Staff Justice of the Peace

Staff Justice of the Peace

CC3-4 Clerk of Court 3-4

Regular/full-time

Weekdays 2 pm – 10 pm, every third week Friday off and Saturday 9 am – 5 pm.

a chance of possible shifts during the day but it’s not mandatory

Manitoba Justice

Judicial Services, Courts

Winnipeg MB

Advertisement Number: 37634

Salary(s):   CC3-4 $44,957.00 – $57,363.00 per year

Closing Date:   June 7, 2021

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

Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay.

Preference to internal applicants may be applied.

To be considered for this competition candidates are required to submit the Application Form for screening, along with their resume, to the Civil Service Commission by email (govjobs@gov.mb.ca), quoting 37634 and position title in the subject line. Resumes may be used in addition to the Applicant Form for screening purposes.

Click here to access the application form.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Adult Abuse Registry Check and Child Abuse Registry Check
  • Must qualify for an appointment as a Staff Justice of the Peace pursuant to statutory requirements, including must be 18 years of age or older and you must be a resident of Manitoba 
  • Ability to work overtime when required with little notice
  • Satisfactory Enhanced Security Check

Qualifications:
Essential:

  • Significant administrative /clerical experience in a court or related legal environment
  • Experience with court documentation, processes and procedures
  • Experience interpreting Federal/Provincial legislation including the Criminal Code
  • Excellent verbal communication skills including ability to communicate legal principles in plain language
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience working effectively within a team environment
  • Effective analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to make sound independent decisions 
  • Experience dealing effectively with the public, judiciary, legal profession, law enforcement agencies and other stakeholders 
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work under pressure to meet workload demands and deadlines
  • Proficiency with MS Word and Outlook

Desired:

  • Experience with related court system applications including CCAIN, TLMS and COMS

Duties:
Staff Justices are required to perform administrative judicial functions with limited judicial decision making and discretion.  Judicial appointment comes under the authority of The Provincial Court Act and is made by Order-in-Council on the recommendation of Cabinet.  Upon appointment, all justices must successfully complete judicial training as determined by the Chief Judge.  Powers and duties of a staff justice of the peace are mandated by The Justices of the Peace Regulation under The Provincial Court Act and their designations are authorized by the Director of Justice of the Peace Services.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 37634

Service Centre 1

Human Resource Services

1130-405 Broadway

Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3L6

Phone:  204-945-3204

Fax: 204-948-7373

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 may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. 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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