Government of Alberta
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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
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
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.