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Job Details

Paralegal

Employer

Local Legal Law Offices

Date Posted

July 12, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $30,000.00 to $48,000.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 37.5 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 24, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Local Legal Law Offices

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work Site Environment

  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioned

Work Setting

  • Legal firm
  • Urban area
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Tasks

  • Prepare wills, real estate transactions and other legal documents, court reports and affidavits
  • Draft legal correspondence and perform general office and clerical duties

Computer and Technology Knowledge

  • Spreadsheet
  • Legal software applications
  • MS Excel
  • MS Office
  • MS Outlook
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Windows
  • MS Word

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Own transportation

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Personal Suitability

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

Experience

Experience an asset

Screening questions

  • Are you currently a student?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • What is your current level of study?

Financial benefits

Bonus

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Team building opportunities
  • Wellness program

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Paralegal is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Legal Assistants and Paralegals in Law Firms
METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information when searching for and studying records and documents

SOCIAL

Interest in assisting lawyers by interviewing clients, witnesses and other related parties, and arranging for trials

INNOVATIVE

Interest in researching records, court files and other legal documents, and assembling documentary evidence

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 for this NOC group 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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Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

Notaries Public
METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to witness and certify signatures on documents

DIRECTIVE

Interest in administering estates of deceased persons and in arranging probates

SOCIAL

Interest in speaking to represent clients in non-contentious proceedings such as appointing guardians, settling estates, satisfying such liabilities as taxes and debts, and searching and clearing of property titles

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 for this NOC group 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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Interest Codes

Trademark Agents
METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to advise on the registrability of trademarks, trademark licensing requirements, transfer of intellectual property and protection of existing trademark rights

directive

Interest in providing advice to clients on intellectual property matters

social

Interest in speaking with clients to represent them before the Registrar of Trade-Marks on matters including prosecution of applications for registration of trademarks and at proceedings before the Trade Marks Opposition Board and in related proceedings; may represent clients internationally in consultation with foreign associates and attorneys

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 for this NOC group 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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Interest Codes

Independent Paralegals
SOCIAL

Interest in locating and interviewing witnesses

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to search and study records, documents and information

DIRECTIVE

Interest in consulting with and advising clients; and in representing clients in small claims court and other court proceedings at tribunals and before administrative bodies

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 for this NOC group 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.

Learn About Interests

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