Privacy and FOI Analyst

ADMN O 18R – Privacy and FOI Analyst – (50668)

Posting Title
ADMN O 18R – Privacy and FOI Analyst
Position Classification
Administrative Officer R18
Vancouver, BC V8W 2S8 CA (Primary)
Salary Range
$51,854.18 – $58,873.38 annually
Close Date
Job Type
Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
BC Public Service -> Attorney General
Ministry Branch / Division
BC Liquor Distribution Branch
Job Summary

Privacy and FOI Analyst, Vancouver, Regular/Full Time
Administrative Officer R18

STEP into a career with one of BC’s Top Employers since 2009.

The Liquor Distribution Branch is one of Canada’s largest distributors and retailers of beverage alcohol. At the Liquor Distribution Branch we are driven by innovation and have a passion for the future and are looking for a dynamic professional to join our team.

The LDB’s Information, Privacy and Access (IPA) services department provides records management, privacy and access advice and support to the Liquor Distribution Branch head and area offices, 2 distribution centres and 198 retail stores throughout the province.  This section develops branch-specific policies and procedures, and ensures compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Information Management Act, the Core Policy Manual and associated government directives.

Reporting to the Manager, Information, Privacy and Access, the two FOI and Privacy Analysts in IPA Services lead and manage the day-to-day operations of the LDB’s privacy and FOI programs, including processing FOI requests, drafting and reviewing Privacy Impact Assessments, providing privacy and FOI training and advice and coordinating privacy breach responses. The FOI and Privacy Analysts develop, coordinate, and implement effective FOI and Privacy work plans, policies, guidelines and procedures and ensure corporate/ departmental initiatives align with and comply with FOIPPA and with government core policies and standards.

The FOI and Privacy Analysts make recommendations to the Manager of Information, Privacy and Access regarding privacy and FOI strategic direction, priorities, policies, guidelines and procedures at the LDB.

Please note that a cover letter is a requirement for this competition.

An eligibility list may be established.

Only applications submitted using the BC Public Service Recruitment System on this website will be accepted.


Degree or  Diploma, combined with one year experience working in a role performing analytical work as a significant percentage of your daily work, or an equivalent combination of education/training and experience;

Experience interpreting and applying legislation, policies and directives (examples include: policies and laws of the provincial, federal, or municipal government, such as The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, Information Management ActDocument Disposal Act, Interpretation Act, BC Building Code, WorkSafeBC Standards);

Experience working in the public sector or with an organization that provides services to the public sector;

Experience drafting business documents.


Knowledge of the BC Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, Information Management Act and other policies and procedures related to the principles of access and privacy.


Ability to lead, educate and support staff members and develop and implement staff training programs;

Ability to impart, orally and in writing, clear privacy and FOI direction, instruction and guidance to staff at all levels of the organization;

Excellent verbal and written communication skills;

Detail-oriented with an ability to manage multiple projects and priorities;

Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with various stakeholders;

Demonstrated ability to use tact and maintain confidentiality when dealing with sensitive and high-profile issues;

Ability to reference, interpret and apply policy, procedures, legislation and precedents;

Ability to set priorities and follow up with relevant parties to meet strict deadlines, while managing a large workload;

Ability to work independently and to function effectively as a team member.

Contact: Manami Calvo, Manager, Information, Privacy & Access Services
Phone: 604 252 3011

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