A fast-paced, challenging environment and interesting work are just some of the reasons for joining the Thunder Bay Crown Attorney's Office as a Legal Administrative Secretary.Hours of work: zero up to 36.25 hours per week with no guaranteed hours.What can I expect to do in this role?You will:• provide a full range of legal secretarial services• provide a variety of administrative and clerical services• utilize a personal computer to transcribe a variety of documents in proper legal style• accept service on various documents • maintain Ontario and Superior Court files • type Superior Court subpoenas • provide reception duties by answering the telephone and dealing with inquiries at the counterHow do I qualify?Mandatory:• You can type 50 words per minute with dicta skills at 70% using a personal computer with standard softwareAdministrative Knowledge and Skills:• You have knowledge of legal terminology and the criminal justice system to administer program processes and prepare legal documents • You demonstrate knowledge of secretarial, administrative and office procedures• You have the ability to use computer equipment with related software such as Windows, Word, Outlook and related database applications• You have excellent oral and written communication skills by using appropriate legal terminology when providing information to the legal profession, police, victims/witnesses, media, court staff and the general public• You can calculate and process travel claims, invoices, and witness expense documents• You have demonstrated initiative and good judgement to determine appropriate administrative procedures and processes when preparing for proceedings and typing legal documents• Your analytical skills enable you to determine confidentiality of privileged information and its release conditions• You can organize and prioritize your workload in order to meet deadlines • You have interpersonal skills and experience working effectively as a team member with minimal supervision
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