Government of Alberta Hearing Office Judicial Clerk Full Time in Edmonton, AB

Government of Alberta

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Hearing Office Judicial Clerk
Edmonton, AB

A Legal Assistant or Paralegal Certificate or Diploma would be beneficial. Senior Judicial Clerk:. If you have a strong interest in the court system and are…

We have an outstanding warrant for your commitment to the Hearing Office! If you have a strong interest in the court system and are looking for a challenging and diverse career, the Edmonton Hearing Office has an opportunity for you. We are currently seeking candidates who are interested in working shift work on a rotating basis in an 18 hour operation.

As a Hearing Office Judicial Clerk, your responsibilities will include:

-Entering data from court endorsements onto the Justice Online Information Network (JOIN)
-Preparing release documents, summons, warrants for arrest and other court documentation
-Accepting payments for release and explaining court documentation to the public
-Exercising your role as a non-presiding Justice of the Peace, by conducting administrative bail releases, explaining terms of release to offenders in custody and completing bail assignments
-Providing assistance to the public and legal community
-This position may require coverage at the Edmonton Remand Centre.

As a representative of the administration of the courts you possess:

-Strong written and oral communication skills
-Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high level of
client service and professionalism
-Exceptional customer service skills
-Sound judgment
-Ability to multi-task in a number of settings
-Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Please note the Edmonton Hearing Office is an 18 hours a day, 7 days a week operation. Shifts are on a rotating 6/3 rotational schedule.


-Judicial Clerk: High School diploma and minimum six months of related experience.
-Senior Judicial Clerk: High School diploma and minimum two years of related experience, including 18 months of directly related experience as a Judicial Clerk and the successful completion of the departmental para-legal program.

Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) is required. Preference will be given to candidates with relevant experience in a courthouse or as a legal assistant/paralegal.
Customer service experience, along with experience dealing with cash register/balancing are considered assets.
Knowledge the Justice On-Line Information Network (JOIN), along with the digital recording system (FTR) is also considered assets.
A Legal Assistant or Paralegal Certificate or Diploma would be beneficial.
Equivalencies will be considered.


Judicial Clerk: $1,616.31 to $1,970.04 bi-weekly
Sr. Judicial Clerk: $1,902.55 to $2,335.00 bi-weekly


Please note the Edmonton Hearing Office is an 18 hour/7 days a week operation. Final candidates will be required to undergo a security screening. This competition may be used to fill future Part-Time and Full-Time vacancies.

How to Apply

Online applications are preferred. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID, to: Anita Virdi at Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, Human Resources Services, 9th fl John E Brownlee Building, 10365 – 97 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5J 3W7 , fax # 780 644-1395. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application. Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter; resume and any other related documents are submitted in one file.

It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) – http://eae.alberta.ca/labour-and-immigration/overview-of-immigration/international-qualifications-assessment-service.aspx It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.

Closing Statement

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed and only the most suitable candidate(s) will be selected from this competition. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-25
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