Government of Canada Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Mar 26, 2022Full time
Closing date: 4 April 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad. Apply online Important messages We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential. Assessment accommodation Set yourself up for success! As the objective of this process is to assess qualifications needed for the position(s) to be staffed, let us know if you have a functional limitation or disability, which may affect your participation. For example, you may contact us if you need assistance in completing and submitting your application. Should you proceed to a future assessment stage, such as an exam or interview, we will send you an e-mail with additional information and you can determine if you may require an accommodation at that time (such as a different test format, an adaptive technology, or additional time). Assessment accommodations are designed to remove the obstacles without altering the criteria being assessed so that candidates with functional limitations can fully demonstrate their abilities. If you require an accommodation during any phase of this assessment process, please use the Contact information below to request accommodation. All information received in relation to your accommodation will be kept confidential and your right to privacy will be protected. If you are unable to submit your application before the closing date, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources Administration Unit by email at HRAU-UARH@ppsc-sppc.gc.ca. Work environment Come join the Ontario Regional Office of the PPSC! We offer a rewarding experience where you are part of a team working to play a key role in the Canadian criminal justice system. Camaraderie, a wide array of challenging legal work, and an exciting professional environment are just a few of the benefits. The Ontario Regional Office (ORO) is responsible for federal prosecutions in southern and southwestern Ontario, from Windsor in the west to Trenton in the east, and northward to Georgian Bay and the districts encompassing Barrie, Lindsay, and Peterborough. The regional headquarters is located in Toronto, with local offices in Brampton, Kitchener, London, and Newmarket. You will spend your term appointment in Toronto working with a variety of experienced prosecutors who conduct both trials and appeals. Here are some of the teams that you will have an opportunity to work with: The Toronto Team This team has three sub-groups, including Superior Court, Old City Hall, and Case Management which primarily conducts front-line and complex prosecutions under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. Anti-Organized Crime This team conducts complex wire-tap prosecutions. Regulatory Team This team conducts a variety of prosecutions under various federal statutes. For more information on the various teams please visit our website at https://www.ppsc-sppc.gc.ca/eng/wop-oce/05.html. Intent of the process The need is to staff one (1) position for a specified period of ten (10) months from August 2022 to June 2023.The exact start date will be determined once the successful candidate obtains a secret security clearance. Positions to be filled: 1 Information you must provide Your résumé. A covering letter "Please provide a cover letter in 750 words (maximum) indicating why you would like to work for the PPSC and include details regarding all paid and/or volunteer work experience, training and/or education as well as your grade point average. Your ability to communicate effectively in writing will be assessed throughout your job application." In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications) EDUCATION: At the time of appointment, Bachelor of Law Degree or equivalent. Degree equivalency If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications) ORGANIZATIONAL NEEDS: The organization is committed to establishing and maintaining a representative workforce. Qualified applicants who self-declare as members of a visible minority group, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and/or women may be selected for appointment to fulfill organizational needs. OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid driver’s licence. Note: the licence class must, at a minimum, authorize the driver to drive a car, van or small truck, on all roads and highways without an accompanying driver. Requirement to travel which may include assignments on short notice and for extended periods. Ability and willingness to work outside normal working hours which may include working evenings, nights and weekends based on operational needs. The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job) English essential Information on language requirements KNOWLEDGE: General knowledge of criminal and constitutional law. ABILITIES/SKILLS AND PERSONAL STABILITY: Specialized Skills and Knowledge (such as understanding one’s role, legal skills and legal knowledge). Professionalism (such as professional conduct, professional fortitude, service orientation and self assessment). Judgement (such as decision making, critical thinking, and adaptability). Practice Management (such as file management). Communicating effectively (such as verbally, in writing and by listening attentively). Interpersonal Relationships (such as building relationships and emotion management). Leadership (such as coaching and mentoring, influencing others and teamwork). Conditions of employment Secret security clearance CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Must be a student member of the Law Society of Ontario at the time of appointment. All employees of the core public administration are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground for discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act. All conditions of employment must be met and maintained by applicants throughout their tenure in the position. Other information The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply. Information on employment equity All employees of the core public administration are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground for discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act. Preference Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first. Information on the preference to veterans We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.