Crown Attorney - Manitoba Justice

Printer-friendly version

Crown Attorney

LF1-3 Crown Attorney

Regular/full-time Manitoba Justice

Manitoba Prosecution Service, Crown Law

The Pas MB

Advertisement Number: 35587

Salary(s):  LF1-3 $76,220.00 - $153,725.00 per year Plus Remoteness and Retention Allowance, if applicable.

Closing Date: October 25, 2019

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).

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.


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 The Pas, Manitoba, with Crown Attorneys of varying levels of experience. For more information on living and working in The Pas please visit Crown Attorneys in the Manitoba Prosecution Service are members of the Manitoba Association of Crown Attorneys and the collective agreement can be found at

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



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, MS Word and Outlook or equivalent The ability to adapt, learn and grow through challenge, pressure or adversity (resilience)


Prosecutions experience


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 # 35587

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.


Expiry Date: 
Monday, November 11, 2019