12 Jan

Barrister And Solicitor Jobs Vacancy in Government Alberta Edmonton

Position
Barrister And Solicitor
Company
Government Alberta
Location
Edmonton AB
Opening
12 Jan, 2018 5 days ago

Government Alberta Edmonton urgently required following position for Barrister And Solicitor. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

Barrister And Solicitor Jobs Vacancy in Government Alberta Edmonton Jobs Details:

This is an opportunity to be part of a cohesive team that provides legal and strategic advice to Treasury Board and Finance (TBF) and other government departments in such diverse areas as: taxation; pensions; insurance; financial institutions; Crown agencies; capital markets and financing; banking; procurement; and a broad range of legislation.

The work is fast-paced and provided in a team environment.

The ideal candidate will be capable of forming strong client relationships and will have:
- A strong client focus
- Excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills
- Strong research, verbal and written communication skills
- Drafting skills
- High flexibility and the ability to work within a team and respond quickly to address frequently changing client needs, issues and priorities
- A strong interest and aptitude in tax law and/or financial law

Depending on the skillset of the successful candidate, the legal work may have a strong focus on tax matters involving the Government of Alberta.

Qualifications

A Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) or Juris Doctor (JD). The candidate must be an active member or must have immediate eligibility for full membership with the Law Society of Alberta.

Experience in tax law or any of pensions, insurance, corporate law, or capital markets will be considered an asset.

Salary

Classification and salary will be determined based on candidate's qualifications and experience.

Below is the minimum number of years required for each classification:
-Legal Counsel 1: Up to 4 years of related experience
($3,055.53 - $3,936.73 bi-weekly)
-Legal Counsel 2: 4 years to 13 years of related experience is required ($4,391.03 - $5,600.88 bi-weekly)
-Legal Counsel 3: More than 11 years of related experience is required ($5,535.55 - $6,467.12 bi-weekly)

Notes

Candidates may be asked to submit a current legal writing sample if they are invited for an interview; preferably the writing sample will be related to some aspect of tax or financial law.

Note: As only one file can be uploaded, please ensure your cover letter and resume are submitted in one file.

Final candidates for this position will be asked to undergo a Security Screening.
This competition may be used to fill future permanent and temporary vacancies

How to Apply

Online applications are preferred. If you are unable to submit an electronic version of your resume, please submit your resume, quoting the Job ID, to Jessica Coutts, Jessica.Coutts@gov.ab.ca, Fax: 780-644-1395Justice and Solicitor General, 10365-97 Street, Edmonton, AB, T5J 3W7. Fax: (780) 644-1395. Applicants who apply online will be able to track the status of their application.

It is recommended that applicants who obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) - http://work.alberta.ca/Immigration/international-qualifications-assessment-service.html . It is recommended that applicants include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.

Closing Statement

We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed. Only the most suitable candidate(s) will be selected from this competition.


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