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Organization:    Ministry of the Attorney General
Division:    Court Services Division
City:    Parry Sound
Job Term:    1 Temporary Irregularly-scheduled, on-call contract up to 12 months, with possibility of extension
Job Code:    08OAD - Office Administration 08
Salary:    $22.45 - $26.09 Per Hour*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    53780
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Consider this challenging opportunity in the Ontario Court of Justice as a Court Clerk and Registrar.

What you may want to know about Parry Sound:

• Hugging the shores of Georgian Bay, the Town of Parry Sound is the world renowned jewel of the 30,000 Islands of Georgian Bay.
• Located approximately 2 hours north of Toronto, Parry Sound is the commercial hub servicing a year-round population of 18,000 and a seasonal population of over 60,000.
• A popular cottage country destination for Southern Ontario residents, it also has the world's deepest natural freshwater port.
• Parry Sound is rich in arts, culture and heritage. The Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts and Bobby Orr Hall of Fame is home to the international chamber summer music festival, the Festival of the Sound and also hosts concerts, live theatre and other cultural events throughout the year.


What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

Perform clerical work supporting the operation of criminal, family, civil and other courts. You will complete pre-court, in-court, and post-court work, including preparing the courtroom, administering oaths, recording endorsements and exhibits, and ensuring that courtroom protocol is followed at all times.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory requirements:
• Valid Ontario driver's licence required.
• The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.

Organizational skills:
• Demonstrated ability to prepare and maintain the courtroom, files and exhibits, and to prioritize and plan work effectively.
• Flexibility to accommodate constant shifts in focus and changing priorities and work under pressure.
• Attention to detail to verify and endorse court documents.

Communication and interpersonal skills:
• To effectively liaise with tact and diplomacy with judiciary, counsel and other stakeholders.
• Ability to speak publicly in a courtroom setting.

• Demonstrated knowledge of the functions and rules of the Superior and/or Ontario Court of Justice, relevant legislation and legal terminology.
• Computer proficiency (word processing, presentations, spreadsheets, databases, e-mail, Internet and management information systems).
• Technical knowledge to use audio and video equipment.

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 12 months, 89 James Street, Parry Sound, 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:   Thursday, May 2, 2013
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
  • N-AG-53780/13
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 as applicable 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 being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered 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 Thursday, May 16, 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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