Crown Prosecutor
alberta
Calgary
3d ago

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The Alberta Crown Prosecution Service (ACPS) prosecutes persons charged with Criminal Code, Youth Criminal Justice Act, and provincial statute offences.

The ACPS promotes safe communities by vigorously prosecuting cases involving serious and violent crime and working with individuals and organizations in the community to identify and implement improved and alternative approaches to the administration of criminal justice.

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Role RoleAre you currently providing exceptional legal services that ensure fair and equitable justice? As a Crown Prosecutor you will help deliver justice through solid, fair and effective prosecutions.

With your legal expertise and the power to generate confidence in our communities, we invite you to pursue a career with our Calgary Prosecutions team.

We offer an intellectual and legal challenge, and an opportunity to make a difference in the community.

Working with the Calgary Prosecutions team and representing the Crown, you will conduct criminal litigation in the Provincial Court and in the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta.

Applying a strong knowledge of federal and provincial statutes, you will be responsible for the prosecution of a variety of cases.

This will involve determining appropriate charges, discussions with defense counsel and other stakeholders.

Utilizing your exceptional verbal and written communication skills, you will prepare legal arguments and opinions as well as provide advice and assistance to peace officers and community agencies.

This opportunity will constantly challenge your proven legal skills, strong decision making skills and your ability to work independently and in a team setting.

Qualifications A Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) / Juris Doctor (JD), and active member or eligible for full membership with the Law Society of Alberta is required.

Experience in prosecutions and / or criminal law is preferred.

Legal Officer 1 : 0 - 4 years legal experience is required

Legal Officer 2 : a minimum of 4 years legal experience is required

Legal Officer 3 : a minimum of 11 years legal experience is required

Competencies Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.

The link below will assist you with understanding competencies :

Salary Legal Officer 1 - $3,055.53 - $3,936.73 bi-weekly

Legal Officer 2 - $4,391.03 - $5,600.88 bi-weekly

Legal Officer 3 - $5,535.55 - $6,467.12 bi-weekly

Notes This competition may be used to fill current and future temporary or permanent vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.

Final candidates will be required to undergo a security screening.

What we offer :

  • Comprehensive benefits plan :
  • Pension Plan :
  • Leadership and mentorship programs;
  • Professional learning and development
  • Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
  • Travel may be required

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