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WorkSafeBC Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
Mar 11, 2022
Full time
Overview WorkSafeBC’s Law and Policy department is seeking an experienced litigation legal administrative assistant with at least 5 years’ experience. This position will include both legal administrative support and confidential management administrative support to the Director, the Senior Managers, and Litigation Counsel. WorkSafeBC’s Law and Policy department is a full service legal department that includes both solicitor and litigation practice areas, as well as privacy lawyers and policy lawyers. We are embracing the recent change in the way people live and work, including working at home part of the week. We are proud to work for an organization with a mandate to improve the health and safety of workplaces across the province. What you'll do As legal administrative assistant to Director, you will: Help to ensure the delivery of high quality and timely legal services, through accurate and knowledgeable legal and administrative support, and ensuring priority matters are brought to the director’s attention Draft, edit, format and revise a wide variety of legal documents with respect to trials, judicial reviews and other hearing in all levels of B.C. courts, Supreme Court of Canada, Human Rights Tribunal, and professional regulatory bodies Arrange for filing and service of legal documents ensuring compliance with limitation dates Coordinates and schedules examinations for discovery, trials, hearings, mediations and other litigation based events Conduct BC Online registry searches, including company, land title and PPSA, and obtain extra-provincial registry and other searches Prepare Board of Directors submissions and resolutions Maintain the director’s calendar, plan events and meetings, attend meetings and prepare meeting minutes Track external counsel assignments and payment of external counsel fees Assist with budget variance reporting Is this a good fit for you? We’re looking for someone who: Has provided a high level of service in a litigation focused legal practice, assisting on a wide range of litigation legal matters Can complete multiple concurrent tasks and responsibilities working proactively and independently to assess and prioritize workload Exhibits strong interpersonal skills and a high level of professionalism Exercises discretion, tact, and judgment in handling confidential and sensitive information Can interact with management, peers, and clients in a confident, professional and objective manner. Takes a problem-solving approach Your experience and educational background: A minimum of Grade 12 and a post-secondary certificate, diploma, or degree with courses directly related to legal administrative support, plus 5 years of recent directly related experience. Other equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered Proficiency with the Microsoft Office tools in a legal environment and familiarity with electronic legal file management systems If you require an accommodation in the assessment process, please email Recruitment Testing Accommodation (SM) at the time you submit your application. Who are we? At WorkSafeBC, we’re dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across British Columbia. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries and diseases occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers compensation system for today and future generations. We’re honoured to serve the 2.4 million workers and 245,000 registered employers in our province. WorkSafeBC requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In implementing the policy, WorkSafeBC will consider its obligations to accommodate those staff who are unable to be vaccinated. We recognize that our ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences, and which reflects the diversity of the people we serve. We are committed to fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive work culture where everyone can contribute as their best, authentic self. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply. What’s it like to work at WorkSafeBC? It’s challenging, stimulating and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for. Our benefits Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Along with a competitive salary , your total compensation package includes vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work — and life. WorkSafeBC has adopted a hybrid model offering opportunities to work remotely and onsite based on the operational needs of the position. Learn more about what we offer. If you’re the successful applicant, we’ll be making a conditional offer contingent upon you clearing a criminal record check under the Criminal Records Review Act. At the time of offer, you’ll need to provide consent for a criminal record check. Once we receive clearance, we’ll confirm your offer of employment. This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada. Thank you, in advance, for applying.  
WorkSafeBC Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
Feb 23, 2022
Full time
WorkSafeBC’s Law & Policy division is seeking a litigation lawyer with at least seven years’ call (but are open to candidates with more years) for the position of Litigation counsel. Consider joining a motivated team of lawyers who value hard work but prioritize a healthy lifestyle with a strong focus on work-life balance.  WorkSafeBC’s Law & Policy division is a full service legal department that includes both solicitor and litigation practice areas, as well as privacy lawyers and policy lawyers.  We are embracing the recent change in the way people live and work, including working at home part of the week.  We are proud to work for an organization with a mandate to improve the health and safety of workplaces across the province. #LI-Hybrid What you'll do You will be involved in a variety of  legal matters, based on client needs. Your responsibilities will include: Acting as a confidential advisor to WorkSafeBC management, represent WorkSafeBC in court, focusing on litigation and Claims litigation matters. Being responsive to and working collaboratively with clients to provide  solutions to complex legal matters Working with client groups to continuously improve service delivery Participating as a member of the management team in policy development and business planning activities. Providing input into policy development and planning, implementing changes and initiatives. Keeping your professional skills sharp in order to provide high quality and timely legal services Getting to know WorkSafeBC as an organization as a whole, understanding what we do and what our goals are Is this a good fit for you? Is this a good fit for you?   We’re looking for someone who: Has demonstrated skills in planning, organizing and delivering litigation services Has excellent verbal, written and presentation skills, with well- developed public relations Constantly strives to grow and develop as a lawyer, and takes pride in producing a quality legal product Takes an outcome-oriented and problem-solving approach with clients and team members to resolve an issue Can interact with management, peers, and clients in a confident, professional and objective manner Can work in our Richmond office location, in addition to working remotely   Your experience and educational background: A member in good standing with the Law Society of British Columbia. At least seven years’ experience (private practice or a combination of private practice and in-house) practicing in Litigation and administrative law within the last 10 years. Experience attending trial with strong presentation and public speaking abilities.   Who are we? At WorkSafeBC, we’re dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across B.C. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers compensation system for today and future generations. We’re honoured to serve the 2.4 million workers and 245,000 registered employers in our province. We recognize that our ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences, and which reflects the diversity of the people we serve. We are committed to fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive work culture where everyone can contribute as their best, authentic self. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply. What’s it like to work at WorkSafeBC? It’s challenging, stimulating, and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for. Our benefits Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Your total compensation package includes vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work — and life. Learn more about what we offer . We’re an inclusive and accessible employer, committed to employment equity objectives, and we invite applications from all qualified individuals. Please note that this position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada. To apply Visit WorkSafeBC Careers to submit a resume and cover letter that details your characteristics, accomplishments, and prior work experience related to the requirements for the position. We can only accept applications submitted through our website. Thank you, in advance, for applying. Unfortunately, we’re only able to contact those whose applications we will be pursuing further.    
WorkSafeBC Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
Nov 14, 2021
Full time
Overview WorkSafeBC’s Law and Policy division is seeking a lawyer with at least 7 years’ call (but are open to candidates with more years) with experience in employment law and/or administrative law for the position of Senior Manager Prohibited Action Complaints. The Senior Manager will lead the written hearing process for complaints made under the Workers Compensation Act (“WCA”) related to workplace reprisals for exercising health and safety rights under the WCA. Consider joining a motivated team of lawyers in Law and Policy who value hard work but prioritize a healthy lifestyle with a focus on work-life balance. WorkSafeBC’s Law and Policy division is a full service legal department that includes both solicitor and litigation practice areas, as well as privacy lawyers and policy lawyers. We are embracing the recent change in the way people live and work, including working at home. We are proud to work for an organization with a mandate to improve the health and safety of workplaces across the province. What you'll do Your responsibilities will include: Senior leadership of the lawyers and support staff accountable for the prohibited action complaints hearing process and document disclosure processes Being responsive to and working collaboratively with stakeholders, including the Workers’ Adviser’s Office, the Employers’ Advisers Office and the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal, to ensure the efficient functioning of the prohibited action complaints process Keeping your legal skills sharp in order to provide legal direction and mentoring to the lawyers holding the written hearings, enabling them to deliver timely, high quality decisions Working to continuously improve service delivery Getting to know WorkSafeBC as an organization as a whole, understanding what we do and what our goals are Is this a good fit for you? We’re looking for someone who: Has strong skills and experience in employment law and/or administrative decision-making Takes pride in producing a quality legal product Takes an outcome-oriented and problem-solving approach with stakeholders and team members Can interact with management, team members and stakeholders in a confident, professional and objective manner Can work in our Richmond location, in addition to working remotely Your background and experience: A member in good standing with the Law Society of British Columbia with a minimum of seven years call. At least five years’ current experience in in the areas of employment law and/or administrative law. Decision-writing experience is an asset. Who are we? At WorkSafeBC, we’re dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across B.C. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers compensation system for today and future generations. We’re honoured to serve the 2.4 million workers and 238,000 registered employers in our province. What’s it like to work at WorkSafeBC? It’s challenging, stimulating, and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for. Our benefits Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Your total compensation package includes vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work — and life. Learn more about what we offer. If you’re the successful applicant, we’ll be making a conditional offer contingent upon your clearing a criminal record check under the Criminal Records Review Act as your position will require you to interact with potentially vulnerable workers. At the time of offer, you’ll need to provide consent for a criminal record check. We’re an inclusive and accessible employer, committed to employment equity objectives, and we invite applications from all qualified individuals. Please note that this position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada. To apply Visit our career page at www.worksafebc.com and select See Job Openings to submit a resume and cover letter that details your characteristics, accomplishments, and prior work experience related to the requirements for the position. We can only accept applications submitted through our website.      
WorkSafeBC Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
Nov 08, 2021
Full time
Overview We have a temporary opportunity for a legal assistant with litigation experience to provide administrative support to lawyers in our Law and Policy department at our head office in Richmond. Our Law and Policy department conducts litigation in the fields of personal injury, injunction applications, civil investigations, judicial reviews, human rights complaints, and asbestos-related claims. We provide advice and solicitor’s services including contract administration (negotiation, preparation, and enforcement), personal property security and land title transactions, and collections proceedings. If you’re a good communicator and self-starter, and want to be part of a committed group that provides key services supporting our organization’s strategic goals of improving the health and safety of workplaces across BC, we want to hear from you.   This assignment is approximately 12 months in length.   What you'll do As a legal assistant you will: Provide administrative assistance to the lawyers in Litigation by drafting documents required in various legal proceedings (Notice of Civil Claim, Notice of Claim, Notice of Application, Responses, Affidavits, Notice of Trial, etc.) and various correspondence Arrange for examinations for discovery, medical examinations, mediations, trial booking, lawyer and worker travel, and coordinate service of various materials and documents via process service Address telephone inquiries, and routine and technical questions Maintain a case load of diversified files for lawyers Maintain a record of expenses incurred by lawyers and arrange for reimbursement   Is this a good fit for you? We’re looking for someone who can: Independently prioritize, plan, and maintain a heavy and diverse workload within time constraints and strict deadlines, with frequent interruptions, while taking into account policies and procedures Communicate accurately and effectively, both orally and in writing, using clear and concise language, while maintaining confidentiality Exhibit professionalism and diplomacy with individuals of varied backgrounds, respond tactfully to clients in stressful situations, and respond flexibly to changing priorities Gather and analyze information, evaluate alternative solutions, and recommend an appropriate course of action   Your experience and educational background: A legal administrative assistant certificate combined with a minimum of two years of experience as a legal assistant Above average Microsoft Word and Excel skills A typing speed of 45 words per minute A thorough understanding of current British Columbia litigation practices   Application Requirements: You must submit your application by 4:30 pm on the closing date of the competition. If you require an accommodation in the assessment process, please email Recruitment Testing Accommodation (SM) at the time you submit your application.   Who are we? At WorkSafeBC, we’re dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across British Columbia. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries and diseases occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers compensation system for today and future generations. We’re honoured to serve the 2.4 million workers and 245,000 registered employers in our province. As part of our mandate, we have introduced an interim staff-vaccination policy intended to prevent the transmission of COVID-19 and protect the health and safety of our staff, our clients, and the public. Effective November 1, 2021, WorkSafeBC will require all employees who interact in person with employers, workers, members of the public, or other WorkSafeBC staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In implementing the policy, WorkSafeBC will consider its obligations to accommodate those staff who are unable to be vaccinated We recognize that our ability to make a difference relies on building a team with a rich variety of skills, knowledge, backgrounds, abilities, and experiences, and which reflects the diversity of the people we serve. We are committed to fostering a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive work culture where everyone can contribute as their best, authentic self. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.   What’s it like to work at WorkSafeBC? It’s challenging, stimulating, and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for.   Our benefits Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package includes vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work — and life. Learn more about what we offer. If you’re the successful applicant, we’ll be making a conditional offer contingent upon your clearing a criminal record check under the Criminal Records Review Act. At the time of offer, you’ll need to provide consent for a criminal record check. Once we receive clearance, we’ll confirm your offer of employment.   This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada. Thank you, in advance, for applying.