Legal Assistant

Legal Assistant

AY2 Administrative, Clerical and Support Services

Regular/full-time

Manitoba Justice

Legal Aid Manitoba

Dauphin MB

Advertisement Number: 39797

Salary(s):   AY2 $38,129.00 – $43,160.00 per year

Closing Date:   October 14, 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 women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.

To be considered for this competition, candidates must submit an Application Screening Form along with their resume and a cover letter, to the Public Service Commission by email govjobs@gov.mb.ca, quoting 39797 and position title in the subject line.
If you are having difficulty opening the link, you may have to use a different browser. You may also contact Human Resource Services (contact information under “Apply to”) to request a copy of the Application Screening Form.  The selection board will rely only on information provided in this Application Screening Form to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment.”

Click here to access The Application Form

Legal Aid Manitoba provides legal representation to people who are financially eligible. We strive to serve all clients with respect and dignity. Our service is fundamental to a fair and balanced justice system. 

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Child Abuse Registry Check and Abuse Registry Check

Qualifications:

Essentials:

  • Experience providing secretarial/administrative support, including reception/switchboard duties, in a legal office environment
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to deal effectively with judiciary, legal professionals and the general public
  • Experience dealing with confidential information and sensitive materials
  • Ability to organize and prioritize to meet workload demands and deadlines
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision
  • Proficiency in the use of LibreOffice, Firefox, Mozilla, Microsoft Office or equivalent software

Desired:

  • Successful completion of a recognized legal secretarial/administrative assistant training program
  • Knowledge of The Legal Aid Manitoba Act and Legal Aid Manitoba’s policies and procedures

Duties:
The successful candidate provides reception services as well as secretarial, typing and clerical support to assigned lawyers(s) within a Community Law Centre.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 39797

Service Centre 1

Human Resource Services

1130-405 Broadway

Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3L6

Phone:  204-945-3204

Fax: 204-948-7373

WHEN APPLYING TO THIS POSITION, PLEASE INDICATE THE ADVERTISEMENT NUMBER AND POSITION TITLE IN THE SUBJECT LINE AND/OR BODY OF YOUR EMAIL.
 

Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

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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