Crown Attorney LF1-3
Legal Counsel 1-3
Manitoba Prosecution Service, Crown Law
The Pas MB
Advertisement Number: 36174
Salary(s): LF1-3 $76,220.00 – $153,725.00 per year Plus Remoteness and Retention Allowance, if applicable.
Closing Date: May 29, 2020
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. 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 http://www.thepas.com. 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
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:
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.
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Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 05/29/2020