Crown Attorney

  • Manitoba Government
  • Jun 04, 2024
Full time Lawyer (Public Sector)

Job Description

Crown Attorney

Regular/Full-Time

Manitoba Justice

Manitoba Prosecution Service, Crown Law

Thompson, Manitoba

Advertisement Number: 42928

Salary Range: $90,821.00 - $177,878.00 per year plus remoteness and retention allowance

Closing Date: July 3, 2024

 

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages, and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).

 

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Indigenous people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

 

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.

 

Additional renumeration is available through Northern Retention allowance of $12,000 a year and the additional ($6,000-$12,000/year) available to earn by participating in the after-hours Thompson bail Thompson bail program.

To be considered for this competition, you must submit an application form (and your resume – if required). Complete the application form at the link below or contact Human Resource Services at the number/email listed under “Apply to” to request a copy of the application form. The selection board will rely only on information provided in the application form to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment.

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Manitoba Prosecution Service is responsible for prosecuting most offences in Manitoba. These offences are identified in provincial statutes, the federal Criminal Code of Canada and The Youth Criminal Justice Act. This is an opportunity with Manitoba Prosecution Service to work in Thompson, Manitoba, with Crown Attorneys of varying levels of experience. Crown Attorneys in the Manitoba Prosecution Service are members of the Manitoba Association of Crown Attorneys and the collective agreement can be found at https://www.gov.mb.ca/csc/labour/pubs/pdf/agreements/mb_asso_attorney.pdf                                                                                                                                                                                         

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Eligible for immediate membership or membership (in good standing) with the Law Society of Manitoba
  • A valid Class 5 Manitoba Driver's License
  • Enhanced Security Screening; Satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check & Child Abuse Registry Check
  • Evening and weekend work as required.
  • Ability to travel by road, air, and small watercraft, including overnight stays.

 

Qualifications:
Essential:

  • Superior oral communication and presentation skills
  • Superior written communication skills
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Effective case management
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to effectively meet short deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • The ability to adapt, learn and grow through challenge, pressure, or adversity (resilience)


Desired:

  • Prosecutions or Criminal Law experience

 

Duties:
As a Crown Attorney, you will provide prosecutorial service regarding matters arising under the Criminal Code of Canada and provincial statutes, in the provincial and superior courts. Other duties involve giving legal opinions, reviewing police reports, and instructing police with respect to charges and investigations. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in community and other legal education in the areas of criminal law and procedures on behalf of Manitoba Prosecution Service.  

 

 

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Advertisement No. 42928

Talent Acquisition – Executive Recruitment

Human Resource Services

608-330 Portage Avenue

Winnipeg, MB.  R3C 0C4

Phone: 204-945-6892

Fax: 204-945-0601

Email: PSCExecutivejobs@gov.mb.ca

 

 

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process.

 

When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

 

Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved by internal represented applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

 

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.