Administrative Assistant - Legal

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary civil service that is inclusive and reflective of the population it serves. We encourage applicants to voluntarily self-declare in the cover letter, resumé or application if they are from any of the following employment equity groups: women, Indigenous people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

This is a preference competition. All applicants are encouraged to apply, however first consideration for this competition will be given to Indigenous people and persons with disabilities. Applicants are requested to self-declare at the time of application.

An eligibility list may be created for similar positions in Winnipeg and may remain in effect for 12 months.
This competition may be used to appoint successful candidate(s) to current and future regular, term or acting status appointments subject to staffing approval.

The Manitoba Securities Commission acts in the public interest to protect Manitoba investors and to facilitate the raising of capital while maintaining fairness and integrity in the securities marketplace. Similarly, its real estate industry mandate is to regulate brokers, salespeople and mortgage brokers to ensure adequate standards are maintained for the protection of the public.  
 

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must provide and maintain a satisfactory Criminal Record Check

Qualifications: 

Essential:

  • Extensive experience providing legal secretarial and administrative support with respect to both litigation and general legal matters
  • Extensive experience and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience providing exceptional client service to the public in person and over the phone
  • Experience with the use of dictation equipment
  • Experience entering and retrieving information from computerized systems and databases
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Excellent written communication skills with the ability to draft correspondence
  • Ability to proofread and edit various types of documents with a high degree of accuracy 
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work as part of a team
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to set priorities, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently under limited supervision

 

Duties: 
The Administrative Assistant - Legal provides support regarding all legal and enforcement matters conducted by the Commission. Reporting to the Legal Section of the Manitoba Securities Commission, the incumbent provides secretarial and administrative services to the Legal Counsel and other professional staff as required. The position is required to ensure adequate administrative support with respect to the processing of applications and matters relating to prosecutions and hearings conducted by the Commission.

A more detailed position description can be provided upon request.
 

Apply to:

Advertisement # 34750
Civil Service Commission
Human Resource Services
608-330 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB , R3C 0C4
Phone:  204-945-4394
Fax: 204-948-2193
Email: govjobs@gov.mb.ca

Please note that additional administrative or clerical positions may be recruited to through the Common Recruitment Initiative: https://www.gov.mb.ca/govjobs/info/programs.html#CRI


WHEN APPLYING TO THIS POSITION, PLEASE INDICATE THE ADVERTISEMENT NUMBER AND POSITION TITLE IN THE SUBJECT LINE AND/OR BODY OF YOUR EMAIL.

Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor's representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

WHEN APPLYING TO THIS POSITION, PLEASE INDICATE THE ADVERTISEMENT NUMBER AND POSITION TITLE IN THE SUBJECT LINE AND/OR BODY OF YOUR EMAIL.

Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.


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