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Legal Assistant Posted on Aug 07, 2018 by PREFERRED PERSONNEL OF CANADA INC.

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $20.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 21, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

PREFERRED PERSONNEL OF CANADA INC.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Area of Work Experience

Correspondence

Business Equipment and Computer Applications

  • MS Windows
  • MS Word
  • MS Outlook

Additional Skills

  • Schedule and confirm appointments
  • Perform administrative tasks
  • Maintain filing system

Work Setting

Professional association or organization

Specific Skills

  • Provide consulting services to government and other organizations
  • Prepare research papers, educational texts or articles
  • Determine and establish office procedures and routines
  • Deliver presentations at conferences, workshops or symposia
  • Compile and interpret statistics on social issues and policy research
  • Record and prepare minutes of court sessions, meetings or conferences
  • Prepare and key in correspondence and legal documents
  • Review and proofread documents and correspondence to ensure compliance with legal procedures and grammatical usage

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Ability to Supervise

Staff in various areas of responsibility

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • 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.

Advertised Until

Aug 21, 2018

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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