Competition Law Officer

  • Government of Canada
  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Jun 15, 2018
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel) Lawyer (Public Sector)

Job Description

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

A degree in law from a recognized university and eligibility for membership in the Bar of one of the provinces or territories of Canada or in the Order of Notaries in the Province Quebec.

Degree equivalency

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

English or French

Information on language requirements

A1: Ability to apply the Bureau’s legislation and policies.
A2: Ability to conduct research and investigations.
A3: Ability to manage projects or cases.
A4: Effective written communication.

C1: Analytical thinking
C2: Effective interactive communication (oral)
C3: Teamwork and co-operation
C4: Focus on quality and details
C5: Adaptability and flexibility
C6: Showing initiative

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

E1: Within the last three (3) years, a minimum of either:
(i) 10 months’ experience working as an articling student or lawyer in a private law firm or in the public sector; OR
(ii) 12 months’ experience as a law clerk to a judge of a federal or provincial court.
E2: Completed at least one articling rotation or clerkship which included a focus on competition law, corporate law or commercial litigation.

Knowledge of the Competition Act and Competition Bureau guidelines.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

The incumbent may be frequently required to travel, work overtime and work a flexible schedule.

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the targeted groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

A written examination will be administered.

An interview will be administered.

Practice Area(s)

Competition law


3 years