Legal Secretary - Public Prosecutions - Meadow Lake

  • Government of Saskatchewan
  • Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Dec 05, 2018
Full time Legal Secretary

Job Description

Legal Secretary - Public Prosecutions-Meadow Lake - ADM015187 Employment Type: Permanent Part-time Location(s): SK-NorthBattleford and Area-Meadow Lake Ministry: 003 Justice Salary Range: $20.971-$26.280 Hourly Grade: SGEU.05.   The Ministry of Justice requires a skilled, responsible and confident individual to provide a wide variety of complex secretarial and administrative duties in a fast-paced and demanding work environment. The Ministry of Justice is responsible for providing a fair justice system that upholds the law and protects the rights of all individuals in Saskatchewan; promotes safe and secure communities; and provides legal and justice policy advice to assist government.
The Public Prosecutions Office in Meadow Lake is seeking a candidate who will pay close attention to detail, is dependable and will treat colleagues and clients with dignity and respect. The successful candidate must be committed to the pursuit of excellence; exhibit leadership and professionalism and embrace diversity and equality. To learn more about the Prosecutions office, go tohttp://www.justice.gov.sk.ca/publicprosecutionsdivision
As a member of a small team of professionals, you will establish and maintain accurate and up to date prosecution files received from Police Services and RCMP detachments. You will generate Warrants, Information's, Summons, Stays of Proceedings, Court Orders and a variety of other legal documents and correspondence. We are seeking an individual who is organized and thorough. You must have superior communication and interpersonal skills when responding to inquiries from the public, police, witnesses and the accused, very often concerning highly sensitive and explicit materials, ensuring strict confidentiality at all times. As the incumbent, you will also process incoming and outgoing mail, file and track missing information and coordinate travel and accommodation arrangements for clients/witnesses to appear in court. The computer applications you will use include Windows XP, the Justice Automated Information Network (JAIN) and the Prosecution Automated Data and Document System (PADDS). The programs have now been replaced by EPIC and CJIMS
Typically, you will have developed your knowledge and skills through the completion of a two year legal secretarial course or have significant experience in a related legal field or a combination of both legal secretarial education and experience. You must have knowledge of office administrative procedures including filing systems and knowledge of legal terminology, the administration of legal documents and the various levels of court as it relates to criminal law. As the successful candidate you must participate as a willing and able team member within the office environment. Your knowledge, experience and demonstrated abilities will be key to your success in this position.
To learn more about the Courts of Saskatchewan go to www.sasklawcourts.ca/ We are committed to workplace diversity.

Practice Area(s)

legal