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Government of Saskatchewan Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Jan 27, 2021
Full time
Employment Type :     Order-in-Council Location(s) :     SK-Rgna-Regina       Ministry :     003 Justice Salary Range :     $10,441 - $12,904   Monthly Grade :     Order-in-Council   The Government of Saskatchewan is seeking candidates for the position of Chief Legislative Crown Counsel in the Ministry of Justice and Attorney General. The Legislative Drafting Branch provides legislative drafting advice and services to ministries, Crown corporations and agencies of the Government of Saskatchewan. The Branch also provides advice respecting statutory interpretation issues, works with the courts to prepare rules of court and is responsible for overseeing the printing of Government Bills for introduction to the Legislative Assembly. In addition, the Branch sits as advisor to the Cabinet Committee on Government Operations and the Red-Tape Reduction Committee of Cabinet and works closely with Cabinet Secretariat, the Government House Business and Research Office and the Legislative Assembly’s Law Clerk. As Chief Legislative Crown Counsel you will be asked to provide strategic vision, leadership and guidance to the Branch. You will lead by example as you provide guidance and support to the lawyers and support staff in the office. The position reports to the Assistant Deputy Attorney General of the Legal Services Division. You will be expected to exercise good judgment, discretion, tact and diplomacy in working with colleagues within the ministry and in dealing with other Government offices and external contacts. You must have the ability to work concurrently on multiple assignments, to meet deadlines and to keep clients and senior Government officials informed of the progress of drafting assignments in the Branch. In addition, you will have excellent oral and written communication skills and proven analytical skills. As well, you will show yourself to be a self-starter with the ability to work individually and in a team environment. You must have membership, or qualify for membership, in the Law Society of Saskatchewan. As well you should have at least 10 years of drafting experience and an understanding of the principles of statutory interpretation, administrative law, Parliamentary procedure and Public Sector governance. As well, you must have experience in dealing with senior members of Government.   We are committed to workplace diversity.
Government of Saskatchewan Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Dec 19, 2020
Full time
Legal Assistant - ADM018185   Employment Type : SGEU Term 9 months or more Location(s) : SK-Rgna-Regina Ministry : 003 Justice Salary Range : $20.265 - $25.395 Hourly Grade : SGEU.04.   The Ministry of Justice, Civil Law, requires a highly organized and responsible individual to provide confidential legal secretarial and administrative services to lawyers within the Civil Litigation Unit on a one-year term, potentially leading to a permanent position. As the Legal Assistant, you will transcribe written notes to prepare a high volume of court and legal documents for civil litigation matters while meeting very tight deadlines. You will also be required to prepare or assist with preparation of documents such as Factums, Briefs of Law, Statements of Defence, Statements of Claim, Affidavits, Orders, Affidavit of Documents, legal opinions, memos, correspondence and briefing notes. In this role, you also will provide other office duties including filing, diarizing, answering telephones, taking messages, directing calls and answering general inquiries. As the successful candidate, you will have: Demonstrated knowledge of legal terminology and court processes; Demonstrated you are highly organized, task oriented, productive and calm in a stressful environment in order to meet strict deadlines; Demonstrated you are thorough, conscientious and attentive to detail to ensure quality work while maintaining confidentiality; Familiarity with computer hardware and software, including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat; and, Familiarity with office and administrative procedures, protocols and various types of office equipment such as photocopier, fax, printers and computers. As the successful candidate, you have the ability to create, format and edit documents from written notes with speed, accuracy and consistency using various software programs; organize and prioritize multiple tasks taking into consideration changing priorities, tight deadlines and frequent interruptions; and work independently and/or participate as a contributing member of a variety of teams to complete work assignments. This position requires the ability to stand for prolong lengths of time photocopying and involves some heavy lifting of boxes. The successful candidate will also provide back-up secretarial services to other lawyers and support staff. Typically, the knowledge and skills required for this position would be attained through the completion of a legal secretary course and/or extensive experience in a legal office environment with a solid understanding of legal terminology, legal documents and court processes. The successful candidate will demonstrate the Saskatchewan Public Service core values of: respect and integrity, serving citizens, practicing excellence and innovation, and acting as One Team, including participating in and contributing to an inclusive workplace culture. What We Offer Dynamic, challenging work for talented individuals; Vacation, earned days off (EDO) and other types of leave; A competitive salary; Inclusive work environments; Comprehensive benefits package including pension; Advancement opportunities; and Flexible work arrangements. We will be in contact with those persons who are selected for an interview.   We are committed to workplace diversity.   Hours of Work : A - SGEU Office 36 - one day off every two weeks Number of Openings : 1
Government of Saskatchewan Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Dec 07, 2020
Full time
Employment Type :     Permanent Full-time Location(s) :     SK--Regina and Area-Regina       SK--Saskatoon and Area-Saskatoon Ministry :     003 Justice Salary Range :     $5,599 - $7,280   Monthly Grade :     MCP.05.   Public Prosecutions in Regina and Saskatoon requires a highly-motivated and responsible professional who is adaptable to change and thrives under pressure.   As a Traffic Safety Court Prosecutor, you will prosecute charges laid under various provincial statutes and municipal bylaws. These include The Traffic Safety Act , Alcohol and Gaming Regulation Act , The Wildlife Act , The Dangerous Goods Act , The Direct Sellers Act , and others. You will require knowledge of procedures used in investigating and laying charges, as you will need to prepare and make arguments before a Traffic Safety Court Justice. The prosecutions of the trials will also include questioning and cross-examining witnesses in court.    You will be required to review files to determine the sufficiency of evidence and validity of charges, schedule court appearances, and arrange for subpoenas and witnesses. You will need to be an effective communicator in order to explain and discuss charges with accused individuals as well as liaise with police, Highway Traffic Board, and court officials. The ability to plan and organize caseloads to meet the needs of both the clients and the court deadlines will be essential.   Typically, the knowledge and abilities required for this position would be obtained through education and demonstrated experience in areas such as administering court processes, traffic enforcement or prosecutions.   We are committed to workplace diversity.   Hours of Work :     M - Monthly Out of Scope Number of Openings :     2   Closing Date :     Dec 28, 2020, 11:59:00 PM   Contact Us careers@gov.sk.ca    
Government of Saskatchewan Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Nov 25, 2020
Full time
Crown Prosecutor   -   HUM010014   Employment Type :     Order-in-Council Location(s) :     SK--Regina and Area-Regina       Ministry :     003 Justice Salary Range :     $6,852-$10,682 C1 $10,582-$13,202 C2   Monthly Grade :     Order-in-Council   Public Prosecutions prosecutes those charged under the Criminal Code, Youth Criminal Justice Act, some other federal statutes, and some provincial statutes. Public Prosecutions promotes safe communities by just conclusion of criminal charges through various means, ranging from vigorous prosecution of trial matters to working with justice partners, individuals, and organizations to implement alternative resolutions.  As a Crown Prosecutor you will help deliver justice through fair and effective prosecutions. Sound legal expertise and excellent inter-personal skills will make you an integral part of preserving and improving public safety and the lives of people in our communities. The work offers an intellectual challenge, and an opportunity to make a difference in your community.    Qualifications: Eligible for membership and, on an ongoing basis, holding a membership in good standing with the Law Society of Saskatchewan; Satisfactorily pass a criminal record check; Litigation experience in the practice of criminal law; Outstanding oral communication and presentation skills; Superior written communication skills; Excellent interpersonal skills; Excellent analytical skills; Effective case management and organization skills; The ability to meet short deadlines, working independently and as part of a team; and,  Experience and proficiency with computer software applications including legal research applications and MS Office. Experience with CJIMS is considered an asset but not required. Job Duties:   Under the direction of the Regional Crown Prosecutor, you will be responsible for a multitude of duties and decisions. Primary duties will be the carriage of criminal, quasi-criminal, and regulatory prosecutions in the Provincial Court for Saskatchewan and the Court of Queen’s Bench for Saskatchewan. Such carriage will include docket court work, trial work, and summary conviction appeals. Other duties include giving legal opinions, reviewing police reports, and advising police as appropriate. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in legal education in the areas of criminal law, ethics, and the like.   The hours of work can vary and include working evenings and weekends when duties require. Travel by road and air is required, with work possibly requiring overnight stays in other communities.   The competitive salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The person hired will be entitled to at least three weeks annual vacation, twelve scheduled days off, and statutory holidays. The person hired will also be entitled to a full benefit package after six months of service.   We are committed to workplace diversity.   Hours of Work :     M - Monthly Out of Scope 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 Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Aug 26, 2020
Contract
Child Protection Litigation Lawyer, Civil Law Division   -   COU000950   Employment Type :     Contract Location(s) :     SK--Regina and Area-Regina       SK--Saskatoon and Area-Saskatoon Ministry :     003 Justice Salary Range :     $6,697 - $10,541   Monthly Grade :     Contract   The Civil Law Division of the Ministry of Justice provides legal services to ministries and agencies of the Government of Saskatchewan. The Division is looking for two (2) lawyers to fill the following contract positions: one (1) in Saskatoon and one (1) in Regina.    Child Protection Litigation Lawyer - Saskatoon This is a one-year renewable contract position starting as soon as possible. Working in a team of lawyers housed with the Ministry of Social Services in Saskatoon, the position involves representing and advising the Ministry of Social Services in family matters, particularly under The Child and Family Services Act .     The position’s duties will include: providing family law legal advice to social workers and managers with the Ministry of Social Services, particularly regarding child and family services matters; interpreting family law legislation such as The Child and Family Services Act, The Children’s Law Act and The Adoption Act ; preparing affidavits; making child and family services court applications in Court of Queen’s Bench Chambers; and preparing and conducting child and family services summary hearings.  There is also potential for preparing and conducting child and family services trials at some point.   Child Protection Litigation Lawyer – Regina This is a one-year renewable contract position starting as soon as possible. Working in a team of lawyers housed with the Ministry of Justice in Regina, the position involves representing and advising the Ministry of Social Services in family matters, particularly under The Child and Family Services Act .     The position’s duties will include: providing family law legal advice to social workers and managers with the Ministry of Social Services, particularly regarding child and family services matters; interpreting family law legislation such as The Child and Family Services Act, The Children’s Law Act and The Adoption Act ; preparing affidavits; making child and family services court applications in Court of Queen’s Bench Chambers; preparing and conducting child and family services summary hearings; and preparing and conducting child and family services trials.  The successful candidates must have: membership or qualification for membership in the Law Society of Saskatchewan; litigation experience or an interest in litigation work, particularly family law; excellent research and analytical skills, including the ability to practically apply legal concepts to fact situations using judgment and discretion; excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively present complex legal arguments; and an ability to work independently, but also in a team environment with lawyers and other professionals.   We are committed to workplace diversity.
Government of Saskatchewan Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
Aug 18, 2020
Full time
Legal Assistant - Public Prosecutions - ADM017705   Employment Type : Expression of Interest for SGEU Term less than 9 months Location(s) : SK-PrinceAlbert and Area-Prince Albert Ministry : 003 Justice Salary Range : $21.456 - $26.888 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 Public Prosecutions Office in Prince Albert is seeking a candidate who will pay close attention to detail, is dependable, and will treat colleagues and clients with dignity and respect.   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. You will be organized and thorough. You must also 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, EPIC and CJIMS.   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.   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.   We are committed to workplace diversity.
Government of Saskatchewan Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Aug 17, 2020
Full time
Crown Prosecutor   -   HUM009678   Employment Type :     Order-in-Council Location(s) :     SK--Regina and Area-Regina       Ministry :     003 Justice Salary Range :     $6,852-$10,784 C1 $10,682-$13,202 C2   Monthly Grade :     Order-in-Council     Public Prosecutions prosecutes those charged under the Criminal Code, Youth Criminal Justice Act, other federal statutes, and some provincial statutes. Public Prosecutions promotes safe communities by just conclusion of criminal charges through various means, ranging from vigorous prosecution of trial matters to working with justice partners, individuals, and organizations to implement alternative resolutions.   As a Crown Prosecutor, you will help deliver justice through fair and effective prosecutions. Sound legal expertise and excellent interpersonal skills will make you an integral part of preserving and improving public safety and the lives of people in our communities. The work offers an intellectual challenge and an opportunity to make a difference in your community.   Qualifications: Eligible for membership and, on an ongoing basis, holding a membership in good standing with the Law Society of Saskatchewan; Satisfactorily pass a criminal record check; Litigation experience in the practice of criminal law; Outstanding oral communication and presentation skills; Superior written communication skills; Excellent interpersonal skills; Excellent analytical skills; Effective case management and organization skills; Ability to meet short deadlines, working independently and as part of a team; and Experience and proficiency with computer software applications including legal research applications and MS Office. (Experience with CJIMS is considered an asset but is not required.) Job Duties:   Under the direction of the Regional Crown Prosecutor, you will be responsible for a multitude of duties and decisions. Primary duties will be the carriage of criminal, quasi-criminal, and regulatory prosecutions in the Provincial Court for Saskatchewan and the Court of Queen’s Bench for Saskatchewan. Such carriage will include docket court work, trial work, and summary conviction appeals. Other duties include giving legal opinions, reviewing police reports, and advising police as appropriate. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in legal education in the areas of criminal law, ethics, and the like.   The hours of work can vary and include working evenings and weekends when duties require. Travel by road and air is required, with work possibly requiring overnight stays in other communities.   The competitive salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The person hired will be entitled to at least three weeks annual vacation, twelve scheduled days off, and statutory holidays. The person hired will also be entitled to a full benefit package after six months of service.   We are committed to workplace diversity.   Hours of Work :     M - Monthly Out of Scope Number of Openings :     1   Closing Date :     Sep 5, 2020, 1:59:00 AM
Government of Saskatchewan La Ronge, Saskatchewan, Canada
Apr 02, 2020
Full time
Legal Assistant - Public Prosecutions   -   ADM017267   Employment Type :     Expression of Interest for SGEU Term less than 9 months Location(s) :     SK--LaRonge and Area-La Ronge       Ministry :     003 Justice Salary Range :     21.456-26.888   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 La Ronge 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 to http://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 Criminal Record Check Requirement :     The successful candidate shall be subject to a Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment Number of Openings :     2
Government of Saskatchewan Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada
Mar 16, 2020
Full time
Crown Prosecutor - HUM009405   Employment Type : Order-in-Council Location(s) : SK-NorthBattleford and Area-Meadow Lake Ministry : 003 Justice Salary Range : $6,764-$10,646 C1 $10,545-$13,033 C2 Monthly Grade : Order-in-Council   Do you enjoy the great outdoors? Summer's spent at the lake? A minutes drive to some of the most beautiful scenery Saskatchewan has to offer? Do you have a passion for the justice system? If yes, you may be looking for us!   Public Prosecutions prosecutes those charged under the Criminal Code, Youth Criminal Justice Act, some other federal statutes, and some provincial statutes. Public Prosecutions promotes safe communities by just conclusion of criminal charges through various means, ranging from vigorous prosecution of trial matters to working with justice partners, individuals, and organizations to implement alternative resolutions.   As a Crown Prosecutor you will help deliver justice through fair and effective prosecutions. Sound legal expertise and excellent inter-personal skills will make you an integral part of preserving and improving public safety and the lives of people in our communities. The work offers an intellectual challenge, and an opportunity to make a difference in your community.   The competitive salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The person hired will be entitled to at least three weeks annual vacation, twelve scheduled days off, and statutory holidays. The person hired will also be entitled to a full benefit package after six months of service.   Qualifications: Eligible for membership and, on an ongoing basis, holding a membership in good standing with the Law Society of Saskatchewan; Satisfactorily pass a criminal record check; Litigation experience in the practice of criminal law; Outstanding oral communication and presentation skills; Superior written communication skills; Excellent interpersonal skills; Excellent analytical skills; Effective case management and organization skills; The ability to meet short deadlines, working independently and as part of a team; and, Experience and proficiency with computer software applications including legal research applications and MS Office. Experience with CJIMS is considered an asset but not required. Job Duties:   Under the direction of the Regional Crown Prosecutor, you will be responsible for a multitude of duties and decisions. Primary duties will be the carriage of criminal, quasi-criminal, and regulatory prosecutions in the Provincial Court for Saskatchewan and the Court of Queen’s Bench for Saskatchewan. Such carriage will include docket court work, trial work, and summary conviction appeals. Other duties include giving legal opinions, reviewing police reports, and advising police as appropriate. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in legal education in the areas of criminal law, ethics, and the like.   The hours of work can vary and include working evenings and weekends when duties require. Travel by road and air is required, with work possibly requiring overnight stays in other communities.   We are committed to workplace diversity.