Crown Attorney - Manitoba Justice

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Crown Attorney
 
LF1 Legal Counsel 1
 
Regular/full-time Manitoba Justice
 
Manitoba Prosecution Service, Crown Law
 
Brandon MB
 
Advertisement Number: 35534
 
Salary(s):  LF1 $76,220.00 - $92,617.00 per year
 
Closing Date: October 11, 2019
 
The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary civil service that is inclusive and reflective of the population it serves. We encourage applicants to voluntarily self-declare in the cover letter, resumé or application if they are from any of the following employment equity groups: women, Indigenous people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.
 
This is a preference competition. All applicants are encouraged to apply, however first consideration for this competition will be given to Indigenous people. Applicants are requested to self-declare at the time of application.
 
An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.
 
Introduction
 
Manitoba Prosecution Service is responsible for prosecuting most offences in Manitoba. These offences are identified in provincial statutes, the federal Criminal Code of Canada and The Youth Criminal Justice Act. This is a unique opportunity with Manitoba Prosecution Service to work in a dynamic office in Brandon Manitoba, with Crown Attorneys of varying levels of experience. For more information on living and working in Brandon please visit http://www.brandon.ca. Crown Attorneys in the Manitoba Prosecution Service are members of the Manitoba Association of Crown Attorneys and the collective agreement can be found at https://www.gov.mb.ca/csc/labour/pubs/pdf/agreements/mb_asso_attorney.pdf.
 
Conditions of Employment:
 
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
 
Eligible for membership or membership (in good standing) with the Law Society of Manitoba
 
Satisfactory Criminal Record Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check & Child Abuse Registry Check
 
Enhanced Security Screening
 
Evening and weekend work as required
 
Ability to travel by road and air, including overnight stays
 
Qualifications:
 
Essential:
 
Litigation experience in the practice of criminal law
 
Superior oral communication and presentation skills
 
Superior written communication skills
 
Superior interpersonal skills
 
Excellent analytical skills
 
Effective case management
 
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to effectively meet short deadlines
 
Ability to work independently
 
Ability to work in a team environment
 
Experience and proficiency with computer software packages including legal research applications, MS Word and Outlook or equivalents
 
The ability to adapt, learn and grow through challenge, pressure or adversity (resilience)
 
Desired:
 
Prosecutions experience
 
Duties:
 
As a Crown Attorney, you will provide prosecutorial service regarding matters arising under the Criminal Code of Canada and provincial statutes, in the provincial and superior courts. Other duties involve giving legal opinions, reviewing police reports and instructing police with respect to charges and investigations. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in community and other legal education in the areas of criminal law and procedures on behalf of Manitoba Prosecution Service. 
 
Apply Now:
 
Advertisement # 35534
 
Service Centre 1
 
Human Resource Services
 
1130-405 Broadway
 
Winnipeg, MB, R3C 3L6
 
Phone:  204-945-3204
 
Fax: 204-948-7373Email: govjobs@gov.mb.ca
 
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.
 
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.
 
Expiry Date: 
Wednesday, October 30, 2019