OverviewBC Public Service CLK 11R Legal Assistant Full Time in Kamloops, BC
BC Public Service
Branch Kamloops BC CA
CLK 11R Legal Assistant
As a Legal Assistant, you provide administrative and secretarial services to Crown Counsel. Preference may be given to experience in the Justice Sector and/or…
Salary $40,155.61 to $45,486.17 annually
Contribute to the administration of justice in diverse legal environment by bringing your thoroughness, good judgement and initiative to this specialized role
The Criminal Justice Branch contributes to the protection of society by preparing for and conducting prosecutions diligently and fairly. The Branch prosecutes offences under the Criminal Code of Canada, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and provincial statutes in the provincial, Supreme and Appeal Courts of British Columbia and in the Supreme Court of Canada. The Criminal Justice Branch provides legal advice to government and police on criminal law matters and develops policies and procedures on issues relating to the prosecution of criminal justice.
As a Legal Assistant, you provide administrative and secretarial services to Crown Counsel. You are responsible for providing witness management functions and financial functions. The Legal Assistants receive administrative supervision from the District Administrator, Legal Office Manager or Business Manager, Regional Operations and report to Crown Counsel for daily assignments and direction. Your ability to deal with issues of a sensitive and confidential nature with tact, diplomacy and good judgement will prepare you to work effectively in a demanding environment where criminal cases are managed. You are well versed in legal terminology, an accurate and efficient information recorder and researcher and adept at handling inquiries from a variety of persons, including those that are possibly irate or resistant. Working with limited direction, you exhibit exceptional organizational, verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to build and maintain productive working relationships with key stakeholders.
If you are seeking to gain valuable experience to advance your administrative career in a dynamic environment, we look forward to your application. Occasional travel is required. Transportation arrangements must meet operational requirements of the ministry.
For complete details on this opportunity, including the required qualifications, please review the attached job profile. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact [email protected] . PLEASE DO NOT APPLY TO THIS EMAIL. For technical problems, please email [email protected]
An eligibility list may be established. An enhanced security screening and a criminal records review will be required. Preference may be given to internal applicants.
Resume required: Yes . Your resume should provide detailed information about your education and employment history as it relates to the required job qualifications. In order to be considered your resume must include the month, year(s) for each work employment history, including job related responsibilities.
Cover letter required: No .
Questionnaire : Yes . As part of the application process you will be prompted to fill out a questionnaire which must be completed in order for your application to be considered. You will not be able to go back at a later time to complete the questionnaire so please allot up to 20 minutes to fill it out after submitting your resume.
To be considered for this position your resume must clearly demonstrate that you have the following:
– Secondary school graduation or equivalent, and successful completion of a recognized legal assistant program OR a combination of four years related education, training and administrative support/clerical experience.
– One year of experience working in a legal office.
– Experience in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, Internet and other standard computer applications in MS Office.
– Proficiency in keyboarding.
– Preference may be given to experience in the Justice Sector and/or Legal Assistant training.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the knowledge, skills/abilities and competencies reflected in the attached job description.
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Kamloops, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-01-24