Lawyer - Legal Aid Saskatchewan [Northern Area Office]

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Legal Aid Saskatchewan is seeking a permanent lawyer for its Northern Area Office (located in La Ronge) to practise in the areas of adult/youth criminal and family law.  In the heart of the boreal forest, La Ronge is the largest community in Northern Saskatchewan.  Nestled on the shores of beautiful Lac La Ronge, this vibrant and dynamic town provides easy access to outdoor activities, such as hiking, skiing and fishing while also offering an active cultural life. 

Legal Aid Saskatchewan provides accessible and professional legal services in criminal and family law to eligible people.

Applicants should be Lawyers entitled to practice in Saskatchewan with experience in litigation in Provincial and Superior Courts.  This position will involve travel in small aircraft to northern communities.  Placement within the salary range [$79,750 to $143,919] is commensurate with experience. The incumbents are entitled to a comprehensive benefits package that includes a Northern Allowance ($2400 annually), 3 weeks annual vacation plus special Northern vacation of 5 days, 15 EDO’s and 13 Statutory Holidays per full fiscal year.  The position is within the Union.  

We encourage applications from people of Aboriginal ancestry, persons of a visible minority group, persons with disabilities and women seeking management and non-traditional roles.  Legal Aid Saskatchewan has an employment equity program approved by the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission. 

Please forward resume with references prior to October 31, 2019 to: 

Human ResourcesLegal Aid Saskatchewan – Head Office

#502 - 201 21st Street East  SASKATOON SK    S7K 0B8

FAX: (306) 933-6764

E-Mail:  humanresources@legalaid.sk.ca

Web:    www.legalaid.sk.ca  

NOTE:   In-service candidates will be considered prior to applicationsfrom the general public.  We thank all applicants, howeveronly candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Expiry Date: 
Thursday, October 31, 2019