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Assistant Crown Attorney (2) job at Ministry of the Attorney General. North Bay, ON. Are you invigorated by challenging work in a vibrant environment? Are you eager for a role where you can broaden your legal skills and be a part of a beautiful Northern Ontario community focused on delivering the Criminal Law Division's vision to be the foremost prosecution service in Canada?

The Ministry of the Attorney General, Criminal Law Division (North Region), offers an opportunity in the North Region for a lawyer to conduct prosecutions and perform related functions as an Assistant Crown Attorney.

ELIGIBILITY FOR THIS COMPETITION IS RESTRICTED TO STEP 1 CANDIDATES INCLUDING OPS ALOC AND OCAA LAWYERS living or working within 125 km of this location. Note: Eligible lawyers from outside the Area of Search may apply but will not be entitled to relocation or travel expenses for the transfer as set out below.

Step 1: All regular/fixed-term OCAA and ALOC lawyers on staff, current Redeployment List... Members and current Articling Student Hireback Pool Members.
Step 2: In the absence of qualified applicants at Step 1 the competition may be reposted so that external applicants or non-members of the above-mentioned groups would then be eligible to apply.

The Criminal Law Division is a large geographically dispersed operation with approximately 1900 staff who help protect community and personal safety through prosecution of offences across the province. The division's vision is to be the foremost prosecution service in Canada, and this vision is supported through the divisional mission, values, and key strategies.

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?
Duties will include:

• Screening and preparing cases
• Performing case management functions, and conducting prosecutions for criminal and quasi-criminal offences in the Ontario Court of Justice and the Superior Court of Justice
• Providing professional advice to police and related agencies on criminal matters
• Drafting indictments
• Assisting senior counsel with prosecutions and research
• Working cooperatively with other justice sector partners
• Occasional travel (land or air) may be required to various locations within the Province

How do I qualify?
• Membership in good standing as a lawyer with the Law Society of Ontario
• Valid Ontario Class 'G' Driver's license

Knowledge and Skills
• Knowledge of the Criminal Code of Canada, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, criminal law procedures, rules of evidence and case law
• Knowledge and understanding of the role and function of a prosecutor in the criminal justice system in Ontario
• Proven judgment and analytical ability to determine appropriate legal remedies
• Demonstrated interpersonal, presentation and communication skills and proven ability to work with Indigenous communities
• Ability to use computer technology and its related software
• Ability and willingness to travel to various locations within the north region and/or province which include but not limited to Sturgeon Falls, Mattawa
North Bay ON


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