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Legal Assistant

Department:
Administration
Employment Type:
Full-Time
Salary:
$40.33 to $44.81 per hour
Status:
Interviewing
Posted Date:
March 18, 2024
Closing Date:
March 28, 2024 12:00 pm
Last Updated Date:
March 18, 2024 12:18 PM
Job Descripton:

 

Would you like to be part of a dynamic, fast paced, award winning local government organization? A team that prides itself on providing cost effective local government services for local residents? Do you have the right attitude, qualifications, and superior people skills for the job? If so, the City of Langford invites you to apply to be our Legal Assistant!

As our Legal Assistant, you will prepare, review, and distribute a variety of legal documents required to facilitate legal transactions for the City, and provide administrative support by tracking and coordinating due dates, triaging requests for legal support, and preparing and assembling documents. You will play a pivotal role in coordinating the flow of information, correspondence, and documents, ensuring that matters of legal urgency and political sensitivity are dealt with promptly.

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Post-secondary education/certificate in legal administration and three (3) years’ experience in a legal office, preferably in a local government setting (or an equivalent combination)
  • Experience in land related document preparation and registration including an understanding of Land Title Office practices and procedures, is an asset
  • Working knowledge of the legal documents used in local government and the ability to compose and produce them with the highest level of accuracy and precision
  • Working knowledge of administrative and legal records management principles and practices
  • Ability to deal appropriately with confidential, legal, political, and sensitive issues and information
  • A commitment to continuous improvement and life-long learning
  • A team player with a strong work ethic
  • A sense of humour, with the ability to take your work seriously but not yourself.

 

The salary offered for this regular full-time position is $40.33 – $44.81 per hour (2024 rates) plus an excellent benefits package including one of Canada’s top pension plans, and a 35-hour modified work week with flex days. Please refer to the job opportunities page at www.langford.ca for more information and a detailed position description.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter by email to (identify the position you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail). Applications will be accepted until March 28, 2024.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Job Description

 

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