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Organization:    Ministry of the Attorney General
Division:    Criminal Law Division
City:    Thunder Bay
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    09OAD - Office Administration 09
Salary:    $23.46 - $27.35 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    53552
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A fast-paced, challenging environment and interesting work are just some of the reasons for joining Thunder Bay Crown Attorney's Office as a Legal Administrative Secretary.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Within the 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 counter

What you might want to know about Thunder Bay:

• Thunder Bay is located in Northwestern Ontario at the head of Lake Superior, 1,377 km from Toronto and approximately 45 minutes' drive from the border crossing to Minnesota, USA
• It has an ethnically diverse population of approximately 109,000, and is the most populous municipality in Northwestern Ontario
• Thunder Bay's a regional centre covers a geographical area nearly the size of Europe
• It has a climate and terrain that are well-suited to a variety of active outdoor recreational pursuits
• Thunder Bay has an abundance of affordable housing and notable absence of rush-hour traffic jams, making it the ideal destination for low-stress, healthy living.


How do I qualify?

• You can type 50 words per minute with dicta skills at 70% using a personal computer with standard software.

Administrative knowledge and skills:
• You have knowledge of legal terminology and the criminal justice system.
• You have demonstrated secretarial and administrative knowledge including knowledge of 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.
• You have demonstrated initiative and good judgment.
• You can organize your work to meet deadlines.
• You have interpersonal skills and experience working effectively as a team member with minimal supervision.

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 1825 Arthur St, Thunder Bay, North Region, Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3.7
Category:   Administrative and Support Services
Posted on:   Friday, April 19, 2013
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
  • N-AG-53552/13
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, May 3, 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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