Court Clerk Monitor/Staff Justice of the Peace/Deputy Registrar
CC3-4 Clerk of Court 3-4
(with possibility of becoming permanent)
Regional Court Operations, Courts
Advertisement Number: 39738
Salary(s): CC3-4 $1,820.48 – $2,322.90 bi-weekly
Closing Date: September 11, 2022
The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).
Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.
An eligibility list will be created for similar positions and for different locations, pending appropriate staffing approval and will remain in effect for 12 months.
To be considered for this competition, candidates are required to submit the Application Screening Form for screening, along with their resume, to the Public Service Commission by email (email@example.com ), quoting 39738 and position title in the subject line. The selection board will rely on information provided in the application screening form and may rely on the information provided in the resume and cover letter for screening purposes to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment.
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Have you considered a career in Courts Operations?
A career with Manitoba Justice can be interesting and rewarding – one where you can make a difference.
Manitoba Justice’s strength comes from its employees and diverse workforce. We have a substantial benefits package which includes extended health, health spending, dental, vision, long term disability, supportive employment, maternity and parental leave, and a defined pension plan.
This position involves considerable public contact and assistance to the legal profession related to regulations or procedures and completion of court documents. Extensive training as well as coaching is provided for this position in order for you to succeed. Training will start by performing junior court office duties and courtroom functions in order to acquire basic working knowledge of court rules and procedures associated with any of the various courts functioning in the province. Successful candidates usually start as a Clerk of Court 3 (CC3) and with training/experience, progress to the Clerk of Court 4 (CC4) level.
Conditions of Employment:
- Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
- Satisfactory Enhanced Security Check – Level III, Satisfactory Criminal Record Search – Vulnerable Sector Search, Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check
- Ability to work flexible hours to as needed to meet workload demands
- Ability to lift and transport related equipment weighing up to 14 kgs./30 lbs.
- Ability to work overtime as necessary with little notice
- Ability to travel to other court centres and circuit court locations by car, airplane and other means of transportation with the possibility of overnight stays
- Must possess a valid Manitoba Class 5F Driver’s Licence and have access to a personal vehicle to travel for business purposes
- Must qualify for an appointment as a Staff Justice of the Peace pursuant to statutory requirements
- Experience performing clerical or administrative duties including data entry, handling inquiries on the phone or in-person, and preparing or processing detailed documentation
- Organizational and time management skills including the ability to handle multiple tasks in pressure situations with strict deadlines
- Ability to maintain accuracy and pay attention to detail
- Ability to exercise sound judgment and independent decision making skills
- Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as contribute to a respectful workplace
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to resolve conflict
- Excellent verbal communication skills including the ability to project vocally without error
- Excellent written communication skills
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook) or equivalent programs
- Experience working in a court or related legal environment which may include working with courtroom documentation, procedures and processes
- Completion of a recognized Legal or Administrative Assistant program or other related post secondary education
The incumbent will mainly be required to act as a Court Clerk Monitor attending Provincial and Queen’s Bench court sittings. Duties include: monitoring verbatim recording using digital recording software, and accurate logging of court proceedings; receiving, marking and recording all exhibits; reading charges; administering oaths to witnesses; maintaining order; completing court dispositions and all related paperwork; and performing other pre and post court related duties. The incumbent will assist the judiciary, legal profession, police and public as required. The incumbent will also hold the designation of a Deputy Registrar and Staff Justice of the Peace. As a Deputy Registrar, the incumbent will review and process documents under the Queen’s Bench Rules, various federal/provincial Statutes/Acts and Regulations, register and issue all court pleadings and processes in all divisions of the Court and enter pertinent information on the Registry system according to a standards manual. As a Staff Justice of the Peace, duties include: receiving information, issuing process and determining issuance of subpoenas, assuring the accuracy and completeness of court-issued documents, reviewing and signing court orders for offenders, applicants and respondents, explaining court procedures and preventative justice programs to the public.
Advertisement # 39738
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Please be advised that job competitions for represented positions may be grieved by internal represented applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.
We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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