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Legal Assistant

Competition No.: 2019-013
Duration: Regular Full Time
Salary: $4,715 – 4,908 – 5,113 – 5,323 – 5,547/month
Last Updated: 2/7/19 9:08 AM

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

Reporting to the Paralegal, this position is responsible for specialized and complex clerical work in the Legal Department producing and processing legal documentation of moderate complexity related to a variety of land and development transactions, municipal contracts and litigation matters. The position is responsible for preparing, reviewing and reporting on a variety of documents related to assigned cases and files (with a focus on claims, litigation and bylaw enforcement matters), preparing routine bylaws and bylaw amendments, and relieving a superior of adminstrative work. And incumbent also prepares, reviews and processes legal documents and correspondence for claims, litigation, and bylaw enforcement files; administers and monitors progress of claims, litigation and bylaw enforcement; processes and tracks payments, invoices and legal fees for litigation expenses, claims, settlements, external counsel, expert witnesses and other related expenses; prepares, reviews and files affidavits and related Court documents. Other responsibilities include preparing, reviewing and registering Land Title documents and preparing contracts, releases, statutory declarations and affidavits. An incumbent also liaises with and provides a variety of information and assistance to internal and external contacts, prepares routine and non-routine correspondence, establishes and maintains files and records, provides administrative and clerical support to superiors, and performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of grade 12 and Legal Administrtive Assistant Certificate, plus considerable related experience in processing legal documentation, preferably in a municipal setting, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Ability to research and obtain information from a variety of sources, establish effective working relationships with internal and external contacts, and work with minimal supervision under considerable time constraints are required. Considerable knowledge of myLTSA, BC Online (including the Corporate Registry and Court Services Online), legal research resources, and procedures for filing documents with the various levels of Court would be an asset.

Please apply online by Tuesday February 19, 2019.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

If you would like to include a cover letter along with your application, please ensure to include it in the text area for a cover letter section of the application.

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Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Legal Services
Posted: February 7, 2019, 3:14 pm
Expires: February 19, 2019, 4:45 pm