Crown Attorney

LF1-2 Legal Counsel 1-2
Term/full-time
with a possibility of becoming regularManitoba Justice
Manitoba Prosecution Service, Crown Law
Winnipeg MB
Advertisement Number: 36916
Salary(s): LF1-2 $2,921.75 – $5,102.55 bi-weekly
Closing Date: January 11, 2021

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).

This is a preference competition. All applicants are encouraged to apply, however first consideration for this competition will be given to Indigenous people. Applicants are requested to self-declare at the time of application.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.

To be considered for this competition candidates are required to submit the Application Form for screening, along with their resume, to the Civil Service Commission by email (govjobs@gov.mb.ca), quoting 36916 and position title in the subject line.Resumes may be used in addition to the Applicant Form for screening purposes

Click here to access the application 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. Manitoba Prosecution Service offers an attractive benefits package and a defined pension plan and provides opportunities for development.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Member (in good standing) with the Law Society of Manitoba
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check & Child Abuse Registry Check
  • Enhanced Security Screening
  • May include evening and weekend shifts
  • Ability to travel by road, air & small watercraft, including overnight stays and must have a valid Class 5 Manitoba Driver’s Licence

Qualifications:Essential:

  • Advocacy experience in the practice of law
  • Superior verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Superior written communication skills
  • Superior interpersonal skills with an understanding of establishing and maintaining effective and professional working relationships
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Effective case management and time management skills
  • Ability to adapt, learn and grow through challenge, pressure or adversity (resilience)
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and work under pressure to meet workload demands and deadlines
  • Ability to work independently including determining reasonable positions, reviewing, meeting and potentially resolving cases
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Desired:

  • Prosecutions or Criminal Law experience
  • Ability to work in French

Duties:
As a Crown Attorney, you will provide prosecutorial service regarding matters arising under the Criminal Code of Canada and provincialstatutes, in the provincial and superior courts. Other duties involve giving legal opinions, reviewing police reports and instructing police withrespect to charges and investigations. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in community and other legal education inthe areas of criminal law and procedures on behalf of Manitoba Prosecution Service

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Advertisement # 36916
Service Centre 1
Human Resource Services
1130-405 Broadway
Winnipeg, MB, R3C 3L6
Phone: 204-945-3204
Fax: 204-948-7373
Email: govjobs@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 may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. 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.