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BC Public Service

PARALGL 18 + 10% - Paralegal

Posted 7 days ago

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Salary

dollar sign74,601 to 79,941 per year

Job Description

Posting Title
PARALGL 18 + 10% - Paralegal

Position Classification
Paralegal R18+10%

Union
N/A

Work Options
Remote

Location
Abbotsford, BC V2S 1H4 CA
Campbell River, BC V9W 6Y7 CA
Cranbrook, BC V1C 7G5 CA
Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0 CA
Hope, BC V0X 1L0 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Kelowna, BC V1Z 2S9 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nanaimo, BC V9T 6L8 CA
Nelson, BC V1L 6K1 CA
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 CA
Surrey, BC V4P 1M5 CA
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5M1 CA

Salary Range
$74,601.83 - $79,941.79 annually

Close Date
6/16/2024

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Attorney General

Ministry Branch / Division
Legal Services Branch

Job Summary

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.

This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies for full-time Paralegals to work with the Justice, Health and Revenue Group (JHR), providing assistance to lawyers. JHR includes solicitors, barristers, paralegals, and administrative professionals who conduct litigation, advise administrative decision makers and investigators and provide related advice on behalf of the Province.

The Paralegal position provides services within the JHR A group which include:
  • Providing project management and other paralegal support to legal counsel serving JHR government clients involved in the regulation of cannabis, liquor, gaming, civil forfeiture, victim services and other BC government areas
  • Managing documents and document production/disclosure;
  • Conducting legal research;
  • Drafting, reviewing and managing legal documents and correspondence, including reviewing draft reports and cross referencing with templates as well as drafting chronologies and evidence outlines;
  • Assisting and liaising with clients as directed by legal counsel


Job Requirements:
  • Paralegal Certificate, Paralegal Diploma or Paralegal Degree from a recognized institution. Note that a Bachelor of Law or Juris Doctor degree may be considered as an equivalent to a Paralegal Certificate. Candidates will be required to provide proof of completion of a Paralegal Certificate, Paralegal Diploma, Paralegal Degree, Bachelor of Law or Juris Doctor degree.


Preference may be given to candidates with the following experience:
  • Experience working as a paralegal or equivalent
  • Experience working as a paralegal or equivalent in a government environment
  • Experience managing documents and document production and disclosure
  • Experience providing paralegal support to counsel practicing regulatory/administrative law
  • Experience conducting legal research
  • Experience drafting, reviewing and managing legal documents and both internal and external correspondence
  • Experience assisting and liaising with clients as directed by legal counsel
  • More years of experience in any of the above preferred experiences.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Cindy.Cheuk@gov.bc.ca .

About this Position:
This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies.
Remote work is allowed, this position can work up to full time from their home in British Columbia subject to an approved telework agreement. The locations listed above are to assist applicants in searching for this opportunity and are not a complete list of locations.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.
This position is excluded from union membership.

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.

The BC Public Service offers a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits, including one of the best pension plans available, and a variety of opportunities for career learning and development. To learn more, watch Working For The BC Public Service . In addition, the BC Public Service is an award winning employer in British Columbia, including such accolades as being one of BC's Top Employers for 2022, one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2022 and one of Canada's Top Family-Friendly Employers in 2022.

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. A resume is required as part of your application, however, itmay notbe used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES - You will need to complete a comprehensive questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and how you obtained your relevant experience. The questionnaire will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

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 Check (CRC) 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
Court and Judicial Services

About BC Public Service

Industry

Government

Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-08

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