Records and Information Management (RIM) Officer

$ 97,763- $ 110,035 plus $1,486.43 Bilingual Bonus (expired salary)
Employment type: 
Term up to two years
Ottawa Headquarters
Closing Date: 
Mon, 27 Jan 2020 15:30 EST
English requirements: 
French requirements: 
Search area: 
Employees of PSAC, Components, and PSAC Holdings Ltd
Members giving PSAC membership number
General public
Competition Number: 
Human Resources &Organizational Development
Unifor 2025
Band 12
Purpose of position: 

Under the supervision of the Information Governance Manager, the Records and Information Management (RIM) Officer plays a key role in the design, development and implementation of the PSAC’s Electronic Document and Records Management System (EDRMS).  He/she will play a lead role in the development and implementation of PSAC’s Records Retention Policy and the integration of this policy into the EDRMS, including developing strategies and plans for physical records management, digitization initiatives and migration from legacy systems to the EDRMS.  He/she will assist with the change management process related to the implementation of the new Retention Policy and the transition to the EDRMS across Branches, Sections and Regions within the PSAC.


Education and professional qualifications:

  • University degree in Library Science, Information Science, or a related field.


  • At least 3 years experience in the field of records management;
  • Experience in developing EDRMS-ready records retention schedules is a definite asset.


  • In-depth knowledge of records retention principles, policies and best practices;
  • Knowledge of Electronic Document and Records Management Systems (EDRMS) methodologies and their implementation;
  • Advanced knowledge of the SharePoint functionalities related to records and information management;
  • Understanding of electronic records management add-in software/systems and their functionalities.


  • Excellent project management, problem-solving, organizational and analytical skills;
  • Ability to apply and implement relevant new records and information management technologies and applications;
  • Ability to provide technically sound and accessible advice to a wide range of stakeholders and end users;
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver training and presentations to a diverse user community;
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in English and French (will be assessed).

Personal Suitability:

  • Commitment to trade union and equity principles;
  • Excellent judgment;
  • Demonstrated consultative and problem-solving skills;
  • At ease with new technologies;
  • Effective interpersonal skills;
  • Dependability and reliability;
  • Political acuity and sensitivity;
  • Discretion and respect for the privacy and confidentiality of information.

A detailed job description is available on our website:

The PSAC is committed to employment equity and is actively seeking to ensure a representative workforce. We encourage applications from members of equity seeking groups.