CBC/Radio-Canada Legal Assistant – Labour and Employment Law (Legal Services) Full Time in Montréal, QC


Branch Montréal QC CA

Legal Assistant – Labour and Employment Law (Legal Services)
Montréal, QC

Five (5) or more years’ relevant experience as a legal secretary and/or legal assistant in labour and employment law or litigation matters….

What it’s like working at CBC/Radio-Canada

Whether on-air or behind the scenes, here you join a team that thrives on making the connections and telling the stories that are important to Canadians. So, if you’ve got the ability to keep up with the pace of our ever-changing industry, the passion to make the next great idea even better and the drive to make things happen, this is the place for you.

Your role

As a Legal Assistant, your primary objective will be to provide administrative assistance and clerical support to legal counsel as well as in Labour and Employment Law in our Montreal office. More specifically, you will coordinate office activities, as well as establish priorities and urgent procedures for legal counsel. You will provide assistance throughout all stages of legal proceedings, compile basic data to facilitate requests for information. You will prepare, send and follow up on all procedures and case documents with the parties involved, including serving and filing with the various Courts and ensuring that deadlines are met. You will maintain agendas; arrange meetings, travel and conference calls; and fill out expense accounts and keep copies. You will also type, review, copyedit and carefully proofread a variety of documents as weel as all other tasks associated with a legal assistant position. You will also be called upon to provide assistance to the Health and Safety in Montreal.
We are looking for a candidate with the following:

  • College diploma (D.E.C.) in office techniques or equivalent
  • Five (5) or more years’ relevant experience as a legal secretary and/or legal assistant in labour and employment law or litigation matters
  • Very good knowledge of the Windows environment, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and email
  • Superior French-language skills (spoken and written)
  • Good knowledge of English (spoken and written)
  • Organization skills
  • Interpersonal skills, diplomacy and courtesy
  • Ability to be thorough, detail-oriented and maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times

Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to reflecting our country’s diversity.

In becoming the leader in expressing Canadian culture and enriching democratic life, we need to be as diverse in every way as the country we serve, both within our workforce and on air. As an employer, we value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster.

For more information, visit the Talent and Diversity section of our corporate website.

If this sounds interesting, please apply online! We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Legal
Primary Location Montreal

Job Posting Dec 1, 2016, 11:26:09 AM
Unposting Date Dec 31, 2016, 11:59:00 PM

Status of Employment Permanent
Work schedule(s) Full-time

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Montreal, QC, CA
Posted on: 2016-12-04
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