Records Officer
Yukon Government
Whitehorse, YT
This is a term position until July 31, 2020. Temporary assignments will also be considered.

Highways and Public Works


Building Foundations

Inspiring Innovation

Exceeding Expectations

Without a firm foundation, nothing lasts.

Yukon’s Department of Highways and Public Works provides services and infrastructure that Yukoners need to go about their daily lives with safety, connectivity, and purpose. Things like roads and bridges, buildings and equipment, airports and government services, and information and communications networks. It’s a big department with many tools and hats. Our work is building the foundations that enable you to enjoy a full life in Yukon, one with freedom and opportunity to travel where you need, to do your job without constraints and to connect with the people that matter to you.

We’re here so you can be there.

The Information and Communications Technology Division of Highways and Public Works supports Yukon government’s evolving use of technology. We take time to understand how our clients do business, so we can help them deliver public services as efficiently as possible. We provide expertise in information management, process design, application architecture, networks, software, and telecommunications. As the central source for collecting and distributing Yukon government data and imagery, we give the public access to government information while protecting the privacy of individuals. We employ business analysts, network architects, technicians, IT & IM specialists, and many other technical and administrative professionals.

Our people are your people.

The Corporate Information Management Branch provides leadership in the management, storage and protection of the government’s information assets. Reporting to the Information and Records Manager, the Shared Service Departmental Records Officer is responsible for activities that support the development, implementation and maintenance of a comprehensive records management program and plan for multiple departments/agencies. This includes researching, developing and implementing department-specific policies, procedures, guidelines, classification structures and systems that reflect both the government’s corporate records management framework and the business activities of each client department

For information about applying on a Highways and Public Works competition, contact Catherine Verberg, HR Consultant I, at or Julie Jakesta, HR Consultant II, at

For more information about this job, contact Lorie Munro, Records and Information Manager, at

Please do not email resumes to either of these addresses; resumes may only be accepted through e-recruitment.

If you need technical support submitting your application/resume, or phone 867-667-9453.

Essential Qualifications

Review the essential qualifications below.

We will screen your resume based on these qualifications.

Coursework and/or training in records management or related information management field;
Experience providing a full range of records management functions (i.e. developing and implementing retention/disposition schedules and classification schemes) in a public sector environment;
Experience developing practices and procedures for effective records management;
Experience developing and delivering training sessions;
Experience working with electronic records management software.

If you have these qualifications, ensure you clearly expand upon them (for each applicable employer) in your resume.

Prior to applying, refer to our sample resume to assist you in your application.

Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above will be equally considered.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability

Candidates should have and may be assessed on:
Strong research and analytical skills and attention to detail;
Strong client service orientation;
Ability to work independently and collaboratively, using a consultative approach, when working with team members and other technical experts;
Ability to work in multiple locations, requiring exceptional organizational skills;
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Additional Information

Condition of Employment: Yukon class 5 driver’s licence.

Job Requirements: Lifting boxes up to 12 kilograms; occasional travel within Yukon.

Learn more about us! Yukon government has been selected as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers since 2014!

Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
17 June 2019
Close Date
8 July 2019