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Legal Assistant

Reference ID: 36315
Part Time
Prince Rupert, BC     

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BC Public Service

Ministry of Justice

Prince Rupert BC

Legal Assistant
Part-time (35 hours bi-weekly)

Salary: $22.45 to $25.41 hourly
Temporary Opportunity until October 2017
Regular employees must have their supervisor's approval prior to applying for this temporary opportunity.

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 the Legal 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. Occasional travel is required. Transportation arrangements must meet operational requirements of the ministry.

Prince Rupert is a coastal city of about 12,000 people in Northwest British Columbia with a one-of-a-kind wilderness exploration and wildlife viewing experiences. It’s one of two port cities in British Columbia. Set against a spectacular backdrop of mountains and sea, Prince Rupert is a great place to golf, fish, hike, and enjoy water sports.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Secondary school graduation or equivalent, and successful completion of a recognized legal assistant program or a combination of 4 years of education, training and administrative support/clerical experience.

  • One year of experience working in a legal office.
  • Experience in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, email, Internet and other standard computer applications in MS Office.
  • Proficiency in keyboarding.
  • Preference given to experience in the Justice Sector and/or in Legal Assistant training.


For more information on this career opportunity including how to apply online by October 7th 2016, please visit:

Posted: September 27, 2016
Closes:November 8, 2016
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