Supervising Senior Crown Attorney
LFS Supervising Legal Counsel
Manitoba Prosecution Service, Crown Law
Advertisement Number: 36479
Salary(s): LFS $132,032.00 – $157,395.00 per year
Closing Date: August 12, 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.
To be considered for this competition you must submit an application form. Complete the application form at the link below or
contact Human Resource Services under “Apply to” to request a copy of the application form. The selection board will rely only
on information provided in this form to determine whether a candidate will be invited for further assessment.
Note: A resume and a cover letter is still required. You must not exceed a maximum of 200 words per screening criterion. Please go to the job ad at the link below to access the application form.
In order to be eligible for consideration for promotion to this level, a lawyer must have demonstrated consistently superior
performance, possess an advanced degree of expertise and have a minimum of (10) years experience at the Manitoba bar. In
cases where there are no qualified candidates with 10 years of experience the Department may agree to waive the requirement of
ten (10) years experience.
The Supervising Senior Crown Attorney will be responsible for assisting in managing the Dauphin Regional Office of Manitoba
Prosecutions. This is a unique opportunity with Manitoba Prosecution Service to work in a dynamic office in Dauphin, Manitoba with Crown
Attorneys of varying levels of experience. Dauphin is situated in the heart of Manitoba’s most spectacularly scenic region known as the
Parkland. For more information on living and working in Dauphin, please visit http://www.dauphin.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
Conditions of Employment:
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
A willingness and ability to travel to all areas of the province is required. This may include travel by small plane, boat or other
means as necessary
Evening and weekend work as required
Eligible for immediate membership or membership (in good standing) with the Law Society of Manitoba
Satisfactory Criminal Record Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check & Child Abuse Registry Check and Enhanced Security Screening
An excellent understanding of the role of the Crown
Extensive legal experience in the practice of criminal law, which may include experience in most levels of court
Proven leadership and self-management
Organizational abilities dealing with caseload management
Proven judgement and decision-making abilities
Excellent interpersonal skills
Commitment to promote a respectful workplace environment, including the ability to act with discretion and sensitivity
Excellent verbal communication skills
Supervisory experience and training
Reporting to the Director, Regional Prosecutions, the Supervising Senior Crown is responsible for assisting in the overall management of
the Dauphin Regional Office and assigned circuits. The successful applicant will be a member of the Regional Prosecutions Management
Committee and consult with the other Regional SSCs as necessary to effect consistent application of procedures and protocols. The dayto-
day supervision of legal staff will include case assignments, scheduling, performance assessments, career planning, professional development, and ensuring a respectful workplace environment.
The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring that Crown Case Management principles are followed to ensure effective and efficient
handling of all matters from bail court to appeal within the Unit. S/he is also responsible for developing protocols and procedures as
necessary to address any issues that may arise in relation to Case Management. The SSC will be required to liaise with other
Departmental personnel as necessary in reference to regional issues as well as policing agencies. There is the potential for other
committee work, involvement in special issues/projects as assigned by the Director or SMP and responsibility for specific legal issues. A
caseload will be assigned that may include docket assignments and trial cases, while reflecting the need to balance supervisory and
Advertisement # 36479
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Winnipeg, MB, R3C 3L6
Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 8/12/2020