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COURT SERVICES OFFICER
Organization:    Ministry of the Attorney General
Division:    Court Services Division
City:    Hamilton
Job Term:    5 Temporary
Job Code:    00036 - Usher and Messenger
Salary:    $712.85 - $808.69 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    52290
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Consider this challenging opportunity in the Superior Court of Justice as an irregular, on call Court Services Officer, where you will provide support to the judiciary, juries and the overall administration of the courts.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will be responsible for: ensuring courtroom readiness; maintaining proper decorum in the court; conducting jury roll calls; calling and escorting witnesses into court; attending to juries; providing assistance to the public; and providing assistance to the judiciary as required.

How do I qualify?

Qualifications:
Knowledge of the Superior Court of Justice or other adjudicative proceedings and awareness of legislative requirements as they pertain to juries. Knowledge of courtroom decorum and confidentiality/impartiality. Clerical knowledge and keyboarding skills to ensure accurate completion of court documents. Oral communication skills, public speaking skills and interpersonal skills to interact with the judiciary, the public and other stakeholders with tact and diplomacy. Judgement to maintain courtroom decorum, to respond to inquiries and to deal with routine issues. Job requires attending to juries outside regular business hours and on occasion, working outside regular business hours including full overnight work.

Court Services Division is committed to a diverse, respectful and professional workplace that reflects OPS values.

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 5 Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 12 months, 45 Main St E, Hamilton, West Region or 55 Main St W, Hamilton, West Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3-7
Category:   Legal Services
Posted on:   Wednesday, March 6, 2013
 
Note:
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
  • The minimum salary rates identified in this posting are subject to revision as a result of the recently agreed to OPSEU collective agreement covering the period of January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2014.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from applying and/or accepting a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from applying and/or accepting a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
 
Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, March 20, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
 
 
 
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