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BC Public Service Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada
Feb 25, 2021
Full time
Legal Counsel (Full Time, Permanent)   Salary: $89,007.00 - $139,073.00/Annually Job Type: Full Time, Permanent Start Date: As soon as possible Language: English Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree Positions Available: 1 NOC Group: Lawyers and Quebec Notaries (4112) NOC Job Title: Legal Counsel Expires in 58 days Expires: 2021-04-23 Posted: 2021-02-23 Last Updated: 2021-02-23 Job Location(s) Kamloops, British Columbia Job Description Job Summary:  Reporting to the Senior Legal Counsel, the Legal Counsel will support BCLC’s ongoing business by providing legal advice and guidance on a broad spectrum of legal matters including risk assessment, compliance, legal drafting of contracts, and negotiations.  This role involves building influential relationships and working cooperatively with the business units it serves, other counsel, and articling students. Key Accountabilities: •    Proactively identifies and evaluates complex legal issues regarding business initiatives, particularly those with visibility or risk, and develops and recommends solutions to achieve business objectives efficiently with minimum legal and practical risk. •    Supports all Senior Legal Counsel, as well as all levels and business units in the company to resolve unanticipated issues and risks as they arise. •    Supports the resolution of pending or threatened disputes between the corporation and third parties. Assesses and coordinates management of litigation and provides instruction to external counsel in conjunction with Senior Legal Counsel, as required. •    Develops and implements mitigation strategies to reduce impact of the corporation’s exposure to legal and business risks. •    Provides practical legal advice to all business units on a wide variety of matters.   •    Implements and supports best practices recommendations regarding corporate compliance. •    Drafts and edits correspondence, memos, internal/external briefing papers, and legal briefs regarding sensitive issues with reputational and other risks. •    Establishes and maintains strong communications and working relationships within the corporation to ensure that legal advice is sought by internal clients when needed and at times, to external stakeholders, as required. Supports and fosters a culture of compliance and collaboration. •    May provide support on freedom of information matters, including preparing submissions, attending hearings and court proceedings. Works closely with the BCLC Freedom of Information (FOI) department and assists with preparation of FOI responses, as needed. Education and Experience: •    Law degree and a current member in good standing of the Law Society of British Columbia; •    Minimum 3-6 years in public or private law practice in a related field, including corporate and commercial law, intellectual property law, information technology law, creditors’ remedies, administrative law or contract interpretation, drafting, and negotiation would be an asset.  •    Experience giving practical legal advice to businesses through building strong knowledge of the business and understanding strategies and risks. •    Experience with regulatory, administrative and privacy law proceedings and commercial and inter-jurisdictional agreements would be an asset; •    Experience with government procurement law would be considered an asset; •    Experience with general litigation would be considered an asset; •    Experience with gaming law would be considered an asset; •    An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.  
BC Public Service Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Feb 23, 2021
Full time
Paralegal Paralegal 18 + 10% This position is excluded from union membership. An eligibility list may be established. Contribute to the administration of justice in a diverse legal environment The Attorney General is the legal advisor to the government of British Columbia and is charged with ensuring that the administration of public affairs is carried out in accordance with the law. The Ministry of Attorney General is structured to carry out this mandate under the direction of the Attorney General, and Legal Services Branch (LSB) supports the Ministry in fulfilling this mandate by serving as legal advisor to government in civil law matters. LSB provides legal advice to government and ensures that legal risks associated with government operations are reduced. LSB’s clients include all ministries of the government, Cabinet and certain public agencies. The Paralegal provides paralegal services to legal counsel in the preparation and conduct of legal services to Government under the direct supervision and guidance of Legal Counsel. Here is a great opportunity to utilize your strong paralegal skills. The Victoria Legal Services Branch, Ministry of Attorney General, is recruiting a skilled and knowledgeable paralegal for a permanent, full-time position. The Paralegal works in the Transportation and Land Unit (T L Unit), which is part of the Natural Resources, Transportation and Indigenous Legal Group in the Legal Services Branch in the Ministry of Attorney General. The Paralegal supports T L Unit land counsel in relation to real property matters involving the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. Strong knowledge of legal processes, including solicitor/client privilege is required. A high standard in the delivery of legal support, strong initiative and self-motivation, as well as the ability to work well under pressure are highly valued in this busy work environment. Excellent time management and organizational skills, the ability to prioritize, along with flexibility in responding to shifting work demands are required. Experience with significant file management of large and complex files is a necessity. The successful candidate will also have a keen attention to detail and good interpersonal skills. The ability to work independently and as part of a team is essential. The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from. The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer. The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace. For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Ian.Wiebe@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS . For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you. NOTE : Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition. Job Requirements: In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below: Paralegal Certificate, Diploma or Degree from a recognized institution. A Bachelor of Law degree may be considered as an equivalent to a Paralegal Certificate. Candidates will be required to provide proof of completion of a paralegal certificate/diploma/degree or equivalent. Two (2) years of experience as a Growth Paralegal or equivalent and demonstrated ability to perform the required accountabilities of this position. Current experience with computer software tools and techniques used for legal purposes, including MyLTSA, BCOnline, and the directives and practices of the Land Title and Survey Authority. Preference may be given to candidates with: Experience with real estate transactions. Experience with research and analysis of real property status and registered interests as well as historical land and title documents. Experience preparing applications to deposit plans and obtaining necessary signatures. Experience assisting with property conveyances. Proviso: Occasional travel within the province may be required.   Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. Enhanced Security Screening will be required. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Cover Letter: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process. Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying. Questionnaire (STANDARD): YES - You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire
BC Public Service Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Feb 11, 2021
Full time
Legal Assistant Clerk Stenographer 11 There are two (2) permanent vacancies available. An eligibility list may be established for future temporary and permanent vacancies. Contribute to the administration of justice in a diverse legal environment by bringing your thoroughness, good judgement and initiative to this specialized role BC Prosecution Service contributes to the protection of society by preparing for and conducting prosecutions diligently and fairly. The Branch prosecutes offences under the Criminal Code of Canada, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and provincial statutes in the provincial, Supreme and Appeal Courts of British Columbia and in the Supreme Court of Canada. The BC Prosecution Service provides legal advice to government and police on criminal law matters and develops policies and procedures on issues relating to the prosecution of criminal justice. As a Legal Assistant, you provide administrative and secretarial services to Crown Counsel. You are responsible for providing witness management functions and financial functions. The Legal Assistant receives administrative supervision from the Legal Office Manager or Business Manager, Regional Operations and reports to Crown Counsel for daily assignments and direction. Your ability to deal with issues of a sensitive and confidential nature with tact, diplomacy and good judgement will prepare you to work effectively in a demanding environment where criminal cases are managed. You are well versed in legal terminology, an accurate and efficient information recorder and researcher and adept at handling inquiries from a variety of persons, including those that are possibly irate or resistant. Working with limited direction, you exhibit exceptional organizational, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to build and maintain productive working relationships with key stakeholders. If you are seeking to gain valuable experience to advance your administrative career in a dynamic environment, we look forward to your application. The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace. For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Terri.Wallace@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS . For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you. NOTE : Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition. Job Requirements: In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below: Secondary school graduation or equivalent, and successful completion of a recognized legal assistant program or paralegal program OR a combination of 4 years of education, training and administrative support/clerical experience may be considered. Related experience must include working in a legal office Preference may be given to applicants with the following: Experience within the last two years working in a legal office Experience working as a legal assistant in the criminal law field and/or the Justice Sector Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. Enhanced Security Screening will be required, which may include a Criminal Records Review Act (CRRA) check. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Cover letter required: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed. Resume required: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying. Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire. IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.
BC Public Service Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Jan 07, 2021
Full time
Legal Assistant Clerk Stenographer 11 An eligibility list may be established. This position is excluded from union membership. Contribute to the administration of justice in a diverse legal environment by bringing your thoroughness, good judgement and initiative to this specialized role The Criminal Justice Branch contributes to the protection of society by preparing for and conducting prosecutions diligently and fairly. The Branch prosecutes offences under the Criminal Code of Canada, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and provincial statutes in the provincial, Supreme and Appeal Courts of British Columbia and in the Supreme Court of Canada. The Criminal Justice Branch provides legal advice to government and police on criminal law matters and develops policies and procedures on issues relating to the prosecution of criminal justice. As a Legal Assistant, you provide administrative and secretarial services to Crown Counsel. You are responsible for providing witness management functions and financial functions. The Legal Assistant receives administrative supervision from the Legal Office Manager or Business Manager, Regional Operations and reports to Crown Counsel for daily assignments and direction. Your ability to deal with issues of a sensitive and confidential nature with tact, diplomacy and good judgement will prepare you to work effectively in a demanding environment where criminal cases are managed. You are well versed in legal terminology, an accurate and efficient information recorder and researcher and adept at handling inquiries from a variety of persons, including those that are possibly irate or resistant. Working with limited direction, you exhibit exceptional organizational, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to build and maintain productive working relationships with key stakeholders. If you are seeking to gain valuable experience to advance your administrative career in a dynamic environment, we look forward to your application. The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace. For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Lis.Kingsley@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you. NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition. Job Requirements: In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below: Grade 12 graduation or GED equivalent, and completion of a Legal Assistant certificate or three years administrative support/clerical experience within a legal setting (within the last 5 years). Preference may be given to applicants who possess: Experience using BC Online (including Court Services Online, BC Registry Services) and myLTSA. Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. Enhanced Security Screening will be required, which may include a Criminal Records Review Act (CRRA) check. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Cover letter required: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed. Resume required: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes. Online Questionnaire: YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.
BC Public Service Nelson, British Columbia, Canada
Dec 30, 2020
Full time
Legal Assistant Clerk Stenographer R11 An eligibility list may be established. Contribute to the administration of justice in a diverse legal environment by bringing your thoroughness, good judgement and initiative to this specialized role The BC Prosecution Service contributes to the protection of society by preparing for and conducting prosecutions diligently and fairly. The Branch prosecutes offences under the Criminal Code of Canada, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and provincial statutes in the provincial, Supreme and Appeal Courts of British Columbia and in the Supreme Court of Canada. The Criminal Justice Branch provides legal advice to government and police on criminal law matters and develops policies and procedures on issues relating to the prosecution of criminal justice. As a Legal Assistant, you provide a variety of legal support services to Crown Counsel. You are responsible for providing witness management functions and financial functions. The Legal Assistant receives administrative supervision from the Legal Office Manager or Business Manager, Regional Operations and reports to Crown Counsel for daily assignments and direction. Your ability to deal with issues of a sensitive and confidential nature with tact, diplomacy and good judgement will prepare you to work effectively in a demanding environment where criminal cases are managed. You are well versed in legal terminology, an accurate and efficient information recorder and researcher and adept at handling inquiries from a variety of persons, including those that are possibly irate or resistant. Working with limited direction, you exhibit exceptional organizational, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to build and maintain productive working relationships with key stakeholders. If you are seeking to gain valuable experience to advance your administrative career in a dynamic environment, we look forward to your application. Located in the heart of the Selkirk Mountains, Nelson is home to a large variety of outdoor activities, and its proximity to Whitewater Ski Resort allows for skiers of all levels to test out the Nelson powder. Nelson also hosts events all year long, such as the Cottonwood Farmers Market and the Shambhala Music Festival. With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career. Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. For more information, please see What We Offer. The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace. For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Stacey.Allan@gov.bc.ca . DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you. NOTE : Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition. Job Requirements: In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below: Grade 12 graduation or equivalent; and Successful completion of a recognized legal assistant program or paralegal program; OR A combination of 4 years education, training, and administrative support/clerical experience; One year of experience working in a legal office. Preferences may be given to: Those with experience within the last two years working in a legal office. Those with experience working as a legal assistant in the criminal law field and/or the Justice Sector. Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. A Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) and Enhanced Security Screening (ESS) will be required. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed. Resume required: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying, however it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes. Online Questionnaire: YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.
BC Public Service Quesnel, British Columbia, Canada
Dec 10, 2020
Full time
Legal Assistant Clerk Stenographer R11 An eligibility list may be established. Contribute to the administration of justice in a diverse legal environment by bringing your thoroughness, good judgement and initiative to this specialized role The BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) contributes to the protection of society by preparing for and conducting prosecutions diligently and fairly, and by striving to develop the most effective methods to administer justice in the Province. The BCPS prosecutes offences under the Criminal Code of Canada, the Youth Criminal Justice Act, and provincial statutes in the Provincial, Supreme and Appeal Courts of British Columbia and in the Supreme Court of Canada. The BCPS provides legal advice to government and police on criminal law matters and develops policies and procedures on issues relating to the prosecution of criminal justice. The Assistant Deputy Attorney General (ADAG) is responsible for the administration of the BCPS, which is divided into Office of the ADAG, Criminal Appeals and Special Prosecutions (CASP) and five regions which are headed by a Regional Crown Counsel. In this role you will perform a variety of legal support services for Crown Counsel and the public for criminal justice files and performs redaction services (at the advanced level) for the purpose of disclosure to defence counsel. Quesnel: Known as “the Goldpan City”, Quesnel has a rich past connected to the Cariboo gold rush, and is also known for its agricultural beauty. Home to many farms and ranches, Quesnel hosts regular events such as The Quesnel Old Time Farmer's’ Market. Festivals and other events are also held, such as the Billy Barker Days and the Quesnel Rodeo. With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career. Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. For more information, please see What We Offer. The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace. For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Carrie.Vilac@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you. NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition. Job Requirements: In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below: Secondary school graduation or equivalent (e.g. GED). Successful completion of a recognized legal assistant program; OR a combination of 4 years of education, training, and administrative support/clerical experience. 1 or more years of experience working in a legal environment, OR 6 months of experience with the BC Prosecution Service Experience in record keeping, researching, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, email, Internet, Outlook and other standard computer applications in MS Office.
BC Public Service Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada
Nov 09, 2020
Full time
Legal Assistant Clerk Stenographer 11 An eligibility list may be established. Contribute to the administration of justice in a diverse legal environment by bringing your thoroughness, good judgement and initiative to this specialized role. The BC Prosecution Service contributes to the protection of society by preparing for and conducting prosecutions diligently and fairly. The BC Prosecution Service prosecutes offences under the Criminal Code of Canada, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and provincial statutes in the Provincial, Supreme and Appeal Courts of British Columbia and in the Supreme Court of Canada. The BC Prosecution Service provides legal advice to government and police on criminal law matters and develops policies and procedures on issues relating to the prosecution of criminal justice. As a Legal Assistant, you provide a variety of legal support services to Crown Counsel. You are responsible for providing witness management functions and financial functions. The Legal Assistant receives administrative supervision from the Legal Office Manager or Deputy Director, Regional Operations and reports to Crown Counsel for daily assignments and direction. Your ability to deal with issues of a sensitive and confidential nature with tact, diplomacy and good judgement will prepare you to work effectively in a demanding environment where criminal cases are managed. You are well versed in legal terminology, an accurate and efficient information recorder and researcher and adept at handling inquiries from a variety of persons, including those that are possibly irate or resistant. Working with limited direction, you exhibit exceptional organizational, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to build and maintain productive working relationships with key stakeholders. If you are seeking to gain valuable experience to advance your administrative career in a dynamic environment, we look forward to your application. Cranbrook is the sunniest place in Canada, and sits in the middle of the Rocky Mountain Trench. Cranbrook has multiple heritage sites, such as the Fort Steele Heritage town and Rails to Trails, which is converted to a path for walking and biking. Cranbrook has multiple festivals, such as the Children’s Festival and the Sam Steele Days. The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer. The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace. For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Stacey.Allan@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you. NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition. Job Requirements: In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below: Secondary school graduation or equivalent, and successful completion of a recognized legal assistant program or paralegal program or a combination of 4 years of education, training and administrative support/clerical experience. 1 year experience working in a legal office or 6 months in a Crown Counsel office. Preference may be given to applicants with the following: Experience within the last two years working in a legal office Experience working as a legal assistant in the criminal law field and/or the Justice Sector. Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. A Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) and Enhanced Security Screening will be required. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed. Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying. Questionnaire: YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.
BC Public Service Duncan, British Columbia, Canada
Oct 22, 2020
Full time
Legal Assistant Clerk Stenographer R11 This is a temporary opportunity until October 29, 2021. An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary vacancies. Contribute to the administration of justice in a diverse legal environment by bringing your thoroughness, good judgement and initiative to this specialized role. The BC Prosecution Service contributes to the protection of society by preparing for and conducting prosecutions diligently and fairly. The BC Prosecution Service prosecutes offences under the Criminal Code of Canada, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and provincial statutes in the Provincial, Supreme and Appeal Courts of British Columbia and in the Supreme Court of Canada. The Prosecution Service provides legal advice to government and police on criminal law matters and develops policies and procedures on issues relating to the prosecution of criminal justice. As a Legal Assistant, you provide administrative and secretarial services to Crown Counsel. You are responsible for providing witness management functions and financial functions. The Legal Assistant receives administrative supervision from the Legal Office Manager or Deputy Director, Regional Operations and reports to Crown Counsel for daily assignments and direction. Your ability to deal with issues of a sensitive and confidential nature with tact, diplomacy and good judgement will prepare you to work effectively in a demanding environment where criminal cases are managed. You are well versed in legal terminology, an accurate and efficient information recorder and researcher, and adept at handling inquiries from a variety of persons, including those that are possibly irate or resistant. Working with limited direction, you exhibit exceptional organizational, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to build and maintain productive working relationships with key stakeholders. If you are seeking to gain valuable experience to advance your administrative career in a dynamic environment, we look forward to your application. The BC Public Service is an award-winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer. The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace. For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Kathryn.Gillert@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS . For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you. NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition. Job Requirements: In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below: Grade 12 graduation or equivalent (e.g. GED). Successful completion of a recognized Legal Assistant or Paralegal program; OR A combination of 4 years of education, training, and administrative support/clerical experience in a legal office. 1 year of recent experience (within the last 3 years) working in a legal office as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal; OR Recent experience (within the last 3 years) working as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal with the BC Prosecution Service. Preference may be given to applicants who have one or more in the following areas: Successfully completed a Legal Assistant certificate or Paralegal certificate. More than 1 year of recent experience (within the last 3 years) working in a legal office as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal. Experience working as a Legal Assistant for the BC Prosecution Service. Proviso Valid BC Driver’s License - some travel may be required. Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. A Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) and Enhanced Security Screening will be required. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Cover letter required: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed. Resume required: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying. Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire. IMPORTANT : Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.
BC Public Service Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Oct 19, 2020
Full time
Legal Assistant Clerk Stenographer 11 This posting is for a temporary opportunity until approximately March 2021. An eligibility list may be established. Contribute to the administration of justice in a diverse legal environment by bringing your thoroughness, good judgement and initiative to this specialized role BC Prosecution Service contributes to the protection of society by preparing for and conducting prosecutions diligently and fairly. The Branch prosecutes offences under the Criminal Code of Canada, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and provincial statutes in the provincial, Supreme and Appeal Courts of British Columbia and in the Supreme Court of Canada. The BC Prosecution Service provides legal advice to government and police on criminal law matters and develops policies and procedures on issues relating to the prosecution of criminal justice. As a Legal Assistant, you provide a variety of legal support services to Crown Counsel. You are responsible for providing witness management functions and financial functions. The Legal Assistant receives administrative supervision from the Legal Office Manager, District Administrator or Deputy Director, Regional Operations and reports to Crown Counsel for daily assignments and direction. Your ability to deal with issues of a sensitive and confidential nature with tact, diplomacy and good judgement will prepare you to work effectively in a demanding environment where criminal cases are managed. You are well versed in legal terminology, an accurate and efficient information recorder and researcher and adept at handling inquiries from a variety of persons, including those that are possibly irate or resistant. Working with limited direction, you exhibit exceptional organizational, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to build and maintain productive working relationships with key stakeholders. If you are seeking to gain valuable experience to advance your administrative career in a dynamic environment, we look forward to your application. The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace. For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Stacey.Allan@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS . For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you. NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition. Job Requirements: In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below: Grade 12 graduation or equivalent; and Successful completion of a recognized legal assistant program or paralegal program; OR A combination of 4 years education, training, and administrative support/clerical experience; One year of experience working in a legal office. Preferences may be given to: Those with experience within the last two years working in a legal office. Those with experience working as a legal assistant in the criminal law field and/or the Justice Sector. Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. Enhanced Security Screening will be required, which may include a Criminal Records Review Act (CRRA) check. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed. Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying. Questionnaire (BASIC): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.
BC Public Service Multiple Locations, British Columbia
Jul 15, 2020
Full time
** Please DO NOT apply for this position by submitting your profile on the BC Government Hiring Centre website. Applications must be made via the directions below.*** Staff Lawyer Management Band 4 BC’s Office of the Human Rights Commissioner exists to address the root causes of inequality, discrimination and injustice in B.C. by shifting laws, policies, practices and cultures. We do this work through education, research, advocacy, inquiry and monitoring. Reporting to the General Counsel, the Staff Lawyer supports the Commissioner’s legal team on legal matters that arise during the exercise of the powers and duties set out in the Human Rights Code. This includes conducting legal research and analysis, helping to prepare legal opinions, and supporting the provisions of legal advice and services, particularly related to the Commissioner’s intervenor, test case, and inquiry functions under sections 47.12(1)(j), 47.12(2) and 47.15 of the Code. For complete details on this opportunity, and to apply, please review the job profile on the BC’s Office of the Human Rights Commissioner website at https://bchumanrights.ca/careers/ Posting Close Date: 9:00 a.m., May 6, 2020 Only applications submitted to https://bchumanrights.ca/careers/ will be accepted. Applications sent to the BC Government Hiring Centre website will not be considered.
BC Public Service Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada
Jun 17, 2020
Full time
Crown Counsel Crown Counsel Level 1 The following vacancies are available: Terrace - (Permanent Opportunity) Williams Lake - (Temporary Opportunity available until September 30, 2021) An eligibility list may be established to fill future permanent and temporary vacancies in Williams Lake, Quesnel, Prince George, Vanderhoof, Smithers, Terrace, Prince Rupert, Fort Nelson, Fort St. John and Dawson Creek.   An excellent opportunity for a dedicated professional The BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) contributes to the protection of society by preparing for and conducting prosecutions diligently and fairly, and by striving to develop the most effective methods to administer justice in the Province. The BCPS prosecutes offences under the Criminal Code of Canada, the Youth Criminal Justice Act, and provincial statutes in the Provincial, Supreme and Appeal Courts of British Columbia and in the Supreme Court of Canada. The BCPS provides Crown advice to government and police on criminal law matters, and develops policies and procedures on issues relating to the prosecution of criminal justice. The Assistant Deputy Attorney General is responsible for the administration of the BCPS, which is divided into the Office of the Assistant Deputy Attorney General, Criminal Appeals & Special Prosecutions and five regions which are headed by a Regional Crown Counsel. As Crown Counsel, you are responsible for the prosecution of offences under the Criminal Code, provincial statutes and regulations, and federal statutes from inception to conclusion, as assigned. The decision to lay charges, which charges to lay, and the conduct of proceedings in court through to their conclusion are made by Crown Counsel in accordance with BC Prosecution Service policies and the Crown Counsel Act. Crown Counsel are responsible for ensuring that witnesses, victims and families are dealt with in a considerate and courteous manner and that victims and their families are adequately prepared for court proceedings. This position is included in the Crown Counsel Association. Under the Public Service Labour Relations Act, this position is excluded from union membership. The terms and conditions of employment for union excluded positions are outlined in the Terms and Conditions of Employment for Excluded Employees available through the following website: Terms & Conditions of Employment for Excluded Employees / Appointees. To learn more about these B.C communities you can click on the Hello BC link here! The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace. For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Susan.McGreish@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you. NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition. In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below: Must be a practicing member of the Law Society of British Columbia in good standing or eligible to become a practicing member of the Law Society of British Columbia within 90 days of closing of the competition. Crown Counsel Level 1: Up to five years of call, preferably in the practice of Criminal Law. Preference may be given to applicants with Crown Counsel experience. Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. A criminal records review act check and enhanced security screening will be required. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS : Cover Letter: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process. Please indicate your Year of Call in your cover letter. Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates ( month and year ) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying. Questionnaire: YES - You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.
BC Public Service Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
May 29, 2020
Full time
Deputy Supervisor, Vancouver Office Legal Counsel Manager This position is excluded from union membership. Travel between Vancouver and Victoria is a requirement for this position. An eligibility list may be established. A newly created opportunity for a proven legal leader to provide leadership to a dynamic and experienced group of litigators, solicitors, paralegals, and professional staff in a team-based environment. Legal Services Branch (LSB) supports the Attorney General as the legal advisor to the government of British Columbia and ensures that the administration of public affairs is carried out in accordance with the law. LSB’s organizational structure consists of five different legal groups. Areas of legal advice provided by LSB include but are not limited to: constitutional law; Aboriginal law; resource, environment and land law; revenue and taxation law; health and social services law; finance, commercial and transportation law; justice and education law; and labour, employment and human rights law. LSB also provides civil, constitutional and Aboriginal litigation services. LSB has approximately 550 staff members, including legal and legislative counsel and professional staff. In this newly created, high impact leadership position, the Deputy Supervising Counsel is responsible for the management of a team of highly skilled legal counsel and paralegals who provide trusted, effective and efficient legal services to government. The Deputy Supervising Counsel’s team is part of a larger legal practice group reporting to the group’s Supervising Counsel. In addition to managing their team of direct reports, the Deputy Supervising Counsel is part of the legal practice group’s leadership team and, along with Supervising Counsel, leads the implementation of LSB and broader government policies and strategies within the team. The Deputy Supervising Counsel oversees the day-to-day provision of legal services by the team, as well as ensures the team’s overall efficient and effective operation and administration. Working with the Supervising Counsel, and where appropriate other Deputy Supervising Counsel within the group, the Deputy Supervising Counsel is responsible for recruitment, orientation, performance management, staff development, file assignment, workload distribution and evaluating client satisfaction. The Deputy Supervising Counsel ensures collaboration and co-operation within this law group and between law groups within LSB to build respectful and engaging relationships which further support the provision of outstanding client service delivery. While the Deputy Supervising Counsel’s primary focus is leadership and management of the team, the Deputy Supervising Counsel will also provide legal services to government by assisting team members to develop strategic direction for files, to provide consistent, understandable and responsive advice to client representatives, and to prepare materials for the ADAG, Deputy Attorney General or Attorney General. The Deputy Supervising Counsel encourages and supports the professional development of team members and works with them to develop and maintain strong relationships with members of the team and client representatives. With the approval of the Group Supervisor and Chief of Legal Operations, a Deputy Supervisor may also have a limited independent practice of their own. The successful candidate will be a member of (or be eligible for immediate membership in) the Law Society of British Columbia with at least 7 years of Call to the Bar. The successful candidate will have experience supervising, or mentoring staff. The successful candidate will also have experience dealing with complex legal matters within their area of expertise and sound knowledge of the depth and diversity of advice and counsel required by government on legal matters. The Deputy Supervisor must possess a record of excellence as a lawyer; proven ability to exercise tact, diplomacy and discretion as it pertains to highly sensitive legal issues and when administering personnel matters, demonstrated ability to provide leadership, work as part of a team and to exercise superior independent judgement and decision making; ability to identify and set priorities, plan and allocate appropriate resources and to persevere in seeing tasks and projects through to completion, particularly in the face of obstacles or challenging circumstances; and outstanding skills in written and oral communication, including the ability to communicate complex legal issues in plain language. The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace. For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Mandy.Giesbrecht@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS . For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you. NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition. Job Requirements: In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below: Education and Experience: Membership in good standing with the Law Society of British Columbia or eligible for immediate membership, with at least 7 years of Call to the Bar. At least five years of experience dealing with complex legal matters as a lawyer. Sound knowledge of the depth and diversity of advice and counsel required by government on legal issues. Recent experience (acquired within the last five years) formally or informally supervising or mentoring junior legal counsel, paralegals, articled students or professional legal staff. At least two years of recent experience (acquired within the last five years) practicing in one or more of the following areas: labour law, employment standards, commercial transactions, land use and resource matters, Indigenous legal relations, liquor licensing or distribution, human rights law, occupational licensing or regulation (other than securities industry participants), or regulation of financial institutions. Preference may be given to candidates demonstrating the following: Recent experience (within the last five years) in the following areas: Providing high quality and timely legal services and advice, as a lawyer, in a government setting. Working on legislative initiatives. Practicing as both a barrister and solicitor. More experience than the minimum job requirements listed above, under the Education and Experience heading. Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Cover letter required: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed. Resume required: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes. Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying. Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire. IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.
BC Public Service Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
May 23, 2020
Full time
Legal Assistant Clerk Stenographer R11 An eligibility list may be established. Contribute to the administration of justice in a diverse legal environment by bringing your thoroughness, good judgement and initiative to this specialized role. The BC Prosecution Service contributes to the protection of society by preparing for and conducting prosecutions diligently and fairly. The BC Prosecution Service prosecutes offences under the Criminal Code of Canada, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and provincial statutes in the Provincial, Supreme and Appeal Courts of British Columbia and in the Supreme Court of Canada. The Prosecution Service provides legal advice to government and police on criminal law matters and develops policies and procedures on issues relating to the prosecution of criminal justice. As a Legal Assistant, you provide administrative and secretarial services to Crown Counsel. You are responsible for providing witness management functions and financial functions. The Legal Assistant receives administrative supervision from the Legal Office Manager or Deputy Director, Regional Operations and reports to Crown Counsel for daily assignments and direction. Your ability to deal with issues of a sensitive and confidential nature with tact, diplomacy and good judgement will prepare you to work effectively in a demanding environment where criminal cases are managed. You are well versed in legal terminology, an accurate and efficient information recorder and researcher, and adept at handling inquiries from a variety of persons, including those that are possibly irate or resistant. Working with limited direction, you exhibit exceptional organizational, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to build and maintain productive working relationships with key stakeholders. If you are seeking to gain valuable experience to advance your administrative career in a dynamic environment, we look forward to your application. The BC Public Service is an award-winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer. The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace. For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Kathryn.Gillert@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS . For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you. NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition. Job Requirements: In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below: Grade 12 graduation or equivalent (e.g. GED). Successful completion of a recognized Legal Assistant or Paralegal program; OR A combination of 4 years of education, training, and administrative support/clerical experience in a legal office. 1 year of recent experience (within the last 2 years) working in a legal office as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal; OR Recent experience (within the last 2 years) working as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal with the BC Prosecution Service. Preference may be given to applicants who have one or more in the following areas: Successfully completed a Legal Assistant certificate or Paralegal certificate. More than 1 year of recent experience (within the last 2 years) working in a legal office as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal. Experience working as a Legal Assistant in the criminal law field and/or the Justice Sector. PROVISO Valid BC Driver’s License - some travel may be required. Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. A Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) and Enhanced Security Screening will be required. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS : Cover letter required: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed. Resume required: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying. Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire. IMPORTANT : Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.
BC Public Service Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Apr 12, 2020
Full time
Legal Counsel - Anticipatory Legal Counsel Level 1 Salary level will be based upon Year of Call to the Bar This position is located in Vancouver This position is excluded from union membership An eligibility list may be established. Become an integral part of B.C.'s legal service The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace. The Attorney General is the legal advisor to the government of British Columbia and is charged with ensuring that the administration of public affairs is carried out in accordance with the law. The Ministry of Attorney General is structured to carry out this mandate under the direction of the Attorney General, and the Legal Services Branch (LSB) supports the Ministry in fulfilling this mandate by serving as legal advisor to government in civil law matters. LSB provides legal advice to government and ensures that legal risks associated with government operations are reduced. LSB’s clients include all ministries of the government, Cabinet and certain public agencies. LSB’s Vancouver Office is seeking to fill a full-time legal counsel position with the Labour, Employment and Human Rights Law Group and may create an eligibility list for future permanent and temporary opportunities. Duties of this position include providing advice and representation on human rights matters before the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal. Additionally, some labour/employment written and oral advocacy may be required. For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Gillian.Young@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you. NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition. Job Requirements: In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below: Education and Experience: Membership in good standing with the Law Society of British Columbia or eligible for immediate membership, with less than five years of practice. Experience conducting hearings before Courts or administrative tribunals. Preference may be given to applicants with any of the following: Experience practicing in the area of human rights and/or representing Government. Experience conducting hearings before the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal, other administrative tribunals and /or disciplinary bodies. Experience in labour arbitration will be considered an asset. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated knowledge of administrative law and procedure. Excellent research, written and oral communications skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to meet deadlines through excellent organization and prioritization skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a team and be client focussed in the provision of legal advice. The duties of this position meet the requirements of a Criminal Record Check; this check must be completed with a satisfactory outcome at time of offer. Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. A Criminal Records Review Act Check and Enhanced Security Screening will be required. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Cover letter required: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process. Resume required: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes. Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire. IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements on the clear lawyer job board. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.
BC Public Service Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Apr 02, 2020
Full time
Paralegal Administrative Officer R18 This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies. There is currently a temporary opportunity available until March 31, 2021, this temporary opportunity may become permanent. Join a dynamic legal team The Public Guardian and Trustee of BC is an independent statutory corporation sole and acts under provincial legislation to protect the legal rights and interests of children, vulnerable adults and deceased and missing persons. Are you interested in working for a values driven organization? At the Public Guardian and Trustee (PGT), employees are committed and dedicated to a mission, vision and mandate that is to protect the legal, financial, personal and health care interests of adults who require assistance in decision making, to protect the legal and financial interests of children under the age of 19 and to administer the estates of deceased and missing persons. Employees of the PGT provide quality service in a respectful work environment that demands accountability and integrity. The Paralegal, Child and Youth Services, reviews, analyses and evaluates applications for Representation Grants under the Wills, Estates and Succession Act, the Estate Administration Act, Notices to Proceed under the Limitation Act and supports PGT lawyers with large, complex, sensitive and, at times, high-profile client cases. The PGT offers a competitive salary package which includes a comprehensive medical plan, pension plan, wellness benefits, and flexible hours of work. As a BC public servant, employees may also choose to participate in the BC Student Loan forgiveness program or apply for a new scholarship to continue their learning and professional development. Interested applicants should review the job profile, complete the screening questionnaire and submit a cover letter and resume. The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace. For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Ivassura@trustee.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you. NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition. Job Requirements: In order to be considered for this position, your resume and cover letter must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below: Completion of a recognized Paralegal Certificate. Minimum of 3 years of satisfactory work experience working in a legal office. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Preference may be given to candidates with the following: 5 years of experience working in a legal office. Experience working in personal injury, civil litigation and estate law. Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. Enhanced – Enhanced Security Screening will be required. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Cover Letter: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process. Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying including analytical skills, critical thinking and client case review and recommendations. Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire. IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.
BC Public Service Terrace, British Columbia, Canada
Mar 09, 2020
Full time
Legal Assistant Clerk Stenographer 11 An eligibility list may be established This is a temporary opportunity until August 31, 2020 Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification. Contribute to the administration of justice in a diverse legal environment by bringing your thoroughness, good judgement and initiative to this specialized role The BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) contributes to the protection of society by preparing for and conducting prosecutions diligently and fairly, and by striving to develop the most effective methods to administer justice in the Province. The BCPS prosecutes offences under the Criminal Code of Canada, the Youth Criminal Justice Act, and provincial statutes in the Provincial, Supreme and Appeal Courts of British Columbia and in the Supreme Court of Canada. The BCPS provides legal advice to government and police on criminal law matters and develops policies and procedures on issues relating to the prosecution of criminal justice. The Assistant Deputy Attorney General (ADAG) is responsible for the administration of the BCPS, which is divided into Office of the ADAG, Criminal Appeals and Special Prosecutions (CASP) and five regions which are headed by a Regional Crown Counsel. As a Legal Assistant, you provide administrative and secretarial services to Crown Counsel. You are responsible for providing witness management functions and financial functions. The Legal Assistant receives administrative supervision from the Legal Office Manager, District Administrator or Deputy Director Regional Operations and reports to Crown Counsel for daily assignments and direction. Your ability to deal with issues of a sensitive and confidential nature with tact, diplomacy and good judgement will prepare you to work effectively in a demanding environment where criminal cases are managed. You are well versed in legal terminology, an accurate and efficient information recorder and researcher and adept at handling inquiries from a variety of persons, including those that are possibly irate or resistant. Working with limited direction, you exhibit exceptional organizational, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to build and maintain productive working relationships with key stakeholders. If you are seeking to gain valuable experience to advance your administrative career in a dynamic environment, we look forward to your application. The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace. Known most famously for their Kermode (Spirit) Bear, Terrace is perfect for hiking, mountain biking, camping, rock climbing, canoeing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing. The First Nations in the area, the Tsimshian, are proud to show others the First Nation’s culture, which includes traditional longhouses. For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Carrie.Vilac@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS . For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time , and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you. NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition. Job Requirements: Note: Where there is a difference between the qualifications reflected in the posting and the job profile/description, those stated on the job posting will be used for shortlisting. In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below: Secondary school graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent (GED) Successful completion of a recognized legal assistant program OR a combination of four (4) years of education, training, and administrative support/clerical experience. One (1) or more years of experience working in a legal environment OR six (6) months of experience working in the BC Prosecution Services. Experience in record keeping, researching, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, email, Internet, Outlook and other standard computer applications in MS Office. Valid Driver’s License. Preference may be given to those with experience working in the Justice Sector. Travel is a requirement of this position. Important: We remain open to different combinations of relevant experience, education and/or training that would result in an applicant meeting the standards listed in the job profile. Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for a lower classification, a Legal Assistant, Clerk Stenographer 9. Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. Enhanced Security Screening and a Criminal Records Review Act (CRRA) check will be required. APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Cover letter required: No - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process. Resume required: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying. A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes. Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire. Ensure your responses include your start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying. IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.