Board of Health Newmarket York Regional Health Service Department
Department: Legal and Court Services Department
Branch: Court Services Branch
Status: Casual/On-Call
Location: Richmond Hill / Ontario
Date Posted: January 03, 2019
Date Closing: January 16, 2019
Number Of Positions: 1

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Position Purpose

Reporting to the Senior Counsel – Prosecutions, 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

0830 - 1630

How to Apply

Please apply on-line by January 16, 2019, quoting competition #23248. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email or by telephone.


$51.98 - $56.50 per hour. This is a Union position.

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