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BC Public Service

ADMN O 24R - Senior Privacy Analyst

Abbotsford, BC
Full Time
2 days ago
69,185 to 78,814 per year
Posting Title

ADMN O 24R - Senior Privacy Analyst

Position Classification

Administrative Officer R24




Abbotsford, BC V2S 1H4 CA
Campbell River, BC V9W 6Y7 CA
Fort St John, BC V1J6M7 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Kelowna, BC V1Z 2S9 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nanaimo, BC V9T 6L8 CA
Nelson, BC V1L 6K1 CA
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Prince Rupert, BC V8J 4M8 CA
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA

Salary Range

$69,185.43 - $78,814.47 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Health

Ministry Branch / Division


Job Summary

Bring your policy and legislation expertise to this important role

The Health Sector Information Management and Technology Division (HSIMT) brings information management and information technology (IM/IT) services and initiatives together under one business portfolio for a coordinated approach across the Ministry of Health and provincial health sector. The division promotes the integration of health sector data into daily business operations and policy development and provides sector-wide leadership for IM/IT planning and business solutions.

The Digital Policy, Security and Privacy Branch (DPSP) is responsible for leading the development of provincial policy, privacy, security, and legislative requirements to support the Ministry in its health initiatives. DPSP is accountable for the design, implementation, and continual upgrading of the provincial information privacy and security framework, which includes taking a leadership role in determining applicable information privacy and security standards and definitions, security categories, and secure methods of information transmission. DPSP provides leadership and direction for a diverse range of major health information technology, policy, privacy and security advisory services to senior officials within and outside government.

The Senior Privacy Analyst provides authoritative advice to Ministry clients and stakeholders on complex and high-profile Ministry and health-sector initiatives. The position provides support services in health information privacy and related legislative initiatives for the organization and represents the Ministry's privacy perspective at inter-ministry and cross health-sector committees. The Senior Privacy Analyst independently manages assigned policy and research projects, to enable DPSP to plan, develop and implement legislation, regulations, ministerial orders, policies, procedures, standards, educational initiatives and training programs in health information privacy.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelors degree or higher in social sciences, law, public policy or administration, information sciences, or related field, plus two years *related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Certification as a privacy professional (e.g., IAPP, CIAPP), or willingness to obtain within one year.
  • Minimum 2 years recent experience interpreting and applying legislation, including the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and the Personal Information Protection Act. Preference may be given for experience interpreting and applying the E-Health (Personal Health Information and Protection of Privacy) Act.
  • Experience researching policy issues, conducting policy analysis and providing recommendations.
  • Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with management, staff, clients and partners/stakeholders.

Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
  • Experience working within BC's Health Sector.
  • Recent experience (within the last 12 months) reviewing and/or drafting PIAs.

Provisos/Willingness Statements
  • Commitment to continuous learning to develop subject-matter knowledge as part of professional development plan.

For questions regarding this position, please contact

About this Position:

We currently have 2 Permanent Full Time vacancies.

These positions may be located anywhere in British Columbia. Virtual work options may be considered.The above locations are representative of different regions, to assist you in your search.

An eligibility list may be established.

Working for the BC Public Service:

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer .

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service can help Indigenous applicants (First Nations [status or non-status],Métis or Inuit) interested in BC Public Service job positions.

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements list above.

Cover letter required: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume required: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, itmay notbe used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) - You will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and how you obtained your relevant experience. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:

Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

The BC Public Service COVID-19 Vaccination Policy defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located at the bottom of the posting.

Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category

Administrative Services, Health Services
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