Application submissions for Summer Employment Opportunities with the Ontario Public Service
On Sunday March 1, 2015, our system experienced technical problems dealing with the high volume of applications on the OPS Careers website for summer jobs. As a result, some applicants may have received error messages preventing them from successfully applying.
We apologize for any inconvenience, and have extended the application period from
March 6 to March 9 ending 11:59 p.m. There is no need to reapply if you successfully applied to a posted position.
The Ministry of the Attorney General, Crown Law Office – Civil, requires one (1) counsel for its Aboriginal Litigation Group. This role with the Crown Law Office – Civil of the Ministry of the Attorney General's Legal Services Division calls for an experienced professional who can lead on major Aboriginal cases and issues, to be involved in complex, high-profile litigation and advice in Aboriginal law.What can I expect to do in this role?Duties Will Include: Represent the Crown, the Ministry of the Attorney General, other Ministries, agencies, boards and tribunals in various legal proceedings, including actions, applications, appeals and applications for judicial review in various levels of court. Provide legal advice on aboriginal issues to the Ministry of the Attorney General and other Ministries, work as part of a team to provide expertise and leadership in the area of aboriginal law.How do I qualify?MandatoryMembership in the Law Society of Upper CanadaKnowledge & SkillsExperience in civil litigation, substantial experience in aboriginal law, including a thorough knowledge and understanding of the law relating to aboriginal rights claims, title claims, self-government, treaty claims, and aboriginal consultation. Experience in providing written and oral legal opinions to senior government officials; significant experience in conducting legal research in complex and evolving areas of law. Ability to handle own files; experience and ability to work to strict deadlines in high volume environment and work effectively in a team environment; excellent judgement, analytical and interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.Knowledge of the Courts of Justice Act, the Civil Rules of Practice, the Judicial Review Procedure Act, the Statutory Powers Procedure Act, the Proceedings Against the Crown Act, rules of evidence, mediation and ADR.
Job advertisements for positions that have been designated bilingual will be provided in both English and French on the website. Positions that are not designated bilingual are not translated and are displayed in English only on both the English and French versions of the website.
Les annonces d'emploi pour les postes désignés bilingues sont publiées en anglais et en français sur le site Web. Les annonces pour les postes qui ne sont pas désignés bilingues ne sont pas traduites et elles figurent en anglais seulement, tant dans la version française que dans la version anglaise du site.
The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer.
Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code.
Note: The only website where you can apply on-line for positions with the Ontario Public Service is http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca
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