agency. Will be assisting with a high volume of requests made under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Responsibilities include reviewing, printing, photocopying, redacting and labelling the responsive records. Additionally, preparing the necessary documentation and forms associated with an FOI request, including but not limited to Index of Records, Fee Estimate, Initial Review and Final Recommendation. The work requires concentration and attention to detail, and ability to work in a team environment. Ideal candidate must possess knowledge/understanding of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) and regulations. Must possess knowledge/understanding of the principles and philosophy of privacy protection. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office. Must possess well-developed research, analytical and problem solving skills. Must possess strong organizational skills. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Must possess excellent customer service, interpersonal and negotiation skills. Those interested in this position please email and put “FOI Assistant-Government’ in the subject line.

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Date updated: 
Monday, April 10, 2017