Crown Attorney

Crown Attorney
LF1-3 Legal Counsel 1-3
Regular/full-time
Manitoba Justice
Manitoba Prosecution Service, Crown Law
The Pas MB
Advertisement Number: 42562
Salary(s): LF1-3 $90,821.00 – $184,989.00 per year Plus Remoteness Allowance
Closing Date: May 10, 2024

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 women, Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

Additional remuneration is available through Northern Retention allowance of $12,000 a year.

To be considered for this competition, you REQUIRED to submit an application form. Complete the application form at the link below or contact Human Resource Services at the number/email listed under “Apply to” to request a copy of the application form. The selection board will rely only on information provided in the application form to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment.

***CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE APPLICATION SCREENING FORM***

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 The Pas, Manitoba, with Crown Attorneys of varying levels of experience. For more information on living and working in The Pas please visit www.townofthepas.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 immediate membership or membership (in good standing) with the Law Society of Manitoba
A valid Class 5 Manitoba Driver’s License
Enhanced Security Screening; Satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check & Child Abuse Registry Check
Evening and weekend work as required
Ability to travel by road, air, and small watercraft, including overnight stays

Qualifications:
Essential:
Advocacy experience in the practise of 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
The ability to adapt, learn and grow through challenge, pressure or adversity (resilience)

Desired:
Prosecutions or Criminal Law 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 # 42562
Talent Acquisition – Executive Recruitment
Human Resource Services
608-330 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, R3C 0C4
Phone: 204-945-6892
Fax: 204-945-0601
Email: PSCExecutivejobs@gov.mb.ca

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 for represented positions may be grieved by internal represented applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative. 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.

Link to Job Posting:

Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 05/10/2024