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Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Oct 21, 2021
Full time
Location(s): Calgary Head Office Employment Type:  Full Time – Limited Term (12 months) Lawyer   The Opportunity   Experience genuine teamwork by working with lawyers, the client, and stakeholders to deliver legally sound innovative solutions. We are seeking diverse individuals with strong technical skills to join the legal team at the Alberta Energy Regulator.   For more than 75 years Alberta’s oil and gas regulator has adapted to meet innovations in technology, new industry activity and changing social expectations. Law Branch members are involved in all aspects of regulating energy resource activity from cradle to grave in the province. The work is varied, stimulating, and rewarding. You will work closely with a diverse technical community on a wide range of matters.   We are seeking an individual who is keen to deliver results. Law Branch is committed to providing legal and strategic advice that is timely, practical, and solutions and delivery focused.   If this opportunity is of interest, then we would like to hear from you.   Your Key Responsibilities: Provide legal advice to AER personnel in all branches and offices, including hearing commissioners and delegated decision makers, on all facets of the AER’s business and regulatory functions, in particular the processing of regulatory appeals, applications and related statements of concern and providing legal support on closure, compliance and enforcement matters. Provide legal analysis, interpretation, advice and opinions regarding AER administered legislation and legislation (including FOIP legislation, insolvency legislation and related jurisprudence) to which the AER is subject, rules and regulatory instruments, policy development through membership on applicable internal committees. Participate in AER hearings and ADR and prepares court pleadings and submissions and briefs and represents the AER in the Court of Appeal of Alberta and other courts and tribunals (e.g., Human Rights Commission, Alberta Ombudsman, etc.).   Qualifications : Member in good standing of The Law Society of Alberta. Seven to ten years providing legal services in at least two of the following areas: administrative/regulatory law, litigation and/or energy/environmental law. Superior legal research skills. Strong attention to detail with high importance placed on accuracy and high calibre work products. Superior writing skills. Collaborative team player. Experience working in-house in a public/regulatory body or quasi-judicial board or agency is considered an asset.   Additional Requirements/Information: All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada at the time of application. This is a 12 month, Full Time- Limited Term contract with high potential for extension.   Additional Working Conditions   COVID-19 & Future Hybrid Work Model Information   The majority of employees are working remotely as we navigate the pandemic. As such the following related requirements apply: Willing and able to work remotely while we are in Covid-19 pandemic response. Have access to personal devices (e.g., computer/laptop).   We understand the way we do our work has changed and our employees are looking for flexibility with a blend of in-office and remote work.  Following the work from home orders being lifted (or once it is safe to do so) the AER will be transitioning to a 12-month hybrid work model to live, learn and adapt our flexible, hybrid model in a way that works for our business and our employees.   What does our hybrid work model look like? Combination of in-office and remote work based on your preference and business needs! Flexible work hours, while committing to being available during our core hours of 9:00am – 3:00pm.   If you choose to participate in the hybrid model, you will: Be provided with an AER computer or laptop when working in the office. Need to have access to a personal computer when working from home (unless assigned an AER laptop - dependent on business need). Have a high-speed internet connection with a minimum of 50 Mbps for downloads and 30 Mbps for uploads when working remotely.   Benefits at the AER Flexible benefits program Work/Life Balance time off programs Healthcare spending account Voluntary Group Savings Programs Employee & Family Assistance Program Visit our careers page for more details on all the AER has to offer!   For Internal Applicants Only Under the AER’s Classification Framework this position is a SP4, Level 6. In the event a current AER employee would like to apply for an internal posting, the employee will inform their leader prior to submitting their application. Please note: Should an individual with the required qualifications not be available, applicants with closely related qualifications may be considered. As a result, the position may be redesigned and/or reclassified. This position is eligible as a Temporary Assignment. Should the successful employee be a permanent employee, they would retain their permanent status for the term of the contract and potentially be eligible for Acting Pay as per the AER’s Compensation Policy. At the end of the assignment, the employee would either return to their current role or be reassigned to an equivalent role within the organization.   Please note, this job advertisement will close on November 3, 2021 at midnight.   Legal Job Board in Alberta
Legal Aid BC Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Oct 21, 2021
Full time
Staff Lawyer, Audit & Investigation P060-21 400-510 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC V6C 3A8, Canada Req #41 Tuesday, October 19, 2021 LEGAL AID BC POSTING    TO:                         LABC STAFF (cc: PEA)   FROM:                 HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT   POSITION:                 STAFF LAWYER, AUDIT & INVESTIGATION (Non-Caseload) –                                  CASUAL TERM (to SEPTEMBER 30, 2022) – VANCOUVER (or remote)   COMPETITION NO: P060-21   DATE POSTED:         OCTOBER 19,2021   CLOSING DATE:         NOVEMBER 3, 2021   STARTING DATE:         ASAP   SALARY CLASSIFICATION: Maximum Year Call 10   SALARY: As per the PEA Salary Schedule     PRIMARY FUNCTION:       Reporting to the Manager, Audit and Investigation, this position will have primary responsibility to investigate complaints against lawyers delivering legal aid, complaints against clients on financial eligibility and other third-party complaints; assist the Manager to develop and implement policies and procedures relating to investigations; assist department staff with Small Claims Court and Settlement Judgment matters when necessary.       The following job duties are illustrative examples, and shall not be construed as an exhaustive description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.     DUTIES:   1. Investigate complaints against referral lawyers, staff lawyers and complaints against clients and other third party complaints, assess findings and make recommendations for further action as necessary. 2. Approve financial eligibility reviews assessed by Eligibility/Complaints Coordinator in accordance with legal aid policy. 3. Assist the Collections Audit Clerk on Small Claims Court matters as required.  When necessary, appear on behalf of LABC in Small Claims Court proceedings. 4. Review and assess appeals on settlement judgment matters. 5. Responsible for managing complex investigations; planning, assigning and supervising the daily activity and work of staff; reviewing and reporting of the work of the Investigation Team.  Monitoring and evaluating staff performance and assisting the Manager and/or Director in issues of discipline in consultation with Human Resources. 6. Assist the Manager in the development, implementation, evaluation and modification of policies and procedures for quality control of legal aid services by lawyers. 7. Assist in responding and resolving complaints about the application of LABC policy. 8. Participate in strategic planning, including development of new initiatives and changes to current programs or projects, drafting issue papers and supporting other LABC divisions. 9. Review and resolve appeals of A&I staff decisions on collection and audit matters.  10. Liaise with the Law Society of British Columbia on LABC matters under investigation. 11. Maintain current awareness of developments in all matters impacting A&I Department and the delivery of LABC programs and services, and apprises the Manager of issues and developments that could impact the Society or its programs and services. 12. Act as a legal resource to other members of the department: 13. Conduct legal research and prepares required documents. 14. Liaise with private bar lawyers, courts and community groups across B.C. on matters of material interest relating to A&I services and initiatives. 15. Performs other related duties as assigned.   QUALIFICATIONS:   Basic requirements • A degree from a Law School of recognized university and membership or eligibility for membership in the Law Society of British Columbia • A Minimum of four (4) years recent experience in the area of family law and ideally criminal law • Experience at Provincial and Supreme Court levels is preferred • A general knowledge of criminal, immigration and CFCSA proceedings • Previous investigation, complaint handling and mediation experience   Knowledge, Skills and Abilities • General knowledge of the principles and practices relating to audit and investigation; • Knowledge of the Legal Services Society Act, the Guide to Legal Aid Tariffs, and settlement judgment policy; • Knowledge of the Professional Conduct Handbook, the Law Society Rules, and the Legal Profession Act; • Knowledge of Provincial and Supreme Court rules and procedures; • Knowledge of Small Claims Court rules and procedures; • Excellent oral and written communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills; • Ability to produce concise and clear reports and correspondence and present legal information in understandable layman’s language; • Excellent project management skills and the demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; • Experience and skills demonstrated in administrative, analytic, organizational, planning activities and decision-making skills; • Ability to identify issues, develop audit program, gather evidence to support audit findings, identify control deficiencies recommend corrective action and follow up to ensure internal controls are attained; • Ability to provide technical advice and participate in the development and processing of queries from computer-based financial and related systems; • Ability to prepare detailed audit reports and related information; • Ability to exercise sound judgment, diplomacy and tact; • Ability to cope with a heavy volume of work and to work well under pressure; • Ability to work independently and to foster effective working relationships with peers, subordinates and external contacts, and to work within a multi-disciplinary team environment; • Ability to diffuse conflict situations and respond to angry individuals by utilizing effective conflict resolution skills; • Ability to supervise staff; • Experience with Windows and an intermediate level of knowledge of MS Word; • Familiarity with Outlook and email for communication and scheduling; • Willingness to work independent of legal secretarial support, as needed.     Employment is conditional upon completing and obtaining clearance from the following: • Criminal Record Check (CRC) in accordance with the Criminal Records Review Act • Law Society Check • Current and previous vendors with Legal Aid BC are subject to a standard internal review of audit and investigation files       We offer (based on your employment status and affiliation):   • A competitive salary  • 35 hour work week • Four weeks paid vacation to start that grows the longer you’re with LABC • An excellent employee benefits package, where premiums are 100% paid by LABC • Support for training and development • Pension plan • An employee and family assistance counseling program • The opportunity to participate in various Employee programs (Employee Wellness, etc.) • Generous leave provisions (sick time, special leaves) • Modified work week/flex time for some positions • 13 paid statutory holidays   VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT www.legalaid.bc.ca   We would like to thank all external applicants for their interest but regret that only those shortlisted will be contacted. Legal Aid BC is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian Society. We are committed to employment equity and encourage applications from Indigenous people, visible minorities, women and persons with disabilities.  Legal Job Board in British Columbia
Government of Alberta Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Oct 21, 2021
Full time
Send me alerts every  days   Crown Prosecutor   Date: Oct 19, 2021 Location: Calgary, AB Company: Government of Alberta Job Information Job Title: Crown Prosecutor  Job Requisition ID: 17692 Ministry: Justice & Solicitor General Location: Calgary Full or Part-Time: Full Time Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week Regular/Temporary: Temporary Scope: Open Competition Closing Date: November 01, 2021 Classification: Legal Officer 1- Legal Officer 2 About Us The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported. For more information on diversity and inclusion, please visit: https://www.alberta.ca/diversity-inclusion-policy.aspx
President's Choice Financial Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Oct 20, 2021
Full time
All referred applicants must first be submitted through Workday by a current Loblaw Colleague. Location: 500 Lakeshore Blvd. West, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2V9 When you hire great people, great things can happen. PC Financial offers unprecedented value to Canadians through payment products. We're a different kind of bank with a different type of team—we’re collaborative and supportive and have the freedom and responsibility to thrive. Our purpose is to make the everyday simple and better for our customers, and we strive to make every dollar worth more. Proudly serving over 3 million customers, PC Financial continues to grow by offering payment solutions and services that reward our customers every day. As a subsidiary of Loblaws Company Inc., we share the CORE values of Care, Ownership, Respect and Excellence. We are dedicated to helping Canadians Live Life Well. Join us on our journey. PC Bank’s Legal department plays an integral role in assisting PC Bank in achieving its objectives. It provides support on a broad variety of matters including payment products, the loyalty program, gift cards, the mobile business, governance, and compliance issues. Reporting to the Senior Director, Legal Counsel, PC Bank’s Legal department is now seeking a Director, Legal Counsel. The candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, business acumen, and a practical approach to the law, as this role will involve communication with the business groups, as well as the Weston Group Legal departments. The ideal candidate will have 4 – 8 years of legal experience gained from a law firm and/or the in-house legal department of a bank or other financial institution. The ideal candidate will have solid experience in retail banking (including experience with payment cards) and drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, including vendor agreements. Experience in regulatory and privacy matters will be an asset. Responsibilities will include drafting and negotiating sophisticated commercial contracts, advising the business on applicable regulations including privacy legislation, supporting the bank ombudsman and the compliance team on regulatory and compliance matters, advising the business on strategic initiatives, reviewing marketing materials and company policies, and participating in the development of innovative new products and services. COVID-19 is a serious condition and has had a devastating impact on Canadians and others across the globe. As a leading Health and Wellness provider for millions of Canadians, our goal is to help all Canadians "Live Life Well". In support of this goal, we have adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy to protect the health and well-being of our employees as we continue our phased approach of office reopening. Employees will be required either to be fully vaccinated or undergo regular COVID-19 Rapid Antigen Screening in order to access the workplace. Come and join a winning team who demonstrates innovation, energy, creativity and vision. We recognize the importance of a diverse workforce and we therefor encourage applications from Aboriginal Peoples, women, members of a visible minority and persons with a disability. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Number of Openings: 1 PC Financial recognizes Canada's diversity as a source of national pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the products we sell, the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and colleagues with disabilities. In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us. Please Note: If you have Employee Self Service (ESS) on Workday, apply to this job via the Workday application.
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