City of Edmonton Legal Assistant Full Time in Edmonton, AB

City of Edmonton

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Legal Assistant
Edmonton, AB

Years of legal assistant experience are required in lieu of completion of the Legal Assistant program. Legal Secretary II….

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The City of Edmonton, recognized as one of Alberta’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers in 2014, continues to attract and retain employees who are passionate about their community, proud of the work they do and committed to making Edmonton a great place to live, work and play.

Interested in law? The Law Branch is looking for unique individual with a keen interest in providing support to our group of Lawyers. If you thrive in a team environment where your attention to detail and customer services skills are key, come join us as a Legal Assistant.

As a member of the Law Branch administrative support team, you will:

Provide secretarial support for the Law Branch

Word processing of legal documents and memos using Word 2010

Dictaphone transcription

Open, close, file diarization, print correspondence, update and maintain Lawyers’ files (both electronic and paper)

Respond to telephone inquiries from within the civic framework as well as outside inquiries and re-direct inquiries appropriately

Obtain and prepare meeting agendas, schedule meetings and rooms

Conduct Land Title/Registry searches

Format bylaws, council reports and agreements

Create cheque requisitions including necessary follow-up

Enter data into Word, Excel, Google, SIRE and iVos including transcription from hand-written copies; cr

eate miscellaneous forms, letters (using mail-merges), labels and envelopes

Prepare inter-departmental memos and establish follow-up system to ensure response or escalation

To visualize what it is like to be on our team, visit

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Completion of Grade 12 including business subjects and successful completion of the Legal Assistant program from an approved business school/college

Minimum 3 years

experience in legal assistant work, including demonstrated supervisory capability.

An additional 2

years of legal assistant experience are required in lieu of completion of the Legal Assistant program

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word and Excel

Experience with Gmail, Google Calendar,

Google Drive

, and IVOS will be considered to be an asset

Ability to provide excellent customer service

High level of organization with the ability to understand and manage multiple tasks with different priority levels

Proficient and accurate typing skills including spelling, grammar and punctuation

Hours of Work:
33.75 hours per week, Monday – Friday. Hours of work may be subject to the terms and conditions of a variable hours of work program.

Salary Range:
21M, Salary Grade: 012, $23.681 – $29.694 (Hourly); $41,720 – $52,313 (Annually). The rates quoted are in accordance with a collective agreement between the Union and the City of Edmonton.

Applicants may be tested

Civic Service Union 52 members are asked to send a copy of their application to the union office

The City of Edmonton thanks applicants for their interest in this opportunity. Candidates considered for the position will be contacted

We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified individuals

The Province of Alberta is a party to the federal Agreement on Internal Trade, the Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement with British Columbia, and the New West Partnership with British Columbia and Saskatchewan. All of these agreements promote labour mobility between the provinces. Applicants may obtain information regarding recognition of extraprovincial credentials at



Recruitment Consultant:

Classification Title


Legal Secretary II

Posting Date


Jan 23, 2015

Closing Date


Feb 6, 2015, 11:59:00 PM

Number of Openings (up to)







CSU 52



Law (Corporate Services)

Work Location(s)


Chancery Hall, 9th Floor, 3 Sir Winston Churchill Square


T5J 2C3

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-01-24
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