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Records and Information Management Coordinator

From CivicInfo BC - July 26, 2017

Records and Information Management Coordinator

Permanent Full Time
Posting No. 59-17

July 26, 2017


The Resort Municipality of Whistler is a one-of-a-kind community and is often recognized as the number one mountain and ski resort destination in North America. It has a thriving four-season events calendar, and arts and culture sector. Whistler was the Host Mountain Resort for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Financially sound and responsive to an engaged mayor and council, this is a high performance municipal organization serving a community of almost 12,000 people and three million annual visitors. As an economic generator of over $1.53 billion annually, Whistler is key to British Columbias tourism economy.

The Legislative Services department of Corporate, Economic and Environmental Services (CEES) has an opportunity for qualified individuals to apply for the position of Records and Information Management Coordinator. Reporting to the Municipal Clerk, this position offers 72 hours bi-weekly starting as soon as possible.

This position is primarily responsible for administering, promoting and maturing the Resort Municipality of Whistlers (RMOW) records and information management (RIM) program and records management system. Using records management concepts, principles and practices this position ensures that an appropriate RIM program is in place for managing all hard-copy and electronic records across departments in an integrated way. As part of the RIM program, this position develops and uses appropriate records procedures and controls that complement business operating procedures and meet legislative and evidentiary requirements. The position also supports access to information and privacy management under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).

Qualified candidates will have completed a post-secondary program in library and information studies, information management, archival studies, records management, business or public administration supplemented by three to five years of information management experience in records management and FIPPA, in a local government setting is preferred. The Certified Records Manager (CRM), Certified Records Analyst (CRA) or similar designation and familiarity with the Local Government Management Association (LGMA) records classification and RIM practices are strong assets. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

The successful candidate will demonstrate considerable knowledge of the legislation, rules, practices and procedures governing records and information and privacy management in electronic and physical environments, in particular, the candidate will have considerable knowledge of FIPPA, the Community Charter and the Local Government Act. The candidate will also demonstrate sound technical writing, including document/content management standards, design, practices and publishing, with proficiency in MS Office, SharePoint, and Collabware CLM. As well, the candidate will be able to effectively manage projects and complete tasks; provide training, advice and assistance to others; exercise sound judgement and maintain confidentiality; and work collaboratively as part of a team.

As a requirement of the position, the successful applicant must hold a valid class 5 BC drivers license and must provide a satisfactory drivers abstract and a satisfactory Police Information check prior to beginning employment. Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume and cover letter by email to hr@whistler.ca or complete our online application form available at www.whistler.ca/careers

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