BAND 4 - Staff Lawyer

  • BC Public Service
  • Multiple Locations, British Columbia
  • Jun 29, 2020
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel) Lawyer (Public Sector) Lawyer (Other)

Job Description

** Please DO NOT apply for this position by submitting your profile on the BC Government Hiring Centre website. Applications must be made via the directions below.***

Staff Lawyer
Management Band 4

BC’s Office of the Human Rights Commissioner exists to address the root causes of inequality, discrimination and injustice in B.C. by shifting laws, policies, practices and cultures. We do this work through education, research, advocacy, inquiry and monitoring.

Reporting to the General Counsel, the Staff Lawyer supports the Commissioner’s legal team on legal matters that arise during the exercise of the powers and duties set out in the Human Rights Code. This includes conducting legal research and analysis, helping to prepare legal opinions, and supporting the provisions of legal advice and services, particularly related to the Commissioner’s intervenor, test case, and inquiry functions under sections 47.12(1)(j), 47.12(2) and 47.15 of the Code.

For complete details on this opportunity, and to apply, please review the job profile on the BC’s Office of the Human Rights Commissioner website at https://bchumanrights.ca/careers/

Posting Close Date: 9:00 a.m., May 6, 2020

Only applications submitted to https://bchumanrights.ca/careers/ will be accepted. Applications sent to the BC Government Hiring Centre website will not be considered.

Practice Area(s)

legal