Government of Alberta Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Nov 26, 2018Full time
Come join a talented group of professionals dedicated to the administration of justice. The Calgary Court of Queen's Bench Judicial has a Departmental Opportunity. Court Coordinators are senior frontline representatives of the Court and Alberta Justice, supporting the Judiciary, counsel, and litigants in the Alberta Justice system. You will be responsible for managing all administrative functions relating to scheduling and coordination of Half Day Special Chambers hearings, one hour Family Law Specials, Emergency Protection Order Reviews (with Viva Voce) and other scheduling duties as required. You will also provide back-up to the other Court Coordinator positions. Your excellent knowledge of the court system, court procedures and relevant legislation will allow you to identify and deal quickly with complex technical problems as they arise. You will ensure proper compliance with legislation, rules, practice notes and notices to the profession, while at the same time assisting in the efficient scheduling of trials and various other matters before the court. You will have daily contact with the judiciary, lawyers, court personnel, unrepresented accused, litigants and the public. Your excellent interpersonal skills will be needed to liaise with these key stakeholders before, during and subsequent to court proceedings. Competencies for these positions include: good communication and judgment, time management skills, attention to detail, punctuality, multi-tasking, ability to work independently and without supervision, conflict management, dependability, professionalism, diplomacy and a good working knowledge of criminal or civil procedures and practices. The successful candidates must act in a responsible and professional manner reflecting the fair and equitable delivery of justice in Alberta. For more information about the Alberta Public Service Competency Model, go to: http://www.psc.alberta.ca/Practitioners/?file=learning/apscompetencies/titlepage&cf= Qualifications - Two-year diploma in a related field and a minimum of 5 years progressively responsible related experience. Successful completion of the Queen's Bench Paralegal Course is an asset. - Equivalencies will be considered - Directly related education or experience considered on the basis of: 1 year of education for 1 year of experience; or 1 year of experience for 1 year of education. Competencies Competencies are behaviours that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process. The link below will assist you with understanding competencies: http://psc.alberta.ca/APSCompetencies Please include the critical competencies with examples of how they relate to the role being recruited to, a list of the competencies are below to assist you in this Agility; Drive for Results; Develop Self and Others; Build Collaborative Environments; Develop Networks; Systems Thinking; Creative Problem Solving.