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BC Public Service

CLK ST 12R - Legal Assistant

Posted 6 days ago

Job Details

Salary

dollar sign54,387 to 61,395 per year

Job Description

Posting Title
CLK ST 12R - Legal Assistant

Position Classification
Clerk Stenographer R12

Union
GEU

Work Options
Hybrid

Location
Cranbrook, BC V1C 7G5 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Kelowna, BC V1Z 2S9 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nelson, BC V1L 6K1 CA
Penticton, BC V2A 8X1 CA
Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4S4 CA
Vernon, BC V1T 9V2 CA

Salary Range
$54,387.32 - $61,395.95 annually

Close Date
7/1/2024

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Attorney General

Ministry Branch / Division
BCPS

Job Summary

Contribute to the administration of justice in a diverse legal environment

The BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) contributes to the protection of society by preparing for and conducting prosecutions diligently and fairly. The BCPS 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 BCPS 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. The Assistant Deputy Attorney General (ADAG) is responsible for the administration of the BCPS, which is divided into Headquarters, Criminal Appeals and Special Prosecutions (CASP) and five regions which are headed by a Regional Crown Counsel.

This role will perform a variety of legal support services for Crown Counsel and the public for criminal justice files and performs redaction services (at the advanced level) for the purpose of disclosure to Defense Counsel.

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.

Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: NOW HIRING: Legal Administrative Professional Roles at BC Prosecution Service

Job Requirements:
  • Secondary school graduation or equivalent.
  • Successful completion of a recognized Legal Assistant certificate OR
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Administrative experience, including:
    • Office experience working in a confidential capacity;
    • Experience managing calendars, scheduling meetings and making travel arrangements;
    • Experience typing, drafting, formatting, proofreading and editing a variety of documents;
    • Experience developing and maintaining administrative systems, procedures and standards.


Preference may be given to applicants with one or more of the following:
  • Successful completion of a Legal Assistant or Paralegal certificate or equivalent.
  • At least 1 year of administrative experience.
  • At least 1 year of recent experience (within the last 3 years) working as a Legal Assistant in a legal office.
  • Recent experience (within the last 3 years) working for the BC Prosecution Service.
  • Experience working in the criminal justice sector.


For questions regarding this position, please contact Stacey.Allan@gov.bc.ca .

About this Position:
Currently there is one permanent, full time opportunity available in Vernon.
An eligibility list may be established to fillboth current and/or future permanent vacanciesinKamloops, Vernon, Kelowna, Penticton, Salmon Arm, Nelson and Cranbrook.
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 3 days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.

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 IndigenousApplicants@gov.bc.ca or 778-405-3452.

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

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: YES - You will need to complete a basic 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 page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:.
A Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) and Enhanced Security Screening 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

About BC Public Service

Industry

Government

Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-07

Current Openings

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