Crown Prosecutor

  • Government of Manitoba
  • The Pas, Manitoba, Canada
  • Mar 23, 2021
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel) General Counsel Lawyer (Public Sector) Lawyer (Other) Litigator

Job Description

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).

This is a preference competition. All applicants are encouraged to apply, however first consideration for this competition will be given to Indigenous people. Applicants are requested to self-declare at the time of application.

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

To be considered for this competition candidates are required to submit the Application Form for screening, along with their resume, to the Civil Service Commission by email (govjobs@gov.mb.ca), quoting 37235 and position title in the subject line. Resumes may be used in addition to the Applicant Form for screening purposes.

Click here to access the application form.

Manitoba Prosecution Service is responsible for prosecuting most offences in Manitoba. These offences are identified in provincial statutes, the federal Criminal Code of Canada and The Youth Criminal Justice Act. This is a unique opportunity with Manitoba Prosecution Service to work in a dynamic office in The Pas, Manitoba, with Crown Attorneys of varying levels of experience. For more information on living and working in The Pas please visit http://www.thepas.com. Crown Attorneys in the Manitoba Prosecution Service are members of the Manitoba Association of Crown Attorneys and the collective agreement can be found at https://www.gov.mb.ca/csc/labour/pubs/pdf/agreements/mb_asso_attorney.pdf.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Eligible for immediate membership or membership (in good standing) with the Law Society of Manitoba
  • A valid Class 5 Manitoba Driver's License
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check & Child Abuse Registry Check
  • Enhanced Security Screening
  • Evening and weekend work as required
  • Ability to travel by road, air, and small watercraft, including overnight stays

Qualifications:
Essential:

  • Advocacy experience in the practise of law
  • Superior oral communication and presentation skills
  • Superior written communication skills
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Effective case management
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to effectively meet short deadlines
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • The ability to adapt, learn and grow through challenge, pressure or adversity (resilience)


Desired:

  • Prosecutions or Criminal Law experience

 

Duties:
As a Crown Attorney, you will provide prosecutorial service regarding matters arising under the Criminal Code of Canada and provincial statutes, in the provincial and superior courts. Other duties involve giving legal opinions, reviewing police reports and instructing police with respect to charges and investigations. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in community and other legal education in the areas of criminal law and procedures on behalf of Manitoba Prosecution Service.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 37235 Service Centre 1 Human Resource Services 1130-405 Broadway Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3L6 Phone: 204-945-3204 Fax: 204-948-7373 Email: govjobs@gov.