Ontario Public Service Careers - Job Preview
Apply By: Tuesday, October 8, 2013 11:59 pm EDT Print this pagePRINT

Competition Status: Position Filled

Approximately 151 individuals applied for this opportunity.

We have completed the recruitment process and successfully hired the top candidate into the position.

To look for other job opportunities that match your skills and experience go to Job Search. You may also subscribe to our Job Alert service to receive emails when new jobs open up that match your determined search criteria.

Thank you for your interest in the Ontario Public Service.

Organization:    Ministry of the Attorney General
Division:    Criminal Law Division
City:    Brantford
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    481 - Provincial Prosecutor
Salary:    $1,220.37 - $1,567.65 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    57393
 View Job DescriptionView Job Description

Your extensive knowledge of the Provincial Offences Act and legal system will benefit you greatly in this role as a Provincial Prosecutor!

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

• represent the Crown in Part III, Provincial Offences Act, trials and appeals of offences under provincial statutes for the region
• draft grounds of appeal
• research and present written and oral arguments
• provide advice to police, legal professionals, and the public
• perform related administrative services

How do I qualify?

Technical Knowledge:
• you have knowledge and experience in the practice of advocacy
• you have knowledge of the Provincial Offences Act, relevant legislation and related case law in order to evaluate evidence, and interpret and apply statutes and precedents
• you have knowledge of policies, practices and court procedures related to the prosecution of provincial offences

Other Essential Skills:
• you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interview witnesses, present and summarize evidence and make legal arguments
• you are able to exercise sound judgement and make decisions independently
• you have research and analytical skills to assess the progress of cases, and the reliability and completeness of evidence
• you have planning, administrative and organizational skills to organize daily court lists, set trial dates and meet deadlines

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent, 44 Queen St, Brantford, West Region, Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   6
Category:   Legal Services
Posted on:   Tuesday, September 24, 2013
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
  • W-AG-57393/13
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 Tuesday, October 8, 2013 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.

Job advertisements for positions that have been designated bilingual will be provided in both English and French on the website. Positions that are not designated bilingual are not translated and are displayed in English only on both the English and French versions of the website.

Les annonces d'emploi pour les postes désignés bilingues sont publiées en anglais et en français sur le site Web. Les annonces pour les postes qui ne sont pas désignés bilingues ne sont pas traduites et elles figurent en anglais seulement, tant dans la version française que dans la version anglaise du site.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer.
Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Note: The only website where you can apply on-line for positions with the Ontario Public Service is http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca

*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Canada's Top 100 Employers Greater Toronto's Top Employers Canada's Top Family-Friendly Employers Canada's Best Diversity Employers Top Employers for Canadians Over 40 Canada's Greenest Employers Canada's Top Employers for Young People