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New Job Prosecutions Disclosure Assistant In Alberta

Prosecutions Disclosure Assistant
Prosecutions Disclosure Assistant

Prosecutions Disclosure Assistant

Company : City of Calgary
Salary : $28.83–$38.53 an hour
Location : Alberta

Full Description

If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary . City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. We support work-life balance, promote physical and psychological safety, and offer competitive wages, pensions, and benefits . Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.
The City is committed to fostering a respectful, inclusive and equitable workplace which is representative of the community we serve. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism and reconciliation. Applications are encouraged from members of groups that are historically disadvantaged and underrepresented. Accommodations are available during the hiring process, upon request.
As a Prosecutions/Disclosure Assistant you will provide legal support to the Municipal Law and Enforcement section as well as provide back-up support in a variety of other practice areas of the Legal Services division. Primary duties and responsibilities include:
  • Compose correspondence, initial drafting and processing of legal and court documents.
  • Maintain several databases and categories of files within a central filing system.
  • Liaise with various City Business Units and all levels of the legal/court system.
  • Ensure all prosecution files are complete and all relevant information is ready for court.
  • Prepare and distribute disclosure packages.
  • Support clients in training court liaison and enforcement staff to ensure files are correct and complete.
  • Be familiar with all relevant bylaws and legislation.
  • Provide information to the general public to advise on court procedures and options available.
  • Provide legal support services in other areas of the Legal Services division on an as needed basis.
  • A High School diploma or equivalency (e.g. GED) and one of the following:
  • At least 3 years of recent, practical, legal experience in enforcement related activities at a progressively more responsible level; OR
  • A Legal Assistant course and at least 2 years of recent, practical, legal experience in enforcement related activities at a progressively more responsible level.
  • Proficiency with ProLaw and Justice Online Information Network system (JOIN) would be considered assets.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, plus independent judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision as a team member are essential for success in this position.
Pre-employment Requirements
  • A security clearance will be conducted.
  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualification.
Union: CUPE Local 38

Business Unit: Law
Position Type: Temporary (up to 12 months)
Location: 800 Macleod Trail S.E.
Compensation: Pay Grade 5 $28.83 - 38.53 per hour (2022 Rates)
Days of Work: This position works a 5 day
work week with 1 day off in a 3 week cycle.
Hours of work: Standard 35 hour work week
Audience: Internal/External
Apply By: August 15, 2022
Job ID #: 306118