Paralegal I

Paralegal I

Recruitment Partners is a preferred vendor for a Major Public Organization within the City of Edmonton!

We are currently recruiting for a number of Administrative Professionals for various immediate temporary positions with the City!

This Paralegal is a great opportunity to gain experience, enhance your resume and allow you to develop your overall Legal skills!

Your success will be defined by your ability to:

  • Considerable knowledge of court procedures and practices in Provincial Court and Court of Queens Bench.
  • Working knowledge of federal legislation (Bankruptcy Act, Criminal Code, etc.) Working knowledge of terminology, techniques and practices
    used in acquiring information and evidence for legal action (initiating and defending).
  • Working knowledge of legal databases (Quicklaw, Queen’s Printer, Carswell, Canadian Legal Research, etc.).
  • Working knowledge of various City databases (TACS, POSSE, CLP, UIS, White Pages, etc.).
  • Working knowledge of external databases (Motor Vehicles, Alberta Online-Corporate Registry, Personal Property Registry, Land Titles, etc.) and internet search engines.
  • Strong ability to analyze contracts to ensure content clarity and if necessary recommend amendments to solicitor and client departments.
  • Strong ability to analyze and summarize information (written or verbal) coherently regarding liability or loss to the City.
  • Strong ability to converse (verbally and written) with public sector regarding legal requirements and documents necessary to finalize contracts and agreements.
  • Strong ability to assess, request and organize evidence for preparation of trial.
  • Ability to interview witnesses (City and public sector) to determine whether testimony is valuable for trial.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills to work well under strict deadlines and commitments.
  • Considerable knowledge of court procedures and practices in Provincial Court and Court of Queens Bench.
  • Well-developed skills in negotiation, mediation and conflict management.

Your strengths include:

  • 2 years of experience with a comparable large organization supporting large scale and high volume infrastructure projects

If you are interested in this role and meet the above criteria, please click the “Apply” button to send your resume directly to Crystal Horner.

Recruitment Partners Inc. is an Alberta-based, Alberta-focused recruitment firm. We are dedicated to building long-term relationships while securing top talent for Alberta’s best employers. At the heart of our efforts is a collaborative, consultative approach. We are proud of our team of consultants, who come with practical business experience, a strong network of professional contacts, and are focused on what is best for both clients and candidates. We will facilitate the best fit between client and candidate. This means reduced turnover, enhanced employee engagement, increased productivity and customer satisfaction, and more.

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