York Region Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
Jun 22, 2017Full time
Job description Progressive. Collaborative. Accountable. Draw on your passion. Shape our community. Progressive and collaborative, with a clear, long-term vision. We value employees’ contributions and inspire excellence. We are driven by a desire to help shape and serve the growing community in which we live and work. Legal Services Coordinator #20942 Legal and Court Services Department Legal Services Branch Location: Newmarket, Ontario. This is a Non-Union position. Full-Time, Salary $64,344 - $73,086 annually Reporting to the Deputy Regional Solicitor, is responsible for providing various administrative functions for the Branch, Regional staff and the public; providing administrative support for the Branch’s staffing activities including coordination of the staffing process; maintaining and generating reports; administering Branch activities related to employee onboarding/off boarding and related activities; monitoring the Branch budget; administering Branch accommodation, technology and office management requirements; participating in projects for the Branch, including the development and maintenance of the Branch Intra/Internet sites; co-ordinating business planning activities under the direction of the Deputy Regional Solicitors; and act as liaison between management and staff on administrative issues. CORPORATE HR GOVERNANCE Departmental Human Resources functions work in close collaboration with Corporate Human Resources; consistent with the Region's human resources vision and strategy; supporting the development and implementation of Corporate Human Resources Initiatives, Programs, Processes, Policies, and Protocols. Corporate Human Resources provides strategic human resources planning, direction and leadership across the Region. Qualifications Successful completion of a Community College Diploma program in Business Administration or related field or approved equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum three years administrative experience in a private or public law office, customer service and project co-ordination. Significant demonstrated experience in an environment with a broad variety of administrative functions such as customer service and project coordination activities. Thorough knowledge of legal office procedures and electronic/manual records management file systems, including security measures. Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including communication, innovation, teamwork and collaboration, and personal ownership. Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications including word processing, spreadsheets and presentation software at an advanced level. Demonstrated ability to research/investigate issues and sound decision making skills to resolve problems and/or escalate, as appropriate. Ability to maintain and handle sensitive and confidential information, work independently, exercise good judgment and discretion. Ability to travel to off-site locations, in a timely and efficient manner, as required. Ability to work outside regular business hours, as required. Please apply on-line by July 6, 2017 , quoting competition #20942 . We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For additional information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit the above-mentioned website.