The Regional Municipality of York works to provide residents and businesses access to a broad selection of services and resources. York Region consists of nine local municipalities, with a diversity that's reflected in its geography, economic development and population. Consistently recognized as a top employer, York Region offers fulfilling and diverse career opportunities.
York Region is an equal opportunity employer committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and as we grow, it's important that our workforce reflect the citizens we serve. At the Region, we respect, encourage, and celebrate our diversity.
Salary $46.60 - $50.65 per hour
Position Purpose Reporting to the Senior Counsel - Prosecutions or Supervising Prosecutor, is responsible for conducting prosecutions under Federal and Provincial statutes and regulations and municipal by-laws in the Ontario Court of Justice.
Successful completion of secondary school diploma.
Minimum three (3) years experience in prosecuting and/or defending municipal and/or provincial offences in the Ontario Court of Justice or successful completion of a Court and Tribunal Agent Program or Paralegal Program.
Must be licensed by the Law Society of Upper Canada to practice law or provide legal services as a Paralegal.
Satisfactory Police Criminal Background Check.
Knowledge of rules of evidence and Ontario Court of Justice trial and appeal procedures.
Valid Ontario Class "G" driver's licence and reliable vehicle for use on corporate business.
Working knowledge of relevant Federal and Provincial statutes and regulations, municipal by-laws applicable to Provincial and Municipal offences and Charter of Rights and procedures relating to Charter issues.
Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self management, accountability, flexibility and adaptability.
Knowledge of and ability to abide by Provincial Standards and Guidelines for Prosecutors, in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Province and the Region.
Good communication skills to present oral and written legal arguments before the Ontario Court of Justice and with solicitors/public.
Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications and knowledge of the Integrated Courts Offences Network (ICON) or other similar applications.
Ability to work outside regular business hours as required.
Scheduled Hours As required and varied
Operational Hours 0800 - 1700
How to Apply Please apply on-line by December 16, 2013, quoting competition #15386. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Draw on your passion. Shape our community. Once again, York Region has been named one of the Greater Toronto's Top Employers. One of Canada's fastest growing municipalities, we're proud to be acknowledged as a place where professionals can bring their enthusiasm, talent and ideas for the future - while contributing to the progress of our vital community. As part of our diverse and highly engaged team, you'll have the opportunity to work on innovative projects that further a sustainable environment, enhance our public services and promote a healthy community.