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.
You will be involved in a variety of legal matters, based on client needs. Your responsibilities will include:
Is this a good fit for you?
We’re looking for someone who:
Your experience and educational background:
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.
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.
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.