Halton Region

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Halton Region Halton Hills, Ontario, Canada
Aug 25, 2022
Full time
Full Job Description Assistant Corporate Counsel At Halton Region, we treat everyone with respect, honesty, fairness and trust. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. Halton Region is committed to providing accommodation to individuals with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.   Halton Region serves more than 595,000 residents throughout Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville. We are committed to delivering high quality programs and services that make Halton a great place to live and work.   Joining Halton Region opens the door to a fulfilling career. Our comprehensive compensation, great benefits and employee recognition program are a few reasons why we are one of the GTA’s Top Employers.   We engage great people who contribute to meaningful work that makes a positive difference in our community. As an employee, you will be part of a progressive, service focused and award winning employer with a diverse and inclusive work environment. At Halton, you are encouraged to grow and succeed in your career and are recognized for your accomplishments and contributions.   As an employer of choice, Halton Region recognizes the many benefits of hybrid work arrangements including flexibility and better work-life balance for our employees. Where the work permits, employees will have the choice to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals. Please note, this position is eligible for our Hybrid Work Program/Work from Home Arrangement.   Posting ID: 987 Department: Legislative & Planning Services Division: Legal Services Job Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 35 hours per week Work Location: Halton Regional Centre - 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville (Hybrid) Employee Group: MMSG Posting Date: August 24, 2022 Application Deadline: September 7, 2022   Job Summary Reporting to Senior Legal Counsel, the Assistant Corporate Counsel will primarily focus on Children’s Services initiatives, in particular the Canada-wide Early Learning and Child Care (CWELCC) System. Duties & Responsibilities Provides effective and timely legal advice and representation to the Children’s Services division. This is accomplished through the identification of issues, provision of opinions, drafting and administration of documents, etc. Provides policy support to clients through the review and interpretation of existing policies as well as providing advice and drafting language for new policies Participates in the development and implementation of plans and strategies to preclude or remedy anticipated legal problems arising out of day-to-day operations and projects. Works effectively with the program area law clerk(s) through leadership and collaboration. Responds to Senior Legal Counsel’s and clients’ detailed requirements. Conducts research and applies related information to assigned work duties as required. Maintains a regular awareness of activities within the Legal Services Division's scope of operations. Performs other duties as assigned. Skills & Qualifications Essential Membership in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario. Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in the practice of law Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills Strong analytical, research, and client service skills   Preferred Broad general municipal law experience. Practice of law in Social Services, with working knowledge of the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014   A combination of education and experience will be considered. Working/ Employment Conditions Employment Conditions In support of the Region’s commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, the Region has a vaccination requirement for all employees. The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and able to provide proof of vaccination. The candidate will be asked to provide the Region with proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date. The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to the Ontario Human Rights Code. If the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Code, a request for accommodation can be requested and written proof satisfactory to the Region will be required.   Important information about your application: In accordance with requirements in Ontario Regulation 191/11 – Integrated Accessibility Standards and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Region will accommodate the needs of individuals with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation at any stage of the recruitment process, please inform the Talent Acquisition representative of the nature of the accommodation(s) you require. Please submit your application online. We will accommodate individual needs for applicants with disabilities and others who are not able to apply online. If you experience any issues with submitting your application, please contact HR Access at 905-825-6000 extension 7700 . Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on the deadline date specified on the posting. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Personal information collected through the job application process will only be used for the purpose of determining qualifications for employment. If selected for an interview, you will be contacted by email and/or phone. Please ensure the contact information provided on your resume is up to date and that you check your email and voicemail regularly.
Halton Region Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Feb 12, 2022
Full time
At the Region of Halton, we treat everyone with respect, honesty, fairness and trust. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Halton is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process.    Halton Region serves more than 595,000 residents throughout Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville. We are committed to delivering high quality programs and services that make Halton a great place to live and work.   Joining Halton Region opens the door to a fulfilling career. Our comprehensive compensation, great benefits and employee recognition program are a few reasons why we are one of the GTA’s Top Employers.   We engage great people who contribute to meaningful work that makes a positive difference in our community. As an employee, you will be part of a progressive, service focused and award winning employer with a diverse and inclusive work environment. At Halton, you are encouraged to grow and succeed in your career and are recognized for your accomplishments and contributions.    Posting ID: 319 Department: Legislative & Planning Services Division: Legal Services Job Type: Permanent Hours of Work: 35 hours per week Work Location:  Halton Regional Centre, 1151 Bronte Road, Oakville  Employee Group: MMSG Posting Date: February 11, 2022 Application Deadline:  February 25, 2022     Job Summary Reporting to the Director, Legal Services this Senior Legal Counsel position will assume key responsibilities for initiatives and programs requiring advanced legal expertise and analysis primarily in the areas of information technology, digital records and information management, digital service delivery, privacy, risk and insurance.   This role will primarily consist of providing advice on complex matters, relevant policy development and leadership for a team of professionals in these subject areas.  Duties & Responsibilities Provide effective and timely legal advice and support to the assigned client groups through the identification of issues, provision of opinions, drafting and administration of documents, conduct of litigation, etc. Provide policy support to clients through review and interpretation of existing policies as well as providing advice and drafting language for amendments and new policies.   Carry out special projects and assignments requiring Senior Legal Counsel’s experience and background, as determined by the Director of Legal Services. Mentor and coach Assistant Corporate Counsel by providing guidance and feedback related to their specific program areas as well as general organizational, policy and practice management questions. Manage the program area law clerk through leadership and supervision. Manage and collaborate with outside counsel and other external experts and consultants by providing instructions and direction, cooperating on and reviewing the work assigned, and overseeing and approving accounts. Promote and foster effective client and customer relationships by providing responsive and proactive advice and through client development. Performs other duties as assigned. Skills & Qualifications Essential Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor degree. Membership in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada. Minimum of eight (8) years of experience in the practice of law with a minimum of six years in corporate/commercial, information technology, privacy or another directly related area of law. Demonstrated experience independently managing complex legal issues and developing legal strategies and providing policy/program advice to clients and mentoring and coaching of others. Excellent analytical, facilitations and negotiation and dispute-resolution skills along with strong communication, problem solving and relationship building abilities. Preferred Working knowledge of privacy related statutes Experience with and an understanding of risk, insurance and indemnity issues in a public organization setting. Working/ Employment Conditions In support of the Region’s commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, the Region has a vaccination requirement for all employees. The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and able to provide proof of vaccination. The candidate will be asked to provide the Region with proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date. The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to the Ontario Human Rights Code. If the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Code, a request for accommodation can be requested and written proof satisfactory to the Region will be required.   Important information about your application: If you require accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. Applications will be accepted up to midnight of the application deadline. If you experience any issues with submitting your application, please contact HR Access at 905-825-6000 extension 7700. Applications that are not submitted online will not be considered. Personal information collected through the job application process will only be used for the purpose of determining qualifications for employment. If selected for an interview, you will be contacted by email and/or phone. Please ensure the contact information provided on your resume is up to date and that you check your email and voicemail regularly.     
Halton Region Halton Hills, Ontario, Canada
Oct 05, 2021
Full time
At the Region of Halton, we treat everyone with respect, honesty, fairness and trust. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve.     This is a full time position, working 35 hours per week.   Halton Region serves more than 595,000 residents throughout Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville. We are committed to delivering high quality programs and services that make Halton a great place to live and work.   Joining Halton Region opens the door to a fulfilling career. Our comprehensive compensation, great benefits and employee recognition program are a few reasons why we are one of the GTA’s Top Employers.   We engage great people who contribute to meaningful work that makes a positive difference in our community. As an employee, you will be part of a progressive, service focused and award winning employer with a diverse and inclusive work environment. At Halton, you are encouraged to grow and succeed in your career and are recognized for your accomplishments and contributions.   Purpose: Reporting to the Director, Legal Services, this Assistant Corporate Counsel position is primarily focused on land use planning matters with a heavy focus on land use planning litigation.   Preferred Background: The successful candidate will possess membership in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada and a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in the practice of law, preferably with experience in land use planning law and litigation before administrative tribunals and/or the courts. Broad general municipal law experience is also an asset. To succeed in this role, the successful candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills, as well as strong analytical, research and client service skills. A combination of education and experience will be considered.   Working Conditions: In support of the Region’s commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, the Region has a vaccination requirement for all employees.   The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and able to provide proof of vaccination. Fully vaccinated is defined as having received the completed series of an accepted COVID-19 vaccine, as recommended by the Office of the Chief Medical Officer of Health and having received the final dose at least 14 days before your employment start date.   The candidate will be asked to provide the Region with proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date. Acceptable proof is a Ministry of Health Dose Administration Receipt (or such other proof of vaccination that the Province of Ontario sanctions). This can be obtained through the Provincial portal https://covid19.ontariohealth.ca/.   The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to the Ontario Human Rights Code. If the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Code, a request for accommodation can be requested and written proof satisfactory to the Region will be required.   Duties Represents the Region on land use planning and related matters before the Ontario Land Tribunal and various levels of court (including the preparation of all ancillary materials) Researches, analyzes, counsels and advises on legal implications in matters of law, legal procedures and policies, as well as operational and strategic decisions. Participates in the development and implementation of plans and strategies to preclude or remedy anticipated legal problems arising out of day-to-day operations and projects. Assists in the supervision of divisional staff and resources and provides direction and control as necessary. Responds to the Director of Legal Services' and clients’ detailed requirements and researches and applies related information to assigned work duties as required. Maintains a regular awareness of activities within the Legal Services Division's scope of operations. Prepares outlines and briefs to keep clients and senior management of the Region informed accordingly. Performs other duties as assigned.   Posted: October 04, 2021 Posting Expires: October 18, 2021 Posting #: LP-428-21   Apply Online at: Halton Job Postings   Important Information:   We appreciate all applications however only those selected to advance in the selection process will be contacted. Candidates will be contacted by email and/or phone. Please check your email and voicemail regularly.   We are committed to providing accommodation throughout the selection process. If you require accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.   NOTE: Personal information collected through the job application process will only be used for the purpose of determining qualifications for employment.   How to Apply? Click on Apply Now to submit your cover letter and resume for a specific posting. NOTE : Applications that are not submitted online will not be considered. Personal information collected through the job application process will only be used for the purpose of determining qualifications for employment.