Transfers of Charges Coordinator / Legal Secretary

  • Government of Saskatchewan
  • Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Jun 05, 2019
Full time Legal Assistant Legal Support Legal Secretary

Job Description

Transfers of Charges Coordinator/Legal Secretary - ADM016087   Employment Type: Permanent Full-time Location(s): SK-Regina and Area-Regina 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 Head Office in Regina is seeking a candidate who is highly motivated and responsible to provide out of province transfer of charges coordination as well as legal secretarial services to senior crown counsel in a busy and often stressful office. To learn more about the Prosecutions office, go tohttp://www.justice.gov.sk.ca/publicprosecutionsdivision   Your responsibilities: performing administrative duties and maintaining court records in a database; coordination of the transfer of out of province Criminal Code charges; compiling and assembling background information and typing appeal documents for provincial and federal courts of appeal; and maintaining registrations and certification records for breathalyzer technicians. This position also provides back- up services to the Executive Secretary. You will have daily contact with the public, lawyers, police, media and community agencies and answer inquiries while dealing with highly sensitive and explicit material. You will maintain strict confidentiality at all times.   As a member of a small team of professionals, you will establish and maintain accurate and up to date prosecution files. We are seeking an individual who is organized and thorough. You must have superior communication and interpersonal skills. The computer applications you will use include Windows XP, 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. The successful candidate will have knowledge and experience with office and administrative procedures including filing. You will have demonstrated knowledge of policy as it relates to Transfer of Charges. You will have the ability to accurately reference and apply acts, regulations, policies and procedures, input, edit, retrieve, and maintain information and data using carious computer applications; and orally respond to inquiries from clients, agencies, or the general public in person or over the phone. 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/

 

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Practice Area(s)

legal