Government of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Sep 12, 2017Full time
Open competition September 13, 2017 Legal Administration 2 (015LAA) Justice and Solicitor General Court of Appeal, Edmonton - Do you have experience providing executive assistance within a challenging and dynamic work environment? If so, the Court of Appeal has an exciting opportunity to provide executive support to Justices of the Court of Appeal. Responsiblities As a Judicial Assistant, working in a team environment, you will be responsible to provide comprehensive administrative support to one or more Justices of the Court of Appeal, including but not limited to Managing calendars, scheduling appointments and updating diaries Documenting and processing budgetary/claim expenses Typing, editing and proofreading judgments, including researching and verifying case and statute citations, to ensure accuracy of the finished product prior to filing Researching and preparing correspondence and memoranda of a highly complex and confidential nature Preparing material for court hearings Handling of sensitive and confidential information Establishing and maintaining filing systems Handling incoming telephone inquiries and mail Coordinating travel arrangements Coordinating meetings and conferences - which includes organizing and assembling all documents required Performing other related administrative tasks as requested The ideal candidate for this position will possess strong communication and problem solving skills and will be highly motivated and creative in managing multiple projects with competing deadlines. To succeed in this role you must exercise a high level of professionalism, flexibility, and attention to detail. The ideal candidate will also possess strong leadership skills and have a well-developed ability to work independently. A two-year diploma in a related field plus a minimum of two years progressively responsible related experience. Equivalencies will be considered on the basis of one year of education for one year of related experience or one year of experience for one year of related education. Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including Word and Excel are required. Typing speed of at least 75 wpm is required. Selected candidates may be asked to complete a typing and grammar test. A Legal Assistant/Paralegal diploma, experience within the court system, and/or familiarity with Novell GroupWise will be considered an asset. Previous supervisory experience will also be considered an asset, as there may be opportunities to act in a supervisory role. $1,997.64 - $2,456.16 bi-weekly This is a one year temporary position. Please list on your resume/cover letter your level of proficiency with MS Word and Excel. This competition may be used to fill future permanent, temporary, full-time and part-time vacancies. Candidates with lower qualifications may be considered at a lower classification and salary. Final candidates for this competition will be asked to undergo Security Screening. Please submit your application online by selecting the "Apply Now" tab , located on the top or bottom of this posting, and following the corresponding prompts. As only one file can be uploaded to your online application, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. If you are unable to submit your application online, you may submit your application, quoting the Job ID, to Kayla Sieruga, Human Resource Services, Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, 9th Floor John E. Brownlee Building, 10365 - 97 Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 3W7; or by fax at 780-644-1395. Please provide a valid email address with your application as interview invitations are most often sent out via email. For individuals who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada, we recommend that they obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) and include their IQAS assessment certificate as part of their resume. We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed. Only the most suitable candidate(s) will be selected from this competition.