City of Edmonton

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City of Edmonton Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Jan 12, 2018
Contract
Description Lawyer (Labour, Employment, and General Litigator) Term position until December 31, 2019 Job Number : 31578 Are you a motivated lawyer with a keen interest in public sector law? Consider working in a dynamic, team environment within the Law Branch. We value hard work and a strong work/life balance. Reporting to the Supervisor overseeing civil litigation, here’s how you’ll make a difference to the City of Edmonton: Strong litigator whose duties will primarily involve assisting on labour/employment Represent and/or assist in representing the City in legal proceedings before various tribunals and levels of court in relation to matters including: Grievance arbitrations and Labour Relation Board matters Human Rights complaints Civil litigation including wrongful dismissal claims Additional duties will involve representing the City and its employees in legal proceedings before the court, boards and other public forums Provide sound legal advice and recommendations regarding various issues Research and apply the law in divergent factual situations Gather facts through interviews and documents Draft legal agreements, documents and submissions Take a proactive role in providing recommendations to avoid risk/liability Qualifications : Membership with the Law Society of Alberta or the ability to attain immediate membership with the Law Society of Alberta upon appointment 5 years experience in labour/employment law or other areas of litigation with fully transferable skills Experience in municipal/administrative law is an asset Demonstrated ability to work independently with confidence under time constraints Good verbal, negotiating and written communication skills Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment Strong legal research skills and computer literacy We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. 1 term, full-time position with an expected end date of December 31, 2019 Hours of Work: 36.9 hours per week. Monday - Friday Salary: $85,123 - $157.168 (Annually) Recruitment Consultant: JF/JP Classification Title : Professional Solicitor Posting Date : Jan 11, 2018 Closing Date : Jan 25, 2018 11:59:00 PM (MST) Number of Openings (up to) : 1 - Project Term (Management) Full-time Union : Management