Legal Administrative Assistants
Government of New Brunswick
Moncton, Canada
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Department of Social Development


The Department of Social Development is seeking Legal Administrative Assistants for existing and future casual opportunities in Moncton.

The Department is responsible for providing quality programs and services to the people of New Brunswick who need help the most.

We strive to provide essential programs and services that enhance the well-being of New Brunswick's children, families, seniors and persons with disabilities.

Many of the services of the Department are delivered through partnerships with other government departments and community-based service providers.

  • Social Development protects children, youth and adults at risk; is responsible for youth in temporary or permanent care of the province;
  • works directly with clients to ensure services meet individual needs; provides sustainable, integrated income support programs and incentives for moving towards self-reliance;
  • ensures linkages with other departments to provide services and programs for clients; provides services to seniors; and provides social housing.

    To learn more about the Department please go to

    The Public Service Values reconfirms and builds on the proud history of New Brunswick's professional public service. It affirms the fundamental values to which public servants are committed : Integrity, Respect, Impartiality, Service, and Competence.

    The work of a Legal Administrative Assistant would include preparation and disclosure of all child protection files for court within the regional office.

    This includes preparing notices of applications and notices of motions, social worker and witness affidavits, documents for custody and guardianship agreements, prepare and type the summons to witness and witness list for trials and have commissioned affidavits of fact and affidavits of service and all other documents required for court purposes.

    As a legal administrative assistant you will also be responsible for contacting process servers, contacting and providing witnesses with information and conducting secondary research when required.

    Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite is required. Other duties may be assigned as required.

    Essential Qualifications : High school diploma or GED supplemented by successful completion of a one (1) year post-secondary diploma in legal administrative assistant, secretarial, clerical or office technology and a minimum of three (3) years related clerical / administrative experience including one (1) year of directly related experience in a legal environment OR High school diploma or GED and a minimum of four (4) years related experience in a legal environment.

    Language Requirements : Some opportunities require written and spoken competence in English and French. Others will require written and spoken competence in English only.

    Please state your language capability.

    Time Limits : A casual shall not be employed in any one department for more than 260 paid days in a 24-month period.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we promote a scent-reduced environment.

    Please forward your resume to :


    We thank you for submitting your information. Your resume will be kept for six (6) months.

    Should we have an opportunity that matches your skill set then we will be in contact with you.

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