Legal Assistant - Public Prosecutions

  • Government of Saskatchewan
  • Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Aug 18, 2020
Full time Legal Assistant Legal Support Legal Secretary

Job Description

Legal Assistant - Public Prosecutions - ADM017705   Employment Type: Expression of Interest for SGEU Term less than 9 months Location(s): SK-PrinceAlbert and Area-Prince Albert Ministry: 003 Justice Salary Range: $21.456 - $26.888 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 Public Prosecutions Office in Prince Albert is seeking a candidate who will pay close attention to detail, is dependable, and will treat colleagues and clients with dignity and respect.
  As a member of a small team of professionals, you will establish and maintain accurate and up to date prosecution files received from Police Services and RCMP detachments. You will generate Warrants, Information's, Summons, Stays of Proceedings, Court Orders, and a variety of other legal documents and correspondence. You will be organized and thorough. You must also have superior communication and interpersonal skills when responding to inquiries from the public, police, witnesses and the accused, very often concerning highly sensitive and explicit materials, ensuring strict confidentiality at all times.   As the incumbent, you will also process incoming and outgoing mail, file and track missing information, and coordinate travel and accommodation arrangements for clients/witnesses to appear in court. The computer applications you will use include Windows XP, EPIC and CJIMS.   You must have knowledge of office administrative procedures including filing systems and knowledge of legal terminology, the administration of legal documents and the various levels of court as it relates to criminal law. 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.   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.

 

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Practice Area(s)

Criminal Law