City of Brampton PROSECUTOR in Canada

PROSECUTOR

Reference #: 102292

AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY:

This role will assist the Manager of Prosecutions in the proper administration of justice by conducting prosecutions and appeals of offences under provincial and federal statutes and municipal by-laws. To represent the Corporation of the City of Brampton (the “City”) at hearings and to perform administrative duties related to the prosecution of offences. To provide general legal services to the Corporation in the areas of prosecution, before administrative tribunals, Small Claims Court litigation, by-law drafting, interpretation and collections.

  • Conducts prosecutions from initiation to final disposition at appeal of offences under provincial & federal statutes and municipal by-laws, and represents the City at various hearings

  • Performs legal research and file review, prepares legal arguments and settlement negotiations related to prosecutions

  • Drafts grounds of appeal, reviews court transcripts and ensures all documents are properly before the appellate court

  • Conducts appeals before the Ontario Court of Justice for the City, as either appellant or respondent

  • Compiles reports to various levels of staff

  • Liaises on a continuous basis with Courts Administration staff, Peel Regional Police, legal counsel and municipal staff

  • Liaises through the Manager of Prosecutions with Deputy City Solicitor, City Solicitor, Commissioner of Corporate Services and elected officials

  • Responsible for carriage of a number of Small Claims Court files.

  • Conducts trials, motions and appeal hearings as appropriate

  • Attends Superior Court of Justice for matters such as property standards appeals and motions.

  • Attends tribunals and boards (i.e. Ontario Municipal Board, Property Standards Appeal Tribunal, Brampton Appeal Tribunal) on behalf of the City.

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • University degree or post-secondary education in a legal program (Paralegal/Court & Tribunal Agent) or five years prosecution experience;

  • Minimum three years experience in a legal environment with one year experience as a Prosecutor or Defence;

  • Minimum 2 years experience prosecuting Municipal offences such as (Building Code Act, F.P.P.A, Planning Act) and by-laws;

  • Exceptional communication skills along with superior report writing with proficiency with MS Office Suite;

  • Ability to prosecute in both English and French a preferred asset.

** Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

Job status: Permanent

Job Type: Non-Union

Applications must be received by December 14, 2016

Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online at: www.brampton.ca/employment or via www.workopolis.com quoting reference #102292 by December 14, 2016 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.

The City is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

System ID: 2016-3977

Job Type (EN): Full Time

Job Industry (Choose up to 3 industries) (EN): Government and Public Sector

Career Level (EN): Experienced