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Court Services Officer (On-Call)

Ministry of the Attorney General
Court Services Division
Barrie, Bracebridge, Markham, Newmarket, Orillia, Oshawa
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
6 Temporary - Up to 5.5 months with possible extension
Job Code:
00036 - Usher and Messenger
$23.59 - $26.76 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Consider these challenging opportunities in the Superior and Ontario Court of Justice as a Court Services Officer, where you will provide support to the judiciary, juries and the overall administration of the courts.

Please note you will work zero to 36.25 hours per week, depending on operational requirements, with no guaranteed hours. You will also be required to work on weekends and holidays and be able to travel to other court locations.

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

Click Here to Submit Application

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism:

We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the "How to apply" section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

In this role, you will:
• Be responsible for ensuring courtroom readiness
• Maintain proper decorum in the court
• Conduct jury roll calls
• Call and escort witnesses into court
• Attend to juries
• Provide assistance to the public
• Provide assistance to the judiciary as required.

How do I qualify?


• You have a valid Driver's License within the Province of Ontario

Technical Knowledge:

• You have knowledge of the Superior and Ontario Court of Justice or other adjudicative proceedings.
• You have awareness of legislative requirements as they pertain to juries.
• You have knowledge of courtroom decorum and confidentiality/impartiality.

Clerical Skills:

• You have clerical knowledge and keyboarding skills to ensure accurate completion of court documents.

Communication and Analytical Skills:

• You have oral communication skills, public speaking skills and interpersonal skills.
• You are able to interact with the judiciary, the public and other stakeholders with tact and diplomacy.
• You possess judgement to maintain courtroom decorum.
• You are able to respond to inquiries and to deal with routine issues.

Additional Information:

  • 1 English Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 5.5 months, 150 Bond St E, Oshawa, Central Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check
  • 1 English Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 5.5 months, 50 Eagle St W, Newmarket, Central Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check
  • 1 English Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 5.5 months, 8500 Leslie St, Markham, Central Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check
  • 1 English Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 5.5 months, 75 Mulcaster St, Barrie, Central Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check
  • 1 English Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 5.5 months, 3 Dominion St, Bracebridge, Central Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check
  • 1 English Temporary - Irregular On-Call, duration up to 5.5 months, 700 Memorial Ave, Orillia, Central Region, Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Administrative and Support Services
Posted on:
Tuesday, March 26, 2024
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Corporate Talent Programs Branch, Talent and Leadership Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
  • C-AG-196831/2023 - Click Here to Submit Application

    Effective, January 1, 2024, the updated salary range for this position is $855.15 to $970.14 per week in alignment with the recently ratified OPSEU Unified 2022-2024 collective agreement.
Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.

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Remember: The deadline to apply is Friday, May 31, 2024 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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