BC Local Government Job Posting Service

City of Colwood

Records and Freedom of Information Assistant

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Pay Grade 9 - $37.98/hr (2024 rate)

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Monday – Friday between 8am – 5pm

A comprehensive benefits package per the Terms of the Collective Agreement  

The City of Colwood, on the traditional territory of the Songhees and Kosapsum Nations, is a spectacular seaside community set apart by its outstanding natural setting and exceptional quality of life for people of all ages and abilities. Preserving connections to nature and protecting our natural environment while supporting the prosperity of residents and businesses are priorities for the City. Just 25 minutes from downtown Victoria on the West Shore and home to roughly 22,000 residents, the City of Colwood is a great place to work, live, and play.

The City of Colwood has an opportunity for a Full-Time Regular RECORDS AND FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ASSISTANT in the Corporate Services Department. This is a UNION position with CUPE, Local 374. The ideal candidate has directly related records management and/or FOI experience in a local government or public sector environment.
Corporate Services is responsible for providing a wide range of services to internal and external stakeholders. This position reports to the Manager of Corporate Services and is under the functional supervision of the Coordinator of Corporate Services. The Records and FOI Assistant works collaboratively with all departments and supports the city-wide implementation of effective Records Management and Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy best practices ensuring compliance.  This position is responsible for a variety of complex administrative, legislative, and customer service functions to support the city.   

  • Completion of Grade 12 supplemented by education in Local Government Administration, Records Management, and Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy, or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Minimum three (3) years related records experience in a local government environment or related environment, extensive knowledge of legislation and records management practices applicable to the work and functions of various municipal departments.
A complete job description is available at
Using the subject line POSTING ID# COC20240212_RFOI, please submit your resume and cover letter, in confidence, to the Manager of Corporate Services, at [email protected].

This posting will remain open until filled, but a review of applications will begin after 4:30pm on Friday, February 23, 2024.  

Full Job Description

Organization: City of Colwood
Professional Categories: Information, Privacy & Records
Posted: February 12, 2024, 3:31 pm
Expires: March 15, 2024, 4:30 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years
Rate: $37.98 Hour