Lawyer - Solicitor

  • City of Edmonton
  • Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Aug 01, 2018
Contract Lawyer (In House Counsel) Lawyer (Public Sector)

Job Description

Lawyer - Solicitor up to 11 months Job Number : 33257
Are you a motivated lawyer with a keen interest in public sector law? Consider working in a dynamic, team environment within the Law Branch. We value hard work and a strong work/life balance.

Reporting to the Legal Supervisor, Municipal Services & Enforcement, here’s how you’ll make a difference to the City of Edmonton:
Provide legal advice and recommendations regarding municipal enforcement and regulatory matters, including bylaw preparation and interpretation
Represent and/or assist in representing the City relating to enforcement matters
Provide legal advice and recommendations on municipal prosecutions
Represent and/or assist in representing the City as the Bylaw Prosecutor in Provincial Court - (Criminal, Traffic, and Youth)
Represent the City and its employees in legal proceedings before the court, boards, and other public forums
Provide sound legal advice and recommendations regarding various issues
Research and apply the law in divergent factual situations
Gather facts through interviews and documents
Draft legal agreements, documents, and submissions
Take a proactive role in providing recommendations to avoid risk/liability

Qualifications :
Membership with the Law Society of Alberta or the ability to attain membership with the Law Society of Alberta upon appointment
Experience working in a prosecutorial or comparable position is an asset
Experience in regulatory law, enforcement, or prosecution is an asset
Experience in municipal law is an asset
Demonstrated ability to work independently with confidence under time constraints
Good verbal, negotiating, and written communication skills
Strong analytical, problem solving, and decision making skills
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment
Strong legal research skills and computer literacy We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Up to 1 temporary full time position up to 11 months
Hours of Work: 36.9 hours per week. Monday - Friday
Salary: $85,123 - $168,018 (Annually)
Recruitment Consultant: IS/CM Classification Title : Professional Solicitor Posting Date : Jul 10, 2018 Closing Date : Jul 24, 2018 11:59:00 PM (MDT) Number of Openings (up to) : 1 - Project Term (Management) Full-time Union : Management Department : Law Work Location(s) : Chancery Hall, 9th Floor, 3 Sir Winston Churchill Square Edmonton T5J 2C3

Practice Area(s)

Solicitor