Thursday , February 22 2024

Govt of Canada Jobs – Counsel

Website Government of Canada

Job Description:

Set yourself up for success! As the objective of this process is to assess qualifications needed for the position(s) to be staffed, let us know if you have a functional limitation or disability, which may affect your participation. For example, you may contact us if you need assistance in completing and submitting your application. Should you proceed to a future assessment stage, such as an exam or interview, we will send you an e-mail with additional information and you can determine if you may require an accommodation at that time (such as a different test format, an adaptive technology, or additional time). Assessment accommodations are designed to remove the obstacles without altering the criteria being assessed so that candidates with functional limitations can fully demonstrate their abilities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • In addition to your base salary, you will receive an Isolated Post Allowance (Northern Allowance) which ranges from $18,823 – $26,085 annually depending on your circumstances and location.
  • The NWTRO prosecutes Criminal Code offences, in addition to offences under other federal statutes typically prosecuted by the PPSC. The caseload of the regional office includes a high number of personal injury offences, including homicide cases, aggravated assault and assault causing bodily harm or with a weapon. The region actively reviews the files of high risk offenders and applies in appropriate cases for dangerous or long-term offender status following conviction.
  • Training opportunities.
  • Yellowknife sits on the shore of Great Slave Lake, the tenth largest lake in the world. There are many attractions, seasonal festivities and plenty of activities to take part in year round for everybody to enjoy.
  • You will also receive a Vacation Travel Assistance (VTA) once a year that will support you to travel on vacation outside of the territory. The amount allocated varies.
  • Relocation assistance.
  • Room for growth in our organization.

Job Requirements:

  • All employees of the core public administration are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground for discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.
  • Requirement to travel which may include assignments on short notice and for extended periods.
  • Knowledge of criminal law and procedures including knowledge of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and its relevant case law.
  • Member in good standing in the Bar of one of the provinces or territories of Canada.
  • Practice Management (such as file management).
  • Possession of a valid driver’s licence. Note: the licence class must, at a minimum, authorize the driver to drive a car, van or small truck, on all roads and highways without an accompanying driver.
  • Leadership (such as coaching and mentoring, influencing others and teamwork).
  • Reliability and Security: Secret
  • Specialized Skills and Knowledge (such as understanding one’s role, legal skills and legal knowledge).
  • Interpersonal Relationships (such as building relationships and emotion management).
  • Communicating effectively (such as verbally, in writing and by listening attentively).
  • Applicants must be willing to be assigned to other types of work at the same group, level and tenure within the Public Prosecution Service of Canada. Assignment of work may be made within or between the various teams of counsel within the office and will be based on operational considerations and will not require relocation of residence.
  • Professionalism (such as professional conduct, professional fortitude, service orientation and self assessment).
  • Knowledge of the role and practices of Crown Counsel in the conduct of criminal litigation in the Public Prosecution Service of Canada.
  • Authority to work and appear as counsel with respect to matters under federal and territorial jurisdiction in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Law Society of Northwest Territories.
  • Knowledge of criminal law and procedures including knowledge of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
  • Judgement (such as decision making, critical thinking, and adaptability).
  • Medical clearance
  • All conditions of employment must be met and maintained throughout the tenure in the position.
  • Ability and willingness to work outside normal working hours which may include working evenings, nights and weekends based on operational needs.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience that demonstrates an interest in criminal law.

Job Details:

Company: Government of Canada

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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