NOVA SCOTIA LEGAL AID - STAFF LAWYER - DARTMOUTH CRIMINAL OFFICE
Position: Staff Lawyer position in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia practicing criminal and social justice law. This is an eighteen month (18) contract position.
Qualifications: Successful candidate must be a practicing, insured member in good standing of the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society with a thorough understanding of criminal and social justice law. Candidates should have experience in representing clients before the courts. Competency to conduct legal proceedings in both the English and French languages would be an asset. Start date to be as soon as possible.
Salary Range: Per Legal Aid salary scale based on "Relevenat Experience" as determined by the Commission at time of hire plus benefits.
We offer: Vision, Dental, Health and Prescription Drug Plan; Confidential Employee Assistance Program; Fitness Incentives; Great Wellness Programs and Activities.
Closing Date: Friday, October 12, 2018 at 4:30 PM
Human Resources (HR) Specialist
Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission
920-1701 Hollis Street
Halifax, NS B3J 3M8
Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. We have an Employment Equity Policy and welcome applications from historically disadvantaged groups, including: Indigenous People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities, and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your application form, cover letter, or resume.
While we appreciate receiving all applications, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. All applications will be held in strict confidence.