Crown Counsel Level 1 – Ministry of Attorney General

This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies for the following locations: Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson, Fort St. John, Prince George, Prince Rupert, Quesnel, Smithers, Terrace, Vanderhoof and Williams Lake.

Crown Counsel Level 1

$95,022.45 – $123,076.53 annually plus isolation allowance – $38.87 bi-weekly for Prince Rupert

$32.89 bi-weekly for Smithers $47.84 bi-weekly for Fort Nelson

If you have 6 – 11 years of call to the bar and are interested in a future permanent and/or temporary Crown Counsel Level 2 position, please apply through REQ 87208.

If you have more than 12 years of call to the bar and are interested in a future permanent and/or temporary Crown Counsel Level 3 position, please apply through REQ 87212.

Become an integral part of B.C.’s legal service

The BC Prosecution Service contributes to the protection of society by preparing for and conducting prosecutions diligently and fairly, and by striving to develop the most effective methods to administer justice in the Province.

As Crown Counsel, you are responsible for the prosecution of offences under the Criminal Code, provincial statutes and regulations, and certain other federal statutes from inception to conclusion, as assigned. The decision to lay charges, which charges to lay, and the conduct of proceedings in court through to their conclusion are made by Crown Counsel in accordance with BC Prosecution Service policies and the Crown Counsel Act. Crown Counsel are responsible for ensuring that witnesses, victims, and families are dealt with in a considerate and courteous manner and that victims and their families are adequately prepared for court proceedings.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Must be a member of the Law Society of British Columbia in good standing OR immediately eligible for call to the Bar.
  • Crown Counsel Level 1: Up to five years of call, preferably in the practice of Criminal
  • Lawyers with an excess of 5 years of call to the bar will not be considered for this position. However, if you are interested in a Crown Counsel Level 2 position and have 6 -11 years of call to the bar, please apply to REQ 87208, or to REQ 87212, Crown Counsel Level 3, if you have more than 12 years of call.

For more information, and to apply online by June 19, 2022, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/87207