Legal Assistant

  • ICBC
  • Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jan 22, 2021
Full time Legal Support Legal Secretary

Job Description

At ICBC, it’s our job to make sure the car insurance system works for all British Columbians, today and in the future. If you want to make the most of your skills and expertise while growing your career, we want you. A career at ICBC is an opportunity to be part of a talented, diverse and inclusive team that is driven to serve its customers and community. You can expect a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a collaborative work environment. If you are reliable and dependable, contact us today to be part of our talented and diverse team as we work together to create an insurance system we can all be proud of.

We welcome applications from all qualified job seekers. If you are a job seeker with a disability, please let us know as adjustments can be made to help support you in delivering your best performance.

Position Highlights

The Claims Legal Services division at ICBC has opportunities for experienced Legal Administrative Assistants for 6-months to 18-months in duration. You will provide legal administrative support to one or more lawyers as required. This position is located 13479 108th Avenue in Surrey, British Columbia.

If you like a fast paced environment where your days fly by, this is your opportunity.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing legal documentation and correspondence, as well as organizing flow of information between interested parties
  • Preparing and maintaining necessary file information and documentation.
  • Organizing case files
  • Maintaining an extensive “bring forward” system.

Position Requirements

The requirements include:

  • Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma or Certificate and at least 1-2 years related experience in progressively responsible legal secretarial positions
  • Thorough knowledge of litigation procedures and legal terminology
  • Superior knowledge of business English, spelling, punctuation, and arithmetic
  • Ability to prioritize, adapt to changing demands and complete multiple concurrent tasks in an environment of tight deadlines
  • Superior interpersonal and judgment skills
  • Keyboarding speed of 50wpm
  • Knowledge of relevant computer applications to produce legal correspondence and documents, and ability to learn software related to the job
  • Hourly rate range: $26 to $28 per hour depending upon experience
  • There is an 18.8% top up in lieu of vacation and benefits
  • Friendly and supportive team!

**Only candidates legally entitled to work in Canada at present will be considered for this position**

Reference ID: 2

Contract length: 6-18 months

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: $26.00-$28.00 per hour

 

Practice Area(s)

Insurance Law