Judicial Assistant

  • Government of Saskatchewan
  • Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Oct 28, 2019
Full time Law Clerk Legal Assistant Legal Support Legal Secretary Judicial Court Staff Legal Researcher

Job Description

Judicial Assistant - 50% Position - COU000864   Employment Type: Permanent Part-time Location(s): SK-NorthBattleford and Area-Battleford Ministry: 003 Justice Salary Range: $3,879 - $5,046 Monthly Grade: Order-in-Council

 


Judicial Assistant Battleford Court of Queen’s Bench Permanent Part-time Position (50%) Order-in-Council Position
  The Ministry of Justice has a career opportunity for a conscientious and dependable professional to work as a Judicial Assistant with the Battleford Court of Queen’s Bench Judges’ Chambers. 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. For further information about the Saskatchewan Courts and the Court of Queen’s Bench, go to www.sasklawcourts.ca/.   As a Judicial Assistant, you will provide administrative support to the Judiciary. Common job duties include transcribing court documents; proofreading, formatting and issuing judicial decisions; and developing and maintaining filing systems. You will also be responsible for distributing judgements and fiats and coordinating hotel/travel arrangements.
  The ideal candidate will have developed knowledge and skills through formal training such as a legal secretarial course and/or related work experience in a court/legal administrative environment. You will have considerable knowledge of court operations and procedures and the ability to use WordPerfect and Microsoft Office computer programs. You will be well versed in legal terminology and able to accurately reference legislation, regulations and the Rules of Court.  
Your ability to deal with issues of a sensitive and confidential nature with tact and diplomacy will prepare you to work effectively in this demanding environment. Our candidate of choice will also work with limited direction; exhibit exceptional organization, verbal and written communication skills; and have the ability to build and maintain productive working relations with key stakeholders. You must also demonstrate good character in order to maintain the integrity of the justice system and the people it serves.  
Appointment will be made by Order-in-Council. The successful candidate will be required to work four half-days per week, the scheduling of which will be in consultation with the Court of Queen’s Bench judges.
  We are committed to workplace diversity.
  Criminal Record Check Requirement: The successful candidate shall be subject to a Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment.

 

Preference will be given to qualified equity group members who self-declare in this online application, as identified in "diversity groups" below Diversity Groups: Aboriginal persons, Persons with disabilities, Visible minority persons

Practice Area(s)

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