[ad_1] Job title: CLK ST 11R – Legal Assistant
Company: BC Public Service
Expected salary: $46182 – 52157 per year
Location: Campbell River, BC
Job description:
Posting Title
CLK ST 11R – Legal Assistant

Position Classification
Clerk Stenographer R11

Union
GEU

Location
Campbell River, BC V9W 6Y7 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$46,182.50 – $52,157.99 annually

Close Date
9/23/2021

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Attorney General

Ministry Branch / Division
BC Prosecution Service

Job Summary

Legal Assistant
Clerk Stenographer 11

An eligibility list may be established to fill future vacancies in Campbell River.

Contribute to the administration of justice in a diverse legal environment by bringing your thoroughness, good judgement and initiative to this specialized role.

The BC Prosecution Servicecontributes to the protection of society by preparing for and conducting prosecutions diligently and fairly. TheBC Prosecution Service prosecutesoffences 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. TheProsecution Service provideslegal 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 Assistant receives administrative supervision from theLegal Office Manager or Deputy Director, Regional Operations and reports 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.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer .

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email: IndigenousApplicants@gov.bc.ca or by phone: 778-698-1336 .

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Kathryn.Gillert@gov.bc.ca . DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:

In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experienceas outlined below:
  • Grade 12 graduation or equivalent (e.g. GED).
  • Successful completion of a recognized Legal Assistant or Paralegal program; OR
  • A combination of education, training, and administrative support/clerical experience in a legal office.
  • 1 year of recent experience (within the last3 years) working in a legal office as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal; OR
  • Recent experience (within the last3 years) working as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal with the BC Prosecution Service.
Preference may be given to applicants who have one or more in the following areas:
  • Successfully completed a Legal Assistant certificate or Paralegal certificate.
  • More than 1 year of recent experience (within the last3 years) working in a legal office as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal.
  • Experience working as a Legal Assistant for the BC Prosecution Service.
Proviso:
  • Valid BC Driver’s License or willingness to obtain Valid BC Driver’s License within 30 days of start of employment – some travel may be required.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

A Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) and Enhanced Security Screening will be required.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Cover letter required: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume required: YES – A resume is required as part of your application, however, itmay notbe used for initial shortlisting purposes. Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

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Job date: Sun, 12 Sep 2021 22:49:14 GMT

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