CLK ST 12R - Legal Assistant Position Classification
Clerk Stenographer R12 Union
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA (Primary)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 Job Summary Contribute to the administration of justice in a diverse legal environment by bringing your thoroughness, good judgement and initiative to this specialized role
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.
The Legal Assistant will provide legal support services to Barristers and/or Solicitors for all levels of court such as B.C. Supreme Court, B.C. Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of Canada, Federal Court and Administrative Tribunals.
If you are seeking to gain valuable experience to advance your administrative career in a dynamic environment, we look forward to your application.Job Requirements:
- Grade 12 graduation or equivalent (GED)
Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
- Experience utilizing Microsoft Office programs.
- Completion of a Legal Office Administrative Assistant program from a recognized institution.
- Education and/or training relevant to office administrative support.
- Experience working in a public service environment.
- 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.
- Knowledge of and/or experience using BC Online and/or the BC Registry Application (including Court Services Online, BC Registry Services).
For questions regarding this position, please contact Kelly.Barber@gov.bc.ca
.About this Position:
Please note this is an ongoing pos ting 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 monthly basis.
This position is excluded from union membership.
An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and temporary opportunities.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 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 BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca
, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.Additional Information:
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
The BC Public Service COVID-19 Vaccination Policy 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 .
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