Team Leader

Public Prosecution Service of Canada – Northwest Territories Regional Office
Yellowknife (Northwest Territories)
$139,221 to $175,163 (Note: A tentative agreement that includes an increase in salary has been reached.)

As Team Leader, you will work in the public interest, by prosecuting a broad range of criminal offences. You will be responsible for supervising a unit of prosecutors and/or support staff, including assigning work, setting priorities, and assessing job performance. You will also mentor and coach highly motivated junior counsel, and advise the RCMP and other investigative agencies.

This role will give you the opportunity to lead teams on complex and large-scale files and support senior prosecutors on high profile files.

The Northwest Territories Regional Office (NWTRO) is responsible for the prosecution of all Federal and Criminal Code offences in the NWT. The regional headquarters is located in Yellowknife. Communities throughout the NWT are served by circuit in both the Territorial and Supreme Court and prosecutors travel by air to some 20 communities and by road to one community.

The NWTRO prosecutes Criminal Code offences, in addition to offences under other federal statutes typically prosecuted by the PPSC. The caseload of the regional office includes a high number of personal injury offences, including homicide cases, aggravated assault and assault causing bodily harm or with a weapon. The region actively reviews the files of high risk offenders and applies in appropriate cases for dangerous or long-term offender status following conviction.

Yellowknife sits on the shore of Great Slave Lake, the tenth largest lake in the world. There are many attractions, seasonal festivities and plenty of activities to take part in year round for everybody to enjoy.

Additional benefits of working in the North:

1) Northern Allowance – in addition to your base salary to offset the costs of living in Yellowknife.
2) Relocation assistance.
3) Vacation Travel Assistance – paid travel outside the territory once a year. The amount allocated varies.
4) Room for growth in our organization.
5) Training opportunities.

Please view the full poster for a list of qualifications and other information.

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Job Deadline/Expiry Date: 03/08/2024