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BC Public Service

CLK 09R - Junior Legal Assistant - Amended: Closing date

Victoria, BC
Full Time
45,647 to 51,427 per year
Posting Title
CLK 09R - Junior Legal Assistant - Amended: Closing date

Position Classification
Clerk R9


Work Options

Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$45,647.93 - $51,427.75 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Attorney General

Ministry Branch / Division
Legal Services Branch/Litigation

Job Summary

Contribute to the administration of justice in a legal environment

The Legal Services Branch (LSB) supports the Attorney General as the legal advisor to the government of British Columbia and ensures that the administration of public affairs is carried out in accordance with the law. LSB's mission is to provide excellent, innovative, timely, practical and cost effective legal and legislative services to the government in accordance with the rule of law. A shared service, LSB provides a wide range of legal services on a cost recovery basis to government ministries, the Attorney General, Cabinet, Crown corporations and public agencies.

LSB is located within the Ministry of Attorney General, and has approximately 550 staff members, including legal and legislative counsel and professional support staff. LSB's organization structure consists of five legal groups that work collaboratively to support government. Areas of legal advice provided by LSB include but are not limited to: constitutional law; Aboriginal law; resource, environment and land law; revenue and taxation law; health and social services law; finance, commercial and transportation law; justice and education law; and labour, employment and human rights law. LSB also provides civil, constitutional and Aboriginal litigation services

The Junior Legal Assistantprovide a variety of office administrative and secretarial support services and to coordinate the day to day priorities of the legal group, its clients and other stakeholders.

Job Requirements:
  • Grade 12 graduation or equivalent.

Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
  • At least one (1) year of experience working in a legal office environment or two years of experience working in a non-legal office environment.
  • Completed coursework related to legal practices and procedures.
  • Experience working in a government setting.
  • More years of experience working in a legal office environment or in a non-legal office environment.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:

Amendment (05/19): This posting will close on June 4th, 2023.

This position is excluded from union membership.

An eligibility list may be established.

Working for the BC Public Service:
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 guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact or 778-405-3452.

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listabove.

Cover letter: No- Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: Yes -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 (BASIC): Yes- As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application website. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will 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 at the bottom of the posting.

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

Job Category
Administrative Services, Court and Judicial Services
Administrative Maintenance and Technicians