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Law Clerk

Legislative Assembly
Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario
Language of Position(s):
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
Leg Assembly/UEO011 - Leg Assembly/UEO011
$29.83 - $35.61 Per Hour
Posting Status:
Job ID:
The Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (IPC) has an opening for an experienced law clerk in the Legal Services Department.

What can I expect to do in this role?

The law clerk will assist legal counsel in preparing, compiling, serving and filing documents in court, including applications for judicial review and appeals; before administrative tribunals, including the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal and Ontario Labour Relations Board; and in other proceedings and matters, including complaints, workplace investigations, grievances, arbitrations, mediations etc. The law clerk will also be responsible for drafting documents, conducting research, and providing administrative support to the Director of Legal Services and legal counsel.

How do I qualify?

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent working knowledge of the Courts of Justice Act, Rules of Civil Procedure and practice directions issued by the courts
  • Familiarity with the rules of procedure of relevant administrative tribunals
  • Excellent working knowledge of document management solutions used by Ontario courts and the Supreme Court of Canada, including CaseLines
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare, compile, serve and file large volumes of documents in paper and electronic form and to manage sensitive and confidential information
  • Strong organizational, communication, problem-solving, and time-management skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail

The successful candidate will also have a minimum of two years of experience providing support to government organizations, law firms or other organizations before the courts and administrative tribunals and in complaints.

What's in it for you?

  • A modern organization with a flexible hybrid work model, with in-office attendance at a minimum of 6-10 days per month.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and developmental opportunities for all employees.
  • Work with an innovative and high performing organization committed to creating a positive organizational culture and highly dedicated to its mission of advancing the privacy and access rights of Ontarians.
  • A pension plan, Comprehensive Health Plan, and Life and Disability Insurance.
  • Maternity and parental leave top-up benefits.

Commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti-racism:

We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and promoting 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.

We also believe in the importance of providing services to Ontarians in both official languages, and encourage interested bilingual candidates to apply particularly for public facing positions.


  • OPS and IPC Reciprocal Staffing Agreement:
    • The IPC has a Reciprocal Staffing Agreement with the Ontario Public Service (OPS) that enables OPS employees to apply to positions within the IPC

  • Qualified List Information:

    • A list of qualified candidates will be established for the Law Clerk position in the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (IPC) and will be in effect for twelve (12) months from the date the list is created. Qualified candidates on the list may be considered when filling future permanent and/or temporary vacancies in this position.

Additional How to Apply:

Posting: September 11, 2023
Closing: September 25, 2023

Applications must be received by the end of the closing date with the JOB ID number quoted.

Send applications to:
Human Resources

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Additional Information:

  • 1 English Permanent, 2 Bloor St E, Toronto, Toronto Region
Compensation Group:
Legal Services
Posted on:
Monday, September 11, 2023
  • This posting is for an organization that is not a part of the Ontario Public Service. The information and tips on the Ontario Public Service Careers website may not apply to this posting. Please use the contact information below to contact the organization directly if you have questions.

Collection of Information

Your personal information is being collected and will be used to determine your qualifications for employment with the Ontario Public Service, and for recruitment modernization initiatives. OPS Careers is an authorized common service in accordance with s. 6 of the Ministry of Government Services Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. M.25 and this collection of personal information is necessary to the proper administration of OPS Careers.

Please do not provide more personal information than what is asked of you. For example, do not include your social insurance number, photograph, or banking information, etc. with your application. We strongly encourage you not to provide us with information beyond that which is requested in the job posting.

If you have any questions about the collection, use, disclosure, or retention of your personal information, please contact us.

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 Monday, September 25, 2023 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.

All Ontario Public Service external job advertisements are posted in English and French. To confirm the language requirements of a job, check the "language of position" information at the top of each job ad. For all positions, candidates will be assessed in English, the business language of the Ontario Public Service. For English/French designated bilingual positions, candidates will also be assessed through French-language proficiency testing.

Toutes les offres d'emploi externes de la fonction publique de l'Ontario sont affichées en anglais et en français. Pour connaître les exigences linguistiques, vérifiez les renseignements sur la « langue du poste » figurant dans le haut de chaque offre d'emploi. Pour tous les postes, l'évaluation des candidates et candidats se fera en anglais, la langue usuelle de la fonction publique de l'Ontario. En ce qui concerne les postes désignés bilingues, la maîtrise du français des candidates et candidats sera également évaluée.

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