Administrative Lawyer

  • WorkSafeBC
  • Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jun 19, 2019
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel) Lawyer (Other) Litigator

Job Description

Job Description

Are you a lawyer with experience in administrative law, employment law, or human rights law? We’re seeking a motivated team player to adjudicate discriminatory action complaints filed under the Workers Compensation Act. You will review complaints of workers who consider that discriminatory action has been taken or threatened by an employer in retaliation for raising occupational health and safety concerns. You’ll assess evidence and submissions from parties and render a written decision on whether the complaint succeeds and if a remedy order is warranted.


What you’ll do

As a discriminatory action complaint adjudicator you will:

·         Determine whether a worker has met a prima facie case of discriminatory action

·         Refer cases to mediation where appropriate

·         Receive submissions from parties, analyze and weigh evidence and make reasoned decisions

·         Provide legal advice to investigating officers and management on matters concerning discriminatory action complaints

·         Prepare and present training materials and tools to assist other WorkSafeBC officers and staff who support our area


Is this a good fit for you?

We’re looking for someone who can:

·         Assess and weigh evidence and write clear reasoned and timely decisions

·         Communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing

·         Manage your time and a large caseload effectively in an environment of frequently changing priorities

·         Interpret and interrelate statutes, regulations, policies, and guidelines

·         Work as a team player with multiple departments


Your experience and educational background:

·         A law degree (LLB), and a member of good standing with the Law Society of BC

·         A minimum of three years of recent, related experience as a practicinglawyer

How to Apply

Expiring: Jul 11, 2019