If you have a positive, pro-active work ethic and are known for your attention to detail and strength in organizing, then consider this excellent opportunity in court administration with the Ministry of the Attorney General to provide judicial secretarial services to the Ontario Court of Justice.What can I expect to do in this role?You will:• type and transcribe (from handwritten notes or dictation media) correspondence, judgments and legal documents• take dictation, edit and compose correspondence• provide reception services and arrange appointments• maintain and manage judges' calendars and schedules, and arrange for travel• process invoices and travel claims, maintain expense accounts• provide support to judges on committees• process mail, maintain filing system and access information on databasesHow do I qualify?Mandatory• You have typing skills to 50 words per minute• You are able to take shorthand to 80 words per minute or dicta skills of 70%Technical Knowledge and Experience• You have demonstrated legal secretarial and administrative experience• You have knowledge of legal office systems, financial processes and court systems• You have ability to work within court procedures including knowledge of legal terminology and documentsCommunication Skills• You have excellent written communication skills to compose correspondence and transcribe judgments• You have excellent oral communication skills to communicate with the judiciary in order to discuss court schedules and respond to inquiries• You have ability to receive and screen telephone calls and visitors using tact and discretion • You have interpersonal skills to deal with confidential and sensitive information and can deal effectively and tactfully various stakeholdersJudgment, Organizational and Analytical Skills• You have proven organizational skills and ability to work independently• You can prioritize, multi-task and complete work to meet deadlines• You have ability to use good judgment and analytical skills to research and respond to inquiries and resolve conflicts successfullyComputer Skills• You have demonstrated computer skills using applications such as Microsoft Office, e-mail, Internet and the Intranet
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