Access to Information and Privacy (ATIP) Officer
Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada
Ottawa, ON
Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada - Enterprise Information Management
Ottawa (Ontario)
PM-05, RE-04 - NOTE: This position is classified at the RE-04 group and level which is roughly equivalent to the PM-05 group and level.
$68,900 to $88,900
For further information on the organization, please visit Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada

Closing date: 2 July 2019 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
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Assessment accommodation

OSFI is looking for a bright and talented individual to join our growing Access to Information and Privacy (ATIP) team specializing in privacy. If you are a service-oriented person who enjoys collaborating with team members, we hope to hear from you.

This position explores and expands on privacy practices within the government and private context. The Privacy Office specializes in several privacy practices from conducting privacy risk assessments; research, analyzing and providing expect advice on privacy issues related to the new technologies such as artificial intelligence, data analytics, etc; responding to allegations of privacy breaches; and working in partnership with our internal and external partners in cyber security, information management, recordkeeping, IT, business continuity, communications, human resources, etc; in the delivery of the OSFI’s departmental privacy program services, products and activities.

Intent of the process
The immediate need is to staff one position on an indeterminate basis.

This selection process may be used to establish a pool of partially qualified and/or qualified candidates, which could be used to staff similar positions at the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions.
Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide
Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

  • Graduation with a degree or diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution in a field relevant to the position.
Degree equivalency

  • Experience working with the Privacy legislation and/or Access to Information legislation.
  • Experience conducting research, analysis and developing recommendations and/or options on privacy related matters.
  • Experience preparing briefing materials and providing advice to management on sensitive privacy or access to information matters.
If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

  • Experience coordinating privacy impact assessments.
  • Experience responding to privacy breach allegations.
  • Experience providing training and information sessions.
  • Experience consulting with other government departments and third parties on the disclosure or protection of information.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
English essential

Information on language requirements

  • Knowledge of the Privacy Act and the privacy policies and practices within the Government of Canada.
  • Knowledge of the privacy impact assessments and the privacy protocols within the Government of Canada.
  • Knowledge of the privacy breach process within the Government of Canada.
  • Critical Thinking
  • Collaboration
  • Professional Judgment
  • Service Orientation
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

  • Knowledge of the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions
  • In order to meet the organization’s employment equity objectives in support of a diversified workforce, ‘right fit’ selection for this position may be made from among qualified candidates who self-declare as being Persons with a disability or Aboriginal peoples.
  • Ability and willingness to travel.
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime on occasion.
Conditions of employment
Secret security clearance

Other information
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

In order for your application to be considered, you must submit a completed questionnaire. You will be required to demonstrate how you meet the education and experience criteria (essential and asset) for the initial screening, in answering online screening questions. It is NOT sufficient to only state that the qualifications are met or to provide a listing of current or past responsibilities. Rather, you must clearly demonstrate HOW, WHEN and WHERE the qualification was met through substantiation by examples. Information on your described education and experience provided in the screening questions should be supported by your résumé. Failure to provide the above information in the format required may result in your application being rejected from the process.

A written examination will be administered.

An interview will be administered.

Reference checks may be sought.

Candidates invited to an interview will be required to bring proof of their education credentials, in the form of a diploma or official transcript (original documents only). Candidates with foreign credentials must provide proof of Canadian equivalency. Consult the Canadian Information Centre for International Credentials for further information at

Candidates must meet all of the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position. A candidate may be appointed to a position even though he/she does not meet any or all of the asset qualifications. However, meeting these criteria is desirable and may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed.

Depending on the requirements of the position(s) being staffed from this process, for current or future vacancies, any or all of the asset qualifications, operational requirements, and organizational needs may be applied at the time of staffing. Candidates may be contacted and assessed against these criteria at any time during this process.

Achieving a representative workforce has been identified as an organizational need and may be applied in this appointment process. If this criterion is used, only those who have indicated that they are members of the specified designated group(s) will be considered.

A top down selection of candidates may be used in the determination of those to be given further consideration in the assessment process.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application.

For this selection process, our intention is to communicate with applicants by e-mail (including sending invitations for written tests and interviews). Applicants who apply to this selection process must include in their application a valid e-mail address and make sure this address is functional at all times and accepts messages from unknown users.
All job applications must be submitted through the Public Service Resourcing System (PSRS). Do not fax or mail hard copy documents as these will not be accepted. To submit an application online, please click on the button "apply now".

If you do not have Internet access in your home or through friends, relatives or neighbours, here are some suggested locations: campus career centers, libraries, community centers, Internet cafés and Services Canada. You may also call 1-800-O-Canada (1-800-622-6232), or TTY 1-800-926-9105, for information on the nearest public Internet access locations.

Persons with a disability preventing them from applying on-line are asked to contact 1-800-645-5605.

Applicants with disabilities: If you require special accommodation at any stage in the selection process, including technical aid to ensure an equitable assessment of your qualifications, please inform us by sending an e-mail to the following address:

As a Separate Agency, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) appoints employees in accordance with the Public Service Employment Act (PSEA). OSFI is named in Schedule V of the Financial Administration Act (FAA) and it offers the same pension and benefits plans as the core Federal Public Service. In addition to this, OSFI employees obtain a minimum of 4 weeks of vacation leave per year, earn a competitive salary, and are eligible for an annual performance bonus.

Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.