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COURT SERVICES OFFICER (TALENT POOL)
Organization:    Ministry of the Attorney General
Division:    Court Services Division
City:    Brampton
Job Term:    Temporary Flexible Part-Time 1500/1000 Annual Hours and Temporary Irregular On-Call
Job Code:    00036H - Usher and Messenger
Salary:    $19.66 - $22.31 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    56633
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Consider this challenging opportunity in the Superior Court of Justice as a Court Services Officer, where you will provide support to the judiciary, juries and the overall administration of the courts.

The number of positions to be filled has not been identified at this time. This competition will be used to create an eligibility list of qualified candidates to fill upcoming opportunities within the next eighteen months following the closing date of the job ad posting.

These opportunities may include:
. Temporary Flexible Part-Time, 1500 Annual Hours (various duration)
. Temporary Flexible Part-Time, 1000 Annual Hours (various duration)
. Temporary Irregular On-Call , zero up to 36.25 hours per week with no guaranteed hours (various duration)

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.

Please note: the Brampton Courthouse is a scent-free environment.

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

Additional information:

Address:  
  • Temporary - Flexible PartTime, 7755 Hurontario St, Brampton, Central Region
  • Temporary - Irregular On-Call, 7755 Hurontario St, Brampton, Central Region
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3.7
Category:   Legal Services
Posted on:   Friday, September 20, 2013
 
Note:
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
  • The number of positions to be filled has not been identified at this time. This competition will be used to create an eligibility list of qualified candidates to fill upcoming Temporary Flexible Part-Time and Temporary Irregular On-Call opportunities within the next eighteen months following the closing date of the job ad posting.
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 Friday, October 11, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.



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