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Judicial Assistant
Judicial Assistant

Judicial Assistant

Company : Government of Alberta
Salary : $4,035–$4,961 a month
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Job Information

Job Requisition ID: 34901

Ministry: Justice

Location: Edmonton

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: November 17, 2022

Classification: Legal Administration 2 / 015LAA

About Us

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.

The Court of King’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.


Come join a talented group of professionals dedicated to the administration of justice.

Judicial Assistants are senior frontline representatives of the Court and Alberta Justice, supporting the judiciary, counsel, and litigants in the Alberta Justice system. You will be responsible for managing administrative functions related to members of the judiciary, including decision preparation, formatting, and filing; scheduling; arranging travel; calendar management, committee work, and other executive assistant duties as required. You will also provide back-up to the other Judicial Assistant positions.

Your excellent knowledge of the Court system, Court procedures and relevant legislation will allow you to identify and deal quickly with complex technical problems as they arise. You will ensure proper compliance with legislation, rules, practice notes and notices to the profession, while at the same time assisting in the efficient managing of matters before the court.

You will have daily contact with the judiciary, lawyers, Court personnel, unrepresented litigants and others. Your excellent interpersonal skills will be needed to liaise with these key stakeholders before, during, and subsequent to Court proceedings.

Competencies for these positions include: excellent communication and judgment, time management skills, attention to detail, punctuality, multi-tasking, ability to work independently and without supervision, conflict management, dependability, professionalism, diplomacy and a good working knowledge of law procedures and practices.

The successful candidates must act in a responsible and professional manner reflecting the fair and equitable delivery of justice in Alberta.


Two-year diploma in a related field and a minimum of one-year progressively responsible experience working as an Executive Assistant. The ability to communicate in French fluently (orally and in writing) is an asset. Court experience is considered an asset.

Candidates may be asked to do further testing.

Equivalencies: Directly related education or experience considered on the basis of: 1 year of education for 1 year of experience; or 1 year of experience for 1 year of education.

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.

The link below will assist you with understanding competencies:

In this role, you will contribute to our team by demonstrating the following behavioral competencies:

Agility: Ability to anticipate, assess, and readily adapt to changing priorities, maintain resilience in times of uncertainty and effectively work in a changing environment.

Drive for Results: Knowing what outcomes are important and maximizing resources to achieve results that are aligned with the goals of the organization, while maintaining accountability to each other and external stakeholders.

Creative Problem Solving: Ability to assess options and implications in new ways to achieve outcomes and solutions.


$2,017.62 - $2,480.72 bi-weekly ($52,659.00 to $64,746.00 annually)


The Court of Appeal of Alberta, the Court of King’s Bench of Alberta, and the Provincial Court of Alberta (the Courts) each have a proof of COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. The Courts’ COVID Vaccination Policy requires all staff to be fully vaccinated to access courtrooms and court workplaces in the Alberta courthouses effective November 1, 2021.

We are hiring for an 18 months temporary position, located in Edmonton.

The hours of work for this position are Monday to Friday 8:15AM - 4:30PM, 36.25 hours a week.

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 hrs shifts/week).

This position will require final candidates to undergo a security clearance.

What we offer:

  • Working for the Alberta Public Service –
  • Pension plans:
  • Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) –
  • Leadership and mentorship programs
  • Professional learning and development
  • Positive workplace culture and work-life balance

How To Apply

If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system,

Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicant.

Once you have created your candidate profile, visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at

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.

Resources for applicants:

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)

Closing Statement

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, please contact Ashley Mondor at [email protected]

If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check