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Offre d'emploi: Conseiller juridique bilingue - Alberta

24 août 2018
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Job Description
Job Title:
Legal Counsel  (Re-Posted)
Job ID:
1050594
Location:
Edmonton
Full/Part Time:
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:
Regular
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Scope
Open competition
 
Closing Date
September 5, 2018
 
Classification
Justice Legal Counsel 3 (Legal Officer 3)
 
Ministry
Justice and Solicitor General
 
About Us
The Court of Queen's Bench is the Superior Trial Court for the Province, hearing trials in civil and criminal matters and appeals from decisions of the Provincial Court. 
 
The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported. For more information on diversity and inclusion, please visit: https://www.alberta.ca/diversity-inclusion-policy.aspx
 
Role
Reporting to the Executive Counsel/Director in the Court of Queen's Bench, this position is responsible for:
- providing legal analysis, drafting, editing and research services for the Queen's Bench judiciary;
- providing legal support services for Court committees, projects and initiatives; and
- supervising the Court's articling students, including assessing workloads, determining and assigning work to students, and overseeing various legal research projects. 
 
The successful candidate is required to work both independently and closely with others, including Justices, other Legal Counsel, and articling students. The incumbent will be highly autonomous, executing and advising on standard, non-standard, and complex legal issues and research projects. The incumbent must be capable of assessing and balancing workloads and competing priorities.
 
The incumbent must possess: excellent research, analytical and organizational skills; a deep understanding of the legal foundations of the Court; significant substantive knowledge of criminal, family, civil, and administrative law, including Canadian and international case law and legislation. Knowledge of Alberta Rules of Court, Alberta statutes and case law are mandatory.
 
Superior decision making and communication skills (both verbal and written) are required, along with excellent computer skills including MS Office 2010.
 
Qualifications
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B)/Juris Doctor (JD), active member or eligible for full membership with the Law Society of Alberta and related legal experience. Supervisory experience is an asset. Equivalencies will be considered.
 
Require bilingual (English/French).
 
Salary
$5,535.55 to $6,467.12 bi-weekly
 
Notes
This is a Permanent Full-Time position.
 
In your resume, please include dates (including months and years) associated with all education and work experience. Also, please indicate whether your work experience is casual, part-time or full-time.
 
For example: January 15, 2006 - June 25, 2009: Assistant (PT three 8 hr. shifts/week).
 
This competition may be used to fill future permanent and temporary positions. Candidates with lower qualifications may be considered at a lower classification and salary. Final candidates for this competition will be asked to undergo a Security Screening.
 
How to Apply
YOUR VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS AND THE JOB ID # MUST BE INCLUDED WITH YOUR APPLICATION. Please note Interview Invitations will be sent out by e-mail.
 
ONLINE APPLICATIONS ARE PREFERRED. Please create your Profile using the same complete name that appears on your application/resume. Ensure your application is saved using your lastname then firstname followed by the 7-digit Job Opening ID number (i.e., Smith,Joe_XXXXXXX) and that the document name is no more than 60 characters in length. If you apply online, please ensure your cover letter, resume and any other related documents are submitted as ONE file including the Job ID #. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of this competition.
 
Please submit only ONE application.
 
Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.
 
If you are UNABLE to apply ONLINE due to technical difficulties, please submit proof of technical difficulties along with your cover letter and resume, quoting the Job ID # to Ms. Berni Holowach at Berni.Holowach@gov.ab.ca: Alberta Justice and Solicitor General, Human Resources, John E. Brownlee Building, 10365-97 Street, 9th Floor North, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3W7; Fax #: (780) 644-1395.
 
It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) -https://www.alberta.ca/iqas.aspx It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.
 
Closing Statement
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed. Only the most suitable candidate(s) will be selected from this competition.
 
If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to checkhttp://www.jobs.alberta.ca for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.
 
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