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Employment Opportunity: Access and Privacy Analyst – Division Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner

Competition Details

Competition Number: HOA.OIPC.APA(T).22-23.005
Available Positions: 1 Temporary Position
Location: St. John’s
Closing Date: June 28, 2022
Salary: $69,893 – $77,328 (GL-18)

Position Details


This position is responsible for the investigation of decisions, acts or omissions of provincial government departments, agencies and corporations, education bodies, health care bodies, and local government bodies under authority of ATIPPA, 2015 and custodians of personal health information under PHIA. Completes investigations independently and must have the ability to handle challenging situations and make decisions with appropriate guidance. Researches and analyses legislation, policies, practices and procedures relevant to complaints; educates the public, custodians of personal health information, public body officials and employees about the rights and responsibilities set out in both ATIPPA, 2015 and PHIA as well as the role of the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner; writes and edits interim and final reports; assists in conducting and monitoring mediation attempts and is responsible for ensuring compliance with recommendations accepted by public bodies; conducts privacy impact assessment reviews and audits as required under ATIPPA, 2015; participates in the strategic planning of the Office to identify long term policy
issues and to plan strategies to address those issues; and reflects an appropriate and professional image for the Office in dealing with the public and other outside organizations.

Merit Criteria

Screening Criteria

1. Degree in Law, or another relevant discipline. (Equivalencies will be considered)
2. Experience in the administration of legislative regimes (Asset)
3. Experience/Training in access to information or privacy
4. Experience/Training in mediation/alternative dispute resolution (Asset)

Assessment Criteria

1. Knowledge of Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (Asset)
2. Knowledge of ATTIPA (2015) and PHIA (Asset)
3. Organizational Skills
4. Investigative Skills
5. Research Skills
6. Mediation Skills
7. Ability to Work Independently
8. Ability to Communicate Effectively (Oral)
9. Ability to Communicate Effectively (Written)
10. Relationship Building
11. Dependable & Good Judgement
12. Flexibility
13. Professionalism

Conditions of Employment


1. Required to abide by the Code of Conduct for Employees of the House of Assembly Service
2. Certificate of Conduct satisfactory to the Employer
Offer/Acceptance 3. Overnight Travel (occasional)
4. Day Travel (occasional)
5. Flexible Start/End Times for Workday
6. Must be non-partisan

Applicant Information

• The House of Assembly values diversity in the work place and is an equal opportunity employer.
• Preference will be given to applicants who are legally entitled to work in Canada.
• Applications should be received before the close of business on the closing date – late applications with explanation may be accepted.
• It is the responsibility of the applicant to submit an application that demonstrates the required merit criteria.
• Applications that do not clearly demonstrate the required criteria will be screened-out.
• All applications must contain accurate contact information, including current mailing address, email address and phone number.
• This competition may be used to fill future similar vacancies with the House of Assembly.

How to Apply
Applications, quoting Competition Number HOA.OIPC.APA(T).22-23.005, should be submitted:


By Mail
Human Resources Services & Payroll Administration
Corporate and Members’ Services Division
House of Assembly
P.O. Box 8700
St. John’s, NL A1B 4J6

By Fax
(709) 729-3078

For additional information on this position, please contact Andrew Collins at