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COURT SERVICES OFFICER (IRREGULAR ON-CALL)
Organization:    Ministry of the Attorney General
Division:    Court Services Division
City:    Newmarket
Job Term:    3 Temporary (5.5 months with possible extension)
Job Code:    00036 - Usher and Messenger
Salary:    $712.85 - $808.69 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    64794
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Consider this challenging opportunity in the Superior and Ontario Court of Justice as an Irregular On-Call Category 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.

Note:
• Irregular On-Call-in this position you will work anywhere from 0 up to 36.25 hours per week, no guaranteed hours.

How do I qualify?

Qualifications:
Knowledge of the Superior and Ontario 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.



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

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 3 Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 5.5 months, 50 Eagle St W, Newmarket, Central Region, General Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3-7
Category:   Legal Services
Posted on:   Friday, April 11, 2014
 
Note:
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service Employment Screening Checks Policy, the top candidate(s) may be required to provide a general or enhanced screening check. Please refer to the Additional Information / Address section above on this job advertisement to determine the screening check that is required for each position.

    A general screening check includes a criminal record check and if applicable, fingerprint verification at your own expense. An enhanced screening check includes a criminal record check and if applicable, fingerprint verification at your own expense and permission for the Negotiations & Security Branch , Employee Relations Division to conduct any specific screening as indicated in the Additional Information / Address section above.

    A record of a Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The screening check results will only be reviewed and evaluated by the Negotiations & Security Branch for the purpose of making a clearance decision. The details of an individual's screening check will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Screening check records will be maintained by the Negotiations & Security Branch and kept strictly confidential.
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 Tuesday, April 29, 2014 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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