Crown Attorney

 

LF1-2 Legal Counsel 1-2

Regular/full-timeManitoba Justice

Manitoba Prosecution Service, Crown Law

The Pas MB

Advertisement Number: 37235

Salary(s): LF1-2 $76,220.00 – $133,110.00 per year Plus Remoteness Allowance, if applicable / Plus Retention Allowance

Closing Date: April 1, 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 andinnovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designatedgroups (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 begiven 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 theirresume, to the Civil Service Commission by email (govjobs@gov.mb.ca), quoting 37235 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. This is a unique opportunity with Manitoba Prosecution Service towork in a dynamic office in The Pas, Manitoba, with Crown Attorneys of varying levels of experience. For more information on living andworking in The Pas please visit http://www.thepas.com. Crown Attorneys in the Manitoba Prosecution Service are members of theManitoba Association of Crown Attorneys and the collective agreement can be found athttps://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
  • 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, 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 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. 

Apply Now:

Advertisement # 37235
Service Centre 1
Human Resource Services
1130-405 Broadway
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.