Legal Assistant

  • Government of Saskatchewan
  • Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Aug 25, 2021
Full time Legal Assistant Legal Support

Job Description

Legal Assistant - Public Prosecutions - ADM019096   Employment Type: Expression of Interest for SGEU Term less than 9 months Location(s): SK-Stoon-Saskatoon Ministry: 003 Justice Salary Range: $21.885 - $27.426 Hourly Grade: SGEU.05.

 

The Ministry of Justice requires two (2) skilled, responsible and confident individuals to provide a wide variety of complex secretarial and administrative duties in a fast-paced and demanding work environment. The Ministry of Justice is responsible for providing a fair justice system that upholds the law and protects the rights of all individuals in Saskatchewan; promotes safe and secure communities; and provides legal and justice policy advice to assist government.

The Public Prosecutions Regional Office in Saskatoon is seeking candidates who will pay close attention to detail, are dependable, and will treat colleagues and clients with dignity and respect. The successful candidates must be committed to the pursuit of excellence; exhibit leadership and professionalism, and embrace diversity and equality.

As a member of a small team of professionals, you will establish and maintain accurate and up-to-date prosecution files received from Police Services and RCMP detachments. You will generate Warrants, Information's, Summons, Stays of Proceedings, Court Orders and a variety of other legal documents and correspondence. We are seeking individuals who are organized and thorough. You must have superior communication and interpersonal skills when responding to inquiries from the public, police, witnesses and the accused, very often concerning highly-sensitive and explicit materials, ensuring strict confidentiality at all times. As the incumbents, you will also process incoming and outgoing mail, file and track missing information and coordinate travel and accommodation arrangements for clients/witnesses to appear in court. The computer applications you will use include Windows XP, CJIMS and EPIC.

Typically, you will have developed your knowledge and skills through the completion of a two-year legal secretarial course or have significant experience in a related legal field or a combination of both legal secretarial education and experience. You must have knowledge of office administrative procedures including filing systems and knowledge of legal terminology, the administration of legal documents, and the various levels of court as it relates to criminal law. As the successful candidate, you must participate as a willing and able team member within the office environment. Your knowledge, experience and demonstrated abilities will be key to your success in this position.

To learn more about the Courts of Saskatchewan, go to www.sasklawcourts.ca/

To learn more about the Prosecutions office, go to http://www.justice.gov.sk.ca/publicprosecutionsdivision

 

We are committed to workplace diversity.

 

Hours of Work: A - SGEU Office 36 - one day off every two weeks Criminal Record Check Requirement: The successful candidate shall be subject to a Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment Number of Openings: 2

Practice Area(s)

public law