Judicial Administrative Assistant
BC Public Service Agency
Abbotsford, BC, CA
9d ago

BC Ministry of Attorney General

Abbotsford

Judicial Administrative Assistant

$24.5246 - $27.730 hourly

Contribute to the administration of justice in a diverse legal environment

The Provincial Court of BC sits at over 80 locations throughout the Province and hears criminal, family, youth, and civil claims as well as traffic and municipal by-

law matters. The Chief Judge of the Provincial Court is appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council and is responsible for assigning judges, judicial justices, and designating court facilities for the hearing of cases within the jurisdiction of the court and for providing administrative direction to judges, judicial justices, and judiciary staff.

The Office of the Chief Judge (OCJ) is the administrative headquarters for the Provincial Judiciary, and is based in downtown Vancouver.

The Judicial Administrative Assistant (JAA) provides highly confidential administrative services, financial administration, office management, and other related administrative duties to the Regional Administrative Judges (RAJs), Provincial Court Judges (PCJs), and Judicial Case Managers (JCMs).

In this role, the JAA reports to the JAA Supervisor and receives functional direction from their respective RAJ. The JAA handles confidential court documents such as judgments, transcripts, and records, making it vital that the JAA be able to maintain the confidentiality of court materials at all times.

JAAs are highly motivated administrative professionals with a strong sense of order, who are able to work both independently and in teams, have the ability to adapt and problem solve under pressure, and find great reward in providing exemplary administrative support services and facilitating the successful operation of the Provincial Court Judiciary.

The contribution of the JAAs is significant to the image of the Provincial Court Judiciary, as they are the front-line liaison for their respective RAJs on behalf of the region and communicate with all levels of the Provincial Judiciary, the Chief Judge and staff, Court Services Branch, Sheriff Services, Crown Counsel, members of the police departments, other justice partners, and members of the general public.

Qualifications for this role include :

  • Minimum of four years’ administrative / secretarial experience / court clerk required, of which 1 year is in a legal capacity;
  • Significant experience / training in keyboarding (50 wpm minimum);
  • Experience with current MS Office Suite, specifically Word and Excel;
  • Proven high-level experience in editing and proofreading;
  • Preference may be given to applicants with experience editing Judgments;
  • Preference may be given to applicants with proven machine dictation or transcribing experience;
  • Preference may be given to applicants with Administrative Assistant, Legal Secretary or Legal Administration Courses;
  • Or equivalent combination of Education and Experience.
  • For more information and to apply online by August 20, 2018, please go to : https : / / bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com / hr / ats / Posting / view / 52822

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