City of Edmonton

5 job(s) at City of Edmonton

City of Edmonton Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Sep 11, 2020
Full time
Legal Assistant Up to 18 months Job Number : 39425 Are you passionate about the law? If you thrive in a team environment where your attention to detail, ability to take initiative and client service skills are key, come join us as a Legal Assistant! We are looking for a motivated and positive new member to join our team, who thrives on keeping others organized and providing excellent service. We are seeking an experienced legal assistant to work independently and ensure that all tasks and requests are completed accurately and in a timely fashion. Your success will be measured by your ability to achieve timely results in the context of a respectful, inclusive and service-minded style. With a focus on the City of Edmonton’s Cultural Commitments of Safe, Helpful, Accountable, Integrated and Excellent you will: Draft legal documents and prepare and file court forms/documents Manage electronic and physical legal files, including diarizing files and printing correspondence Prepare trial binders, assemble factums/briefs and other information packages Respond to telephone inquiries from City of Edmonton contacts and the public Obtain and prepare meeting agendas and schedule and prepare for meetings Conduct Land Title/Registry searches and register documents at Land Titles Create cheque requisitions and other forms of payment, including related follow-up Enter data into various software systems and programs, including transcription from oral and hand-written copies and creating miscellaneous forms, documents, labels, etc Prepare and distribute correspondence Gather and prepare information for reports, audits, and other documents Provide support to the team as required Qualifications : Completion of the twelfth (12th) school grade including business subjects Successful completion of a related Office Administration program with a legal major from an approved business school/college and a minimum of three (3) years of experience working as a Legal Assistant or in a Legal Environment, including the demonstrated supervisory capability For those who have not completed the educational requirements, five (5) years of directly related work experience is required Act with discretion and good judgment in regards to confidentiality Working knowledge of Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Drive, and Microsoft Office (including Word and Excel) Proficient and accurate typing skills, including spelling, grammar, and punctuation Excellent organization and file management skills Ability to work independently and manage complex workloads with high attention to detail Ability to prioritize tasks from multiple sources Demonstrated ability to achieve results in the context of a respectful, inclusive and service-minded approach Hire is dependent upon a Police Information Check satisfactory to the City of Edmonton Assets: Completion of the Legal Assistant Diploma/Paralegal Diploma Experience in Civil Litigation Experience with electronic document management systems We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Up to 1 temporary full-time position for up to 18 months Hours of Work : 33.75 hours per week Salary : $26.928 - $33.765 (Hourly); $47,440.400 - $59,485.490 (Annually) Talent Acquisition Consultant : PS/MJB
City of Edmonton Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Jul 24, 2020
Full time
Description Lawyer - OH&S/Labour/Employment Job Number : 39291 Are you a motivated lawyer with a keen interest in Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) and Employment/Labour law?   Consider working in a dynamic, team environment where we value hard work and a strong work / life balance. Your success will be measured by your ability to achieve timely results in the context of a respectful, inclusive and service-minded style.   With a focus on the City of Edmonton’s Cultural Commitments of Safe, Helpful, Accountable, Integrated and Excellent, you will: Provide OH&S general advice but may also be involved in providing advice and handling of labour/employment matters Represent and/or assist in representing the City in legal proceedings before various tribunals and levels of court in relation to matters including: OH&S 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 including policy development 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 Additional related duties as required Qualifications : Membership with the Law Society of Alberta or the ability to attain immediate membership with the Law Society of Alberta upon appointment 2 years or more experience practicing in the area of OH&S is required Significant experience in Labour and Employment law is an asset Experience in general civil litigation is an asset 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 Demonstrated ability to achieve results in the context of a respectful, inclusive and service-minded style We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.   Up to 1 permanent full-time position   Hours of Work : 36.9 hours per week   Salary : $85,123 - $168,018 (Annually)   Talent Acquisition Consultant : GS/MJB Classification Title : Professional Solicitor Posting Date : Jul 22, 2020 Closing Date : Aug 05, 2020 11:59:00 PM (MDT) Number of Openings (up to) : 1 - Permanent Full-time Union : Management Department : Law Work Location(s) : Chancery Hall, 9th Floor, 3 Sir Winston Churchill Square   Edmonton T5J 2C3       Position Lawyer - OH&S/Labour/Employment     TEAM Business Professionals     Job Type External     Job Location Chancery Hall, 9th Floor, 3 Sir Winston Churchill Square Edmonton T5J 2C3
City of Edmonton Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Jul 20, 2020
Contract
Description Paralegal Up to 11 months Job Number : 39261 Are you a motivated Paralegal with a great attitude that values a strong work/life balance and busy practice? Consider a supportive work environment where you will report directly to the Paralegal Supervisor. Your success will be measured by your ability to achieve timely results in the context of a respectful, inclusive and service-minded style.   With a focus on the City of Edmonton’s Cultural Commitments to Safe, Helpful, Accountable, Integrated and Excellent, you will: Prepare various court documentation for filing in the Court of Queen’s Bench and Provincial Court (Civil) Draft Affidavits of Records after determining which materials are relevant, producible and privileged in any legal proceedings Draft, review and process various civil litigation documents with a solid understanding of legal rules and requirements Provide Paralegal support conducting straight forward research, using appropriate legal research tools, such as Westlaw, Canlii and other online sources Prepare documents for questionings, hearings, or court or to go before Council Maintain records, update databases, and track file status pursuant to applicable File Management Protocols Liaise with City departments to obtain appropriate relevant and material documentation Assist in the training of Counsel and other team members where needed on the City’s litigation support software tool Additional related duties as required Qualifications : Completed 2-year Legal Assistant/Paralegal Diploma A minimum of 3 years progressively responsible legal experience in the area of civil litigation (including collection procedures) Strong experience preparing Affidavits of Records using a litigation support software tool such as Eclipse or a comparable tool is required Experience with electronic research and resource tools such as Westlaw and CanLII is required Strong knowledge of procedures/practices in all levels of Court Experience and proficiency working with the Microsoft Office Suite and Google products such as Gmail, Drive, and Sheets A self-starter with strong analytical, communication (verbal & written), and interpersonal skills Well developed organizational skills to meet deadlines, conflict management skills, and sound judgment Ability to work independently and to partner productively with co-workers to create a strong team environment Demonstrated ability to achieve results in the context of a respectful, inclusive and service-minded style Hire is dependent upon a Police Information Check satisfactory to the City of Edmonton Applicants may be tested Asset: Experience in public sector We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.   Up to 1 temporary full-time position up to 11 months   Hours of Work : 33.75 hours per week   Salary : $35.296 - $44.339 (Hourly)   Talent Acquisition Consultant: PS/JB Classification Title : Paralegal I Posting Date : Jul 17, 2020 Closing Date : Jul 31, 2020 11:59:00 PM (MDT) Number of Openings (up to) : 1 - Temporary Full-time Union : CSU 52 Department : Law Work Location(s) : Chancery Hall, 9th Floor, 3 Sir Winston Churchill Square   Edmonton T5J 2C3       Position Paralegal     TEAM Business Professionals     Job Type External     Job Location Chancery Hall, 9th Floor, 3 Sir Winston Churchill Square Edmonton T5J 2C3
City of Edmonton Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Apr 09, 2020
Full time
Description Lawyer, Litigator     Job Number :   38953   If you are a motivated lawyer with a keen interest in a practice that supports a public body in the area of construction law, please consider working in a dynamic environment with a team of lawyers within the Law Branch who value hard work and a strong work life balance. Reporting to the Supervisor overseeing construction law, here’s how you’ll make a difference to the City of Edmonton:  Represent the City and its employees in legal proceedings before the court, tribunals, alternative dispute proceedings and other forums  Gather facts through interviews and documents  Research and apply the law in divergent factual situations  Draft legal documents  Provide advice and recommendations for the conduct and resolution of disputes  Retain and instruct outside experts in a wide variety of areas  Negotiate and mediate resolution of complex and adversarial matters  Take a proactive role in providing strategic recommendations to avoid risk/liability  Research and understand the City structure, policy and procedure Qualifications : Membership with the Law Society of Alberta or the ability to attain immediate membership with the Law Society of Alberta upon appointment  At least 5 years practicing law post articles is preferred  Significant experience in handling construction disputes is required  Experience in civil litigation, municipal, administrative and insurance law is an asset  Demonstrated ability to work independently with confidence under time constraints  Excellent verbal, negotiating and written communication skills  Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills  Strong interpersonal skills  Strong legal research skills and computer literacy  We are an equal opportunity employer.  We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.    Up to 1 permanent, full-time position    Hours of Work : 36.9 hours per week. Monday - Friday    Salary : $85,123 - $168,018 (Annually)    Talent Acquisition Consultant : SH/MZ     Classification Title :   Professional Solicitor Posting Date :   Apr 8, 2020 Closing Date :   April 22, 2020 11:59:00 PM (MDT) Number of Openings (up to) :   1   -   Permanent   Full-time Union :   Management Department :   Law Work Location(s) :   Chancery Hall, 10th Floor, 3 Sir Winston Churchill Square       Edmonton   T5J 2C3
City of Edmonton Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Feb 10, 2020
Full time
Description Lawyer     Job Number :   37983   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 Legal Supervisor, Municipal Services & Enforcement, Solicitors’ Section, here’s how you’ll make a difference to the City of Edmonton as a solicitor:  Appear before City Council and/or Council Committees  Provide sound legal advice and recommendations regarding various issues including business retention and expansion, funding, emergency management and municipal law  Research and represent the City on privacy matters  Research and apply the law in divergent factual situations  Gather facts through discussions with clients and documents  Draft complex and standard form legal agreements, documents and opinions  Take a proactive role in providing recommendations to avoid risk/liability  Additional related duties as required Qualifications : Membership with the Law Society of Alberta or the ability to attain immediate membership with the Law Society of Alberta upon appointment  2 years practicing law post articles is preferred  Experience in contract drafting is an asset  Experience with and understanding of municipal governance and processes is an asset  Experience in municipal 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.    Up to 1 permanent, full-time position