Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented.
If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your application form, cover letter, or on your resume.
The Legal Services Division of the Department of Justice is the Law office of the Government of Nova Scotia, and is responsible for providing legal representation and advice to all Departments, Agencies, Boards and Commissions (excluding prosecutions).
In order to effectively provide this service, we maintain a roster of lawyers with experience in many different areas of law who may be interested in short-term casual employment in Halifax, Truro or Sydney and who can be called upon relatively quickly.
If you are interested in a casual opportunity with government and have experience in legal matters such as administrative law, employment law, contracts, regulations, child protection and / or litigation and have flexibility to accept a short-term assignment, please forward your resume as described below.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following :
The successful candidate must :
This posting is a call for resumes to be considered for casual opportunities that arise within the Legal Services Division.
Casual positions are filled from a roster of pre-screened candidates.
This competition will be open until April 30, 2019, and candidates may apply until that date. Resumes will be kept on file until the closing of the competition on April 30, 2019.
At that time, candidates with a continued interest in casual positions will be asked to re-apply.
Pay Grade : MCL 15
Salary Range : $34.15 - $75.82 Hourly
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.