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Records Analyst II
Department: Environment & Labour
Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all levels, of the people of Nova Scotia. We are a welcoming workplace and welcome applications from Aboriginal Persons, Persons with Disabilities, African Nova Scotians, other Racially Visible Persons, and women in under represented or non traditional occupations.
This job posting is initially restricted to NSGEU bargaining unit employees.
Applicants applying for this opportunity must clearly indicate in their covering letter or resume that he/she is currently a NS Government Civil Service employee and a member of the NSGEU. Failure to do so means that your application will not be given first consideration and will only be included if external applications are pursued. Your Employee Self Serve access will allow you to confirm what your employment status is prior to applying for this restricted position.
External applicants will only be considered if there are no qualified NS Government Civil Service NSGEU bargaining unit candidates.
The Records Analyst II will report to and work closely with the Manager of Information Management in evaluating, planning, and implementing innovative and effective records management solutions for the Department's main office, regional offices, and various agencies, boards, and commissions. The Analyst will assist in the management of the Department's wide variety of print and electronic records to enable it to comply with the requirements of the Government Records Act, the Public Archives Act, the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and provincial records management standards and policies. She/he will also help determine solutions that will support departmental staff in proficiently carrying out their responsibilities under the Department's mandate and business plan. The Analyst will be responsible for the ongoing implementation of, and training in, the NS Government's STAR/STOR records classification system, in the Department's record-keeping software application, ForeMost, and in provincial and departmental records management policies, guidelines, and procedures. She/he will be required to write records management policies, procedures, guidelines, classification and retention schedules, training plans, presentations, and other documentation, as required. The Analyst may be required to supervise Records Office staff. The Analyst will consult and liaise with staff in regional and district offices, and hence, travelling throughout the province will be required.
An undergraduate degree in a related field, such as information management, records management, library, or archives, plus two years related experience is required. Applicants must have experience writing records management related policies, procedures, and guidelines; classification and retention schedules; training plans, presentations, and other documentation; using a standardized records classification system; and developing and delivering training sessions to adults. Applicants must be familiar with the Government Records Act, the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the Public Archives Act, and current trends in electronic record-keeping software. The successful candidate will have exceptional organization, communication, interpersonal, and client service skills. Demonstrated experience in project management, electronic systems management, and a high degree of computer literacy are essential. Supervisory experience and access to a vehicle are assets. A valid driver's license is required.
Classification Level: PR 8
Salary Range: $40,908 - $50,152
Closing Date: March 05, 2008
Please send your cover letter and resume as one document when applying via e mail. Also please quote the competition number in the e mail subject line and in your cover letter.
Please forward your application/resume to the attention of:
Human Resources Division
Department of Natural Resources
P.O. Box 698, 1701 Hollis Street
2nd Floor, Founders Square Building
FAX (902) 424 3222
Email: [log in to unmask]
Submissions must be received by mail or delivery by 4:30 P.M. on the closing date. Submissions must be received by fax or email by midnight on the closing date.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.