York Region

  • Richmond Hill, ON, Canada

3 job(s) at York Region

York Region Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Oct 18, 2023
Full time
Reporting to the Manager, Library Operations, this position provides assistance to Circulation staff, facilitates access to library study space for Osgoode students, and other related duties. Education: Formal Education: High School Diploma Experience: Related Experience: Library experience preferred. Experience working in a post-secondary education environment preferred. Familiarity with library information systems, room reservation systems, or related online databases preferred. Familiarity with law library resources preferred. Skills: Excellent customer service skills. Good interpersonal and communications skills. Ability to answer questions in a clear, concise, and professional manner. Ability to deal courteously, professionally, and effectively with patrons. Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. Ability to multitask. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including, but not limited to women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities (racialized), Indigenous Peoples and persons of any gender identity and sexual orientation. York University is committed to a positive, supportive and inclusive environment. York University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by York University regarding a job opportunity or testing, please advise if you require accommodation. We are committed to enhancing our environmentally and socially responsible practices for the benefit of all members of the York community. Our long term perspective recognizes our responsibility to be innovators and to continually work as a community to reduce our ecological impact. York University employees must apply to jobs through the Employee Career Portal - YU Hire. If you are a current York University employee and/or are using your rights under a collective agreement to view and/or apply to jobs, you MUST log into YU Hire to access the York University Employee Career Portal. PLEASE NOTE: Applications must be received by 11:55 pm EST on the posted deadline date, if applicable.
York Region Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
Jan 20, 2023
Full time
Reporting to the Senior Associate Counsel or Deputy Regional Solicitor, provides confidential, legal and administrative support, including drafting or preparing correspondence, legal documents and various court documents for the Senior Associate Counsel and Associate Counsel and administrative and management of legal practice. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES Drafts and/or prepares agreements, contracts, motions, statements, affidavits, correspondence, documentation pertaining to labour and employment matters, including HRTO, WSIB/WSIAT, and OLRB forms and pleadings, Statements of Claim/Defense and various court documents relative to claims by and against the Regional Corporation and York Regional Police, and attendance at the appropriate court or administrative tribunal office to file pleadings, as assigned. Administers and processes legal documents and ensures security, insurance requirements and authorization within the limitation period are met to protect the legal and financial interests of the Region; arranges for signature, execution and registration of documents and agreements. Assists in drafting and in the preparation of confidential correspondence, documents and reports. Maintains filing system, precedents etc. and updates records and lists to ensure accuracy; files correspondence, reports and other documents in accordance with Regional standards and assists with records management (Versatile/eDocs). Produces and distributes documents, ensuring security and confidentiality of information. Ensures receipt and appropriate distribution of Regional fees and charge monies. Acts as the communications link between the Counsel staff and cross-department staff, politicians, outside agencies and the public. Participates in meetings, staff committees and work groups as assigned. Provides back-up coverage, as required, during the absences of other Legal Assistants/Law Clerks. QUALIFICATIONS Successful completion of a post-secondary education in a Legal Assistant Program or equivalent approved combination of education and experience. Minimum of five (5) years legal administrative experience in a labour and employment practice Thorough knowledge of the preparation of various legal documents, contracts, agreements, records and file systems, and clerical administrative practices. Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, teamwork, initiative/self-management and accountability, and flexibility/adaptability. Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications and Quicklaw, Westlaw and/or research databases. Demonstrated ability to research/investigate issues and resolve problems.    
York Region Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
Jan 06, 2023
Full time
Reporting to the Associate Counsel Prosecutions, is responsible for conducting prosecutions under Federal and Provincial statutes and regulations and municipal by-laws in the Ontario Court of Justice.   MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES Conducts prosecutions under Provincial statutes and regulations and Municipal by-laws in the Ontario Court of Justice. Conducts prosecutions of Federal offences under the Contraventions Act (Canada). Prepares prosecution cases by researching the relevant statutes, regulations, by-laws and case law, speaking to enforcement officers, witnesses, defence counsel and agents, and liaising with area municipalities and other enforcement agencies. Reviews officer’s notes, witness statements, accident reports, and other documents and considers the admissibility of evidence to determine that all charges have been sufficiently investigated, all evidence collected, and that a reasonable prospect of conviction exists before presenting the case to the court. Responds to inquiries and resolves concerns, as appropriate, from the general public etc. Ensures that services provided meet Regional customer service standards. Liaises with solicitors, area municipalities, agents, public, police, etc with respect to prosecution cases. Participates on committees, work groups, task forces and special projects, as assigned. Performs other duties as assigned, in accordance with Branch and Department objectives. QUALIFICATIONS Successful completion of secondary school diploma. Minimum three (3) years' experience in prosecuting and/or defending municipal and/or provincial offences in the Ontario Court of Justice or successful completion of a Court and Tribunal Agent Program or Paralegal Program. Must be licensed by the Law Society of Upper Canada to practice law or provide legal services as a Paralegal. Satisfactory Police Criminal Background Check. Knowledge of rules of evidence and Ontario Court of Justice trial and appeal procedures. Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s license and reliable vehicle for use on corporate business. Working knowledge of relevant Federal and Provincial statutes and regulations, municipal by-laws applicable to Provincial and Municipal offences and Charter of Rights and procedures relating to Charter issues.