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IT Business Continuity, Safety and Disaster Recovery Officer

Treasury Board Secretariat

IT Shared Services

Location – Charlottetown

Full-Time Temporary Position

(Commencing Immediately for One Year with Possibility of Extension)

The PEI Department of Finance and Treasury Board Secretariat aims to encourage the development of an innovative, diverse and inclusive workforce, which enables the organization to realize its goals. This position is responsible for leading the development of the various emergency management, business continuity, cybersecurity and disaster recovery programs within the province, making recommendations to provincial departments regarding the appropriate actions to take for the prevention of, preparedness and response to and recovery from emergencies and disasters having the potential to or those that have impacted the province.

Duties will include:

– Provide leadership, coordination, development and management of a significant number of business continuity, disaster recovery and emergency planning initiatives for ITSS including; the Provincial All Hazards Plan, Critical IT Infrastructure Protection Plan, Business Continuity Planning Programs;

– Support ITSS and liaises with EMO through the participation of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery measures related to the objectives of: ensuring the continuity of government services and IT systems, protection of IT critical infrastructure and the environment, ensuring public safety through timely access to critical services supported by IT, and ensuring protection of data;

– Provide leadership in the development and maintenance of business continuity, disaster recovery and emergency management programs;

– Provide guidance and advice to government departments and agencies as it relates to comprehensive business continuity, disaster recovery and emergency management programs;

– Lead the coordination and review of provincial government and agency business continuity, disaster recovery and emergency management programs;

– Develop and facilitate awareness sessions that increase and enhance planning activities with provincial government;

– Consulting with agencies and departments emergency alerts (Alertus, SolarWinds, Signal and etc.);

– Develop and facilitate public education and awareness programs;

– Assist in the facilitation of training programs offered by ITSS;

– other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

– Must have degree or diploma in Disaster / Emergency Management, Business Continuity Management, Business Administration or Computer Science related field with experience in emergency management or business continuity;

– Demonstrated equivalencies will be considered;

– Must qualify to acquire a security clearance;

– Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills;

– Experience in emergency planning programs or business continuity or IT disaster recovery;

– Strong facilitation skills;

– Excellent time management skills and writing skills;

– Must have strong proven computer and technology skills;

– Must have innovative and creative presentation techniques;

– Strong interpersonal skills;

– Preference will be given to candidates with

o Knowledge of the relevant Acts associated with PEI EMO and IT including Privacy and Security;

– Applicants must have a good previous work and attendance record. The successful applicant must provide a satisfactory Criminal Records Check prior to beginning employment.

Note: Please ensure the application clearly demonstrates how you meet the noted qualifications as applicants will be screened based on the information provided. The successful candidate will be the only individual receiving written notification of competition results. The “Notification of Successful Candidates” list posted on the Employment Opportunity board will serve to inform all other applicants of competition results.

Salary Range: $26.06 – $31.05 per hour (Level 13 UPSE)

Bi-Weekly Hours: 75.0 hours bi-weekly

Posting ID: 153436-0922TBTO

Closing Date: Monday, October 3, 2022 4:00 p.m.

Please return forms to PEI Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 2000, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, C1A 7N8. Applications may be sent by fax to (902) 368-4383. It is the responsibility of the applicant to confirm receipt of the application, by telephone or in person prior to the closing date. Please ensure that the appropriate Posting ID number is stated on all application forms. You can apply online or obtain an application form by visiting our web site at Forms may also be obtained by contacting any PEI Government office, ACCESS PEI Centre, Regional Services Centre, or by telephone (902) 368-4080.

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