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Closing date: 11 February 2019 - 23:59, Pacific TimeWho can apply: Persons residing or employed in Halifax (Nova Scotia) and within a 75 kilometer radius of Halifax (Nova Scotia) extending to, amongst others, Londonderry, Truro, Ship Harbour, Cambridge (Kings County), Lunenburg (Nova Scotia) and employees of the Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC) whose substantive positions are located in Whitehorse (Yukon), in Yellowknife (Northwest Territories), or in Iqaluit (Nunavut).
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The Atlantic Regional Office is responsible for federal prosecutions in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. The regional headquarters is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and there are local offices in Moncton, New Brunswick and St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.
The region has four major areas of prosecution focus: CDSA prosecutions; regulatory prosecutions, including environmental and fisheries matters; proceeds of crime; and economic crime. The region’s resources and geography also contribute to the unique mix of offences prosecuted by these offices.
As a Legal Assistant at the PPSC, you will be exposed to various areas of criminal law, such as, drug prosecutions, organized crime, and regulatory offences. You will work in dynamic teams consisting of Team Leaders, Counsel, and Paralegals all working towards common goals.
This is an excellent opportunity to get hands-on experience working with prosecutors within the overall context of large, complex criminal prosecutions.
This staffing process is anticipatory. A pool of qualified candidates may be established from this process and may be used to staff similar positions within the Public Prosecution Service of Canada in the Atlantic Regional Office, with varying tenures (such as indeterminate, specified period, acting, assignment/secondment), with various linguistic profiles and requirements and with various security requirements (Reliability, Enhanced Reliability, Secret) according to the position to be staffed.
Positions to be filled: Number to be determined
Information on language requirementsKnowledge:
Enhanced Reliability security clearance
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 designated groups when you apply.
Information on employment equity
Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.
Information on the preference to veterans