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BC Public Service

CRN CNSL 2/3 - Crown Counsel

Terrace, BC
Full Time
6 days ago
Posting Title
CRN CNSL 2/3 - Crown Counsel

Position Classification
Crown Counsel Level 3


Terrace, BC V8G 1W2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
Crown Counsel Level 2 - $131,261.53 - $170,228.77 annually Crown Counsel Level 3 - $175,289.31 - $201,293.56 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Attorney General

Ministry Branch / Division
BC Prosecution Service

Job Summary

Crown Counsel
Crown Counsel Level 2 / 3

An eligibility list may be established.

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 .

Become an integral part of B.C.'s legal service

The BC Prosecution Service contributes to the protection of society by preparing for and conducting prosecutions diligently and fairly, and by striving to develop the most effective methods to administer justice in the Province. The Service 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 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. The Assistant Deputy Attorney General is responsible for the administration of the Service, which is divided into the Office of the Assistant Deputy Attorney General, Crown Law Division and five regions which are headed by a Regional Crown Counsel.

As Crown Counsel, you are responsible for the prosecution of offences under the Criminal Code, provincial statutes and regulations, and certain other federal statutes from inception to conclusion, as assigned. The decision to lay charges, which charges to lay, and the conduct of proceedings in court through to their conclusion are made by Crown Counsel in accordance with BC Prosecution Service policies and the Crown Counsel Act. Crown Counsel are responsible for ensuring that witnesses, victims, and families are dealt with in a considerate and courteous manner and that victims and their families are adequately prepared for court proceedings.

This position is included in the Crown Counsel Association. Under thePublic Service Labour Relations Act,this position is excluded from union membership. The terms and conditions of employment for union excluded positions are outlined in the Terms and Conditions of Employment for Excluded Employees available through the following website: Terms & Conditions of Employment for Excluded Employees / Appointees .

Terrace is the heart of Northwest British Columbia because of its people. It's proud of its roots and authentic culture. It is a growing community which embodies the spirt of super, natural British Columbia. The Indigenous Peoples of the area are one of the oldest populations still occupying the same land as their ancestors, and this is why their rich history, art, and culture is still very active in Terrace today. It is a spectacular city, starting with geography, ringed by mountains: it is made of natural terraces carved by glaciers that moved through the Skeena River valley thousands of years ago. Its beautiful landscape makes Terrace a premier location of year-round recreational opportunities. There's a lot to see and do throughout the year and is known as a gateway to the best outdoor adventure in BC.

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 information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia ( .

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact . DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS . For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to , 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 Standard 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 experience as outlined below:

• Must be a member of the Law Society of British Columbia in good standing.

• Crown Counsel Level 2: From 6th to 11th year of call, preferably in the practice of Criminal Law. Preference may be given to applicants with Crown Counsel experience.

• Crown Counsel Level 3: Twelve years minimum admission to practice.

Preference may be given to candidates with:

• Experience working in the practice of Criminal Law.

• Experience working as BC Prosecution Service Crown Counsel within the last year.

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 records review act check and enhanced security screening will be required.


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

Job Category
Court and Judicial Services