Insurance Council of British Columbia Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Feb 18, 2022Full time
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. Legal Assistant, Litigation Job Title: Legal Assistant Litigation Reference Number: 115596 Location: Kelowna Employment Type: Temporary Full Time Hours of Work: 7.5 hr Day Shift (M-F) Posted Date: 2022/02/17 Position Highlights ICBC continues to be recognized as one of BC's Top Employers. We hire great people for phenomenal jobs, come join our team! Claims Legal Services has an excellent opportunity for Litigation Legal Assistants to contribute to the success of ICBC as we work to provide the legal defence of personal injury and other lawsuits against ICBC and its insured. You will provide legal administrative support to one or more lawyers as required. If you like a fast paced environment where your days fly by, this is your opportunity. Your responsibilities will include: Preparing legal documentation (eg. Drafting Responses and Lists of Documents) and correspondence, as well as organizing flow of information between interested parties. Preparing and maintaining necessary file information and documentation. Organizing case files and arranging appointments and court dates. Handling calls which do not require a lawyer’s attention. Maintaining an extensive “bring forward” system. Position Requirements Must have: Legal Secretary’s Diploma or Certificate 1 to 2 years related experience in progressively responsible legal secretarial positions involving the preparation of legal documents Thorough knowledge of litigation procedures and legal terminology Familiarity with BC Supreme Court Civil Rules and Small Claims Rules, Court Registry procedures, parts of the Motor Vehicle Act, Insurance (Vehicle) Act and claims procedures pertaining to personal injury litigation 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 40wpm Knowledge of relevant computer applications to produce legal correspondence and documents, and ability to learn software related to the job Position Information As announced by the Provincial government, all ICBC employees will be required to show proof of full Covid-19 vaccination. Only candidates legally entitled to work in Canada at present will be considered for this position. We invite you to apply today and find out why employees recommend ICBC to their friends and family as an excellent place to work. We value and seek to maintain an environment of Collaborative, Supportive, Straightforward, and Knowledgeable team.