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Government of Nova Scotia Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Aug 23, 2018
Full time
Justice    Legal Services Technician 1(A)-(B)-2, Term, HALIFAX       Competition # 15821         About Us     The Legal Services Division of the Department of Justice is the government’s law office, responsible for the provision of all legal services (excluding prosecutions) to the Province of Nova Scotia.  As such, the lawyers in the Legal Services Division are accountable for providing legal services on a broad range of matters to the Government and many of its agencies, boards and commissions.       About Our Opportunity     In accordance with departmental and government policies, professional standards, legislation, regulations and procedures, the Legal Services Technician (Paralegal) is responsible for providing the Division with a variety of file and case management services.  As our Paralegal, your duties include preparation and processing of legal documentation and correspondence and assisting litigators in preparation for hearings, pre-trial procedures and trials.  You will assist solicitors to complete various corporate, commercial and real estate transactions, carry out comprehensive legal research, maintain databases, and perform due diligences searches, along with other related tasks as assigned.          About You     You have a High School diploma, and have successfully completed a two-year paralegal technology course from a recognized institution.  An equivalent combination of training and experience will be considered.     In this role, you must have proficient computer skills, which includes knowledge of Document Management Software, MS Office and Adobe.     As the successful candidate, you have a high level of initiative, judgement and decision-making skills.  You are security-conscious, and maintain confidentiality at all times.  You achieve a high degree of accuracy while handling a high volume of information, balancing conflicting demands and meeting timelines.  Our Paralegal functions well independently and as part of a team.   We will assess the above qualifications and competencies using one or more of the following tools: written examination, standardized tests, oral presentations, interview(s), and reference checks.       Other Considerations     This is a term opportunity, with an anticipated end date of June 21, 2019.       Pay Grade:   TE 13 - TE 19       Salary Range:  $1,404.00 - $2,038.00 Bi-Weekly   This is a bargaining unit position initially restricted to current civil service employees represented by the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union (NSGEU) .     If applying from outside a g overnment office, e mployees must apply correctly via this link:  
Government of Nova Scotia Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Aug 16, 2018
Full time
Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your application form, cover letter, or on your resume. Division Overview The Legal Services Division, Department of Justice is the government’s law firm, providing a full range of legal advice and services to support government operations and help government achieve its corporate priorities. With a staff of over 150 lawyers, paralegals, researchers and administrative professionals, the Division is one of the largest law offices in the Province and is responsive to its clients’ needs. Operating within government, the Division adds value to the services and advice it provides because it understands the corporate environment in which government operates. The Division has extensive experience with legal issues that uniquely affect the Crown and offers a full range of legal advice to government departments and agencies and represents government in civil legal proceedings before all levels of courts, bodies and tribunals, and in arbitrations and mediations. Duties This position works collaboratively with the Executive Director, other Divisional Directors and Team Leads as a senior management team within the Legal Services Division. The Director is accountable to develop clear objectives and deliver results in a fiscally responsible manner. In doing so, the incumbent exercises strong leadership skills, provides strategic direction and energizes individuals on the team to strive towards excellence in the provision of legal services. The Director sets appropriate expectations and standards to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of legal services and is responsible for managing the Division collectively with the senior management team. The Director is required to make decisions based on the analysis of information presented, sometimes in the face of ambiguous or conflicting situations. They are therefore required to put systems in place to proactively monitor risk and determine acceptable risk tolerances. The Director is required to provide strategic, effective and efficient counsel and advocacy to senior management in other Departments and to the Deputy Minister of Justice. The incumbent works horizontally across government using a systems-thinking approach and is a creative problem solver who can develop innovative solutions to complex problems and relationships. Qualifications The Director, Legal Services will be an individual with strong interpersonal and communication who is comfortable making strategic decisions in ambiguous situations. As the successful candidate, you will need to be able to demonstrate the following: Eligibility to practice law in Nova Scotia with a minimum of 10 years’ legal experience and significant management experience. A comprehensive understanding of Crown law. Outstanding written and verbal communication and influencing skills An ability to build effective new relationships across government and utilize existing networks in a political or complex environment. The ability to solve complex problems using innovative solutions. The ability to embrace change and create a clear compelling vision of the purpose of the change for others. Experience leading and managing a team of professionals, including facilitating development opportunities and succession planning. The ability to promote an organizational perspective and leverage limited resources for the benefit of the organization. Civil litigation experience will be considered an asset. Competencies Decisiveness Strategic Orientation Team Leadership Self-Awareness & Personal Impact Partnering & Relationship Building Intercultural Diversity Proficiency Effective Interactive Communication Change Leadership Pay Grade: MCL 32 Salary Range: $3,838.00 - $6,093.00 Bi-Weekly We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Government of Nova Scotia Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Jun 24, 2018
Full time
Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your application form, cover letter, or on your resume. Duties The Legal Services Division of the Department of Justice is the Law office of the Government of Nova Scotia, and is responsible for providing legal representation and advice to all Departments, Agencies, Boards and Commissions (excluding prosecutions). In order to effectively provide this service, we maintain a roster of lawyers with experience in many different areas of law who may be interested in short-term casual employment in Halifax, Truro or Sydney and who can be called upon relatively quickly. If you are interested in a casual opportunity with government and have experience in legal matters such as administrative law, employment law, contracts, regulations, child protection and/or litigation and have flexibility to accept a short-term assignment, please forward your resume as described below. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: Providing legal advice and opinions on matters of law and legal policy to senior government officials for the effective and efficient representation of the Crown in the course of civil proceedings before trial and appeal courts, boards and tribunals Conducting research Preparation and review of legal documents Drafting and interpretation of legislation and regulations Qualifications The successful candidate must: Be a practicing member of the Nova Scotia Barristers Society in good standing (or eligible for practicing membership); Have a working knowledge of computer software programs, Internet and electronic mail. Special Statement This posting is a call for resumes to be considered for casual opportunities that arise within the Legal Services Division. Casual positions are filled from a roster of pre-screened candidates. This competition will be open until April 30, 2019, and candidates may apply until that date. Resumes will be kept on file until the closing of the competition on April 30, 2019. At that time, candidates with a continued interest in casual positions will be asked to re-apply. Pay Grade: MCL 15 Salary Range: $34.15 - $75.82 Hourly We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Government of Nova Scotia Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Jun 06, 2018
Full time
  Division Overview The Department of Justice, Legal Services Division, is the law firm for the Province of Nova Scotia. Justice lawyers have the opportunity to participate in a broad range of legal issues, providing legal services to the Crown and promoting the fair and lawful administration of public affairs in accordance with the law. The Legal Services Division consists of Solicitor Services, Litigation Services and the Registry of Regulations. We are currently recruiting for a lawyer with significant experience in commercial transactions and major contracts. Duties As a member of the contracts/commercial group, the lawyer will be responsible for the effective and efficient representation of the Crown in major contracts and commercial transactions. Qualifications Required: Be a practicing member of the Nova Scotia Barristers Society (or be eligible for practicing membership) Have a minimum of six years of significant commercial and contracts practicing experience Have a working knowledge of computer software programs, Internet and electronic mail Experience in the following areas would be considered assets: Government projects Complex, high value projects Real property law P3 (Public Private Partnerships) projects Procurement IT contracts Privacy law Significant negotiation experience The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to offer sound legal advice and creative and innovative solutions to complex challenges, as well as the flexibility to adapt and thrive in a continuously changing and demanding environment. The incumbent will be computer literate, able to effectively deal with stressful situations and have proven analytical, research and drafting skills. The lawyer will possess effective interpersonal communications skills (verbal and written) and the ability to function with minimal supervision in a team environment. Pay Grade: MCL 26 Salary Range: $3,464.00 - $5,307.00 Bi-Weekly We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Government of Nova Scotia Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Mar 23, 2018
Full time
Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your application form, cover letter, or on your resume. Duties The Legal Services Technician provides lawyers with a variety of case and file management services, and assists with the conduct of various stages of litigation. In this role, one can expect to collect, prepare, organize and process legal documentation while assisting litigators to prepare for pleadings, motions, discoveries, pre-trial procedures and trials. The Legal Services Technician assumes responsibility for tasks ranging from drafting correspondence to carrying out comprehensive legal research. The incumbent will maintain legal databases, which involves coding, indexing and characterization of evidence and information related to litigation, as well as searching and retrieving documents and information. Ensuring accuracy and integrity of paper and electronic data is part of this role, including working and complying with policies, legislation, regulations and procedures. Qualifications Completion of a 2-year para-legal technology course from a recognized institution, or an equivalent combination of training and experience may be acceptable Must be highly skilled in the use of a computer, including document management software, Microsoft Office package and Adobe software. Experience working with a litigation support database and e-discovery software The following would be considered assets in this role: Proficiency using WestlawNext Canada software to conduct legal research Experience working in a litigation environment Knowledge and experience scanning documents and manipulating scanned images The successful candidate will demonstrate a high level of initiative, judgement and decision-making skills, along with the ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines. The incumbent must be able to handle high volumes of information within time constraints while maintaining a high degree of accuracy and balancing conflicting demands. The successful candidate will function independently and as a member of a team, and recognize the importance of maintaining security and confidentiality of records at all times. Pay Grade: TE 13 - TE 19 Salary Range: $1,384.00 - $2,008.00 Bi-Weekly This is a bargaining unit position initially restricted to current civil service employees represented by the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union (NSGEU) . If applying from outside a g overnment office, e mployees must apply correctly via this link: Failure to apply correctly means that your application will not be given first consideration as a bargaining unit applicant, and will only be included if external applications are pursued. External applicants and current casual employees will only be considered if there are no qualified c ivils ervice bargaining unit candidates. Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer . We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For questions or concerns, please contact Competitions@novascotia.ca .
Government of Nova Scotia Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Feb 07, 2018
Full time
Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your application form, cover letter, or on your resume. Duties The Department of Justice, Legal Services Division, is the law firm for the Province of Nova Scotia. Justice lawyers have the opportunity to participate in a broad range of legal issues, providing legal services to the Crown and promoting the fair and lawful administration of public affairs in accordance with the law. The Legal Services Division consists of Solicitor Services, Litigation Services and the Registry of Regulations. We are currently recruiting for a lawyer for the Child Protection Litigation Services Team in Truro. As a member of the litigation team, the lawyer will be responsible for the effective and efficient representation of the Crown in the course of civil proceedings before trial and appeal courts, boards and tribunals. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to offer creative and innovative solutions to complex challenges, as well as the flexibility to adapt and thrive in a continuously changing and demanding environment. The incumbent will be computer literate, able to effectively deal with stressful situations and have proven analytical skills. The lawyer will possess effective interpersonal communications skills (verbal and written) and the ability to function with minimal supervision in a team environment. Qualifications The successful candidate must: - Be a practicing member of the Nova Scotia Barristers Society (or be eligible for practicing membership) - Have a minimum of one year practicing experience - Have a working knowledge of computer software programs, Internet and electronic mail Assets: - Experience practicing within government - Have practice experience in representing a child protection agency - Have practice experience in family law Pay Grade: MCL 20 Salary Range: $2,727.00 - $5,229.00 Bi-Weekly We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All current employees who wish to be considered an internal candidate, please click here. Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer For questions or concerns, please contact Competitions@novascotia.ca
Government of Nova Scotia Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Nov 23, 2017
Contract
Competition # 6545   Clerk 5 (Justice Officer 3 Judicial Support), Term , HALIFAX The Law Courts   Justice   Posting Closing Date: 11/28/2017   Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your application form, cover letter, or on your resume.   Duties   The Clerk coordinates and manages court hearings held in all levels of Court and provides confidential secretarial, administrative and organizational support to the Judiciary. The successful candidate will act in the role of the Clerk of the Court in all courts, including jury sitting and performs judicial and quasi-judicial duties as a Justice of the Peace.   This position may be required to perform duties in Court Administration. With the Judge’s direction, the Clerk will draft and prepare complex orders arising from Court hearings, along with reviewing and applying relevant acts, statutes, policies and procedures to all Court documentation. Duties include recording and transcribing all Court proceedings by means of electronic recording equipment. Some travel and overtime may be required.   Qualifications   Two years related post-secondary education plus five years related experience with exposure to the Legal/Justice environment; or an acceptable equivalent and/or a paralegal diploma and three years of relevant experience.   For this position, experience and competency in keyboarding, word processing and other standard computer applications are required. The successful candidate will also possesses excellent proofreading, spelling and grammar skills. The Clerk must have superior organizational abilities and be detail-oriented. Strong prioritizations skills and the ability to combine speed and accuracy with attention to detail is required in performing a variety of tasks while under pressure to meet tight deadlines. The incumbent must be able to work independently and as part of a team.   The Clerk must be fair and impartial to all clients and all duties must be completed with a high degree of confidentiality, sensitivity, tact and discretion. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to deal with difficult people in complex and stressful situations.   The successful candidate must have demonstrated understanding and knowledge of the Rules and Statutes that govern the courts as well as a sound working knowledge of legal documents, forms, court procedures and legal terminology. In conjunction with legal research skills, the clerk will demonstrate a high level of initiative and problem solving abilities and readily accept responsibilities.   Transcribing skills, training and/or experience in mediation and non-conflict resolution would be considered assets, as would bilingualism with oral and written skills in English and French.   Candidates may be required to obtain training in Firearms Safety in relation to handling evidence and/or may be required to successfully complete the Nova Scotia Certified Transcribers qualification.   Special Statement   This position will require an enhanced level of security screening for external applicants.   As part of the screening and selection process, a test will be administered.   This is a temporary opportunity with an anticipated end date of November 2018.   Pay Grade: CL 24   Salary Range: $1,871.00 - $2,038.00 Bi-Weekly   This is a bargaining unit position initially restricted to current civil service employees represented by the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union. Applicants applying for this opportunity must clearly indicate in their covering letter or resume that he/she is currently a Nova Scotia Government Civil Service Employee and a member of the NSGEU and include their Employee ID. Failure to do so means that your application will not be given first consideration and will only be included if external applications are pursued. Your Employee Self-Serve access will allow you to confirm what your employment status and ID number are prior to applying for this restricted position.   External applicants and current casual Nova Scotia Government employees will only be considered if there are no qualified Nova Scotia Government Civil Service NSGEU bargaining unit candidates.   Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer or will result in termination of your employment.   We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.   For questions or concerns, please contact Competitions@novascotia.ca Seniority Level Entry level Industry Nonprofit Organization Management Government Administration Financial Services  
Government of Nova Scotia Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Nov 23, 2017
Full time
Competition # 6484   Clerk 5 (Judicial Assistant), Permanent , HALIFAX   Justice   Posting Closing Date: 11/24/2017   Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your application form, cover letter, or on your resume.   Duties   The Clerk coordinates and manages court hearings held in all levels of Court and provides confidential secretarial, administrative and organizational support to the Judiciary. The successful candidate will act in the role of the Clerk of the Court in all Courts, including jury sitting and performs judicial and quasi-judicial duties as a Justice of the Peace. This position may be required to perform duties in Court Administration.   The clerk, at the Judge’s direction, will draft and prepare complex orders arising from court hearings in conjunction with reviewing and applying relevant acts, statutes, policies and procedures to all court documentation.   Duties include recording and transcribing all court proceedings by means of electronic recording equipment. Some travel and overtime may be required.   Qualifications   Two years' related post-secondary education plus five years' related experience with exposure to the Legal/Justice environment; or an acceptable equivalent. For this position, experience and competency in keyboarding, word processing and other standard computer applications are required.   The successful candidate will possess excellent proofreading, spelling and grammar skills. The clerk must have superior organizational abilities, strong prioritization skills and the ability to complete a variety of tasks quickly, accurately and with attention to detail while under pressure to meet tight deadlines. The incumbent must be detail-oriented and able to work independently and as part of a team.   The clerk must be fair and impartial to all clients and all duties must be completed with a high degree of confidentiality, as well as sensitivity, tact and discretion. The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to deal with difficult people in complex and stressful situations.   The successful candidate must have demonstrated understanding and knowledge of the Rules and Statutes that govern the Courts as well as a sound working knowledge of legal documents, forms, court procedures and legal terminology. In conjunction with legal research skills, the clerk will demonstrate a high level of initiative and problem-solving abilities and readily accept responsibilities.   Transcribing skills, training and/or experience in mediation and non-conflict resolution and bilingualism, with oral and written skills in English and French would be considered assets.   Candidates may be required to obtain training in Firearms Safety in relation to handling evidence and/or may be required to successfully complete the Nova Scotia Certified Transcribers qualification.   Special Statement   This position will require an enhanced level of security screening for external applicants.   As part of the screening and selection process, a test will be administered.   Pay Grade: CL 24   Salary Range: $1,871.00 - $2,038.00 Bi-Weekly   This is a bargaining unit position initially restricted to current civil service employees represented by the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union. Applicants applying for this opportunity must clearly indicate in their covering letter or resume that he/she is currently a Nova Scotia Government Civil Service Employee and a member of the NSGEU and include their Employee ID. Failure to do so means that your application will not be given first consideration and will only be included if external applications are pursued. Your Employee Self-Serve access will allow you to confirm what your employment status and ID number are prior to applying for this restricted position.   External applicants and current casual Nova Scotia Government employees will only be considered if there are no qualified Nova Scotia Government Civil Service NSGEU bargaining unit candidates.   Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer or will result in termination of your employment.   We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.   For questions or concerns, please contact Competitions@novascotia.ca
Government of Nova Scotia Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Nov 23, 2017
Full time
Competition # 6063   Clerk 3 (Justice Officer 2, The Law Courts), Term , HALIFAX   Justice   Posting Closing Date: 11/20/2017   Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your application form, cover letter, or on your resume.   Duties   Under the broad supervision of the Supervisor of Court Administration and Judicial Support, the Justice Officer 2 is the first contact person for individuals coming to various levels of court and acts as a referral for a diverse user group. This individual also receives and balances payments; enters in and retrieves data from automated and manual systems; monitors court records for follow-up action; responds to telephone, email, website, fax and all other inquiries; maintains records management and retention systems; opens and closes case files; processes mail, electronic correspondences and faxes; and attends court as a court clerk. The incumbent performs the position duties in accordance with and as assigned under the Court Officials Act, including performing duties as Justice of the Peace as required. Some travel may be required in relation to this position.   Qualifications   Four years’ related experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience may be acceptable. Post-secondary training in a related discipline with experience in a legal environment is an asset. The following skills and abilities are required for this position: Experience and competency in an automated computerized environment with accurate and efficient keyboarding and data entry skills; experience processing large amounts of money, with a proven understanding of accounting/bookkeeping principles; a demonstrated ability to deal effectively with the public in a multifaceted and stressful environment, often in confrontational and sensitive situations.   A sound knowledge of the justice system and government services for referral purposes is an asset. Bilingual ability in the French language (oral and written) is also be considered an asset. Candidates must demonstrate strong teamwork skills, as this role works within a highly collaborative environment. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, sound judgment, attention to detail, and the ability to work under pressure and deadlines are necessary in this position, as well as exercising a high level of confidentiality.   Special Statement   This is a term employment opportunity with an anticipated end date of November 2018.   Testing may be required as part of the screening process. This position is shared between The Law Courts (3 days per week) and Supreme Court Family Division (2 days per week).   Pay Grade: CL 18   Salary Range: $1,472.00 - $1,648.00 Bi-Weekly   This is a bargaining unit position initially restricted to current civil service employees represented by the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union. Applicants applying for this opportunity must clearly indicate in their covering letter or resume that he/she is currently a Nova Scotia Government Civil Service Employee and a member of the NSGEU and include their Employee ID. Failure to do so means that your application will not be given first consideration and will only be included if external applications are pursued. Your Employee Self-Serve access will allow you to confirm what your employment status and ID number are prior to applying for this restricted position.   External applicants and current casual Nova Scotia Government employees will only be considered if there are no qualified Nova Scotia Government Civil Service NSGEU bargaining unit candidates.   Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer or will result in termination of your employment.   We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.   For questions or concerns, please contact Competitions@novascotia.ca
Government of Nova Scotia Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Nov 22, 2017
Full time
C ompetition # 6501   Executive Assistant to Chief/Associate Chief Justice, Permanent , HALIFAX   Justice   Posting Closing Date: 11/29/2017   Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your application form, cover letter, or on your resume.   Duties   The Executive Assistant is fully responsible to the Chief/Associate Chief Justice for the management and performance of the office of the Chief/Associate Chief Justice and receives direction from the Supervisor of Judicial Support. The incumbent provides highly confidential administrative support services at an executive level. The Executive Assistant schedules, coordinates and attends court hearings held in all levels of Court across the province, provides administrative, organizational and para-legal services to the Judiciary, transcribes and formats certified transcripts of court proceedings, prepares court documents, and acts as the liaison between the Judiciary and the legal profession members of law enforcement agencies, and the public. The incumbent performs the position duties in accordance with and as assigned under the Court Officials Act.   Qualifications   Two years' post-secondary education in a related discipline plus five years of relevant experience in a legal environment with exposure to the Justice system, or an acceptable equivalent. A working knowledge of Rules and Statutes which govern the Courts is required along with a general working knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping principles.   Experience working with the public and office administration is essential. The job requires experience and competency in an automated environment with proficient and accurate typing, word processing and data entry skills. The incumbent will have a proven ability to work effectively with minimal supervision and to adhere to policy guidelines, possess excellent organizational skills; and be a team player.   Candidates must demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills and a strong client-service ethic, and ensure timeliness and accuracy in written documents with the ability to pay close attention to detail. The incumbent must ensure a high level of security and confidentiality at all times. Oral and written skills in English and French would be considered assets.   Special Statement   A test may be administered as part of the screening and selection process. This position will require an enhanced level of security screening for external applicants.   This position will be located in the Supreme Court – Halifax Family Division.   Competencies   Analytical Thinking   Adaptability & Flexibility   Teamwork & Collaboration   Effective Interactive Communication   Intercultural Diversity Proficiency   Outcome Focus   Attention to Detail   Pay Grade: EC 06   Salary Range: $1,622.00 - $2,028.00 Bi-Weekly   We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.   All current employees who wish to be considered an internal candidate, please click here.   Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer or will result in termination of your employment.   For questions or concerns, please contact Competitions@novascotia.ca