Government of New Brunswick Saint John, Nova Scotia, Canada
Jun 26, 2018Full time
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL PUBLIC PROSECUTION SERVICES LAWYER OR SENIOR LAWYER TWO (2) POSITIONS OPEN COMPETITION SAINT JOHN The Public Prosecutions Services of the Office of the Attorney General is seeking two (2) individuals to join the Saint John Crown Prosecutors Office as lawyers. As a member of the Public Prosecutions team, the successful candidates will handle criminal and quasi-criminal prosecutions in all levels of Court for offences under the Criminal Code of Canada, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and Provincial Statutes. The work involves pre-trial preparation including interviewing witnesses, researching points of law and advising on the laying of criminal and quasi-criminal charges. ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Law Degree; completion of Articling; and membership in good standing or eligibility for membership to the Law Society of New Brunswick. Lawyer Up to 8 years of membership in good standing at the bar Demonstrates basic knowledge and some criminal trial or litigation experience in court. Senior Lawyer Minimum of 8 years of membership in good standing at the bar Extensive criminal trial or litigation experience in court is required Candidates with less than 8 years of membership in good standing at the bar will be considered as a Lawyer. Candidates with 8 years or more will be considered as a Senior Lawyer. Please state your date of admission to a Canadian Law Society. Written and spoken competence in English is required. Please state your language capability. Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Please ensure that preferred language for assessment is identified on your resume. ASSET QUALIFICATIONS: Preference may be given to candidates that demonstrate: Criminal prosecutions experience; Experience at Provincial Court, Court of Queen's Bench and at Court of Appeal of New Brunswick Subject to the response of this competition, candidates may be required to demonstrate on their application one or more of the asset qualifications in addition to the essential qualifications in order to be given further consideration. OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: The following operational requirements are also required: Travel; Possession of a valid driver's license; The incumbent's main responsibilities will be in Saint John; however he/she will be covering courts in New Brunswick as required from time to time. BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidates will possess the following competencies: Analytical Thinking, Flexibility, Impact and Influence, and Self-Control and Stamina. Résumés should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment. SALARY: from $ 51,220 to $ 125,164 annually, depending on education and experience. We encourage applicants to apply on-line at www.ere.gnb.ca or by mail at the following address by June 12, 2018 indicating competition number 18-44-08 . This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level. Office of the Attorney General Human Resource Services Argyle Place 364 Argyle Street Fredericton, NB E3B 1T9 Tel: (506) 453-2719 Justice.firstname.lastname@example.org We thank all those who apply however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. As per the Civil Service Act, candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program and veterans, who demonstrate they are among the most qualified, shall be given preference at the time of appointment. We promote a scent reduced environment. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The New Brunswick Public Service: Improving the lives of New Brunswickers every day!