Judicial Justice of the Peace Support Staff

  • Government of Manitoba
  • Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • May 30, 2020
Full time Lawyer (Other)

Job Description

CC1-2 Clerk of Court 1-2


(evenings and weekends only)

Manitoba Justice

Judicial Services, Courts Division

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 36292

Salary(s):   CC1-2 $21.70 - $26.75 per hour

Closing Date:   June 8, 2020

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.

Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay.

The Judicial Justice of the Peace support staff provides assistance to the public, stakeholders and Judicial Justices of the Peace by answering general court related enquires, preparing court documents, performing basic office duties and ensuring matters are scheduled before a judicial justice of the peace in a timely and effective manner.  

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Satisfactory Enhanced Security Check
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry Check, Adult Abuse Registry Check
  • Must qualify for an appointment as a Staff Justice of the Peace pursuant to statutory requirements
  • Must be able to work a variety of rotational shifts during evenings and weekends for a minimum of 50 hours per month


  • Experience performing clerical and administrative duties which includes typing documents, data entry, handling in person and phone inquiries and filing
  • Strong analytical skills with an ability to exercise sound judgment 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Organizational skills with an ability to meet work related timelines as well as work under pressure


  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience handling cash, cheques and providing hand-written receipts
  • Completion of a recognized legal or administrative assistant program


This position is required to work during evenings and weekends. The position assists in the preparation and processing of court documents of the Provincial Court. The duties include screening requests for hearings from law enforcement agencies, court staff, protection order designates, lawyers, other stakeholders and the public. You must be available to work a variety of shifts between the hours of 7 am and 11 pm during the weekends and statutory holidays.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 36292 Service Centre 1 Human Resource Services 1130-405 Broadway Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3L6 Phone:  204-945-3204 Fax: 204-948-7373 Email: govjobs@gov.mb.ca


Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.