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Government of Saskatchewan Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Aug 15, 2019
Full time
Legal Secretary - ADM016269   Employment Type : Permanent Full-time Location(s) : SK-Regina and Area-Regina Ministry : 003 Justice Salary Range : $20.971 - $26.280 Hourly Grade : SGEU.05.   The Ministry of Justice requires a skilled, responsible and confident individual to provide a wide variety of complex secretarial and administrative duties in a fast-paced and demanding work environment. The Ministry of Justice is responsible for providing a fair justice system that upholds the law and protects the rights of all individuals in Saskatchewan; promotes safe and secure communities; and provides legal and justice policy advice to assist government.   The Public Prosecutions Office in Regina is seeking a candidate who will pay close attention to detail, is dependable and will treat colleagues and clients with dignity and respect. The successful candidate must be committed to the pursuit of excellence; exhibit leadership and professionalism and embrace diversity and equality. To learn more about the Prosecutions office, go tohttp://www.justice.gov.sk.ca/publicprosecutionsdivision   As a member of a small team of professionals, you will establish and maintain accurate and up to date prosecution files received from Police Services and RCMP detachments. You will generate Warrants, Information's, Summons, Stays of Proceedings, Court Orders and a variety of other legal documents and correspondence. We are seeking an individual who is organized and thorough. You must have superior communication and interpersonal skills when responding to inquiries from the public, police, witnesses and the accused, very often concerning highly sensitive and explicit materials, ensuring strict confidentiality at all times.   As the incumbent, you will also process incoming and outgoing mail, file and track missing information and coordinate travel and accommodation arrangements for clients/witnesses to appear in court. The computer applications you will use include Windows XP, the Justice Automated Information Network (JAIN) and the Prosecution Automated Data and Document System (PADDS). The programs have now been replaced by EPIC and CJIMS.   Typically, you will have developed your knowledge and skills through the completion of a two year legal secretarial course or have significant experience in a related legal field or a combination of both legal secretarial education and experience. You must have knowledge of office administrative procedures including filing systems and knowledge of legal terminology, the administration of legal documents and the various levels of court as it relates to criminal law. As the successful candidate you must participate as a willing and able team member within the office environment. Your knowledge, experience and demonstrated abilities will be key to your success in this position.   To learn more about the Courts of Saskatchewan, go to www.sasklawcourts.ca/   We are committed to workplace diversity.
Government of Saskatchewan Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Jul 15, 2019
Contract
  Civil Law - Lawyer   -   COU000847   Employment Type :     Contract Location(s) :     SK--Regina and Area-Regina       Ministry :     003 Justice Salary Range :     $6,697 - $10,541   Monthly Grade :     Contract     The Civil Law Branch, Legal Services Division of the Ministry of Justice, provides legal services to ministries and agencies of the Government of Saskatchewan.      The Branch has an opening for a lawyer to provide solicitor services in Regina.  This is a renewable one-year contract position, potentially leading to a permanent position . Preference will be given to candidates with five or more years’ legal experience.   All candidates must have membership, or qualify for membership, in the Law Society of Saskatchewan.   The Ministry of Justice offers a variety of excellent career opportunities. As primary legal advisor to the ministries and agencies of the Government of Saskatchewan, the Civil Law Branch undertakes sophisticated, interesting and quality legal work. The Branch’s legal team enjoys a high degree of work satisfaction, a collegial atmosphere, and an ability to maintain work life balance.  There is also the opportunity to have a wide variety of work over the course of a career and to both mentor and be mentored in a very positive, supportive and challenging work environment.    We will be in contact with those persons who are selected for an interview.   We are committed to workplace diversity.
Government of Saskatchewan Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Jun 05, 2019
Full time
Transfers of Charges Coordinator/Legal Secretary - ADM016087   Employment Type : Permanent Full-time Location(s) : SK-Regina and Area-Regina Ministry : 003 Justice Salary Range : $20.971-$26.280 Hourly Grade : SGEU.05.   The Ministry of Justice requires a skilled, responsible and confident individual to provide a wide variety of complex secretarial and administrative duties in a fast-paced and demanding work environment. The Ministry of Justice is responsible for providing a fair justice system that upholds the law and protects the rights of all individuals in Saskatchewan; promotes safe and secure communities; and provides legal and justice policy advice to assist government.   The Public Prosecutions Head Office in Regina is seeking a candidate who is highly motivated and responsible to provide out of province transfer of charges coordination as well as legal secretarial services to senior crown counsel in a busy and often stressful office. To learn more about the Prosecutions office, go tohttp://www.justice.gov.sk.ca/publicprosecutionsdivision   Your responsibilities: performing administrative duties and maintaining court records in a database; coordination of the transfer of out of province Criminal Code charges; compiling and assembling background information and typing appeal documents for provincial and federal courts of appeal; and maintaining registrations and certification records for breathalyzer technicians. This position also provides back- up services to the Executive Secretary. You will have daily contact with the public, lawyers, police, media and community agencies and answer inquiries while dealing with highly sensitive and explicit material. You will maintain strict confidentiality at all times.   As a member of a small team of professionals, you will establish and maintain accurate and up to date prosecution files. We are seeking an individual who is organized and thorough. You must have superior communication and interpersonal skills. The computer applications you will use include Windows XP, EPIC and CJIMS.   Typically, you will have developed your knowledge and skills through the completion of a two year legal secretarial course or have significant experience in a related legal field or a combination of both legal secretarial education and experience. The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience with office and administrative procedures including filing. You will have demonstrated knowledge of policy as it relates to Transfer of Charges. You will have the ability to accurately reference and apply acts, regulations, policies and procedures, input, edit, retrieve, and maintain information and data using carious computer applications; and orally respond to inquiries from clients, agencies, or the general public in person or over the phone. As the successful candidate you must participate as a willing and able team member within the office environment. Your knowledge, experience and demonstrated abilities will be key to your success in this position.   To learn more about the Courts of Saskatchewan go to www.sasklawcourts.ca/   We are committed to workplace diversity.
Government of Saskatchewan Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
May 15, 2019
Full time
Legal Assistant - ADM015974   Employment Type : Permanent Full-time Location(s) : SK-Regina and Area-Regina Ministry : 030 Government Relations Salary Range : $22.648-$28.384 Hourly Grade : SGEU.06.   The Saskatchewan Municipal Board (SMB) is an independent administrative tribunal established for regulatory and quasi-judicial purposes. The SMB’s regulatory function is to provide approvals for municipalities with respect to local improvements, borrowing, utility rates, set city debt limits and ensure fiscal health of municipalities. The quasi-judicial function is to hear appeals from interested parties, with the majority of appeals relating to property tax assessment and planning and development. Key stakeholders include municipalities, ratepayers, developers, tax agents, financial institutions, crowns and ministries.   The SMB has an exciting and rewarding opportunity for a highly motivated Legal Assistant. As the successful candidate, you will work in cooperation with the administrative team, directors, Board members and stakeholders to support and facilitate the smooth operation of the appeal process. Reporting to the Legal Coordinator, your main responsibilities will be: Request, receive and review appeals from clients, ensuring complete applications received are in accordance with legislated timelines. Identify and request missing information. Liaise with stakeholders to provide non-biased assistance in completing applications and outlining the appeal process. Accurate calculation of fees and receipt and balancing of same, including processing refunds when applicable. Prepare documents, including hearing books, ensuring compliance with timelines, accuracy and completeness of information. Follow-up with boards of revision, development appeals boards or parties as required. Prepare written materials and legal documents. Prepare record books for Court of Appeal and Court of Queen’s Bench when decisions are appealed to the higher courts. To be successful in this role, you will have: extensive knowledge and experience with legal terms and concepts, documents, legislation and the appeal process; knowledge about the mandate of the SMB and its governing legislation; advanced knowledge and abilities with technology such as the Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat and desktop publishing; familiarity with legal software including CanLII, BoardEffect and ProLaw; superior verbal and written communication skills; experience in establishing and maintaining effective relationships and demonstrate good judgment and discretion when dealing with stakeholders; exceptional organizational skills; the ability to work with and take direction from various individuals while prioritizing tasks; and a self-starter who uses innovation to modify and simplify processes Typically, the competencies required for this position would be: obtained through a certificate or diploma in business or office education with a legal specialization; extensive experience in a progressively senior administrative role; and legal experience in a senior level position and the proven understanding of legislation and the law. What we offer: A fast-paced environment. Challenging work. A small, close knit staff. Comprehensive benefit package and pension plan. Vacation and EDO’s (every second Friday off).   We are committed to workplace diversity.
Government of Saskatchewan Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
May 15, 2019
Full time
Legal Secretary/ Administration - Public Prosecutions- Head office - ADM015844   Employment Type : Permanent Full-time Location(s) : SK-Regina and Area-Regina Ministry : 003 Justice Salary Range : $20.971-$26.280 Hourly Grade : SGEU.05.   The Ministry of Justice requires a skilled, responsible and confident individual to provide a wide variety of complex secretarial and administrative duties in a fast-paced and demanding work environment. The Ministry of Justice is responsible for providing a fair justice system that upholds the law and protects the rights of all individuals in Saskatchewan; promotes safe and secure communities; and provides legal and justice policy advice to assist government.   The Public Prosecutions Head Office in Regina is seeking a candidate who will pay close attention to detail, is dependable and will treat colleagues and clients with dignity and respect. The successful candidate must be committed to the pursuit of excellence; exhibit leadership and professionalism and embrace diversity and equality. To learn more about the Prosecutions office, go tohttp://www.justice.gov.sk.ca/publicprosecutionsdivision   As a member of a small team of professionals, you will establish and maintain accurate and up to date prosecution files received from Police Services and RCMP detachments. You will generate Warrants, Information's, Summons, Stays of Proceedings, Court Orders and a variety of other legal documents and correspondence. We are seeking an individual who is organized and thorough. You must have superior communication and interpersonal skills when responding to inquiries from the public, police, witnesses and the accused, very often concerning highly sensitive and explicit materials, ensuring strict confidentiality at all times. As the incumbent, you will also process incoming and outgoing mail, file and track missing information and coordinate travel and accommodation arrangements for clients/witnesses to appear in court. The computer applications you will use include Windows XP, the Justice Automated Information Network (JAIN) and the Prosecution Automated Data and Document System (PADDS). The programs have now been replaced by EPIC and CJIMS   Typically, you will have developed your knowledge and skills through the completion of a legal administration course or have significant experience in a related legal field or a combination of both legal secretarial education and experience. You must have knowledge of office administrative procedures including filing systems and knowledge of legal terminology, the administration of legal documents and the various levels of court as it relates to criminal law. As the successful candidate you must participate as a willing and able team member within the office environment. Your knowledge, experience and demonstrated abilities will be key to your success in this position.   To learn more about the Courts of Saskatchewan go to www.sasklawcourts.ca/   We are committed to workplace diversity.
Government of Saskatchewan Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
May 13, 2019
Full time
Judicial Assistant - COU000819   Employment Type : Order-in-Council Location(s) : SK-Regina and Area-Regina Ministry : 003 Justice Salary Range : $3897-$5046 Monthly Grade : Order-in-Council     Judicial Assistant Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan Full-time Order-in-Council Position   The Court of Appeal is seeking a well-organized, responsible, energetic individual to provide administrative support to the Judiciary. The duties include transcribing, proof reading, editing and issuing judicial decisions; maintaining electronic filing systems; arranging travel; preparing expense reports; and other administrative duties for the Court which may be assigned from time to time. The successful incumbent will have an aptitude for information technology.   The position requires the person to have excellent knowledge of: Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat; English grammar, spelling and punctuation; and Legal terminology. The position also requires the person to have the ability to: Accurately type, proofread and edit judicial material (minimum typing speed of 60 wpm); Locate and verify quotes and citations; Analyze and resolve problems; Process complex instructions quickly and accurately; Communicate clearly, discreetly and courteously; Work both independently and as part of a team; Establish and maintain electronic and paper filing system; Accurately reference legislation, Rules of Court, regulations, and case authorities; Contribute to a positive work environment; Independently organize and prioritize multiple tasks; and Maintain the professional corporate culture standard of the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal. The position requires the person be honest, discreet, approachable, courteous, flexible, hard-working and creative. Appointment will be made by Order-in-Council.   Candidates are asked to apply on Taleo, as well as submitting a cover letter, resume by May 24, 2019 to:   Nadine Barnes, Executive Officer Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan and Provincial Court Judicial Council 2425 Victoria Avenue Regina SK S4P 4W6 Email: nbarnes@sasklawcourts.ca Telephone: (306) 787-5409   Candidates should indicate what knowledge, skills and abilities they have and where they have acquired and developed them. The successful candidate will be required to provide a criminal record check at his or her own expense.   Salary and Rank: MCP2 range $3,879-$5,046 (salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience). Benefits include medical, dental, life insurance, annual flex benefit, and pension plan.   Candidates that previously applied for competition COU000798, need not apply again.   We thank all candidates for their interest.   We are committed to workplace diversity.
Government of Saskatchewan Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Apr 15, 2019
Full time
rown Counsel Assistant (Paralegal) - Registry Officers - COU000810  Employment Type:  Non-Perm Out-of-Scope Location(s) :  SK--Regina and Area-Regina    Ministry :  003 Justice Salary Range:  $4974-$6468 Monthly Grade:  Contract The Ministry of Justice’s Legal Services Division is seeking a Crown Counsel Assistant to assist with solicitor and public registry (land registry, corporate registry and personal property registry) matters in Regina on the basis of a one-year renewable contract.   The successful candidates will have relevant education and/or experience and will work under the supervision of one or more lawyers in the Office of Public Registry Administration.  The successful candidates will need to work independently, follow instructions with minimal supervision and take initiative to meet the needs of the branch.   The position requires an understanding of government, cabinet and legislative processes as well as solicitor work.  Duties may include liaising with clients and stakeholders, research including in the public registries, conducting cross jurisdictional scans and analysis, preparing legal agreements and cabinet documents, managing the assurance and compensation claims process, assisting with freedom of information responses, preparing correspondence, as well as creating and maintaining a precedent system.               The positions require superior computer and word processing skills and familiarity with Word, Excel and other relevant software.   Excellent written and verbal communication skills, sound judgment, strong organization skills and superior analytical skills are needed for the positions.  Experience with legal and legislative procedures are requirements.  Experience with legal research software including CanLii and QuickLaw is also an asset. We are committed to workplace diversity.
Government of Saskatchewan Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Jan 28, 2019
Full time
Judicial Assistant Regina Court of Queen’s Bench Temporary Position (18 months) Order-in-Council Position The Ministry of Justice has a career opportunity for a conscientious and dependable professional to work as a Judicial Assistant with the Regina Court of Queen’s Bench Judges’ Chambers. The Ministry of Justice is responsible for providing a fair justice system that upholds the law and protects the rights of all individuals in Saskatchewan. For further information about the Saskatchewan Courts and the Court of Queen’s Bench go to http://www.sasklawcourts.ca/. As a Judicial Assistant, you will provide administrative support to the Judiciary. Common job duties include transcribing court documents; proofreading, formatting, issuing judicial decisions; and developing and maintaining filing systems. You will also be responsible for distributing judgments and fiats, and co-ordinating hotel/travel arrangements. The ideal candidate will have developed knowledge and skills through formal training such as a legal secretarial course and/or related work experience in a court/legal administrative environment. You will have considerable knowledge of court operations and procedures, and the ability to use WordPerfect and Microsoft Office computer programs. You will be well versed in legal terminology and able to accurately reference legislation, regulations and the Rules of Court. Your ability to deal with issues of a sensitive and confidential nature with tact and diplomacy will prepare you to work effectively in this demanding environment. Our candidate of choice will also work with limited direction, exhibit exceptional organizations, verbal and written communication skills, and have the ability to build and maintain productive working relations with key stakeholders. You must also demonstrate good character in order to maintain the integrity of the justice system and the people it serves. Appointment will be made by Order-in-Council. We are committed to workplace diversity. Criminal Record Check Requirement: The successful candidate shall be subject to a Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment. Salary: $3878 - $5046 per month   Preference will be given to qualified equity group members who self-declare in this online application, as identified in "diversity groups" below Diversity Groups : Aboriginal persons, Persons with disabilities, Visible minority persons   Hours of Work : M - Monthly Out of Scope Number of Openings : 1
Government of Saskatchewan Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Jan 27, 2019
Full time
Legal Secretary - Public Prosecutions Regina PCB - ADM015391 Employment Type : Permanent Part-time Location(s) : SK-Regina and Area-Regina Ministry : 003 Justice Salary Range : $20.971-$26.280 Hourly Grade : SGEU.05.   The Ministry of Justice requires a skilled, responsible and confident individual to provide a wide variety of complex secretarial and administrative duties in a fast-paced and demanding work environment. The Ministry of Justice is responsible for providing a fair justice system that upholds the law and protects the rights of all individuals in Saskatchewan; promotes safe and secure communities; and provides legal and justice policy advice to assist government. The Public Prosecutions Office in Regina at the Provincial Court Building is seeking a candidate who will pay close attention to detail, is dependable and will treat colleagues and clients with dignity and respect. The successful candidate must be committed to the pursuit of excellence; exhibit leadership and professionalism and embrace diversity and equality. To learn more about the Prosecutions office, go tohttp://www.justice.gov.sk.ca/publicprosecutionsdivision As a member of a small team of professionals, you will establish and maintain accurate and up to date prosecution files received from Police Services and RCMP detachments. You will generate Warrants, Information's, Summons, Stays of Proceedings, Court Orders and a variety of other legal documents and correspondence. We are seeking an individual who is organized and thorough. You must have superior communication and interpersonal skills when responding to inquiries from the public, police, witnesses and the accused, very often concerning highly sensitive and explicit materials, ensuring strict confidentiality at all times. As the incumbent, you will also process incoming and outgoing mail, file and track missing information and coordinate travel and accommodation arrangements for clients/witnesses to appear in court. The computer applications you will use include Windows XP, the Justice Automated Information Network (JAIN) and the Prosecution Automated Data and Document System (PADDS). The programs have now been replaced by EPIC and CJIMS Typically, you will have developed your knowledge and skills through the completion of a two year legal secretarial course or have significant experience in a related legal field or a combination of both legal secretarial education and experience. You must have knowledge of office administrative procedures including filing systems and knowledge of legal terminology, the administration of legal documents and the various levels of court as it relates to criminal law. As the successful candidate you must participate as a willing and able team member within the office environment. Your knowledge, experience and demonstrated abilities will be key to your success in this position. To learn more about the Courts of Saskatchewan go to www.sasklawcourts.ca/ We are committed to workplace diversity.   Hours of Work : A - SGEU Office 36 - one day off every two weeks Number of Openings : 1   Closing Date : Jan 28, 2019, 11:59:00 PM
Government of Saskatchewan Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada
Jan 04, 2019
Full time
Legal Secretary - Public Prosecutions-Meadow Lake - ADM015187 Employment Type : Permanent Part-time Location(s) : SK-NorthBattleford and Area-Meadow Lake Ministry : 003 Justice Salary Range : $20.971-$26.280 Hourly Grade : SGEU.05.   The Ministry of Justice requires a skilled, responsible and confident individual to provide a wide variety of complex secretarial and administrative duties in a fast-paced and demanding work environment. The Ministry of Justice is responsible for providing a fair justice system that upholds the law and protects the rights of all individuals in Saskatchewan; promotes safe and secure communities; and provides legal and justice policy advice to assist government. The Public Prosecutions Office in Meadow Lake is seeking a candidate who will pay close attention to detail, is dependable and will treat colleagues and clients with dignity and respect. The successful candidate must be committed to the pursuit of excellence; exhibit leadership and professionalism and embrace diversity and equality. To learn more about the Prosecutions office, go tohttp://www.justice.gov.sk.ca/publicprosecutionsdivision As a member of a small team of professionals, you will establish and maintain accurate and up to date prosecution files received from Police Services and RCMP detachments. You will generate Warrants, Information's, Summons, Stays of Proceedings, Court Orders and a variety of other legal documents and correspondence. We are seeking an individual who is organized and thorough. You must have superior communication and interpersonal skills when responding to inquiries from the public, police, witnesses and the accused, very often concerning highly sensitive and explicit materials, ensuring strict confidentiality at all times. As the incumbent, you will also process incoming and outgoing mail, file and track missing information and coordinate travel and accommodation arrangements for clients/witnesses to appear in court. The computer applications you will use include Windows XP, the Justice Automated Information Network (JAIN) and the Prosecution Automated Data and Document System (PADDS). The programs have now been replaced by EPIC and CJIMS Typically, you will have developed your knowledge and skills through the completion of a two year legal secretarial course or have significant experience in a related legal field or a combination of both legal secretarial education and experience. You must have knowledge of office administrative procedures including filing systems and knowledge of legal terminology, the administration of legal documents and the various levels of court as it relates to criminal law. As the successful candidate you must participate as a willing and able team member within the office environment. Your knowledge, experience and demonstrated abilities will be key to your success in this position. To learn more about the Courts of Saskatchewan go to www.sasklawcourts.ca/ We are committed to workplace diversity.
Government of Saskatchewan Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Nov 26, 2018
Full time
Crown Counsel Assistant (Paralegal) - Solicitor and Legislative Services - COU000777 Employment Type : Contract Location(s) : SK-Regina and Area-Regina Ministry : 003 Justice Salary Range : $4,974 - $6,468 Monthly Grade : Contract   The Ministry of Justice’s Legal Services Division is seeking two Crown Counsel Assistants to assist with solicitor and legislative matters in Regina on the basis of a one-year renewable contract. The successful candidates will have relevant education and/or experience and will work under the supervision of one or more lawyers in the Legal Services Division. The successful candidates will need to work independently, follow instructions with minimal supervision and take initiative to meet the needs of the division. The positions require an understanding of government, cabinet and legislative processes as well as solicitor work. Duties may include research, preparing legal agreements and cabinet documents, liaising with clients and stakeholders, conducting cross jurisdictional scans and analysis, assisting with freedom of information responses, preparing correspondence, as well as creating and maintaining a precedent system. The positions require superior computer and word processing skills and familiarity with Word, Excel and other relevant software. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, sound judgment, strong organization skills and superior analytical skills are needed for the positions. Experience with legal and legislative procedures are requirements. Experience with legal research software including CanLii and QuickLaw is also an asset. We are committed to workplace diversity.   We are committed to workplace diversity.   Hours of Work : M - Monthly Out of Scope Number of Openings : 2   Closing Date : Nov 30, 2018, 11:59:00 PM Government of Saskatchewan - 5 hours ago - save job - report job - original job       Recommended Jobs 21 new Legislative Assistant jobs in Regina, SK Jobs at Government of Saskatchewan in Regina, SK Legislative Assistant salaries in Regina, SK Company Info   Get job updates from Government of Saskatchewan. By selecting Follow, you agree to get updated information and new jobs for this company by email. You can cancel alerts at anytime. Government of Saskatchewan   50 reviews The Government of Saskatchewan offers a wide range of careers with purpose and passion. Our people enjoy an enviable work/life balance in...        
Government of Saskatchewan Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Sep 28, 2018
Contract
Employment Type :     SGEU Term 9 months or more Location(s) :     SK--Regina and Area-Regina       Ministry :     003 Justice Salary Range :     $20.971-$26.280   Hourly Grade :     SGEU.05.   The Ministry of Justice is responsible for providing a fair justice system that upholds the law and protects the rights of all individuals in Saskatchewan; promotes safe and secure communities; and provides legal and justice policy advice to assist government. The Court Services Branch is seeking a skilled, ethical, confident individual to work at Regina Provincial Court to provide comprehensive clerical support.   As a member of a team of professionals you will be in daily contact with the public, lawyers, police agencies, community agencies and offenders.  You will handle walk-in and telephone inquiries regarding court dockets and dispositions, status of accounts, explaining applicable policies and procedures, acts and regulations. You will also receive payments in accordance with court orders and perform basic accounting duties. You will also provide guidance to individuals seeking to file claims in the civil division and general applications within the jurisdiction of Provincial Court.   Your responsibilities will consist of data entry and retrieval using the Criminal Justice Information Management System (CJIMS), computer database system, preparing and formatting court documents in accordance with court orders and applicable legislation using CJIMS or word processing software.    You will also be required to cover some court sittings in your home location.  This may include travel to Circuit points. In addition to preparing for court, you will perform duties as Chief Court Official and assist the Provincial Court Judge while court is in session. These duties will include writing down the relevant appearance details and the disposition of each matter before the court as well as operating the digital recording sound system and closed circuit television equipment.  You will prepare and certify court documents to reflect the order of the court and explain the contents and implications of non-compliance to offenders in accordance with relevant legislation. You will also prepare and forward relevant material when transcripts are requested of recorded court proceedings.   The successful candidate will have knowledge of legal terminology, the administration of legal documents and an understanding of the various levels of court, court processes and procedures; general office and administrative practices and procedures including handling of cash, filing systems and mail processing; computer applications, including word processing, databases and spreadsheets.   Our candidate of choice will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be thorough, analytical, accurate and detail oriented.  The environment in which you will work is potentially hostile, therefore, you must be able to recognize volatile situations and react appropriately. The successful candidate must demonstrate good character in order to maintain the integrity of the justice system and the people it serves and ensure confidentiality within and outside of the place of work in accordance with your Oath of Office.   Typically the knowledge and experience required for this job is obtained through a formal education program such as an office education program supplemented with legal courses, and/or a combination of education and experience.   To learn more about Courts of Saskatchewan, please visit http://www.sasklawcourts.ca/   Preference will be given to qualified equity group members who self-declare in this online application, as identified in "diversity groups" below Diversity Groups :     Aboriginal persons, Persons with disabilities, Visible minority persons   Hours of Work :     A - SGEU Office 36 - one day off every two weeks Criminal Record Check Requirement :     The successful candidate shall be subject to a Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment  
Government of Saskatchewan Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Jun 26, 2018
Full time
The Corporate Initiatives Branch, Integrated Justice Services serving the Ministry of Justice and Attorney General and the Ministry of Justice Corrections and Policing provides legal and policy support to the Deputy Minister and senior management in the Ministries on a range of issues which affect the justice system and particularly on issues relating to criminal, civil, youth law and Aboriginal justice. The Branch consists of a mix of professionals – lawyers, senior policy analysts, interns and students and administrative staff who work collaboratively to provide services such as statistical analysis and legal and policy analysis of issues affecting the justice system in Saskatchewan and Canada. The Branch has a full time legal position available to assist the Executive Director and the Branch to analyze legislative, policy and program issues related to the justice system in the areas noted above with a particular emphasis on criminal law. The position provides a unique opportunity to utilize an understanding of the overall workings of the justice system, government process and the inter-relationships across sectors of the justice system, including federal/provincial relationships and negotiation of federal/provincial cost-share agreements, justice and other human service sector relationships, legal, program and policy analysis and implementing changes in the criminal law. The successful candidate will have several years of professional experience, be familiar with government processes, working experience with the criminal justice system, and some experience in research, statistical and legislative analysis. Practical criminal law experience is required. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with other members of the Branch as well as be responsible for various research, policy development, and legal analysis areas and must have excellent oral and written communication skills. As well, the successful candidate will be responsible for participating as a Branch representative on a wide range of intergovernmental and interagency committees dealing with justice issues. Some travel will be required. All candidates much have membership, or qualify for membership, in the Law Society of Saskatchewan.  
Government of Saskatchewan Estevan, SK, Canada
Mar 21, 2018
Full time
  Employment Type :     SGEU Term 9 months or more Location(s) :     SK--Estevan and Area-Estevan       Ministry :     003 Justice Salary Range :     $20.971- $26.280   Hourly Grade :     SGEU.05.   The Ministry of Justice is responsible for providing a fair justice system that upholds the law and protects the rights of all individuals in Saskatchewan; promotes safe and secure communities; and provides legal and justice policy advice to assist government. The Court Services Branch is seeking a skilled, ethical, confident individual to work at Estevan Provincial Court to provide comprehensive clerical support.   As a member of a team of professionals you will be in daily contact with the public, lawyers, police agencies, community agencies and offenders.  You will handle walk-in and telephone inquiries regarding court dockets and dispositions, status of accounts, explaining applicable policies and procedures, acts and regulations. You will also receive payments in accordance with court orders and perform basic accounting duties. You will also provide guidance to individuals seeking to file claims in the civil division and general applications within the jurisdiction of Provincial Court.   Your responsibilities will consist of data entry and retrieval using the Criminal Justice Information Management System (CJIMS) computer database system, preparing and formatting court documents in accordance with court orders and applicable legislation using the CJIMS system or word processing software.    The successful candidate will have knowledge of legal terminology, the administration of legal documents and an understanding of the various levels of court, court processes and procedures; general office and administrative practices and procedures including handling of cash, filing systems and mail processing; computer applications, including word processing, databases and spreadsheets.   Our candidate of choice will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be thorough, analytical, accurate and detail oriented.  The environment in which you will work is potentially hostile, therefore, you must be able to recognize volatile situations and react appropriately. The successful candidate must demonstrate good character in order to maintain the integrity of the justice system and the people it serves and ensure confidentiality within and outside of the place of work in accordance with your Oath of Office.   Typically the knowledge and experience required for this job is obtained through a formal education program such as an office education program supplemented with legal courses, and/or a combination of education and experience.   To learn more about Courts of Saskatchewan, please visit http://www.sasklawcourts.ca/   Preference will be given to qualified equity group members who self-declare in this online application, as identified in "diversity groups" below Diversity Groups :     Aboriginal persons, Persons with disabilities, Visible minority persons, Women in management or a non-traditional role   Hours of Work :     A - SGEU Office 36 - one day off every two weeks Criminal Record Check Requirement :     The successful candidate shall be subject to a Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment Number of Openings :     1
Government of Saskatchewan North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada
Mar 12, 2018
Full time
he Ministry of Justice is responsible for providing a fair justice system that upholds the law and protects the rights of all individuals in Saskatchewan; promotes safe and secure communities; and provides legal and justice policy advice to assist government. The Court Services Branch is seeking a skilled, ethical, confident individual to work at Meadow Lake Provincial Court to provide comprehensive clerical support.   As a member of a team of professionals you will be in daily contact with the public, lawyers, police agencies, community agencies and offenders.  You will handle walk-in and telephone inquiries regarding court dockets and dispositions, status of accounts, explaining applicable policies and procedures, acts and regulations. You will also receive payments in accordance with court orders and perform basic accounting duties. You will also provide guidance to individuals seeking to file claims in the civil division and general applications within the jurisdiction of Provincial Court.   Your responsibilities will consist of data entry and retrieval using the Criminal Justice Information Management System (CJIMS), preparing and formatting court documents in accordance with court orders and applicable legislation using the JAIN system or word processing software.    You will also be required to cover some court sittings in your home location.  This may include travel to Circuit points. In addition to preparing for court, you will perform duties as Chief Court Official and assist the Provincial Court Judge while court is in session. These duties will include writing down the relevant appearance details and the disposition of each matter before the court as well as operating the digital recording sound system and closed circuit television equipment.  You will prepare and certify court documents to reflect the order of the court and explain the contents and implications of non-compliance to offenders in accordance with relevant legislation. You will also prepare and forward relevant material when transcripts are requested of recorded court proceedings.   You will be required to climb ladders to retrieve files and carry heavy boxes up to 20 kg’s that contain files and documents.    The successful candidate will have knowledge of legal terminology, the administration of legal documents and an understanding of the various levels of court, court processes and procedures; general office and administrative practices and procedures including handling of cash, filing systems and mail processing; computer applications, including word processing, databases and spreadsheets.   Our candidate of choice will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be thorough, analytical, accurate and detail oriented.  The environment in which you will work is potentially hostile, therefore, you must be able to recognize volatile situations and react appropriately. The successful candidate must demonstrate good character in order to maintain the integrity of the justice system and the people it serves and ensure confidentiality within and outside of the place of work in accordance with your Oath of Office.   Typically the knowledge and experience required for this job is obtained through a formal education program such as an office education program supplemented with legal courses, and/or a combination of education and experience.   To learn more about Courts of Saskatchewan, please visit http://www.sasklawcourts.ca/   Preference will be given to qualified equity group members who self-declare in this online application, as identified in "diversity groups" below Diversity Groups :     Aboriginal persons