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  • Records Officer, Government of British Columbia Deadline: August 20, 2020

Records Officer, Government of British Columbia Deadline: August 20, 2020

4 Aug 2020 4:49 PM | Anonymous

ADMN O 24R - Records Officer : Administrative Officer R24

Location: Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range: $65,252.73 - $74,396.51 annually, Regular Full Time

BC Public Service: Municipal Affairs & Housing, Management Services Division


An eligibility list may be established.
Although this position has onsite office based requirements, it can temporarily be performed virtually due to the current extraordinary circumstances related to COVID-19. This will remain in place until physical distancing advisories are lifted.
Due to present physical distancing requirements related to COVID-19, the recruitment process for this competition will take place virtually.

A career opportunity to showcase your client service excellence and digital information management expertise.  

The Records Officer is part of the information management team supporting the four ministries that make up the Economy Sector: Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development and Competitiveness, Ministry of Labour and Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture. This role provides strategic support so the ministries can meet their information management requirements under legislation and policy and can achieve their business objectives.  The Records Officer brings awareness to the changing landscape of recorded information management, including the identification of the challenges and the solutions for managing electronic information.  This position is a subject matter expert for the ministry and bridges the worlds of information technology and program information management. With significant changes in legislation, the need for stronger information management accountability, as well as technological shifts, those in this position must bring a strong change management component to the role.  In addition, this position provides operational IM direction and advice to all levels of the ministry, including taking a leadership role in the definition and delivery of information management projects.

The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace. 

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • University degree in archival studies or information management and three years of related progressive experience (records management or information management), or an equivalent combination of education/training and experience may be considered.
  • At least 2 years experience drafting, interpreting, and applying legislation, policy, or procedures related to information management.
  • At least 2 years experience managing client relations including providing expert information management advice. Preference may be given to applicants with experience managing client relations including providing expert information management advice to executive or senior level staff.
  • Experience researching, analyzing or providing advice regarding digital records management.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with direct experience supervising staff.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with experience as a project manager.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with direct experience with electronic document records management systems.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. 

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


Cover letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

Union: GEU

Job Profile_AO24 Records Officer_70734.docx

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