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Government of Canada Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada
Oct 25, 2018
Full time
Department of Justice Canada Whitehorse (Yukon) LP-01 $71,734 to $98,936 Closing date: 30 July 2018 - 23:59, Pacific Time Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad. Apply online Important messages We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request special accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential. Information on accommodation for persons with disabilities Tips for applicants: Please provide complete and thorough details of your education and experience. Do not assume that the screening board has any previous knowledge of your background, qualifications, or work history. You must be specific and provide concrete examples/details for each Experience element, as applications will be screened only on the information provided. Failure to provide sufficient information may result in your application being screened out of the process. We will only accept on-line applications received via the site. To submit an application on-line, please click on the button "Apply Now" below. Persons with a disability preventing them from applying on-line should contact us at 1-800-645-5605 . Your answers to the screening questions will be assessed against the resume that you submit. Any noticeable information that cannot be supported by your resume will be deemed invalid and may result in your application being screened-out from this process. Intent of the process A pool of qualified candidates may be established and may be used to staff similar term and/or permanent positions (including acting, assignment, deployments, etc.). Positions to be filled: Number to be determined Information you must provide Your résumé. Contact information for 3 references. In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications) Education: Bachelor of Law degree Degree equivalency Occupational Certification: Eligibility for membership in the Law Society of Yukon within a specified period of time Experience: Experience in drafting legal documents required in the conduct of civil litigation. Experience in conducting legal research and analysis, including using computerized databases. Recent* experience in litigation in the capacity of a lawyer. Recent means experience acquired within the last 18 months. The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job) English essential Information on language requirements Knowledge of recent and significant case law in at least one of the following three subject areas: aboriginal law, negligence law or administrative law. Ability to draft legal opinions and memoranda of fact and law for a superior court. Ability to conduct legal research and interpret legislation. Written Communication: Presents and discusses legal concepts and issues in a clear, concise and effective manner in writing. Oral Communication: Demonstrated ability to present ideas, proposals, concepts and other information clearly, succinctly and with credibility. Adjusts the language, style and tone of communication to suit the audience Judgment: Identifies available alternatives, selects the best alternatives and acts appropriately; makes appropriate decisions which are logical and practical. Thinking Skills: Identifies and analyses problems and situations drawing logical conclusions and viable solutions. Effective Interpersonal Relationships: Demonstrated ability to interact with various individuals such as: staff, colleagues, clients, officials of government departments and others. Demonstrated ability to develop respect, mutual understanding, and productive working relationships; Demonstrated ability to work as a contributing member of a team and occasionally lead on particular issues of low to moderate risk; Shares information in an open manner to help others make informed decisions; Values and encourages the exchange of ideas. Initiative: Willingly seeks out, assumes and discharges responsibility for matters. Professionalism: Performs in a professional manner at all times; maintains effectiveness and composure in stressful situations; takes personal responsibility in meeting targets or deadlines. Thoroughness: Pays attention to details, produces high quality work. The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job) ORGANIZATIONAL NEEDS: The Department of Justice is committed to maintaining a representative workforce reflective of Canadian society. In support of achieving a diversified workforce and our employment equity goals, qualified candidates who self-declare in a staffing process as members of Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and/or women may be selected for appointment to fulfill organizational needs. OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Willingness and ability to travel as required. Willingness and ability to work overtime as required. Conditions of employment Reliability or Secret security clearance (depending on the position or as required). Remain member in good standing with the Law Society of Yukon. Medical Clearance* The incumbent and his/her dependents* may be required to obtain Health Canada medical clearance in accordance with the Isolated Posts and Government Housing Directive. (*): includes incumbent's spouse or common-law partner and children. Other information The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the targeted groups when you apply. Information on employment equity Candidates may be required to meet the other qualifications (may be needed for the job) or the organizational needs, depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed. You must provide proof of your education credentials. Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in their application. The Department of Justice encourages persons with priority entitlements to self-refer to our selection processes in circumstances where they believe that they meet the essential qualifications of the advertised position. Additional allowances will be provided for these positions in accordance with the National Joint Council's Isolated Posts and Government Housing Directive. Here is some basic information. More detailed information can be found at the following link: You may also be eligible for the Northern residents deductions when you file your tax return with the Canada Revenue Agency. More information can be found at the following link: rtrn/cmpltng/ddctns/lns248-260/255/menu-eng.html The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group. The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially. Preference Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order. Information on the preference to veterans