Intact Insurance Company Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Jun 27, 2019Contract
It's About People We’re here to help people, businesses and society proper in good times and be resilient in bad times. We’re focused on what matters to our customers. We listen and connect. We make their problems our problems. We strive to understand what they’re going through. We build products with them in mind and offer solutions that help. And we deliver on our promises. We believe that insurance is not about things, it’s about people. A career in Insurance has never been this exciting. Evolving consumer expectations and technology have helped to shape a new vision for our industry – and we are leading the way. Our Technology teams are reshaping the way we do business and setting new industry benchmarks. Our Claims representatives are helping customers to get back on track after they experience a loss. Our product teams are developing products that protect people and businesses so they can focus on what matters to them most. Our success story is written by our passion for creating a better tomorrow. We’re re-writing the future of insurance - are you ready to be a part of the story? Your Job As a Legal Assistant (Contract to February 20, 2020) , you will play an integral role in the Legal department working closely with the Litigation team to provide legal assistance on our defence files. This exciting in-house role is based in our Dartmouth, NS office. Your responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to: Word Processing, electronic filing, binding, scanning, photocopying General office duties Setting up new files Drafting correspondence, court documents, and closing files Scheduling examinations for discovery, and meetings Other duties as required Your Skills You must have: College diploma and/or university degree from a recognized post-secondary institution At least 3 years of experience working as a legal assistant, preferably within an insurance defence or personal injury law firm Working knowledge of the Rules of Civil Procedure Strong document management skills with the ability to learn and utilize Intact’s various software programs, including iManage Excellent attention to detail and sound proofreading skills Ability to prioritize and organize Effective customer service skills Excellent communication, listening, organizational, interpersonal and problem-solving skills and an ability to work within a team dynamic Ability to work independently, exercise sound judgment and take initiative Demonstrate a disciplined approach to work Closing Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer At Intact, our values guide everything that we do. We celebrate our differences and appreciate our similarities. That’s why we are committed to building an inclusive and inspiring environment for all employees. If you need a specific accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be happy to provide. Background Checks Before receiving a job offer, you may be asked to consent to a background check if it’s a requirement for the role. This may include: verifying work references, validating education and credentials, employment verification, identity checks, reviewing credit reports, as well as criminal and driving record checks. Internal Candidates For internal candidates, you can apply for a posted position if you have been in your current position for at least 12 months and are performing at a satisfactory level. Please note we may have identified other internal candidates through our Employee Development Program, and that the selection process may also be opened to external applicants. This posting closes on July 10, 201 9. Eligibility to work in Canada It’s important that you are legally eligible to work in Canada at the time an offer of employment is made. You may be requested to provide proof of eligibility at that time.