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BC Public Service

CLK ST 11R - Legal Secretary

Location
Canada
Details
Full Time
7 days ago
Salary
49,464 to 55,838 per year
Posting Title

CLK ST 11R - Legal Secretary

Position Classification

Clerk Stenographer R11

Union

N/A

Location

Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA

Salary Range

$49,464.27 - $55,838.67 annually

Close Date

Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization

BC Public Service -> Attorney General

Ministry Branch / Division

Legal Services Branch / Litigation

Job Summary

Legal Assistant
Clerk Stenographer 11


Amendment (November 21, 2022): The salary has been amended to reflect the 19th BCGEU Main Agreement.

Please note this is an ongoing posting without a scheduled close date.
The posting close date will be added to the posting a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the posting close date.
Applications will be reviewed on a bi-weekly basis.

This position is excluded from union membership.
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 .

This is an exciting opportunity to work in the Vancouver or Victoria Litigation Group (Legal Services Branch, Ministry of Attorney General). Flexible work arrangements may be available after successful completion of a probationary period.

A career-building opportunity for a talented administrative professional

The Attorney General is the legal advisor to the government of British Columbia and is charged with ensuring that the administration of public affairs is carried out in accordance with the law. The Ministry of Attorney General is structured to carry out this mandate under the direction of the Attorney General, and Legal Services Branch (LSB) supports the Ministry in fulfilling this mandate by serving as legal advisor to government in civil law matters. LSB provides legal advice to government and ensures that legal risks associated with government operations are reduced. LSB's clients include all ministries of the government, Cabinet and certain public agencies.

The Litigation Group is one of five groups within the Legal Services Branch. It is comprised of barristers, paralegals and administrative professionals who conduct litigation and provide related advice on behalf of the Province. The Litigation Group appears on behalf of the Province at all levels of court and before certain administrative tribunals and is responsible for all aspects of the preparation and conduct of mediations, trials and other hearings. It provides key advice to the Province relating to the settlement of disputes in accordance with statutory authorities. Under the supervision of the Deputy Supervising Counsel, the Legal Assistant is responsible for providing support to legal counsel. This position is responsible for performing a variety of legal services with a high degree of independence and under limited supervision. The work is carried out in a high-profile and fast-paced office in which flexibility, teamwork, tact, diplomacy, communication and organization are essential for the efficient, accurate, successful and timely completion of responsibilities.

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 committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens, per the Public Service Act .We welcome and encourage applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, person of diverse sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (LGBTQ2S+), and others who may contribute to diversity in the BC Public Service.

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 .

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia (gov.bc.ca) .

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Harpreet.Hornett@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
  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.


Preference may be given to applicants who have the following:
  • Experience with legal and other research methodologies and techniques;
  • either:
    • completion of a Legal Office Administrative Assistant program from a recognized institution; or
    • at least six months of experience working in a legal environment;
  • More experience working in a legal environment;
  • Experience working in a litigation environment;
  • Experience with the BC Supreme Court Civil Rules; or
  • Knowledge of and/or experience using BC Online (including Court Services Online, BC Registry Services).


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 Check (CRC) will be required.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Cover Letter: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

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: YES - You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.

Job Category

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