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Job Details

Legal Assistant

Posted on Oct 16, 2020 by Amy K. Murphy Barrister & Solicitor

  • Location Peace River, AB
  • Earnings $30.00 to $34.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 35 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Oct 30, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Amy K. Murphy Barrister & Solicitor

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • or equivalent experience

Experience

Experience an asset

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • MS Excel
  • MS Windows
  • MS Word
  • Dictaphone
  • Electronic mail
  • MS Outlook
  • PCLaw in the Cloud

Additional Skills

  • Schedule and confirm appointments
  • Provide clients with information
  • Maintain filing system

Work Setting

  • General law practice
  • Business or corporate law
  • Property and real estate law

Specific Skills

  • Prepare and key in correspondence and legal documents
  • Review and proofread documents and correspondence to ensure compliance with legal procedures and grammatical usage
  • Open and distribute regular and electronic incoming mail and other material and co-ordinate the flow of information

Security and Safety

Bondable

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Tight deadlines

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Reliability
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

In Person:

9606 - 96th Street
Peace River, Alberta T8S1J2
Between 09:00 AM and 04:00 AM

By Mail:

Box 6575
Peace River, Alberta T8S1S4

Advertised Until

Oct 30, 2020

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Legal Assistant is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Legal Secretaries
METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to maintain filing systems; and in reviewing documents and correspondence to ensure that they comply with legal procedures and grammatical usage

OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating computers, and other office equipment; may train other staff in the use of current software

directive

Interest in speaking with people to schedule employers' appointments, meetings and conferences; in opening and distributing regular and electronic mail and other materials; and in co-ordinating the flow of information internally and with other departments and organizations; may supervise other staff in procedures

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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