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BC Public Service

CLK ST 12R - Legal Assistant

Location
Surrey, BC
Details
Full Time
27 minutes ago
Salary
49,464 to 55,838 per year
Posting Title

CLK ST 12R - Legal Assistant

Position Classification

Clerk Stenographer R11

Union

GEU

Location

Surrey, BC V4P 1M5 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$49,464.27 - $55,838.67 annually

Close Date

12/7/2022

Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

11/30/2023

Ministry/Organization

BC Public Service -> Attorney General

Ministry Branch / Division

BC Prosecution Service

Job Summary

Legal Assistant
Clerk Stenographer 12


There is currently a temporary opportunity available untilNovember 30, 2023, this temporary opportunity may become permanent.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

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

BC Prosecution Service contributes to the protection of society by preparing for and conducting prosecutions diligently and fairly. The Branch prosecutes offences 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. The BC Prosecution Service provides legal 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 Business Manager, 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.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Jenna.Thibodeau@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:
  • Secondary school graduation or equivalent, and successful completion of a recognized legal assistant program or paralegal program OR a combination of 4 years of education, training and administrative support/clerical experience may be considered.

Related experience must include:
  • Experience working in a legal office.


Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
  • Experience within the last two years working in a legal office
  • Experience working as a legal assistant in the criminal law field and/or the Justice Sector.


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.

Enhanced Security Screeningwill berequired, which may include a Criminal Records Review Act (CRRA) check.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

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

Resume: YES - A resume is required as part of your application; however, itmay notbe used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - 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.

Job Category

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