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At ICBC, it's our job to make sure the car insurance system works for all British Columbians, today and in the future. If you want to make the most of your skills and expertise while growing your career, we want you. A career at ICBC is an opportunity to be part of a talented, diverse and inclusive team that is driven to serve its customers and community. You can expect a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a collaborative work environment. If you are reliable and dependable, contact us today to be part of our talented and diverse team as we work together to create an insurance system we can all be proud of.

We welcome applications from all qualified job seekers. If you are a job seeker with a disability, please let us know as adjustments can be made to help support you in delivering your best performance.

Paralegal

Job Title: Location: Hours of Work:

Paralegal Various Locations 7.5 hr Day Shift (M-F)

Reference Number: Employment Type: Posted Date:

113548 Permanent Full Time 2020/08/27

Position Highlights At ICBC, it's our job to make sure the car insurance system works for all British Columbians, today and in the future. If you want to make the most of your skills and expertise while growing your career, we want you. A career at ICBC is an opportunity to be part of a talented, diverse and inclusive team that is driven to serve its customers and community. You can expect a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a collaborative work environment. If you are reliable and dependable, contact us today to be part of our talented and diverse team as we work together to create an insurance system we can all be proud of.

Claims Legal Services has a number of full time permanent positions for Paralegals. You will contribute to the success of ICBC as we work to provide the legal defense of personal injury claims and other lawsuits against ICBC and its insured. You will assist lawyers in the preparation, development and handling of personal injury defense files for litigation.

• Drafting Chambers applications, pleadings including Responses to Civil Claim, List of Documents • Reviewing files, identifying legal issues and preparing Chronologies and Mediation Summaries • Interviewing witnesses and preparing statements • Assisting counsel in preparing for examinations for discovery and Trials, including obtaining relevant information/documentation and coordinating with support staff and resources as instructed • Conducting legal research and preparing memoranda as instructed • Providing paralegal support to an assigned group of 2 to 3 lawyers

Position Requirements • Knowledge of the Supreme Court Civil Rules, relevant Acts and Regulations and Statutes • Knowledge of procedures, practices, documents and terminology pertaining to personal injury litigation • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to adapt your communication style to your audience • The ability to be motivated by high volume, a fast paced environment with tight deadlines

Qualifications

151 West Esplanade | North Vancouver | BC | V7M 3H9 | 604-982-6675 | 1-844-982-6675 | www.icbc.com HRERC37B

• Paralegal Certificate or Diploma from an accredited educational institution as determined by the Paralegal Association of British Columbia + 1 year successful Paralegal experience in a litigation environment (working in litigated files). Personal injury experience is ideal; or • Paralegal Certificate or Diploma from an accredited educational institution as determined by the Paralegal Association of British Columbia + 2 years successful Legal Assistant experience in a personal injury litigation or 5 years' experience in civil litigation (working in litigated files); or • Paralegal Certificate or Diploma from an unaccredited educational institution + 2 years successful Paralegal experience in personal injury litigation or 5 years successful Legal Assistant experience in civil litigation (working in litigated files); or • 5+ years successful Paralegal experience in a litigation environment (working in litigated files); Personal injury experience with a previous ICBC legal billing number is ideal; or • Law Degree + 1 year successful Paralegal experience in a litigation environment (working in litigated files). Personal injury experience is ideal; or • Paralegal Certificate or Diploma from an educational institution + the successful completion of a minimum six month ICBC Paralegal EOI (expression of interest) within the last 12 months.

The recruitment process will include: • Online Testing - Grammar and Writing • Qualifying • Manager recommendations • Behavioral interview • Legal Knowledge testing

This is a mass posting. We anticipate filling potential vacancies throughout the province of British Columbia that arise during the next six (6) months through this mass posting.

Locations include:

Abbotsford - 2885 Tretheway Street Burnaby - Brian Canfield Centre - 3777 Kingsway Courtenay, 505 Crown Isle Blvd Kamloops, 1251 Battle Street Kelowna, 1634 Harvey Ave Nanaimo, 6460 Applecross Rd New Westminster, 625 Agnes Street Surrey Gateway, 13479 - 108 Avenue Vancouver, 808 Nelson Victoria, 425 Dunedin

We welcome applications from all qualified job seekers. If you are a job seeker with a disability, please let us know as adjustments can be made to help support you in delivering your best performance.

**Only candidates legally entitled to work in Canada at present will be considered for this position**

151 West Esplanade | North Vancouver | BC | V7M 3H9 | 604-982-6675 | 1-844-982-6675 | www.icbc.com HRERC37B
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