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Government of Alberta Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada
Feb 21, 2018
Full time
Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, Grande Prairie. The Alberta Crown Prosecution Service (ACPS) prosecutes persons charged with Criminal Code, Youth Criminal Justice Act, and provincial statute offences. The ACPS promotes safe communities by vigorously prosecuting cases involving serious and violent crime and working with individuals and organizations in the community to identify and implement improved and alternative approaches to the administration of criminal justice. In addition, the ACPS develops criminal law policy for the province and supports criminal law consultation with other levels of government.   Alberta Justice and Solicitor General has an opportunity for a lawyer to join our Regional Prosecutions team in Grande Prairie, Alberta.   Are you currently providing exceptional legal services that ensure fair and equitable justice? As a Crown Prosecutor you will help deliver justice through solid, fair and effective prosecutions. With your legal expertise and the power to generate confidence in our communities, we invite you to pursue a career with our Regional Prosecutions team. We offer an intellectual and legal challenge, and an opportunity to make a difference in your community.   Working with the Regional Prosecutions team and representing the Crown, you will conduct criminal litigation in the Provincial Court and in the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta in Grande Prairie. Applying a strong knowledge of federal and provincial statutes, you will be responsible for the prosecution of a variety of cases. This will involve determining appropriate charges, discussions with defense counsel and other stakeholders. Utilizing your exceptional verbal and written communication skills, you will prepare legal arguments and opinions as well as provide advice and assistance to peace officers and community agencies. This opportunity will constantly challenge your proven legal skills, strong decision-making skills and your ability to work independently and in a team setting.   Salary: Legal Officer 1: $3,055.53 - $3,936.73 Legal Officer 2: $4,391.03 - $5,600.88 Legal Officer 3: $5,535.55 - $6,467.12 Legal Officer 4: $6,337.96 - $6,970.31 Closing Date: March 2, 2018. Job ID #1047284    Qualifications: A Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)/Juris Doctor (JD), active member or eligible for full membership with the Law Society of Alberta plus related legal experience. Current experience in prosecutions and/or criminal law is preferred.   In addition to your resume, please include a cover letter briefly outlining your criminal law experience.   Candidates selected to interview must be available for in-person interviews.   Candidates must have a valid driver's license for travel to circuit court locations.   Final candidates will be asked to undergo security screening.   You may be eligible for relocation expenses up to $10,000.   Employees located in the 55th to 57th parallel are eligible for the 55th to 57th Parallel Retention Allowance. For more information visit: http://www.psc.alberta.ca/Practitioners/file=directives/pay/premium-pay&cf=5#parallel   This competition may be used to fill future permanent, and temporary, full and part-time vacancies in various locations.   Classification and salary will be determined based on candidate's qualifications.   Please submit your application online by selecting the "Apply Now" tab, located on the top or bottom of this posting, and following the corresponding prompts. As only one file can be uploaded to your online application, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file.   If you are unable to submit your application online, you may submit your application, quoting the Job ID, to Jessica Coutts, Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, by email at jessica.coutts@gov.ab.ca; or by fax at 780-644-1395.   Please provide a valid email address with your application as interview invitations are most often sent out via email.   For individuals who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada, we recommend that they obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) and include their IQAS assessment certificate as part of their resume.   http://www.alberta.ca/iqas.aspx   We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed. Only the most suitable candidate(s) will be selected from this competition.   Although this competition is closing on March 2, 2018, please continue to check jobs.alberta.ca for all career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.   www.jobs.alberta.ca
Government of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Feb 20, 2018
Full time
The Justice Services Division consists of public facing programs and branches that serve Albertans. This is a highly dynamic and diverse division comprised of six main areas: - Family Support Order Services; - Claims and Recoveries; - Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee; - Office of the Medical Examiner; - Property Rights Advocate; - Specialized Programs and Divisional Strategy The Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee acts in the best interest of Albertans who are unable to make personal or financial decisions on their own, and administers the property of vulnerable Albertans including represented adults, minor children and deceased persons. We provide services to help all Albertans plan for the future and make the most of today if decision-making support is needed. You can be part of helping us to create a province where vulnerable Albertans can maximize their potential and live with dignity. You can be part of helping us make a difference! To learn more about the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee please visit: http://humanservices.alberta.ca/guardianship-trusteeship.html Follow the link to see what else we have to offer: http://www.justice.alberta.ca Role The Legal Services team that serves the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee is looking for a Legal Assistant. If you are self-motivated, thrive in a fast paced environment, have superior computer skills along with excellent organizational and time management skills, we would like to hear from you. Reporting to the Supervisor of Legal Client Services, you will provide legal assistance and support to lawyers in the Legal Services Department. The successful candidate will transcribe, create and format legal documents (correspondence, court applications, affidavits, orders, agreements, and briefs), arrange appointments, respond to phone calls, maintain legal files, use the Public Trustee Information System to obtain financial information, reports and data. You must be a Commissioner for Oaths. To be successful in this position, you must: - Be able to perform detailed work with accuracy - Have excellent organizational skills to meet deadlines - Have strong verbal and written communication skills - Possess excellent computer and keyboarding skills - Multi-task and perform well under pressure - Be able to prepare/coordinate high volumes of work - Be able to work independently with minimal supervision - Have knowledge of various legal practices, acts, statutes, and legal terminology  
Government of Alberta Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada
Dec 19, 2017
Full time
  Scope   Open competition   Closing Date   January 2, 2018   Classification   Legal Officer 2 - Legal Officer 4   Ministry   Justice and Solicitor General   About Us   The Alberta Crown Prosecution Service (ACPS) prosecutes persons charged with Criminal Code, Youth Criminal Justice Act, and provincial statute offences. The ACPS promotes safe communities by vigorously prosecuting cases involving serious and violent crime and working with individuals and organizations in the community to identify and implement improved and alternative approaches to the administration of criminal justice. In addition, the ACPS develops criminal law policy for the province and supports criminal law consultation with other levels of government.   Role   As Chief Crown Prosecutor, you will lead and manage five (5) Crown Prosecutors in the Fort McMurray office, and conduct serious and complex criminal litigation in the Provincial Court and the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta. You will have excellent management, leadership, coaching and administrative skills. Reporting to the Executive Director and Chief Crown Prosecutor for Regional Prosecutions, you will use the skills and experience that you have acquired as a senior prosecutor or lawyer to lead the staff in the office. A high standard of professionalism and strong decision making skills, as well as the ability to work independently and in a team setting is required for this position. You will work with other Chief Crown Prosecutors in Regional Prosecutions and in the ACPS. You will also assist other prosecution offices in Alberta when needed. With your strong knowledge of federal and provincial statutes, your office will be responsible for all aspects of prosecution including pre-charge consultation, providing advice to police agencies, determining appropriate charges, and conducting trials at all levels of court. In addition, your office will consult with witnesses, defense counsel and other agencies. Using your excellent verbal and written communication skills, you will also prepare written materials including legal arguments, opinions, memoranda and provide advice and assistance to community agencies. Some travel will be required to Ft Chipewyan (by air).   Qualifications   This position requires a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B)/Juris Doctor (JD), plus four (4) or more years related criminal law experience. As well as extensive management experience. Candidates must be an active member or eligible for full membership with the Law Society of Alberta. Aboriginal understanding and knowledge of Gladue issues, as well as Wiretap experience or Part VI agency status in the Criminal Code is an asset. Equivalencies will be considered.   Salary   Legal Officer 2: 4-13 years experience; $4,522.77 - $5,600.88 bi-weekly Legal Officer 3: 11-15+ years experience; $5,832.47 - $6,467.12 bi-weekly Legal Officer 4: 15+ years experience; $6,337.94 - $6,970.31 bi-weekly   Notes   In addition to your resume, include a cover letter briefly outlining your criminal law experience. Candidates will be required to attend the interview in person in Edmonton. You may be eligible for relocation expenses up to $10,000. An Allowance of $478.17 per bi-weekly pay period in addition to regular earnings is provided. You may be eligible for an attraction bonus which is a one-time payment equivalent to 25% of base pay upon commencement. Final candidates will be asked to undergo security screening. This competition may be used to fill future permanent, and temporary, full and part time vacancies in various locations. Classification and salary will be determined based on candidate's qualifications.   How to Apply   Please apply online. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID 1046499, to Katelynn Kelly. Justice and Solicitor General, Human Resources, 9th Floor, John E. Brownlee Building, 10365-97 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5K 2J5; Email: Katelynn.Kelly@gov.ab.ca Fax: (780) 644-195. It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) - http://eae.alberta.ca/labour-and-immigration/overview-of-immigration/international-qualifications-assessment-service.aspx It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.   Closing Statement   If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Katelynn Kelly, Human Resource Assistant. Katelynn.Kelly@gov.ab.ca We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.  
Government of Alberta Hinton, Alberta, Canada
Dec 14, 2017
Full time
Hinton   Open competition   December 20, 2017   Legal Officer 1 - 4   Justice and Solicitor General   Are you looking to balance your life between work and the outdoors? The Hinton Crown Office is looking for a Crown Prosecutor, and you could be the one to help us out.   This position will primarily represent the Crown in criminal proceedings in Hinton. You will conduct criminal litigation in the Provincial Court and the Court of Queen's Bench; prepare legal arguments and opinions; and provide advice and assistance to law enforcement and community agencies. This opportunity will require you to use your strong decision making skills and work independently. Extensive travel is required between Jasper, Grande Cache, Edson, Whitecourt and Drayton Valley.   Publicized as the Gateway to the Rocky Mountains, Hinton is only a short 29 kilometers to the east gate of Jasper National Park. You will have the opportunity to experience a small town lifestyle as well as have a plethora of outdoor activities at your fingertips.   A Bachelor of Laws (LL.B)/Juris Doctor (JD), active member or eligible for full membership with the Law Society of Alberta and related legal experience. Litigation experience in the area of criminal prosecution is preferred.   $3,125.11 - $6,970.31 bi-weekly   In addition to your resume, include a cover letter briefly outlining your criminal law experience.   Candidates must have a valid driver's license for travel to circuit court locations. Final candidates will be asked to undergo security screening.   All candidates must attend the interview in person in either Edmonton or Hinton.   Classification and salary will be determined based on candidate's qualifications. It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)   It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.   If You Are Unable To Submit An Electronic Version Of Your Resume, Please Submit Your Resume, Quoting The Job ID To Katelynn Kelly At The Following Address   Online applications are preferred.   Justice and Solicitor General   9th Floor, John E. Brownlee Building   10365 97 Street   Edmonton, AB T5J 3W7   Tel: 780-644-0650 Fax: 780-644-1395   Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application.   Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter; resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file.   If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Katelynn Kelly at Katelynn Kelly@gov.ab.ca. We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed. Only the most suitable candidate(s) will be selected from this competition.
Government of Alberta Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
Nov 17, 2017
Full time
Scope   Open competition     Closing Date   November 22, 2017     Classification   Legal Officer 1 - Legal Officer 4     Ministry   Justice and Solicitor General     Role   Alberta Justice and Solicitor General have opportunities for two lawyers to join our Regional Prosecutions team in Red Deer, Alberta. Are you currently providing exceptional legal services that ensure fair and equitable justice? As a Crown Prosecutor you will help deliver justice through solid, fair and effective prosecutions. With your legal expertise and the power to generate confidence in our communities, we invite you to pursue a career with our Regional Prosecutions team in Red Deer. We offer an intellectual and legal challenge, and an opportunity to make a difference in the community. Working with the Regional Prosecutions team and representing the Crown, you will conduct criminal litigation in the Provincial Court in Red Deer, Coronation, Stettler and Rocky Mountain House, and in the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta, in Red Deer. Applying a strong knowledge of federal and provincial statutes, you will be responsible for the prosecution of a variety of cases. This will involve determining appropriate charges, discussions with defense counsel and other stakeholders. Utilizing your exceptional verbal and written communication skills, you will prepare legal arguments and opinions as well as provide advice and assistance to peace officers and community agencies. This opportunity will constantly challenge your proven legal skills, strong decision making skills and your ability to work independently and in a team setting.     Qualifications   A Bachelor of Laws (LL.B)/Juris Doctor (JD), active member or eligible for full membership with the Law Society of Alberta with some related legal experience. Experience in prosecutions and/or criminal law is preferred. In addition to your resume, include a cover letter briefly outlining your criminal law experience.     Salary   $3,125.11 to $6,970.31 bi-weekly     Notes   Candidates will be required to attend the interview in person in Edmonton. You may be eligible for relocation expenses up to $10,000. Candidates must have a valid driver's license for travel to circuit court locations. Final candidates will be asked to undergo security screening. This competition may be used to fill future permanent, and temporary, full and part time vacancies. Classification and salary will be determined based on candidate's qualifications.     How to Apply   Please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Katelynn Kelly Justice and Solicitor General Edmonton, AB Phone: (780) 643-0650 E-mail: Katelynn.Kelly@gov.ab.ca. It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) - http://eae.alberta.ca/labour-and-immigration/overview-of-immigration/international-qualifications-assessment-service.aspx. It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.     Closing Statement   We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
Government of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Nov 15, 2017
Full time
Scope   Open competition   Closing Date   November 15, 2017   Classification   Judicial Clerk/Senior Judicial Clerk   Ministry   Justice and Solicitor General   Role   Edmonton Provincial Court has issued a warrant for YOU! If you have a strong interest in the court system and are looking for a challenging and diverse career, then Edmonton Provincial Court Criminal has an opportunity for you. As a Court/Counter Clerk, your responsibilities will include: -Opening and closing court while maintaining the decorum of the court; checking in counsel, witnesses, and public -Managing and logging exhibits -Preparing and maintaining court files -Operating digital recording equipment -Creating and maintaining accurate clerk notes in court and prepare post-court documentation -Preparing and reviewing a variety of legal documents and correspondence -Reviewing and filing documents in adherence with the Alberta Rules of Court, and various Provincial and Federal statutes -Liaising with judiciary, lawyers, and general public -Preparing release documents, summons, warrants for arrest and other court documentation. As a representative of the administration of the courts you possess: -The ability to quickly absorb and analyze oral and written information -The ability to excel in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high level of client service and professionalism -Superior interpersonal, analytical, communication and administrative skills.   Qualifications   Judicial Clerk: High School diploma and minimum six months of related experience. Senior Judicial Clerk: High School diploma and minimum two years of related experience, including 18 months of directly related experience as a Judicial Clerk and the successful completion of the departmental para-legal program. Experience using MS Office (Word) is required. Preference will be given to candidates with relevant experience in a courthouse or as a legal assistant/paralegal. A Legal Assistant or Paralegal Certificate or Diploma will be considered an asset. Related post-secondary education will be considered an asset. Knowledge of Civil and Sheriff Entry System (CASES), the Justice On-Line Information Network (JOIN), along with the digital recording system (FTR) are also considered assets. Equivalencies will be considered.   Salary   Judicial Clerk: $1,616.31 to $1,970.04 bi-weekly Senior Judicial Clerk: $1,902.55 to $2,335.00 bi-weekly   Notes   This is a temporary position due to expire October 2019. A valid Driver's License (class 5) and a reliable vehicle are required for travel to circuit Court locations (please mention it on the resume). This position requires Canadian Citizenship in order to obtain a Justice of the Peace appointment. This position may require extended periods of sitting and/or standing. The candidate must have the ability to lift files/exhibits to a weight of 25 lbs. Only candidates possessing Judicial Clerk experience may be considered at the higher classification level and salary. This competition may be used to fill future permanent and temporary full-time and part-time vacancies. Final candidates will be asked to undergo a security screening.   How to Apply   Online applications are preferred. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter; resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID to Mercedez Lynchuk at Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, Human Resources Services, 9th Floor, John E. Brownlee Building, 10365-97 Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 3W7. Or Fax# 780-644-1395. Phone# 780-644-7486.   Closing Statement   We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed and only the most suitable candidate's will be selected from this competition. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.  
Government of Alberta Edmonton or Alberta
Nov 03, 2017
Full time
Calgary;Edmonton   Open Competition   November 14, 2017   Legal Officer 3 - Legal Officer 4   Justice and Solicitor General   The Alberta Human Rights Act establishes the Alberta Human Rights Commission to carry out functions under the Act. The Commission is an independent commission created by the Government of Alberta, which reports to the Minister of Justice.   The Commission has a two-fold mandate: to foster equality and to reduce discrimination. It fulfills this mandate through public education and community initiatives, through the resolution and settlement of human rights complaints, and through the human rights tribunal process which includes tribunal dispute resolution and quasi-judicial hearings.   Reporting directly to the Chief of the Commission and Tribunals, the Senior Legal Counsel has province wide responsibility for all aspects of legal work and provides comprehensive legal services to the Chief, the Office of the Chief, members of the Alberta Human Rights Commission and Tribunal Chairs. Senior Legal Counsel assists the Chief of the Commission and Tribunals in every aspect of his role as head of the Commission including policy development.   As Senior Legal Counsel, your understanding of the nuances of human rights law and how the Commission interprets and implements its legislation and responds to decisions of the Courts and other Human Rights Institutions is critical for success. You will provide representation to the Chief and the Tribunal at all levels of court.   You will conduct legal research and provide legal education to the Chief, the Office of the Chief and the Tribunal on day-to-day matters as well as ongoing legal issues to ensure decisions are legally sound. This includes supporting the Commission?s Education and Engagement team in the development and updating of educational resources such as information sheets, interpretive bulletins, and website content, and supporting the northern and southern regional offices in developing materials such as the complaint form and the complex client policy. You will provide advice and direction concerning legislation that impacts human rights and brief Commission staff and members of the tribunal on Government of Alberta legislation that impacts human rights. You will represent the Commission at public speaking engagements before community groups and professional associations, as required.   As Senior Legal Counsel, you will provide support to the Chief in communication with other government departments such as the Ombudsman and coordinate FOIP requests for the Commission. As directed by the Chief you will speak to the public on important and often controversial human rights issues and provide legal advice and direction on media responses as required.   As the successful candidate, you will demonstrate the following competencies:     Superior legal analytical, research, and consultation skills; Highly developed interpersonal skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work independently and with lay and professional staff in a dynamic environment; Exceptional organizational and time-management skills; Strong attention to detail and decision-making skills; The ability to identify issues as well as new opportunities; The ability to see the big picture and be proactive and adaptable; Respond well under pressure; A positive outlook and a hardworking, professional attitude.   A Bachelor of Laws (LL.B. or J.D.), and a minimum of 11 years related legal experience. Experience litigating complaints related to human rights issues and advanced knowledge of administrative law, constitutional law, and labor and employment law is required. Active member or eligible for full membership with the Law Society of Alberta is required.     $5,535.55 to $6,970.31 biweekly ($144 477 to $181 952 annually)   This competition may be used to fill current and future permanent and temporary vacancies within the Government of Alberta. Final candidates will be asked to complete a criminal records check.   b> YOUR VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS AND THE JOB ID # MUST BE INCLUDED WITH YOUR APPLICATION. Please note that Interview Invitations will be sent out by e-mail.   Online applications are preferred. Please create your Profile using the same complete name that appears on your application/resume. If you apply online, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted as ONE file and that you include the Job ID #. Please ensure that this document is saved using the naming convention of your lastname, then firstname (Smith,Joe_Resume) and that the document name is no more than 60 characters in length. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition.   Please DO NOT submit multiple applications. Due to the large volume of applications, we cannot confirm that our office has received application packages.   Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.   If you are UNABLE to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID # to Tetyana Adamyk at Tetyana.Adamyk@gov.ab.ca: Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, Human Resources, John E. Brownlee Building, 10365-97 Street, 9th Floor, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3W7; Fax #: (780) 644-1395.   It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) -   We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed. Only the most suitable candidate(s) will be selected from this competition. Only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
Government of Alberta Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Oct 17, 2017
Full time
As an administrative assistant at Alberta Community and Social Services/Children's Services, every day will be different. Our offices are fast paced and deadline driven all while providing compassionate service to vulnerable Albertans. Reporting to the Divisional Coordinator, the ideal candidate is responsible for providing confidential and timely administrative and specialized support to seconded Justice lawyers and their team members. As an integral part of the Legal Services administrative team, the ideal candidate is responsible for preparing correspondence, briefing notes, legal documents and other materials according to established legal standards, implementing a broad range of Ministry administrative policies and activities, responding to external requests, and using adaptability and creativity in working with staff to meet deadlines. In addition, the position provides electronic file and document management support as a part of an administrative support team. We are looking for team players who can think and work independently as well as support team members doing a variety of duties while adhering to time sensitive processes requiring a high degree of accuracy. You will exercise your strong talents in Microsoft Office Suite, including Outlook, to ensure the day to day administrative duties are carried out smoothly. As the perfect candidate for this role, your attention to detail and well-developed decision making skills will help you prepare correspondence, agendas, action requests, tables and charts, and under the direction of the lawyers, the preparation and/or drafting of contracts, agreements and other legal documents, as well as reviewing documents for accuracy. Your exceptional organizational and prioritization skills will assist you in meeting deadlines while producing quality work that will lead to your success. In addition to your resume, please include a mandatory cover letter that describes how you meet the qualifications below. Qualifications High school diploma and a minimum of 2 years of related experience are required. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel) is required. Knowledge and understanding of the legal environment is considered an asset. Salary $1,691.44 to $2,066.65 bi-weekly Notes This competition may be used to fill future vacancies with the Government of Alberta. How to Apply Online applications are preferred. Please ensure that you include your contact information including email address on resume. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition. If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Cindy Zaiffdeen, Human Resource Services, 8th Floor, Park Plaza, 10611 ? 98 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T5K 2P7. Phone: 780-644-2545. For individuals who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada, it is recommended that you obtain an evaluation of your credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) and include the assessment certificate as part of your application. Further information on IQAS is available at: http://work.alberta.ca/immigration/international-qualifications-assessment-service.html Position Profile Please see the attached position description for a detailed list of the job responsibilities: http://www.psc.alberta.ca/jobs/positionprofile/pp1045412.htm Closing Statement We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted, via email.
Government of Alberta Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
Oct 13, 2017
Full time
Lethbridge   Open competition   October 25, 2017   Legal Administration 2   Justice and Solicitor General   The Government of Alberta offers diverse and rewarding career opportunities for everyone - from individuals beginning their careers to those with lots of experience. Our staffing principles ensure staffing decisions are based on merit, with consistent and fair processes.   In this role you will be working for three to four Court of Queen's Bench Justices and will perform certain administrative functions for them including organizing and sorting incoming mail, applications, orders, briefs, emails, memoranda and telephone calls. You will prepare correspondence and assist with typing and/or formatting and filing judgments. You will help arrange business travel plans, and prepare claims. You will work with other assistants in a team fashion when necessary as well as perform other related administrative tasks as assigned by the Judiciary. A high degree of confidentiality and accuracy, tact and diplomacy is required.   This role is an integral part of the Justice team and requires good interpersonal skills to deal with other members of the team including trial coordinators, security, judicial clerks, legal counsel and IT support amongst others. This position requires a person who possesses excellent organizational, communication and problem-solving skills when performing administrative functions for the Justices of the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta.   Two year diploma in a related field (e.g. Legal Assistant Diploma), plus a minimum of one year progressively responsible related administrative or senior legal secretarial experience. Experience working with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) is required. Equivalencies will be considered.   $1,997.64 - $2,456.16 bi-weekly   Successful candidates will be required to undergo security screening. This competition may be used to fill current and future vacancies across government. Candidates with lesser qualification may be considered at a lower classification.   Please submit your application on-line by clicking on the button "APPLY NOW" below. Applicants can track competition status on-line. Only one file can be uploaded. Please ensure your cover letter; resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition. YOUR E-MAIL ADDRESS AND JOB ID 1045410 MUST BE INCLUDED IN YOUR APPLICATION. If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, to: Jennifer Montes, Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, 2640 AMEC Place, 801 - 6 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB, T2P 3W2. Fax: 403-355-4747.   It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) -   We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Jennifer Montes at Phone: 403-592-8176. If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check
Government of Alberta Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Oct 11, 2017
Full time
Calgary   Open competition   October 11, 2017   Judicial Clerk/Senior Judicial Clerk   Justice and Solicitor General   If you thrive in a continually evolving work environment and are client driven, Calgary Regional Courts has a permanent Judicial Clerk position for you!   As a Judicial Clerk, you will represent the administration of both courts in a responsible and professional manner that reflects the fair and equitable delivery of justice in Alberta.   Working Within a Team Environment, Your Responsibilities Will Include   Accurately preparing and arranging daily court files Completing all court related data entry into Alberta Justice Database(s) Contributing positively and actively sharing information with the entire Court Services Team and other Alberta Justice Stakeholders Calling court to order, swearing in witnesses, maintaining the order and dignity of the courtroom, cataloguing and securing court exhibits and creating an accurate record of court proceedings Traveling to circuit court locations to provide onsite paralegal support to both the Court and counter service as required Filing of documents at the counter General office duties   As The Ideal Candidate You Possess   A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail while working in highly stressful conditions The ability to multi-task and complete all duties while working within tight deadlines The ability to adapt to frequent change in a demanding work environment Exceptional communication, both written and verbal skills and a strong client focus Experience using computer software programs Experience in accurately processing large volumes of cash transactions The ability to succeed both in a team environment and independently, while at all times embodying the Values of the Alberta Public Service of Integrity, Respect, Accountability and Excellence The flexibility to work overtime as required   Judicial Clerk: High School diploma and minimum six months of related experience.   Senior Judicial Clerk: High School diploma and minimum two years of related experience, including 18 months of directly related experience as a Judicial Clerk and the successful completion of the departmental para-legal program.   Experience using MS Office (Word) is required. Preference will be given to candidates with relevant experience in a courthouse or as a legal assistant/paralegal. A Legal Assistant or   Paralegal Certificate or Diploma will be considered an asset.   Related post-secondary education will be considered an asset.   Knowledge of Civil and Sheriff Entry System (CASES), the Justice On-Line Information Network (JOIN), along with the digital recording system (FTR) are also considered assets. Equivalencies will be considered.   Judicial Clerk: $1,616.31 to $1,970.04 bi-weekly   Senior Judicial Clerk: $1,902.55 to $2,335.00 bi-weekly   This position involves extensive keyboarding and extended periods of sitting and/or standing.   The successful candidate must have the ability to lift files/boxes/exhibits to a maximum weight of 25 lbs.   Candidates invited for an interview will be required to complete a typing test as part of the selection process.   Final candidates will be required to undergo a security screening. This competition will be used to fill current or future vacancies in the Government of Alberta. Only candidates possessing Judicial Clerk experience may be considered at the higher classification level and salary.   Online applications are preferred. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter; resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID: 1045371 to Mercedez Lynchuk at Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, Human Resources Services, 9th Floor, John E. Brownlee Building, 10365-97 Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 3W7. Phone# 780 644-7486.   We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
Government of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Sep 12, 2017
Full time
Open competition   September 13, 2017   Legal Administration 2 (015LAA)   Justice and Solicitor General   Court of Appeal, Edmonton - Do you have experience providing executive assistance within a challenging and dynamic work environment? If so, the Court of Appeal has an exciting opportunity to provide executive support to Justices of the Court of Appeal.   Responsiblities   As a Judicial Assistant, working in a team environment, you will be responsible to provide comprehensive administrative support to one or more Justices of the Court of Appeal, including but not limited to   Managing calendars, scheduling appointments and updating diaries Documenting and processing budgetary/claim expenses Typing, editing and proofreading judgments, including researching and verifying case and statute citations, to ensure accuracy of the finished product prior to filing Researching and preparing correspondence and memoranda of a highly complex and confidential nature Preparing material for court hearings Handling of sensitive and confidential information Establishing and maintaining filing systems Handling incoming telephone inquiries and mail Coordinating travel arrangements Coordinating meetings and conferences - which includes organizing and assembling all documents required Performing other related administrative tasks as requested   The ideal candidate for this position will possess strong communication and problem solving skills and will be highly motivated and creative in managing multiple projects with competing deadlines. To succeed in this role you must exercise a high level of professionalism, flexibility, and attention to detail. The ideal candidate will also possess strong leadership skills and have a well-developed ability to work independently.   A two-year diploma in a related field plus a minimum of two years progressively responsible related experience. Equivalencies will be considered on the basis of one year of education for one year of related experience or one year of experience for one year of related education.   Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including Word and Excel are required. Typing speed of at least 75 wpm is required. Selected candidates may be asked to complete a typing and grammar test.   A Legal Assistant/Paralegal diploma, experience within the court system, and/or familiarity with Novell GroupWise will be considered an asset.   Previous supervisory experience will also be considered an asset, as there may be opportunities to act in a supervisory role.   $1,997.64 - $2,456.16 bi-weekly   This is a one year temporary position.   Please list on your resume/cover letter your level of proficiency with MS Word and Excel.   This competition may be used to fill future permanent, temporary, full-time and part-time vacancies.   Candidates with lower qualifications may be considered at a lower classification and salary.   Final candidates for this competition will be asked to undergo Security Screening.   Please submit your application online by selecting the "Apply Now" tab , located on the top or bottom of this posting, and following the corresponding prompts. As only one file can be uploaded to your online application, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file.   If you are unable to submit your application online, you may submit your application, quoting the Job ID, to Kayla Sieruga, Human Resource Services, Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, 9th Floor John E. Brownlee Building, 10365 - 97 Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 3W7; or by fax at 780-644-1395.   Please provide a valid email address with your application as interview invitations are most often sent out via email.   For individuals who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada, we recommend that they obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) and include their IQAS assessment certificate as part of their resume.   We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed. Only the most suitable candidate(s) will be selected from this competition.
Government of Alberta Hinton, Alberta, Canada
Aug 30, 2017
Full time
Hinton Courthouse is looking for professional individuals to provide quality work as a frontline representative. If you are a professional individual dedicated to client service and would like to be a part of an enthusiastic and diverse team, we have the opportunity for you! As a Judicial Clerk/Senior Judicial Clerk, you will represent the administration of the Courts in a responsible and professional manner that reflects the fair and equitable delivery of justice in Alberta. The shifting priorities between the courtroom and assisting the public and lawyers at the counter provides diversity on a daily basis. Your key responsibilities will include court, counter and office duties and will be the following but are not limited to: - Organizing and managing administrative processes within the courtroom for both civil and criminal proceedings. - Maintaining the court record, including operation of the digital recording system; maintaining the decorum of the court - Entering and being responsible for exhibits entered into the record - Liaising with judiciary, lawyers, police and general public - Reviewing and filing documents in adherence with the Alberta Rules of Court and various Provincial and Federal statutes - Providing assistance to the public and legal community at the counter - General office duties, including telephone, fax and incoming mail - Travel to three Circuit Court locations (Jasper, Edson and Grande Cache) The ideal candidates will possess: - Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills - Strong problem solving skills - Keen attention to detail and ability to multi-task - A high degree of accuracy while meeting high volume demands - Exceptional time management skills - Ability to adapt to changing environments and ability to handle high stress situations - Excellent keyboarding skills Qualifications Judicial Clerk : High School diploma and minimum six months of related experience. Senior Judicial Clerk : High School diploma and minimum two years of related experience, including 18 months of directly related experience as a Judicial Clerk and the successful completion of the departmental para-legal program. Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) is required. Preference will be given to candidates with relevant experience in a courthouse or as a legal assistant/paralegal. Customer service experience, along with experience dealing with cash register/balancing are considered assets. Knowledge of Civil and Sheriff Entry System (CASES), the Justice On-Line Information Network (JOIN), along with the digital recording system (FTR) is also considered assets. A Legal Assistant or Paralegal Certificate or Diploma would be beneficial. Equivalencies will be considered. Related post-secondary education will be considered an asset. Salary Judicial Clerk : $22.29 per hour to $27.17 per hour Sr. Judicial Clerk : $26.24 per hour to $32.20 per hour Notes A valid Driver(s) License (class 5) and a reliable vehicle are required for travel to circuit Court locations (please mention it on the resume). This position requires Canadian Citizenship in order to obtain a Justice of the Peace appointment. This position may require extended periods of sitting and/or standing. The candidate must have the ability to lift files/exhibits to a weight of 25 lbs. Only candidates possessing Judicial Clerk experience may be considered at the higher classification level and salary. This competition may be used to fill future permanent and temporary full-time and part-time vacancies. Final candidates will be asked to undergo a security screening. How to Apply Online applications are preferred. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Mercedez Lynchuk at Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, Human Resources Services, 9th Floor John E Brownlee Building, 10365 - 97 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5J 3W7, Fax # 780-644-1395. Phone #780-644-7486. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter; resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) - http://work.alberta.ca/iqas. It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.
Government of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Aug 29, 2017
Full time
Edmonton Open competition September 8, 2017 Legal Officer 4 Alberta Ombudsman and Public Interest Commissioner The Alberta Ombudsman provides oversight of the provincial government to ensure fair treatment through independent investigations, recommendations and education within Alberta government authorities, professional organizations and the Patient Concerns Resolution Process of Alberta Health Services. Under the authority of the Ombudsman Act, the Ombudsman can investigate written complaints received from any individual or group or commence an investigation on his own motion or at the request of a Minister. The Public Interest Commissioner oversees the disclosure and investigation of significant and serious matters in or relating to departments, public entities or offices of the Legislature. Under the authority of the Public Interest Disclosure (Whistleblower Protection) Act, the Commissioner investigates written complaints received. As the sole legal counsel for the offices of the Ombudsman and Public Interest Commissioner, you will direct and oversee the legal work of the two offices through to execution; review and comment on legislation and provisions of legal services; and provide advice and consultation to all staff in the area of legal services. For success in the position, you must possess expert knowledge of legal practices, theories and legislation relative to administrative law and process. You have direct knowledge of provincial statutes, regulations, policies and applicable legislation and the ability to research and analyze through online resources. You also have a keen understanding of the business of the two offices including knowledge of various stakeholder groups and familiarity with issues, trends and directions. You will need to have experience working with people of varied backgrounds and demonstrate sound judgement. All of this expertise enables you to direct and oversee the legal work of the two offices through to execution. You are an active member of the Law Society of Alberta with a minimum of 11 years of post-bar legal experience, with a preference of 15 years plus. Bi-weekly Salary Range: $6,337.96 - $6,970.31 Annual Salary Range: $165,420.76 - $181,925.09 Online applications are preferred. Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Please ensure that this document is saved using the naming convention of your last then first name (Smith,Joe_Resume). Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition. If you are unable to apply online, please submit your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID 1044488, to: Deepak Joy, Corporate Officer, 9925- 109 Street NW, Suite 700, Edmonton, AB T5K 2J8. Phone: 780-427-2756 Fax: 780-427-2759 It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) - Please see the attached position description for a detailed list of the job responsibilities: We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. Seniority Level Associate Industry Nonprofit Organization Management Government Administration Financial Services Employment Type Full-time  
Government of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Aug 23, 2017
Full time
$47,188 - $57,795 a year The Provincial Approvals Section is looking for motivated individuals to fill the Legal Administrator positions! Reporting to the Team Lead, this position performs a range of administrative, operational and consultative activities relating to public land administration. The role of the legal administrator is to review and process land related documents received from applicants, including applications for disposition, notations, reservations, assignments, renewals, amendments, cancellations and registrations of encumbrances for designated activities related to public land handled within the Provincial Approvals Section. This work is completed in accordance with the Public Lands Act and the Public Land Administration Regulation and a variety of other pieces of legislation and policies. ABOUT YOUR WORK ENVIRONMENT: In this fast paced and exciting office, you will be working with a team of legal administrator professionals located in downtown Edmonton. Regular and on-going contact with team members, disposition holders, lawyers, members of the public, and representatives from other Ministries to discuss land-related challenges and disposition contracts. Qualifications Two-year diploma in a related field such as: legal assistant, paralegal program, land agent, or land administration is required. Computer skills and experience in using MS Word and Outlook is also required. Equivalencies will be considered. Competencies Competencies are behaviours that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process. The links below will assist you with understanding competencies: http://www.psc.alberta.ca/Practitioners/?file=learning/apscompetencies/titlepage&cf=9 http://www.psc.alberta.ca/learning/apscompetencies/apscomp-self-assessment-questionnaire.pdf AGILITY to act both independently and as part of a team to quickly assess situations and effectively work in a changing environment. DRIVE FOR RESULTS ability to work with others to achieve results that are aligned with the goals of the organization and to set priorities while facing tight deadlines. CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING AND JUDGEMENT to assess options and implications and make recommendations for improvement to procedures and processes that could result in greater efficiency. DEVELOP NETWORKS proactively building networks, connecting, and building trust in relationships with different stakeholders. Salary $1,808.00 to $2,214.38 bi-weekly ($47,188 to $57,795 per annum) Notes This position may be used to fill future vacancies across the Government of Alberta, at equal or lower classification and salary. What we offer: - Comprehensive benefits plan: http://www.psc.alberta.ca/Employees/DocList122.cfm - Pension plan: http://www.pspp.ca/members/publications/PSPP_Member_Handbook.pdf - Health Spending Account: http://www.psc.alberta.ca/Practitioners/?file=benefits/healthspendingacct/overview&cf=2 - Leadership and mentorship programs - Professional learning and development - Positive workplace culture and work-life balance How to Apply Online applications are preferred. Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. Please ensure that this document is saved using the naming convention of your last then first name followed by the seven digit Job Opening ID number (Smith,Joe_104XXXX). Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition. If you are unable to apply online, please contact Solange Marques at (780) 644-4556. It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) - http://work.alberta.ca/iqas It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application. Position Profile Please see the attached position description for a detailed list of the job responsibilities: Coming Soon! Closing Statement We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. If you require any further information on this job posting, please contact Solange Marques at (780) 644-4556. If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check http://www.jobs.alberta.ca for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.  
Government of Alberta Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Aug 22, 2017
Full time
The Court of Appeal is looking for a lawyer to join the Calgary office as a Case Management Officer (CMO). The CMO reports to the Chief Justice of Alberta for functional purposes and to the Court's Executive Director & Registrar for administrative purposes and works in close proximity with the Courts' List Management Justices. The Court of Appeal Act and the Alberta Rules of Court provide the CMO a quasi-judicial jurisdiction to assist the Court with respect to the management of matters before it including: categorizing an appeal as a fast track appeal or a standard appeal,   enforcing, staying, shortening or extending times or deadlines,   permitting filing of deficient documents, amending documents and varying the contents or format of documents to be filed,   restoring appeals by consent, and   calling the appeal lists and setting, adjourning and re-scheduling matters for hearing. The CMO monitors individual appeals to identify and resolve issues related to their timely and effective progress. This includes analyzing procedural and legal questions, suggesting available courses of action and making administrative decisions, all in accordance with the Court of Appeal Act , Alberta Rules of Court, Consolidated Practice Directions and internal protocols. The CMO acts as: a direct liaison between the parties to an appeal (or their lawyers) and the Court,   a subject matter expert on committees and projects affecting the Court of Appeal, and   an advisor, gathering information for the Chief Justice, List Management Justices and Executive Director & Registrar on issues related to appeal trends and court procedures. In doing so, the CMO will take a leadership role in recommending amendments to the Rules of Court, Practice Directions and internal procedures for the purposes of streamlining and improving the timely resolution of appeals. The CMO works: in the Registry and is required to provide procedural advice and direction to the judges of the Court of Appeal, Registry staff, other internal staff, lawyers and their support staff and self-represented litigants on all matters relating to an appeal, and   in conjunction with the Edmonton CMO and provides cover-off when required. To be successful in this role you must possess the following skills: exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written),   effective legal analysis skills,   the capacity to identify procedural issues and to make timely suggestions or directions for resolution,   the ability to confidently and competently make and defend administrative decisions,   the ability to be proactive in recognizing and resolving procedural matters that may impact the judiciary or the Court's operations,   effective and efficient time management skills, and   strong coordination and organizational skills. Qualifications A Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or Juris Doctor (JD) degree accompanied by a strong academic record and eligibility for entrance to the Law Society of Alberta. A minimum of 8-12 years of legal experience is required. A solid understanding of civil and criminal procedure, the Alberta Rules of Court and the Criminal Code is required. Extensive knowledge of the Court's policies, procedures and protocols is also required. The following would be considered assets: experience in private practice and in legal research and analyzing data,   experience with complex or difficult situations and conflict resolution, and   a relationship with the Calgary and Southern Alberta Bar. Equivalencies will be considered. Salary Salary commensurate with experience: 8 years exp. - $6,210.33 bi-weekly 9 years exp. - $6,396.62 bi-weekly 10 years exp. - $6,588.54 bi-weekly 11 years exp. - $6,787.41 bi-weekly 12 years exp. - $6,833.07 bi-weekly Notes This is a two-year contract position from the date of commencement. Final candidates for this position will be asked to undergo a security screening. This competition may be used to fill future permanent and temporary full-time and part-time vacancies. Candidates with lesser qualifications may be considered at a lower classification and/or salary. How to Apply Please submit your application online by selecting the "Apply Now" tab , located on the top or bottom of this posting, and following the corresponding prompts. Interested candidates should provide a persuasive cover letter accompanied by a resume and references. As only one file can be uploaded to your online application, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. If you are unable to submit your application online, you may submit your application, quoting the Job ID , to Kayla Sieruga, Human Resource Services, Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, 9th Floor, John E. Brownlee Building, 10365-97 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3W7; or by fax at 780-644-1395. Please provide a valid email address with your application as interview invitations are most often sent out via email. For individuals who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada, we recommend that they obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) and include their IQAS assessment certificate as part of their resume. http://www.alberta.ca/iqas.aspx Closing Statement We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed. Only the most suitable candidate(s) will be selected from this competition.
Government of Alberta Fort McMurray, AB, Canada
Jul 30, 2017
Full time
Fort McMurray Court is looking for professional individuals to provide quality work as a frontline representative. If you are a professional individual dedicated to client service and would like to be a part of an enthusiastic and diverse team, we have the opportunity for you! As a Judicial Clerk / Senior Judicial Clerk, you will represent the administration of the Courts in a responsible and professional manner that reflects the fair and equitable delivery of justice in Alberta. The shifting priorities between the courtroom and assisting the public and lawyers at the counter provides diversity on a daily basis. Your key responsibilities will include court, counter and office duties and will be the following but are not limited to: - Organizing and managing administrative processes within the courtroom for both civil and criminal proceedings. - Maintaining the court record, including operation of the digital recording system; maintaining the decorum of the court - Entering and being responsible for exhibits entered into the record - Liaising with judiciary, lawyers, police and general public - Reviewing and filing documents in adherence with the Alberta Rules of Court and various Provincial and Federal statutes - Providing assistance to the public and legal community at the counter - General office duties, including telephone, fax and incoming mail - Travel to Circuit Court locations. The ideal candidates will possess: - Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills - Strong problem solving skills - Keen attention to detail and ability to multi-task - A high degree of accuracy while meeting high volume demands - Exceptional time management skills - Ability to adapt to changing environments and ability to handle high stress situations - Excellent keyboarding skills. Qualifications High School diploma and minimum six months of related experience. Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) is required. Preference will be given to candidates with relevant experience in a courthouse or as a legal assistant/paralegal. Customer service experience, along with experience dealing with cash register/balancing are considered assets. Knowledge of Civil and Sheriff Entry System (CASES), the Justice On-Line Information Network (JOIN), along with the digital recording system (FTR) is also considered assets. A Legal Assistant or Paralegal Certificate or Diploma would be beneficial. Equivalencies will be considered. Salary $1,616.31 to $2,335.00 bi-weekly Notes A valid Driver?s License (class 5) (please mention it on the resume). This position requires Canadian Citizenship in order to obtain a Justice of the Peace appointment. This position may require extended periods of sitting and/or standing. The candidate must have the ability to lift files/exhibits to a weight of 25 lbs. Only candidates possessing Judicial Clerk experience may be considered at the higher classification level and salary. This competition may be used to fill future permanent and temporary full-time and part-time vacancies. Final candidates will be asked to undergo a security screening. Related post-secondary education will be considered an asset. The successful candidate will be eligible to receive an attraction bonus along with a Fort McMurray allowance. How to Apply Online applications are preferred. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID, XXXXX to: Mercedez Lynchuk at Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, Human Resources Services, 9th fl John E Brownlee Building, 10365 - 97 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5J 3W7 , fax # 780-644-1395. Or phone 780-644-7486. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter; resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) - http://work.alberta.ca/iqas. It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application. Closing Statement We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed and only the most suitable candidate(s) will be selected from this competition. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
Government of Alberta Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada
Jul 18, 2017
Full time
  Scope   Open Competition   Closing Date   July 17, 2017   Classification   013JCA/015JCA   Ministry   Alberta Justice and Solicitor General   About Us   To learn more about what our ministry is all about, follow the link at http://justice.alberta.ca   Role   Lethbridge Provincial Court - If you are an individual who is motivated, hardworking, and ready to face challenges head on, then this is your perfect opportunity! Lethbridge Provincial Court has one permanent position. To be successful in this role, you must excel in a fast paced environment and enjoy the challenges of working within all areas of Provincial Court. Lethbridge Provincial Court is looking for a professional individual to provide quality work as a frontline representative. If you are a professional individual dedicated to client service and would like to be a part of an enthusiastic and diverse team, we have the opportunity for you! As a Judicial Clerk/Senior Judicial Clerk, you will represent the administration of the Courts in a responsible and professional manner that reflects the fair and equitable delivery of justice in Alberta. The shifting priorities between the courtroom and assisting the public and lawyers at the counter provides diversity on a daily basis. Your key responsibilities will include court, counter and office duties and will be the following but are not limited to: - Organizing and managing administrative processes within the courtroom for both civil and criminal proceedings - Maintaining the court record, including operation of the digital recording system; maintaining the decorum of the court - Entering and being responsible for exhibits entered into the record - Liaising with judiciary, lawyers, police and general public - Reviewing and filing documents in adherence with the Alberta Rules of Court and various Provincial and Federal statutes - Providing assistance to the public and legal community at the counter and on the phone - General office duties, including telephone, fax and incoming mail The ideal candidates will possess: - Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills - Strong problem solving skills - Keen attention to detail and ability to multi-task - A high degree of accuracy while meeting high volume demands - Exceptional time management skills - Ability to adapt to changing environments and ability to handle high stress situations - Excellent keyboarding skills -The flexibility to work overtime as required   Qualifications   Judicial Clerk: High School diploma and minimum six months of related experience. Senior Judicial Clerk: High School diploma and minimum two years of related experience, including 18 months of directly related experience as a Judicial Clerk and the successful completion of the departmental paralegal program. Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) is required. Preference will be given to candidates with relevant experience in a courthouse or as a legal assistant/paralegal. Knowledge of Civil and Sheriff Entry System (CASES), the Justice On-Line Information Network (JOIN), along with the digital recording system (FTR) is also considered assets. A Legal Assistant or Paralegal Certificate or Diploma would be beneficial. Equivalencies will be considered. Related post-secondary education will be considered an asset.   Salary   Judicial Clerk: $1,616.31 to $1,970.04 bi-weekly Sr. Judicial Clerk: $1,902.55 to $2,335.00 bi-weekly   Notes   This position requires Canadian Citizenship in order to obtain a Justice of the Peace appointment. This position involves extensive keyboarding and extended periods of sitting and/or standing. The successful candidate must have the ability to lift files/exhibits to a weight of 25 lbs. This position may be required to work overtime as court sittings can run late. A valid Drivers License (Class 5) and a reliable vehicle are required to travel to circuit court locations (please mention on resume). Only candidates possessing Judicial Clerk experience may be considered at the higher classification level and salary. This competition may be used to fill future permanent and temporary full-time and part-time vacancies. Final candidates will be asked to undergo a security screening. Your valid e-mail address and the Competition # must be included with your application. Please note that Interview Invitations will be sent out by e-mail.   How to Apply   Online applications are preferred. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Mercedez Lynchuk at Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, Human Resources Services, 9th fl John E Brownlee Building, 10365 - 97 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5J 3W7 or Fax 780 644-1395. Or Phone 780-644-7486. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter; resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file. It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) - http://eae.alberta.ca/labour-and-immigration/overview-of-immigration/international-qualifications-assessment-service.aspx It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.   Closing Statement   We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.